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Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy | Why is Labour, once a force in British politics, on the rocks?

Subsequent Labour governments did very little to make the economic revival of these towns and cities their priority

15 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Is Carrie, UK’s First Girlfriend, the real driver of BoJo’s govt?

It is a fact that she has packed the staff and advisory phalanx of the PM’s office with her friends and people she agrees with politically

08 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Should we write English as it’s spoken? Or just leave it as it is…

Despite its anti-phonic spelling, English has become the language of many nations — albeit through colonisation and conquest

01 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Transgenders’ rights must be respected; they need empathy

Prof. Dawkins had tweeted messages denying that people could choose their gender

24 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Racism exists in Britain, but it’s not always ‘institutional’

There were two incidents in my years at Cambridge University which I could possibly label racist

17 Apr 2021 12:00 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | All changes not a ‘revolution’: History can’t be just swept aside

Bloody Myanmar today is not a revolution, it is an imposed change of regime, best described as a fascist military coup

10 Apr 2021 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Signs of hope in UK’s Batley, as teacher triggers extremist calls

Mohammed Amin Pandor, a publicity seeker and a graduate engineer from Dewsbury recently issued a fatwa against the Covid-19 vaccine

03 Apr 2021 7:57 AM

BoJo facing flak over ‘legal’ graft, dodging of tax & the ‘nanny state’

Boris Johnson govt has, because of the Covid-19 crisis, done some peculiar things for a Conservative Party to have contemplated or proposed

27 Mar 2021 4:46 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | For UK, Sarah Everard killing a wake-up call like Nirbhaya

To Britain the murder of Sarah was what the Nirbhaya rape-murder was to India

20 Mar 2021 11:45 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | My adventures with Oprah, the real queen of Yankeeland

Interviews with royals are like a virus plague, you don’t want to catch them, but you can’t avoid hearing all about them

13 Mar 2021 4:10 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Of ‘patriotism’ & ‘nationalism’: It may be time to do a rethink

In any democratic country today, patriotism ought to mean love for and loyalty to a country that defines itself

06 Mar 2021 4:43 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Life on Zoom: You learn a lot about yourself, and others too

If Indians had invented the ethereal conversation device and needed an onomatopoeic name for it, they would probably have called it Dhishoom

27 Feb 2021 4:17 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | How to apply for a job to home secy of Blunderland!

I guarantee Pritiji, these thoughts of yours which I have humbly attempted to put into words will get you to be PM

13 Feb 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | To ensure safety in a globalised world, all must get the vaccine...

The number of people who have been vaccinated in the continent of Africa, excluding South Africa, was 29

06 Feb 2021 12:56 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Time to bust anti-vaccine myths… as all must get jab!

Some brave mullahs have turned their Islamic halls into vaccination centres and encouraged the community to get jabbed

30 Jan 2021 7:35 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Hoax on TV anchor is a wake-up call on fake offers

Gentle reader, Ms Razdan is not the only one to have fallen for fake offers which arrive through the Internet

23 Jan 2021 12:07 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Time for all to get Covid jabs; don’t listen to ‘anti-vaccers’

There are millions of idiots around the world who are anti-vaccers

16 Jan 2021 12:00 AM

Of Chinese virus, Spanish flu, UK strain: Do points of origin matter?

Of course, viruses, just like us Parsis, are sometimes named after the things we do and sometimes after the places from which we come

09 Jan 2021 7:38 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | At last, Britain is free of EU… Now see who’ll make it great!

The EU was the insurance and safeguard against the global dominance of the American and Chinese hegemonies

02 Jan 2021 12:15 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of creativity in a plague year… gadget fixing & dosa repair!

I have myself been exploring the idea that enforced idleness may be the chief begetter of creative genius

26 Dec 2020 12:54 PM