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Farrukh Dhondy | Adieu fair play: Sportsmanship under threat in today’s Britain

For some viewers in that room, the game had turned into a metaphorical political war

17 Jul 2021 12:49 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | In today’s world, the ‘signalling’ of ‘virtue’ could take many forms

It’s difficult to see what the footballers who 'take the knee' can do to combat racism outside the football stadium

10 Jul 2021 12:01 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why democracy often turns ugly: Prejudice & hate as Batley votes

The byelection for a Member of Parliament in the Yorkshire constituency of Batley was a paradigm of this ugliness

03 Jul 2021 12:20 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of ‘flat earth’ & science denial: New orthodoxy of intolerance

The story goes that, true to his beliefs, as he left the court, he muttered to himself, or perhaps to his God if he still believed in Him

26 Jun 2021 12:13 AM

Book Review | Fantasy beats autofiction, but ‘magic realism’ trounced by fact

Salman contends that publishing today favours the revealing, racially, sexually and culturally situated autobiography

20 Jun 2021 12:10 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | BoJo, Dombo & Carrie: The ‘weird’ trio at 10 Downing St

One assumed at the time that Dombo was part of all these plans and failures as he was BoJo’s right-hand man

19 Jun 2021 7:16 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | All the world’s a stage: Gender, race, diversity & today’s reality

Through the last few decades, no choric group of white singers in the West would blacken their faces to represent black and white minstrels

12 Jun 2021 12:17 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | BBC’s Di interview, Harry & Meghan… Why do the Brits ‘love’ their Queen?

Prime Ministers are not permanent and that even in those countries the populace doesn’t love them like the tribal Brits 'love' their Queen

05 Jun 2021 2:13 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Does UK have ‘institutional racism’? The debate still on

In all the ups and downs and instances of that episode, it was never pointed out that 13 current Labour MPs are Muslims

29 May 2021 1:50 AM

In BoJo’s UK, it’s okay to hug now. But if cases spurt, fresh ban looms...

One doesn’t have to hug every person one passes in the street, but it now permits grandparents to embrace their grandchildren, etc

22 May 2021 1:45 AM

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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

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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

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