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Should fear muzzle expression?

In India, an offence to a religion is taken as provocation and can be subject to banning books and to legal proceedings.

17 Mar 2018 1:40 AM

Try new ways to rein in unruly traffic

Abolish all traffic policemen and confine our police force to solving crimes and fighting corruption.

10 Mar 2018 4:56 AM

How to teach science: Not just granny’s tales

Singh’s invitation to the celebration of a “national” science day is the ironic reversal of the Galileo indictment.

03 Mar 2018 1:59 AM

Jihadi ‘Beatles’: What to do?

It is estimated that 800 British men left to join ISIS and of these 400 have perhaps returned to Britain using their British passports.

24 Feb 2018 12:51 AM

Of unappealing segments of eternal night

The initial responses to this universal scandal were in some cases disingenuous and disgusting.

17 Feb 2018 3:50 AM

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A shopping jaunt like none other

For instance, say you are in IKEA to pick up a double bed and a matching mattress.

10 Feb 2018 3:16 AM

How some schools in Britain are busy radicalising young minds

The attack against Ms Lall and Mr Qawi was led by five Muslim councillors, the elected local government officials of Newham.

03 Feb 2018 12:37 AM

Powerplay and clubs of sleaze

Women MPs are seeking ways to ban such institutions and events through law.

27 Jan 2018 4:37 AM

No shades of grey in Hindi films

Today, one should not be surprised, however, if a Hindutva-inspired film portrays a Muslim or Mughal Indian as an out-and-out genocidal maniac.

20 Jan 2018 12:42 AM

Tories’ divide drove May’s rejig, with some UK Asians gaining

Labour reformed education and health provision for all and there was born an optimism that the rigidities of class would be eroded.

13 Jan 2018 12:37 AM

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What must we treat as history?

The latest and absolutely necessary historical endeavour is the one to which Mr Tharoor has contributed.

06 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

A year of self-deceptions?

Chinese investment in Britain may create jobs but will come with demands for huge returns to China.

30 Dec 2017 12:27 AM

Can Rahul, Cong learn from Blair?

The BJP accused him of trying to steal their Hindutva avatar, but that was just mockery.

23 Dec 2017 1:30 AM

Of ‘Asians’ & sexual crimes in UK

In the Quilliam case, the word “Asian” is a balaclava for the faces of the convicted offenders who are of Pakistani origin.

16 Dec 2017 2:43 AM

Is diversity perversity?

I can sort-of-sympathise with some idiot researcher dealing Shashi Kapoor obituary mistaking Rishi for Shashi and including the clip.

09 Dec 2017 1:53 AM

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Why reparations only from UK? Why not Iran & Macedonia too

The Ramayan tells us that the god Hanuman set fire to Sri Lanka and so far no one from that country has demanded reparations for the damage.

02 Dec 2017 4:33 AM

The unfortunate cinematic distortions of history

The Indian soldiers who perpetrated the uprising were — let’s face it — mercenaries of the East India Company.

25 Nov 2017 4:58 AM

Archbishop’s ‘advice’ rings alarm bells

The news coverage of the Church of England’s statement is ambivalent.

18 Nov 2017 1:12 AM

PM May & her conspiracy-wallas

When interrogated by Ms May’s team, Ms Patel owned up to two of several clandestine meetings and apologised.

11 Nov 2017 1:03 AM

Accuracy in translation is ambivalent

Firdaus is buried in a Muslim cemetery in North London, even though in his last days in hospital he told the registrar he was an atheist.

06 Nov 2017 12:43 AM

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