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Farrukh Dhondy: Won’t Boris be on paternal leave after weeks off for coronavirus?

Boris is entitled to paternal leave of absence from his job

03 May 2020 3:47 PM

Farrukh Dhondy: The British intellectual’s changing currency

Events of the last few years confirm the fact that times may change but the characteristics of Britain exhibit a continuity

27 Apr 2020 12:42 AM

Farrukh Dhondy: Heard any good conspiracy theories lately?

The one that's gone viral is that big pharmaceutical companies have spread this virus through the agency of “The Dark State”

11 Apr 2020 7:13 PM

Farrukh Dhondy: Cult of cow urine not the only history Indians, Persians have in common

The King Porus that Alexander defeated was likely a satrap of Darius III and governed lands west of the Indus under the then Persian empire

04 Apr 2020 8:24 AM

Of Cabbages and Kings: Toilet manners, etiquette and business ideas in time of corona

Much is being made of the toilet paper crisis but there could be profit in this plague

28 Mar 2020 7:25 PM


Mantri on rampage: Priti Patel is bullying London’s top babus

This investigation will look into whether Ms Patel’s behaviour in high office transgressed the ministerial code.

07 Mar 2020 7:09 AM

When British VIPs get away with sexual abuse

Weinstein, with a very successful film company behind him, sported one magnetic field of power.

29 Feb 2020 7:11 AM

Of hate speech, misfits, weirdoes and ‘thought police’ in Boris’ Britain

The boast of modern democratic societies is that they uphold the principles of freedom of speech.

22 Feb 2020 3:20 AM

Just shoot ’em…? UK must tackle jihadi cells in jails

My father’s pronouncements had no consideration for such subtleties.

15 Feb 2020 6:18 AM

When a Parsi is ‘Hindu’ but a Muslim isn’t

One of these boxes asked for the religion of the dead person. The form, or perhaps it was the operative, offered her two options: Hindu or Muslim.

10 Feb 2020 1:22 AM


In Disunited Kingdom, Brexit’s pain may be felt most by those backing it

So, gentle reader, welcome to DK — the Disunited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

01 Feb 2020 3:19 AM

Selfies will archive ordinary Indians

Parsis came to India in numbers around the eighth century from Persia, after that homeland was invaded by the Arabs in 641.

25 Jan 2020 5:58 AM

We don’t need no revolution... but is Establishment winning?

The countrywide demonstrations against the recent acts of the BJP government are part of the fight for the soul of this country.

18 Jan 2020 3:06 AM

UK public in favour of Harry & Meghan going off to United States

The royal family has assigned duties and is paid by the taxpayer to perform them.

11 Jan 2020 6:29 AM

Perhaps cannabis was exhilarating stuff, quaffed by the early Aryans

In Britain, at university, and then through long political association with West Indian comrades, there was a lot of dope about.

04 Jan 2020 12:44 AM


Like in 1947, shouldn’t Hindus show compassion?

he Syrians and Iraqis fled from the ruins of internecine war.

28 Dec 2019 2:05 AM

After sweep, can BoJo deliver on Brexit vow?

Whole swathes of these constituencies for the first time in decades voted for BoJo and the Tories.

14 Dec 2019 6:09 AM

Uber, Amazon are transforming the way we live. But is it for the better?

It may of course be that they don’t want to fill all those UK tax declarations.

07 Dec 2019 1:39 AM

Cambridge flashback: Of life and times with Clive James

Clive was obviously aware of which side I took in the great international political controversy of the day — the American Vietnam War.

30 Nov 2019 12:45 AM

After Brexit, immigration key factor in UK polls

The British, or 51 per cent of them, don’t like this and voted to leave the European Union to a great measure because of this principle.

23 Nov 2019 2:28 AM