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Kishwar Desai

Kishwar Desai | Canny Carrie’s thrifty choice; a princess by any other name

Already there is talk that the Freedom Day may be shifted to July 5, so it is getting more and more difficult to plan too far in advance

07 Jun 2021 1:32 AM

Kishwar Desai | BBC on the mat for Di interview... Is Shakespeare getting cancelled?

Undoubtedly, these kinds of seminars create a fresh understanding

24 May 2021 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Indian summer on UK’s red list; royal duchesses in duel of creativity

Some people are deeply unhappy that these restrictions are still in place, despite the vaccine

10 May 2021 12:00 AM

A fitting farewell for Prince Philip; Cameron, Carrie graft entertains

The big event of the past fortnight has, of course, been the Royal funeral

26 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | India wave hits UK's vax drive, amid adulation for Poonawala

India was headlined on the front page — fortunately, in a way, it was a compliment, not a criticism

29 Mar 2021 4:01 AM

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Kishwar Desai | Women’s Week: Meghan vs Kate, let-down nurses, Sarah Everard

Boris Johnson announced unapologetically that nurses on the NHS will only get one per cent increase in their pay

15 Mar 2021 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Britain’s spot of schadenfreude; pregnancy triggers definition row

The only problem with the hot weather is that all chances of social distancing are gone!

01 Mar 2021 4:33 AM

Kishwar Desai | Darcy zest adds zing to V-week; Suella’s baby may lead to reforms

Darcy, in the novel, turned out to be a perfect lover — and so perhaps we can hope for warmer days as the sun now is beginning to shine

15 Feb 2021 4:52 AM

Kishwar Desai | King of Spices to be dearly missed; Boris really hated the ‘L’ milestone

Those of us who arrived here and craved Indian food know how much the Patak brand meant for our tastebuds

01 Feb 2021 7:39 AM

Kishwar Desai | Long lockdown defeats Britons; Spurs’ shot in the arm for soccer fans

We have vaccinations slowly covering the population but as of now it will be Easter before the over 50s will be covered

18 Jan 2021 12:50 AM

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Kishwar Desai | UK’s ‘freedom’ at midnight; Queen’s NY honours go to 89 Brit Indians

2020 had one last blow to deliver. Partly responsible was the super-super spreader mutation of Covid-19

04 Jan 2021 4:32 AM

Kishwar Desai | After vax first, will ‘lucky Boris’ swing Brexit deal?

The triumph of UK being first in the world among the ‘vaxxers’ did not go down well with everyone

07 Dec 2020 8:59 AM

Kishwar Desai | Anti-Semitism is why Meghnad quit; all hope for Christmas shots

On the personal front, it was quite a tumultuous week for us, as my husband, Meghnad Desai, left the Labour Party after 49 years!

22 Nov 2020 9:07 PM

Kishwar Desai | London Diary

Locked down yet again, UK knows the rules but likes them less and less

09 Nov 2020 11:04 AM

Kishwar Desai | Why Covid stress affects the young; UK gets ready for digital Diwali

Even on the Covid front, situation in UK is getting worse rather than better

02 Nov 2020 8:43 PM

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Ill, Boris had a harder time; virus blow to James Bond

The only constant is that like the scientists, the government is also at a loss

12 Oct 2020 3:58 PM

Kishwar Desai | The latest ruse to meet people; e-cycles are the new rage in UK

How London traffic will cope with bicycles as well as e-cycles remains to be seen

31 Aug 2020 5:35 PM

Kishwar Desai | As COVID-19 returns to UK, holidayers bear the brunt

Boris Johnson is now worried, scared of a second wave. So rules changed again, catching holiday makers unawares

04 Aug 2020 5:08 PM

Kishwar Desai | Westminster revamp sooner, will the British cabinet move to York?

However, there will be problems as Westminster has not only parliamentarians — but also large numbers of workers, at all levels

20 Jul 2020 4:54 PM

Kishwar Desai | Boris toils for a slimmer nation; will Ghislaine sing on Andrew?

July 4 was our freedom day though the previous weekend, too, people broke free and thronged every beach or park they could find

06 Jul 2020 6:51 PM

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