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Christmas at the time of Brexit, as Paris burns

his is certainly not either a peaceful or a jolly season, but for the world of commerce, the cash registers are the gods to worship.

10 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Martial law & Dyer’s raj of terror: Amritsar 1919

On the evening of 14 April, the attempt to terrorise the residents of Amritsar continued with the arrival of Dyer at the Kotwali.

30 Nov 2018 1:00 AM

A Gulf Sheikh’s brush with Bollywood

As we go into a seriously cold spell — there will be a huge warmth of welcome for the new Indian high commissioner, Ruchi Ghanashyam.

26 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

At last, in UK, India’s World War I heroes get the honour they deserve

The money raised from the sale of these special “commemorative flowers” goes towards the welfare of soldiers.

12 Nov 2018 5:30 AM

Pickpockets in London’s subway

This may be the time for all oppressed women and men working for MPs to come together — and collectively fight the system!

29 Oct 2018 12:05 AM

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Of royal weddings, India’s #MeToo and a memorial for Wodehouse

Rape crisis centres will be opened, all through this private initiative.

15 Oct 2018 12:07 AM

Let’s ask for the Kohinoor again!

Paul McCartney’s book will be much more fun — as this grand dad — rightly called “Grandude”, can really rock and roll.

01 Oct 2018 12:00 AM

Of trendsetters, colourful Boris, Brexit and Shah Rukh Khan

The big piece of theatre remains Brexit and Boris.

17 Sep 2018 1:31 AM

Of Notting Hill Carnival & Rahul’s visit to the UK

Bodyguard is a serial about a woman home secretary plotting her rise to the top job with her bodyguard at her beck and call.

03 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

Of Enid Blyton and misguided people

Though her real life was far removed from the dream world of books she helped so many children to enter.

20 Aug 2018 5:32 AM

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The price of being a princess

The good thing is that Meghan Markle seems to dismiss much of this criticism with a cheery smile.

06 Aug 2018 12:26 AM

Of Kipling, modern monarchy ruling the UK and women taking over the world

When the poem If was painting over, we were reminded of what Kipling actually stood for.

23 Jul 2018 12:27 AM

Of UK’s empty streets, Trump Baby balloon & the next big social change

This is not as yet discussed openly in India, but there is an increasing debate and dialogue about it in the UK. I

09 Jul 2018 3:41 AM

An Indian summer in the UK

The evening also saw many other well-known people from India — including friends like Pawan Munjal, Suhel Seth and Rajiv Kumar.

25 Jun 2018 6:16 AM

Of UK’s ‘Jaipur litfest’ & ‘vintage ball’

One of the highlights was an interaction between Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi with Saif Mahmood on Jan Nisar Akhtar and Kaifi Azmi.

11 Jun 2018 5:12 AM

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On lingering frenzy over royals, and an Anglophile Khushwant

Khushwant Singh’s affection for the undivided India in which he was born, was well known.

28 May 2018 5:02 AM

Tracing the rapid rise and speedy fall of Bhutto

Reading this book one cannot help thinking that Bhutto was probably his own worst enemy.

20 May 2018 1:45 AM

All eyes on Windsor

Fortunately, unlike Kate Middleton prior to marrying Prince William, Markle has been in the public eye for years.

14 May 2018 5:33 AM

Of an ‘electric’ atmosphere at Indian PM’s speech & well-turned-out royal babies

A very important installation for women in front of the mother of all Parliaments! Mahatma Gandhi, would approve!

30 Apr 2018 12:36 AM

Of media slandering, CHOGM summit and the escalating Cold War freeze

While PM Theresa May might personally be more popular than Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, some uncomfortable questions have begun to be asked.

16 Apr 2018 6:31 AM

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