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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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Of Brexit, authors & Cambridge Analytica

The real excitement here is about the forthcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting

02 Apr 2018 3:49 AM

Of ‘sharing culture’ & ‘Russian spies’

The most dangerous threat given by the UK so far is that its team may not attend the football World Cup in Russia.

19 Mar 2018 6:43 AM

Of Fab Four & UK’s white Holi

Meghan drew applause when she spoke up about the Me Too and Time’s Up campaigns and in support of women’s empowerment.

05 Mar 2018 5:05 AM

Of Golden Man Booker, Oxfam and absconding Nirav Modi

One Indian story that has caught the eye of all media in London has been the Nirav Modi scam.

19 Feb 2018 4:57 AM

Of Gandhi & ‘War of the Wardrobes’

Indeed, London was where the Mahatma studied law, learnt his politics and experimented with vegetarianism as a young man.

05 Feb 2018 12:31 AM

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