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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

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

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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

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

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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

Of the Beatles, an ashram in Rishikesh and would-be royals

It is now 50 years since the Beatles came to Rishikesh to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram.

22 Jan 2018 12:34 AM

We live in a dystopian world

Our New Year resolution would be thus to wake up and smell the coffee — and will be more ecological aware! Cheers!

08 Jan 2018 2:21 AM

X’mas evolution & a female Santa

Well, if not quite Queen Victoria, PM Theresa May is also struggling to make a difference — and one has to give her credit for persistence.

25 Dec 2017 2:09 AM

Of X’mas & Meghan’s ‘humble cottage’

We have already got a glimpse of the “humble cottage” where Ms Markle once lived — with three “plush” bedrooms and a cinema room.

11 Dec 2017 1:15 AM

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Of Young Marx & preservation of culture

Marx himself is struggling — albeit with great abandon, but with a childlike dependency on those around him.

27 Nov 2017 4:12 AM

X’mas has come early for UK Labour

Ms Patel could definitely be a potential foreign secretary whenever a new Tory government is in power.

13 Nov 2017 12:23 AM

Of sexual indignities & perfect Allana

How long will it take for men in the UK to become aware of the sexual indignities women continue to face?

30 Oct 2017 12:21 AM

A dose of Bharatiya Sanskriti in UK

There have been protests by 1.8 million people with Sadiq Khan also remaining firmly opposed to it.

16 Oct 2017 4:54 AM

Leadership battles conquer Brexit

Johnson is supposed to use the Manchester conference to assert his leadership — while it appears that May will try to hang onto hers.

07 Oct 2017 4:35 AM

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