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Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy | Should we write English as it’s spoken? Or just leave it as it is…

Despite its anti-phonic spelling, English has become the language of many nations — albeit through colonisation and conquest

01 May 2021 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | All changes not a ‘revolution’: History can’t be just swept aside

Bloody Myanmar today is not a revolution, it is an imposed change of regime, best described as a fascist military coup

10 Apr 2021 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of ‘patriotism’ & ‘nationalism’: It may be time to do a rethink

In any democratic country today, patriotism ought to mean love for and loyalty to a country that defines itself

06 Mar 2021 4:43 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Life on Zoom: You learn a lot about yourself, and others too

If Indians had invented the ethereal conversation device and needed an onomatopoeic name for it, they would probably have called it Dhishoom

27 Feb 2021 4:17 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why we need to ‘tolerate’ all those who have contrary views

If language is the avatar of thought, then ideas, propositions and proofs are the recipes in the avatar’s cookbook

12 Dec 2020 8:38 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Multi-ethnic casting rows nothing new, just look back

Last week a new film on Cleopatra was announced and the Egyptian queen is to be played by Gal Gadot, leading to a Twitter storm

17 Oct 2020 9:54 AM

Translating Rumi rhythm and rhyme is a challenge: Dhondy

To retain the meaning of the couplet, the thought or metaphor that it contains, and yet deliver the English in rhythm and rhyme is hard

19 Jul 2020 3:15 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

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