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Rudyard Kipling

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Farrukh Dhondy | The politics of erasing Gunga Din

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Walking the line

A historical tour in Mumbai takes one through familiar places but offers unfamiliar stories.

28 Feb 2019 7:28 AM

Kipling’s Panchayat of the Gods

The lines certainly smack of racism along with Kipling’s advice to the then American president that America had a ‘moral duty’ in the Philippines.

17 Aug 2018 12:23 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

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Erasing ‘If’ won’t affect Kipling’s work

The students are absolutely within their rights to airbrush poems they don’t want to see on the walls of what is their building.

21 Jul 2018 12:33 AM

'Not appropriate,' envoy tells Britain's Boris over Kipling poem in Myanmar

Johnson replied “good stuff” and then started to take photographs of the scene with his telephone camera.

01 Oct 2017 4:17 PM

UK a welfare state... Really?

In the UK, the maintenance and improvement of it has taken central political ground.

03 Jun 2017 6:45 AM

For Britain, lessons from the empire as it exits EU?

If the British feel any remorse about their plunder, it is not made explicit in the arrangement of such objects.

06 Apr 2017 3:50 AM

Culture & the Raj: A look back

Rudyard’s fame has overshadowed the career and contribution of his father, so the exhibition is a welcome reminder.

18 Feb 2017 6:33 AM

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Can we ‘decolonise’ our minds?

Their “school” was set up in colonial times by British imperialists working through London university to train personnel in oriental.

14 Jan 2017 5:19 AM

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