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Farrukh Dhondy | In UK, linguistic ‘revolutionaries’ try to ‘ban’ those with other views

What the boy is asking himself is should he endure these S and As or should he fight against such opposition or adversity

24 Jul 2021 1:18 AM

‘Most flattering image on WhatsApp today’: Tharoor on his ‘Shakespeare’ photo

Tharoor’s tweet was quick to lighten the mood on social media platform and it garnered close thousands of likes and retweetes.

11 Aug 2019 10:16 AM

Not Just Clowning Around

Clowns from around the world have come together to create India’s first clowning festival and spread smiles all around.

08 Dec 2018 12:03 AM

Here's how Mad King George III turned madder after reading Shakespeare's King Lear

According to reports Mad King was given copy of Shakespeare’s King Lear as he struggled with mental illness and it worsened his condition.

17 Nov 2018 10:52 AM

Talented 5-yr-old can name 195 capital cities since age of 2, recite Shakespeare poems

Esther Lee, from Sydney, made headlines in 2016 after she was able to memorise capital of every city country in world.

13 Aug 2018 11:20 AM


Shakespeare in trouble: Dutch fret about English on campus

Expatriates graduating in English at Dutch universities are often tempted to remain in the Netherlands which has a flourishing economy.

04 Jun 2018 11:21 AM

Meeting with Bangla PM positive: CM Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee pointed out that it was a privilege to confer Ms Hasina with D. Litt degree from Kazi Nazrul University.

27 May 2018 7:44 AM

Whatever happened to plain, simple English?

The charges in the said case have also led to users trying their hand at English to outdo Tharoor.

25 May 2018 1:46 AM

Foreign consulate officer molested

He was arrested on Thursday and is currently in judicial custody, Mr Tripathi said.

15 Apr 2018 7:42 AM

The ‘shadow’ side of theatre: Green Room takes centrestage

This past week I caught two other plays that were once again set in the dressing room of performers.

04 Apr 2018 1:33 AM


Workers’ plight akin to Shakespeare’s tragdies

When Shakespeare died in 1616, 18 of his plays, among them the more famous Shakespeare tragedies died with him.

30 Mar 2018 1:10 AM

Plagiarism: Nothing original about it

It is today impossible to get away with plagiarism in literature or journalism.

25 Feb 2018 3:49 AM

Eavesdropping on old scandals

There’s something comforting about his story telling style — it is so nostalgically old fashioned.

22 Nov 2017 2:51 AM

Book review: King Lear revisited a business clan

There are other versions of the story of this mythological pre-Roman Celtic King Leir of Britain in which good actually trumps evil.

19 Nov 2017 1:28 AM

Salt, pepper and the Beatles

For keen ears, music is not a performance. It’s a way of perceiving the world.

20 Sep 2017 2:39 AM


Tom Hiddleston to play Hamlet on stage to raise funds for theatre academy

He will portray the role of popular Shakespearean character Hamlet on the stage of Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

02 Aug 2017 2:01 PM

UK teacher asks teen students to write suicide note for homework

The decision caused outrage among parents, some of whom claimed their children had been personally affected by the issue.

25 Jun 2017 2:47 PM