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Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy | OF CABBAGES AND KINGS

Tried! When Arun Jaitley batted for art and when my films weren’t banned

24 Oct 2020 11:22 AM

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

Farrukh Dhondy | Now an amnesty for war crimes, and a law that allows police crime

Britain arms itself with laws that enable practices that were once the preserve of openly savage savage regimes

25 Sep 2020 7:49 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | The politics of erasing Gunga Din

The Black Lives Matter upheaval has resulted in this reappraisal of history

19 Sep 2020 4:41 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | So, you're telling me there is no corruption in Vilayat?

This British government’s corruption has taken advantage of the coronavirus crisis to hand billions of pounds to their cronies

12 Sep 2020 3:16 PM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Racist and tribalist: The woke phobia for ‘cultural appropriation’

The use of the cultures, inventions, science, of the West by other cultures isn’t labelled ‘expropriation’

05 Sep 2020 1:09 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | BBC Proms: Bosses caught between govt line and woke repentance

Public hoo-ha between the BBC and the prime minister over song lyrics

02 Sep 2020 12:28 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | UK’s 'Fair Grades Matter' movement, where BoJo performs abysmally

What I would call the Fair Exam Grades Matter movement now took to the streets

24 Aug 2020 4:58 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Post Channel crossing ‘solution', is France laughing at Priti Patel?

Having fought for and achieved Brexit, Clueless has no recourse to the EU rules that govern the arrival and accommodation of asylum seekers

15 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Art of Persia: Time to question Alexander’s Eurocentric history

Cyrus, a declared Zoroastrian and follower of the single god Ahura Mazda is mentioned in several instances in the Old Testament

08 Aug 2020 2:30 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Boris Johnson's obesity challenge and ‘globalisation’ in COVID times

The British government will ban, for certain hours in the week, mind you, advertising which sells junk food

01 Aug 2020 4:59 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Is ‘Islamism’ unjustified? It is, but so is ‘women’

The objection is that the terms associate mass murder with Islam and that gives rise to Islamophobia and racism

25 Jul 2020 5:44 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Rishi and Priti bring us Bringapore

We're beginning to see the shape of the post-COVID UK: Freeports all around but a wall in the channel

18 Jul 2020 12:43 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | BoJo wouldn’t pass my PM test, but nor would Rishi or Winston

Uber had exploited the human necessity to get from one place to another

13 Jul 2020 7:03 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | In a crisis, is Boris pushing the ‘coconuts’ forward?

The word ‘coconut’ is used to abuse people who are deemed to be ‘brown outside and white inside'

04 Jul 2020 2:18 AM

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Farrukh Dhondy | Mahatma imperfect, but toppling history dooms you to repeat it

Historical outrage against a person, nation, race, religion or caste, can be proved.

27 Jun 2020 2:40 AM

‘Nonsense detector’ or ‘racism denier’?

Munira Mirza’s enquiry raises brows

20 Jun 2020 6:32 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Collective subconscious demands redress, but fair also reckoning

The Black Lives Matter movement of the US demanded an end to the powers that allow American police to discriminate against Afro-Americans

14 Jun 2020 4:20 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Is Trump destined to fail true test of democracy?

The most telling test of democracy in our world is the treatment by nations of their “minorities”

05 Jun 2020 7:21 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | The curious friendship of Boris and Dominic

When Boris Johnson moved into 10 Downing Street, he hired Dominic Cummings as chief adviser, a post which gave him more clout over policy

30 May 2020 12:15 AM

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