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Kishwar Desai

Kishwar Desai | Women liven up UK poll debates... A lit fest boycott to save the earth?

UK election debates stir media frenzy while ‘others’ steal the spotlight

10 Jun 2024 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desai | Keir Starmer is the favourite on July 4; J.K. Rowling getting trolled in Edinburgh

From the upcoming UK elections to the latest in royal wealth and literary festival controversies, prominent events shaping British society.

27 May 2024 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desai | Booker ‘sugar daddies’ of lit; Liz’s bestseller toast of town

The Historical Ties of the Booker Prize Amidst Liz Truss's Authorial Rise

29 Apr 2024 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Scoops spotlights Andrew infamy; meet Varada Sethu, rising TV star

Netflix's 'Scoop' delves into Prince Andrew's controversial ties with Jeffrey Epstein, revealing a dim and self-obsessed character.

15 Apr 2024 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desai | To grab readers, go to BookTok... Cancer can't rob Kate of gravitas

As best-selling authors become younger, the literary landscape undergoes a vibrant transformation, attracting a new generation of readers.

01 Apr 2024 12:33 AM


Kishwar Desai |UK warms to King as he fights cancer; welcome to virtual life with the royals

Royals' virtual presence dominates media, their absence sparks speculation. Can journalism survive without them?

04 Mar 2024 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | New-look London Overground open; Baroness Shreela’s remarkable legacy

London's New Overground: Sadiq Khan's Frugal and Imaginative Move

19 Feb 2024 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desai | Will fasting help Sunak better his image? Greta got better of UK cops

From PM Modi's spiritual fasting to PM Rishi Sunak's disciplined 36-hour fast, leaders' unique practices make headlines

05 Feb 2024 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Charles, Kate to both face surgery; Britain's kids fall behind in stature

Parliament struggles against the “small boats”

22 Jan 2024 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Are Santa Claus' days numbered? Britain in midst of shoplifting fever

Some academics are now trying to find out the exact age when children actually begin to doubt that Santa exists

25 Dec 2023 12:05 AM


Kishwar Desai | Will Cameron rush to Tories' rescue? Blyton's Famous 5 makes comeback

It is rare for a former Prime Minister to come back to save his sinking party

11 Dec 2023 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desai | Will Boris become a journalist again? Sunak might go more anti-Green

Boris Johnson will be hosting his own news slot.

30 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

Kishwar Desi | Madonna gives the world hope; Keir Starmer is the coolest one

Madonna re-imagined life for post-menopause women with six children

16 Oct 2023 12:42 AM

Kishwar Desai | Why Suella still Tories favourite; wine boom thanks to climate change

Being anti-immigration appeals to the ultra right wing for whom Suella is a favourite.

02 Oct 2023 12:09 AM

Kishwar Desai | Top bizmen felled by hubris & lust...

Will Gulf sheikh take over ManU?

18 Sep 2023 12:00 AM


Kishwar Desai | British Museum loses argument for hanging on to looted treasures

2,000 items from the British Museum had been stolen, or were unaccounted for.

04 Sep 2023 12:12 AM

Kishwar Desai | Nigel Farage gets ‘uncancelled’; no such hope for J.K. Rowling

If the cancel culture becomes a global movement — then one wonders if, one day soon, her books can be even be published without her name?

07 Aug 2023 12:00 AM

Kishwar Desai | Staycations in UK are suddenly the rage

But the big story for everyone is Barbie versus Oppenheimer!

24 Jul 2023 12:19 AM

Kishwar Desai | Costly makeover at 75th b’day for NHS?

This week happens to be the 75th anniversary of the National Health Service

10 Jul 2023 1:14 AM

Kishwar Desai | Padma Shris for 2 British friends; ‘poor’ Boris can’t come to House

The Indian high commission had an impressive ceremony to bestow Padma Shri awards on two British friends of India.

26 Jun 2023 12:25 AM