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Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy | Scotland makes ‘hate’ a crime… J.K. Rowling will test new law

J.K. Rowling's opposition to transgender policies has sparked debate over Scotland's new hate crime law.

05 Apr 2024 11:43 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Can docus lead to justice? Will Trolley Times have an impact?

Gurvinder Singh's 'Trolley Times' artfully captures the essence of the Indian farmers' protest, offering a unique historical record.

10 Feb 2024 12:06 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Focus on Boris, Rishi as Britain examines how it handled Covid

The inquiry is entrusted with finding out precisely how the virus spread and what the government of the time did or did not do.

25 Nov 2023 12:01 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | How the British love their ‘lists’: The richest, the best and worst…

Urban Evolution: From Neglect to Prosperity in City Neighborhoods

20 Oct 2023 11:54 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of drag queens, evangelicals on ‘racist’ protest & ‘counter-demos’

This anti-anti-protest, sometimes up to eight hundred strong, labels itself “anti-fascists” and bears placards saying “fascist-free zone”

09 Sep 2023 12:46 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Just Stop Oil! Protests over fossil fuels in UK escalating

In recent months an agitational group 'Just Stop Oil' has started radically agitating to save the planet from human-initiated climate change

12 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Does Sunak have no fashion sense…or is he simply behind the times?

Now Derek Guy, a men’s fashion expert, contends in The Times that Hedgie’s fashion sense is stuck in the year 2000.

05 Aug 2023 12:10 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | UK Labour in fix: Dilute ULEZ or allow London to breathe bad air?

Sadiq Khan has now proposed that the ULEZ be expanded from Inner London boroughs to the Outer ones.

29 Jul 2023 12:10 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | A sordid tale in UK as top BBC presenter lands in huge scandal

The story that emerges is a sordid, perhaps pitiable one.

15 Jul 2023 12:12 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Caesar vs Brutus or Boris vs Rishi? Morality twist to UK power games

BoJo read the graffiti on the wall and resigned his seat before the judgment and penalty were announced.

17 Jun 2023 12:22 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Trouble grows for Sunak after Lineker stands up for asylum seekers

Lineker’s intervention will certainly count against Cruella, Hedgie and their party at the next election

18 Mar 2023 12:19 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | On ‘truth’ in the Age of Internet: How Wikipedia is often wrong…

There lies one of the instant hazards of Internet biography -- one can’t tell lies about one’s age any more.

11 Feb 2023 12:54 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | What Harry the ‘Spare’ is really aiming for: To stay in spotlight

Harry’s war against the British royals and the British media is conducted with the contemporary equivalent of the proxy force, the US media.

21 Jan 2023 12:56 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Style matters: Of dress codes and asserting individuality!

This, gentle reader, is an idle musing on a detail of our great, contemporary, egalitarian world

03 Dec 2021 11:48 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of property and ‘theft’ in today’s Britain: The rise of black money

I have, in my short and happy life, been a guest at the London luxury flats, houses and the country estates of Indians and indeed Pakistanis

23 Oct 2021 1:26 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Why I’m happy to be a snob… amid linguistic revolutionaries

Indian historians, even in my school days, decolonised the accounts of Indian history written by British Raj historians

09 Oct 2021 12:53 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | I told you so… UK fuel crisis shows fears on Brexit justified

No, gentle reader, the supply of fuel had not been curtailed by the oil-fields of the world being flooded by climate-change tsunamis

02 Oct 2021 1:45 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Was it cruel? Why Gavin had to go in Boris’ shuffle

Gavin Williamson then supported Boris Johnson for the leadership of the party and was rewarded by BoJo with the education portfolio

18 Sep 2021 2:20 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Will vaccine philantrophy be deserving of a Nobel?

In 2019, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Abiy Ahmed, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

12 Sep 2021 2:50 AM

Book Review | An immigrant’s progress and other scoops from Old Blighty

Did Ronald Reagan really think after seeing Attenborough’s film that Indira Gandhi was the Mahatma’s daughter?

12 Sep 2021 2:30 AM