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Farrukh Dhondy column

Farrukh Dhondy | The ‘cancelling’ of all those you don’t agree with might have gone too far…

The new age of "cancellation": Free speech and its boundaries in modern Britain

01 Jun 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | The Indian diaspora and fissures within: Why do Sunak & Co target UK refugees?

Exploring the impact of the Indian diaspora on culture, politics, and identity

11 May 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Parsis are now an endangered lot; let’s look for ways to stop extinction

An open letter to Mumbai Parsi Panchayat raises questions about religious practices and community identity

04 May 2024 12:01 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Are V.S. Naipaul, R.L. Stevenson, Blyton becoming unsafe to read?

Preserving Literature or Perpetuating Censorship? The Debate Over Revisionism in Academic Circles

19 Apr 2024 11:47 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Haiti is the face of total anarchy: Why West Indies did not federate

Reflections on Anarchy: From The Rubaiyat of Behseekh Ali to the Streets of Haiti

22 Mar 2024 11:51 PM


Farrukh Dhondy | Of Labour, Tories and a storm in a teacup in Britain over racism, MPs

Amidst political turmoil, a spotlight on racism, accountability, and the nuances of free speech in the UK's political landscape.

16 Mar 2024 3:40 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of Rolex watches and other thefts… Is London in grip of a crime wave?

Rolex Thieves Unmasked: Delving into the Ethical Quandary of Street Crime and Social Injustice

24 Feb 2024 2:06 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Democracy can be dodgy: The war in Gaza still plagues UK’s Labour Party

Navigating the twists of democracy and local politics, the Rochdale by-election a tableau of shrewd maneuvers and evolving alliances

17 Feb 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | How talk about Gaza ‘genocide’ by Bibi’s Israel roils UK politics

The withholding of food, water, medical supplies, fuel and electricity to the population of Gaza is motivated by three historical divides.

03 Feb 2024 12:57 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Bombay as the City of Gold… Is the BBC docu on right track?

BBC's Mumbai Documentary Offers Tourist's View, Lacks Deeper Insight into the City's Complexities

19 Jan 2024 10:58 PM


Farrukh Dhondy | Victims of British Post Office scandal may get justice at last after 20 years

Navigating the Phases of Moonlight and AI Caution: A Journey through Poetry, Technology Pitfalls, and the Post Office Scandal

13 Jan 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Of ‘clowns’ and politics in UK: When a joke isn’t a joke any more

Controversial Banter: UK Home Secretary's Ill-Advised Joke Sparks Outrage and Calls for Resignation

30 Dec 2023 1:53 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Christmas is here… It’s a time for festivity, but a holy season too

The national census tells us that Christianity is in decline in Britain.

22 Dec 2023 11:24 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Right versus Left: Opponents aren’t enemies & can often stay friends

The powerless, or the impotent, who hold opposed political views can sometimes remain friends.

09 Dec 2023 12:48 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | UK must return all its loot… from the Elgin Marbles to the Kohinoor!

The Kohinoor was stolen from the young Dilip Singh by the East India Company’s Lord Dalhousie.

02 Dec 2023 12:09 AM


Farrukh Dhondy | Just like Ravan, Suella stumbles and falls off her perch amid row

Suella Braverman Removed as Home Secretary: A Political Demise at Diwali

18 Nov 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | As Hamas goes to war with Israel, civilians in Gaza paying the price

Perhaps the civilian citizens of Gaza who are even now being bombed and starved of food and water in Israel’s retaliation do not agree.

13 Oct 2023 11:32 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Suella's Dog-Whistle Bid: Targeting UK's Multiculturalism?

No sensible person will deny that there should be humane and internationally negotiated policies on immigration.

07 Oct 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | What’s in a name? From Persia to Iran & Mumbai: The rise of Bharat

Ironically, the ideological embrace of the powers that want to change the name of India to Bharat is called “Hindutva”.

16 Sep 2023 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Asylum-seekers’ ‘tags’ intrusive, but there’s also a positive aspect

Controversy Erupts Over UK's Asylum Seeker Tagging Plan Amid Family Ties

02 Sep 2023 12:05 AM