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Friday, Feb 21, 2020
Farrukh Dhondy

Farrukh Dhondy


The destruction of history anywhere in the world through acts of vandalism is wrong.

articles by Farrukh Dhondy (55 results)
Oct 27, 2016 18:45
A reporter wearing a hijab and reporting an Islamicist terror attack has kicked off a lot of debate and has also provoked outrage read more
Jun 27, 2016 23:40
The Leave camp wants to abolish laws which prevented the extradition or expulsion of criminals who claimed their protection to remain in Britain. This is bad news for Indian citizens who have for landed up here in defiance of Indian requests for their... read more
May 23, 2016 20:57
I genuinely wonder how many people participating in or attending these festivals pay any attention to the logos of sponsors printed on the programmes....how would I, or anyone for that matter, support Vedanta? Will the company advertise themselves as... read more
May 08, 2016 21:41
Sadiq Khan is today the first Muslim mayor of a western metropolis. It’s not as significant as the United States electing a black president, but for Britain it is a gigantic step in defining its contemporary nationhood read more
Mar 18, 2016 21:02
Muslims in India ought to have the status of a ‘smaller majority’. It is from such quibbles that policies for social justice can flow read more
Feb 03, 2016 23:14
The influx of refugees from war-torn nations is the most serious crisis the EU has faced and is threatening to alter it in irreversible ways. read more
Dec 24, 2015 02:19
More than the relevance of the word ‘secular’ in the Constitution, India should take issue with ‘scheduled’ and ‘backward’ read more
Oct 22, 2015 21:24
The people who ought to be worried about the Shiv Sena’s attack on Sudheendra Kulkarni are its leaders and members, writes Farrukh Dhondy. read more
Sep 15, 2015 22:25
My prediction is that Britain is fated for an Attlee moment when, after it was led to victory in the World War II by Winston Churchill, the nation voted for a quiet and modest leader of the party that opposed him and promised them universal healthcare,... read more
Aug 05, 2015 22:14
There can be revisions in history. But some changes cannot be accepted by modern countries which are mindful of their image. read more
Jun 17, 2015 00:03
There you have it! An adaptation of the Shakespearean speech from Julius Caesar as perhaps Keith Vaz, Indian-born Leicester MP, would render it today to the Westminster parliament in answer to the controversy that surrounds his acts of patronage or,... read more
May 24, 2015 23:32
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival began on May 13, and concluded on Sunday. At the same time the Jaipur Literary Festival came to London’s South Bank Centre, the artistic hub of Britain’s capital. One of the sessions at the JLF’s Brit debut was a discussion... read more
Apr 14, 2015 22:54
The destruction of history anywhere in the world through acts of vandalism is wrong. read more
Mar 15, 2015 22:05
This month Hachette, India published a book by British historian Roderick Matthews entitled The Great India Rope Trick with a questioning subtitle: “Does the Future of Democracy Lie with India?” read more