What happened in Leicester?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 28, 2022 / The New European


A shocking outbreak of violence shows that a multicultural society is open to radical ideas …

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Odd that Suella Braverman, one of Britain’s two Cruella de Vil figures, backed Rishi Sunak

by Rashmee

Posted on October 24, 2022


It’s hard to believe that Suella Braverman, one of the two Cruella de Vil …

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PM of the Uneasy Kingdom: Liz Truss’s boosterism won’t help a Britain that matters less globally & is crisis-hit at home

by Rashmee

Posted on September 25, 2022 / The Times of India


This remains hideously relevant despite being originally published a couple weeks ago, when Liz Truss …

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‘Royal Family’, the 1969 documentary you aren’t meant to see, has some real gems

by Rashmee

Posted on September 12, 2022


Royalist or not, you might want to watch ‘Royal Family’, a 53-year-old documentary …

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Queen Elizabeth had a Merchant Ivory-standard, Raj-era Britishness

by Rashmee

Posted on September 9, 2022


The morning after the Queen’s death, I woke to find a WhatsApp message from a …

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PM of the Uneasy Kingdom: Liz Truss’s boosterism won’t help a Britain that matters less globally & is crisis-hit at home

by Rashmee

Posted on September 6, 2022 / The Times of India


Britain has a new girlboss, Liz Truss, but the country’s new, always Insta-ready prime minister …

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Cultural resonance in three airline meal trays

by Rashmee

Posted on September 4, 2022


Take a quick look at these items served up on three airline meal trays. Each …

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‘Kala Chashma’ and I-pop

by Rashmee

Posted on September 3, 2022


By now, everyone knows the story of ‘Kala Chashma’, the song that emerged from Punjab …

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Climate action is now officially on India’s mind

by Rashmee

Posted on September 2, 2022


Parts of New Delhi bear graffiti that’s clearly officially approved. “Net zero,” it reads, a …

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‘Narendra Modi’s political good fortune’

by Rashmee

Posted on September 1, 2022


India’s Hindu nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi is blessed. He rules the world’s largest democracy …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK