Mission Impossible for India’s new Bond-style film to reset the country’s political plot?

by Rashmee

Posted on January 25, 2023


From January 25, India and much of the world gets to see Shah Rukh Khan’s …

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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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‘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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At 75, India and Pakistan look more and more like each other

by Rashmee

Posted on August 12, 2022 / open Democracy


In 75 years as independent countries, India and Pakistan have become more alike than seemed …

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The Mahatma’s role in ‘new India’ is not about his message but his brand

by Rashmee

Posted on May 8, 2022


My Gandhi cushion, in the pop art style, was designed in a workshop owned by …

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The West suffers selective myopia and amnesia over India’s Muslims

by Rashmee

Posted on April 15, 2022


Here’s a good example of the way the Indian authorities ignore physical assaults on Muslims …

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How to pandemic-proof a Hindu (or any other) pilgrimage

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of my grandmothers died after contracting small pox at the Kumbh …

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Bystander trauma: A tale of two countries, America and India

by Rashmee

Posted on April 20, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA The closing of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial is a …

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Why it matters that American farmers are making common cause with India’s

by Rashmee

Posted on February 23, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA I find it interesting that 87 farmers’ unions in the United …

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It’s worth reading why the half-Indian Marina Wheeler, Boris’s ex-wife, worries about Modi’s ‘New India’

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2020


Marina Wheeler, barrister, former wife of Britain’s prime minister and the mother of four of …

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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