Narendra Modi

How Donald Trump won over Hindu nationalists

1 November 2016 16:15

‘I am a big fan of Hindu… Big, big fan’ yelled Donald Trump during a brief appearance at a bizarre…

Can the Tories win back the Indian vote from Labour?

14 November 2015 14:24

Nearly 50 years ago, soon after I first came to this country, my landlady, upset I was reading the Guardian…

Open letter to Narendra Modi: ask David Cameron to safeguard freedom of expression in Britain

12 November 2015 14:37

Dear Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Re: Urging Action by Indian government to Safeguard Freedom of Expression in Great Britain As a…

Sorry, Shashi Tharoor, but Britain doesn’t owe India any reparations

5 August 2015 15:49

As one of a parade of speakers debating the British empire at the Oxford Union, Shashi Tharoor cannot have expected…

Obama’s intervention in Iraq proves that religion really is the new politics

11 August 2014 17:45

Today we are witnessing the extraordinary – and long overdue – spectacle of an American president intervening in Iraq to…

My verdict on Newsnight’s new face? Pretty — and awful

17 May 2014 11:12

I hope you enjoyed the new post-Paxman Newsnight last night, if you still watch the programme. It was bad on…