Burglaries of sacred statues create major tension in Brit-Indian communities

Scotland Yard officers were called into the Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Willesden on November 9, late night after a thief broke through a door and left with three “beloved” Hari Krishna idols and cash. As if the New Year spirit wasn't dampened for the British-Indian community, another break-in at the Shree Kutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple, Kenton, in the week following Diwali, has now prompted the community to believe it is in fact a hate attack and not a simple case of burglary.

Burglaries of sacred statues create major tension in Brit-Indian communities

Scotland Yard officers were called into the Shree Swaminarayan Temple, Willesden on November 9, late night after a thief broke through a door and left with three “beloved” Hari Krishna idols and cash. As if the New Year spirit wasn't dampened...

Shailesh Vara quits over Brexit deal

Yet another minister in Theresa May's government has called it quits. Minister for Northern Ireland, Shailesh Vara announced his resignation last night, stating the current plan leaves the UK in a half-way house. “We are a proud nation and it...

No-deal Brexit MAY be a big food deal

Pinky spends roughly £20-30 for her weekly purchase of vegetables for her family of four. And Okra and Coriander are a mandatory buy among other vegetables that the Indian family prefers for their dinner. Pinky's one stop shop, Kingsbury Fruit...

RBI board should not intervene in operational decisions: Rajan

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has come out in support of professionals leading the central bank, stating the regulator’s board should only ensure governance and not intervene in operational decisions

Team India makes a bizarre request

Ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup, the Indian cricket team has sent the BCCI a list of their requests, while on tour

Dravid inducted into ICC Hall Of Fame

Former India captain Rahul Dravid was officially inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Hall of Fame ahead of the fifth and final One-day International between India and the Windies in Thiruvananthapuram recently

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Sujata Kershavan, Supporting Rare Indian Artisans

  • 04 Oct 2018

Many ancient Indian crafts and textile techniques are endangered due to the onset of industrialisation and machine production.

One to One with Keith Vaz MP

One to One with Keith Vaz : Udai Patel

  • 14 Nov 2018

Udai Patel was born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania under the regime of the late Mwalimu Nyerere.

Deepika-Ranveer joined in holy matrimony

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padulone, who are currently in Italy for their two-day wedding festivities, have tied the knot in a traditional Konkani ceremony at Villa del Balbianello in Lake Como, on November 14.

Deepika, Ranveer say no to wedding guests, urge guests to donate

Wedding bells near for Bollywood's favourite power couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

Sharon Duggal: on The Book of Birmingham and the Pertinent Power of Authorship

The concept explored in this exciting, new short story collection, The Book of Birmingham, featuring up and coming writer Duggal, and skillfully edited by Bhanot, is starkly modern. It is also strikingly framed by the political setting of one...

Dipika Sawhney: Amazon, Equality, and the Modern Phenomenon of Scaled Engagement

Dipika is a programme manager for Amazon advertising services. As an Asian woman working at the forefront of the technology industry, her success represents great social progress.



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