BJP's Ram Nath Kovind to be India's 14th President

NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind defeated rival Meira Kumar, to win the presidential election. After establishing a massive lead of over two lakh in vote value over the UPA rival, he won with 65.65 percent of votes from the electoral college. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised him and spoke of his long association with the President-elect. “Gladdened by the extensive support for Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji among MPs & across various states,” the PM tweeted.

BBC faces race and gender pay gap allegations

BBC has landed itself amid two major controversies, after the corporation's annual report has revealed that 88.5% of its staff earning more than £150,000 are white. It caused further outcry after the published salaries has revealed a significant...

Armed Forces Muslim Forum celebrates Eid with the Muslim community

The Armed Forces Muslim Forum and members of the Muslim community gathered for an Eid dinner in HMS President to mark the end of Ramadan.

Indian regulator Sebi suspends issuance of ‘masala bonds’

India's securities regulator has suspended the issuance of offshore 'masala bonds' following strong investment in rupee-denominated debt that left foreign holdings pushing up against the legal limit.

London adopts a rational approach to defending the City during Brexit

With the UK grappling over Brexit negotiations, businessman and London's Deputy Mayor, Rajesh Agrawal is believed to be at the forefront of the ensuing chaos, defending the capital for business

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Ajay Patel; Obese Teen to Lithe Marathon Runner

  • 25 Jul 2017

Some of us just accept the way we look, feeling that there’s nothing we can do about our eating habits and our shape. It’s hard to transform on our own; without mentors, coaches and money. One guy did. He's Ajay Patel, a former fat boy who now...

One to One with Keith Vaz MP

Mr. Dhimant Trivedi

  • 25 Jul 2017

Mr. Dhimant Trivedi is the former Chief Executive, European Operations of Bank of Baroda with Head Office in London U.K. Prior to holding the UK position, he was the Chief Executive of Bank of Baroda’s United States Operations.

Alia Bhatt: I'm working towards looking more feminine

Alia Bhatt who embarked on a break soon after the release of 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania' earlier this year, is returning to work later this month as she kicks off Meghna Gulzar's 'Raazi'.

'VIP 2' more stylish than 'VIP': Amala Paul

Actress Amala Paul says the second instalment in the Tamil film 'VIP' franchise will be more stylish than the first part.

Ritesh Batra: A Director to Watch

We were fortunate enough to catch acclaimed director, Batra, in the midst of cutting his latest film: forthcoming Hollywood feature, Our Souls At Night, produced by Netflix, and starring such tremendous talent as Jane Fonda and Robert Redford....

Sonali Dattani: Body Plot

Sonali is the director and coach of Body Plot: one of the most compassionate yet efficacious fitness programmes available online. Co-founded with her partner in life, Shafraz Hasnani, the budding company focuses on emotionally holding its clients...


to the free, weekly Asian Voice email newsletter