British Indians came out to express solidarity chanting ‘Jai Ho!’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai!’ outside India House last week following the recent attack on the Indian High Commission in London by a group of Khalistani extremists who attempted to grab the Indian tricolour has led to massive outrage in the Indian diaspora across the globe and in Britain. While the community stands united to condemn this incident, more importantly, it is being contemplated whether this incident will hamper or in any way impact the UK-India bilateral ties, essentially the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two nations. 

Ex-Home Secretary threatens current Home Secretary?

Priti Patel is said to have threatened to sue Suella Braverman, her successor at the Home Office, in a dispute about overcrowding at the Manston asylum processing centre.

Celebrating Women, Embracing Equity

On 13th March Asian Voice in association with the Royal Air Force held the annual Women in Conversation to coincide with the International Women’s Day. The theme was ‘Embracing Equity’.

Nepal PM Prachanda likely to visit India next month

Kathmandu: Nepal’s PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ is likely to travel to India on an official visit next month - his first foreign trip since assuming the office for the third time in December last year, a media report said.

Biden nominates ex-Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga as World Bank chief

After World Bank President David Malpass declared his intention to step down early, US President Joe Biden announced that Washington is proposing former Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga as the organization's new leader.

Situation at LAC in eastern Ladakh very fragile, dangerous: Jaishankar

The situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh remains “very fragile” and “quite dangerous” in terms of military assessment, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, in a significant choice of words that underlines...

Ukraine issue splits G20 ministers, joint statement eludes meet

The G20 foreign ministers' meeting ended with a chair summary and outcome document rather than a joint communique, as foreign minister S Jaishankar put it, extremely polarised views on the Ukraine issue, even though there was significant "meeting...

India Inc wants RBI to go slow on interest rate hikes

India Inc is pressing the RBI to hold off on rate increases as borrowing prices rise. According to information made public by the trade group Ficci, the average interest rate grew by one percentage point to roughly 9.4% during the most recent...

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: Women We Need You!

So the UK missed a recession. Why are we stagnating? Because so many people are out of the workforce is one reason. Last week I co-hosted an event in Parliament for women in tech and finance.

Bopanna, Matt Ebden become oldest ever ATP Masters winner

Rohan Bopanna is wearing age with the aplomb of an invincibility cloak. At 43, the champion at Indian Wells, California alongside Aussie Matt Ebden, the Bangalorean became the oldest ever ATP Masters winner. Bopanna and Ebden, unseeded in the...

Delhi drub Mumbai to take top spot

The race for the playoffs may have been decided in the WPL but the battle for top spot, which guarantees a direct entry into the final, is going down the wire.

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Indian-origin lady helms important UK Screen Body

  • 19 Aug 2019

Seetha Kumar is the CEO of ScreenSkills, based in central London but operating UK-wide.

Monty's Spin with Monty Panesar

Monty's Spin

  • 25 Mar 2020

The Covid-19 virus has taken the world by storm. It has stopped all sporting events and the risks should be taken seriously. We should be at home for at least 3 weeks and we should take the government advise very seriously.

Rajamouli, Ram Charan, Jr NTR reportedly bought tickets to attend the Oscars

According to a report, only music composer MM Keeravaani and lyricist Chandra Bose were eligible for a free pass to attend the Oscars this year, as they were nominated for the awards ceremony. While the rest of the ‘RRR’ team, including filmmaker...

Tom Hiddleston calls Aditya Roy Kapur after watching ‘The Night Manager’

Actors Aditya Roy Kapur received a wonderful call from Tom Hiddleston, who praised him for his recent show ‘The Night Manager.’ The hit Disney+ Hotter show stars Aditya in the lead and is an official adaptation of the English series, which starred...

Stream Cream

Bytes to bingeGenre: Comedy DramaWritten by: Timothy GreenbergDuration: 26 minWhere to watch: Netflix

I spy "The spy”!

Yes. that’s right we see the comedian in a 360 U-turn role like we have never seen him before and I am pleasantly surprised!

Ajeeb Dastans

Ajeeb Dastans is an anthology of four short films and is produced by the super Producer/Director Karan Johar. The premise of the film is that each story will bring us a shocking and horrifying twist that we were not betting on.

When horror meets comedy in a love triangle

Two small town boys fall in love with the same girl but all is not what it seems. One is in love with the girl and the other is in love with a spirit that is trapped in her body.

Chamak Craft, Art & Décor: Mina and Bhagirath Thakkar

Contributing to a warm and striking home is the central aim of Chamak, Craft, Art and Décor. The ornamental company particularly channel time-honoured crafts that form a cultural bridge between traditional Indian ancestry and modern-day Britain. 

Amit Sodha: Happiness with Heart

Amit is an award-winning blogger and life coach who now specialises in love. Asian Voice caught up with the sparky motivator after some time: several years on and Amit’s buzzing blog, Unlimited Choice, has hit 1 million followers on Facebook...

Customers of Southall Travel refunded £22 million worth of payments

Southall Travel Group has announced measures to ‘ramp up’ its capacity to deal with refund and other queries, as it issued £22 million worth of payments to its customers. The firm reportedly said it has refunded 94% of customers with package...

Hiking up the Yosemite National Park

The UK is in lockdown and we have no idea when the world is going to be back on its feet leave aside the travel industry. But you have this urge to get away from the four walls of your room – what should you do?

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