In Defence of the Faith - My Hate Speech

The irresponsibility in this day and age, to exploit religious differences where none exist is both negligent and dangerous. ITV have done this by putting young Hindu adolescents in harm’s way. The idea that a TV channel would inflame any part of the world, particularly Britain, for selling TV viewers should be criminal offence – wait, it is – incitement to hatred.

Not Just Former Former Foreign Secretary - British interests compromised by former government officials based on documents supplied by ex-British intelligence

Former Ministers, and especially Prime Ministers should never ever be allowed to work for foreign agents. Pure and simple. Otherwise they damage British interests.

Jagtar Singh Dhindsa

Jagtar Singh Dhindsa came to the UK in 1973 aged 10. The next few years shaped Jagtar’s thinking as he experienced racism and migrant related discrimination from a young age. He always stood up to bullies and those displaying attitudes and beliefs...

Shree Ashwinbhai Soni

Shree Ashwinbhai (also known as Ash in short) Soni was born in Kampala, Uganda. His wife Elaben and he have two sons Brijesh and Sunil and daughter Kajal and have two beautiful grandchildren, Aarya and Annika.

A BFI Weekend Devoted to Indian Documentary Maker Sanjay Kak

Running throughout the weekend of 16-17 September, BFI India on Film: This Land is Ours will showcase screenings and events at BFI Southbank marking the work of celebrated documentary filmmaker Sanjay Kak. Kak will speak at events there throughout...

Lainy Malkani – an Author Finding Important Hidden Stories

Many journalists steer a conventional path seeking stardom and acclaim by their peers. Few have the courage and the confidence to pursue seemingly obscure subjects and bring them into mainstream media focus. Lainy Malkani was one who did; she...

Welcoming Goddess Durga abode

London's rich multi-cultural environment gives you exposure to various festivals, celebrations and events. While it is Diwali on the square one day, it is Eid celebrations another. And it is almost time for Christmas now. Speaking of Christmas,...

Shikor Bangladesh All Stars comes to the UK

Shikor Bangladesh All Stars, a seven-strong group of top traditional musicians have come to the UK for the first time for Songlines Encounters Festival, organised by Songlines, the world music magazine.

Immigration and landlords

Yet another Immigration Bill is currently going through Parliament. This is an opportunity for concerns to be raised before it becomes enshrined in law.

Small Mercies

There is so much to be thankful for. As human beings we moan and we groan about often trivial things. When you consider what is happening with the migrant crisis it is easy to dismiss it as something ' out there' which doesn’t affect your day to day life and threatens to cost you money as a taxpayer.

Why Jews cannot be ignored?

After a delay of 69 years an Indian Prime Minister representing 1250 million people visited Israel a nation of 8.5 million. Such a historic visit has spread reverberations not only in the regions of the two countries but world wide.

Role and Responsibilities of ABPL Publications

Forty four years ago, on 5th May 1972, Gujarat Samachar, a tabloid news-weekly with a small English section was released by the well-known Indian diplomat Appa Saheb Pant- then High Commissioner for India to the UK.

Time the World Woke Up

As the world woke up on Wednesday 9th November, people got a shock of the century.  Or did they?  I accept the shock was real for the establishment both in the US, as well as many western countries.  It was a shock for the paid liberal media that had thrown everything at Trump to destroy him, and they failed.  Yes, it was also a shock for the pollsters who frankly have still not learnt a simple lesson, the world paradigm has changed and therefore their traditional models just don’t work any longer. ...

BREXIT – People's Verdict?

On Saturday the Prime Minister announced the date for the EU Referendum to be 23rd June 2016. This followed what can only be called one of the most demanding and exhaustive EU wide diplomatic campaign by any British PM ever. PM Cameron has proved to be a man of his word. He promised a referendum and that is exactly what we got. He promised a series of measures the EU would have to agree to before he would put his name to the ‘in’ campaign – and by any measure you have to conclude he has become the...

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