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.

Jonathan Vandermolen - CEO - Vandermolen Real Estate

Jonathan was born in Cricklewood in 1964, the only son of Pauline & David both of whom worked in shops. Jonathan left school at 16, his first job was at a Bank which he enjoyed until the Bank was robbed and he had a gun stuck in his face.

Priti Raichura Executive Director - Priti Raichura Events

Priti is the founder of Multi-Award winning UK-based Event Management and Luxury Wedding Planning company - Priti Raichura Events. With satellite offices in London and Manchester along with plans to open up offices internationally, she prides...

In fond remembrance of a Vaishnav Khodidasbhai Dhamecha

Dear Readers,My absence in the previous three editions of Asian Voice did not go unnoticed... I am glad. My family and I went for three pilgrimages to India but more on it later. I landed in the UK last week. I still find myself processing the...

Book Review: A British Subject

At any point over the last twenty years my friend Dolar Popat could have released a book worthy of our collective attention. With a moving foreword by David Cameron, Dolar uses this book to outline his love and affection for the country he is...

The Housing Crisis this Christmas: 300,000 People Need a Home

At a time when family, community and a roaring fire are the comforts of the season, many urgently need shelter and the  basic necessities that can be taken for granted by those of us preparing for the festive period. The housing crisis remains...

Executor made personally liable for £340,000 tax bill

In the recent case of Glyne T Harris as Personal Representative of Helena Norma McDonald (deceased) v HRMC (2018), Mr Harris, was found liable for a tax bill of £341,279. 

Andhra Pradesh Chief Ministers’ Conflict with Judiciary

Decades before Jagan Mohan Reddy, the present Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (AP) wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of India making wild allegations against the High Court judges, Damodaram Sanjivayya, the second Chief Minister of Andhra...

Emperor Krishnadevaraya and World Heritage Hampi

Recently the news flashed in The Hindu of Chennai attracted global attention since it is of international as well as historical importance: “Tourists can no longer get too close to the iconic stone chariot in front of the Vijaya Vittala Temple...

Clean house and cleaner streets

Clean houses in dirty streets. Suppose you have come from a middle or lower middle class family, and your house is in such an area.

Importance of punctuality

Dependance on non-punctual people can actually ruin your reputation in a big way. Many times, either in social or in professional circumstances, we are depending on people who is arranging some programme or meetings for us. And if that person is not prompt and quick in communication, the final blow of bad prestige comes to you.

Mrs. Ruchi Ghanashyam is the former High Commissioner of India to the UK. With a career in Indian Foreign Service for over 38 years, she has been posted in many countries including South Africa, Ghana, before arriving in the UK. She was only...

Having spent a delightful vacation in Vietnam, I was determined to devote this week’s column to that remarkable country. But then a host of other developments burst onto my consciousness, each demanding its space in the column! 

Dependance on non-punctual people can actually ruin your reputation in a big way. Many times, either in social or in professional circumstances, we are depending on people who is arranging some programme or meetings for us. And if that person...

On Sunday 19th June, news was breaking that President Emmanuel Macron was about to lose his majority in the French National Assembly. Readers may well be aware that during the Presidential elections, Marine Le Pen and her far-right National...



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