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.

One to One: Ashid Ali, Head teacher - London Enterprise Academy

Ashid Ali came to the UK at the age of 8 from Sylhet (Bangladesh).  He grew up in Oldham where he completed his education.  He became a teacher in 1997 and is now the Head Teacher at London Enterprise Academy since 2014.

One to One: Arun Patel, Founder of The Polio Children Charity

Arun was born in Uganda, he contracted polio when he was just 1 years old, he did not let that affect him.  He came to the UK worked hard and at the age of 22 he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.   After having worked for KPMG he started...

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...

Why are you so serious?

'Why are you so serious? Smile a bit.' Have you come across such comments by someone? It happens that a person is in a blissful state of mind, sitting quietly when someone feels that he is sad. This occurs because people have a misbelief that seriousness means sadness. It might be a case that a person is in his meditative mood - not talking to the outer world but interacting with oneself.

How to stick to making your resolution implementable

As we begin the New Year, the desire and struggle to make and maintain an effective resolution looms large on our minds. It is not only psychological but has also become a social need. Gone are the days when it used to be a choice. Today there is so much peer pressure attached to it, that everyone feels the need to make an impressive resolution for the new year. If you have also made one, and have a doubt as to how to implement it, you are not alone. Here are a few suggestions on how to stick to...

This nation was not built by the spineless. What madness possesses people to think that Labour, an anti-national party, would ever do anything for this nation? Labour which comes across as anti-Israel, anti-India, anti-Hindu and antisemitic!...

I wonder if we are going to witness a year when the spineless in society undermine not just a nation, but nations across the world? Yes, I know it’s quite a statement to make without any context or explanation, but let’s see if I can get the...

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the first-ever Pakistan National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-2026 on January 14, 2022. The ‘all-encompassing, multidimensional’ document articulates a ‘citizen-centric framework, and places economic...

'Why are you so serious? Smile a bit.' Have you come across such comments by someone? It happens that a person is in a blissful state of mind, sitting quietly when someone feels that he is sad. This occurs because people have a misbelief that...



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