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 with Keith Vaz

Introduction:Amar Vijay Kaw was born in Srinagar, India. His father was a Professor of Physics and Chemistry and his mother was a house wife although she had an engineering degree.Amar attended at the Tyndale Biscoe School. Initially his interests...

One to One with Keith Vaz

David Rudlin considers himself a rare breed of town planner who is old enough to have been taught the profession when it was done on a drawing board rather than the labyrinthine bureaucracy that it has become today. He spent five years as a...

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...

Temples, Charity, and the Kutchi Community

The month of July has begun and brings with it new hope for the future. I sense optimism in the air and possibilities of everything good. The Shree Swaminarayan Temple Willesden is set to celebrate the Shree Hari Krishna Mahotsav and grand opening...

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. 

Verrier Elwin preferred Indian Nationality

Verrier Elwin (29 August 1902 – 22 February 1964) was a British self-trained anthropologist, ethnologist and tribal activist, who began his career in India as a Christian missionary

Jiddu Krishnamurti’s advice to Indira Gandhi

Unlike Dhirendra Brahmachari, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s Guru Jiddu Krishnamurti (11 May 1895- 17 February 1986) was not much discussed in the Indian political circles

India surpasses the UK to become the fifth largest economy

The race continued throughout 2018 and 2019 when the Indian economy was rallying behind the UK and France to become the fifth-largest economy in the world in terms of nominal GDP. The World Economic Outlook of October 2019 officially puts India in fifth place after the USA, China, Japan, and Germany. The size of Indian economy is estimated by IMF as USD 2.94 trillion, while UK is USD 2.83 trillion and France is USD 2.71 trillion. It also means that except Germany, India is bigger than all European...

Living Bridge

Six yards of elegance was the trending hashtag on social media following an evening titled: India Day at the London Fashion Week (LFW) on 15 February, Saturday. An array of 17 beautiful, handwoven sarees were presented by models at the LFW with a narration running in the background that educated the audience of its origin and the distinction between each variety of saree.

There are currently 6.5 million carers in the UK today looking after friends or family – half a million of them from black and ethnic minority communities.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, soon after the end of World War Two. Article One of the document states “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with...

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