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

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.

Living Bridge

Ayurveda, meaning the science of life - often considered the fifth Ved - in addition to Rigved, Yajurved, Samaved and Atharvaved - is the science of health and wellness. It is a complete solution to good health and lifestyle. India is the home to Ayurveda and the system has immensely benefitted millions of people globally. Its popularity is increasing every day as it uses natural products for not only curing diseases but also prevention. The concept that prevention is better than cure is fundamental...

UK's oldest and perhaps the most “unbiased and balanced” broadcasting organisation appears to be in a soup.From the recent resignation of its director general Tony Hall to the slew of equal pay claims following Samira Ahmed's victory, the corporation...

Sepoy is an interesting term, one that even I have used often. It has many meanings, from what it meant originally to what it later became. Sepoy was an Indian serving under the orders of the British as one of their soldiers during the British...

The challenges facing the NHS are by now so well-publicised that they’re barely worth repeating, but in a nutshell, the entire health and social care machine has an awful lot more work to do, and an awful lot less money with which to do it....

Access India Program (AIP) is a flagship program of the High Commission to promote the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government of India. As the name suggests, the program is aimed at facilitating access to India. Small and Medium Enterprises...

A report published by the British Retail Consortium has declared 2019 to be the worst year on record for retail businesses; and with good measure. In the recent past, several major retail brands have been closing down with a momentum that only...

Miles Sriharan is second generation British. His parents spent their childhood and thereafter qualified as lawyers in Sri Lanka before migrating to UK.  Miles grew up in Buckinghamshire and schooled at Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School in Elstree,...



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