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: Anima Gupta Aggarwal

Anima Gupta Aggarwal is a philanthropist, entrepreneur and active leader in multiple charities and NGOs. She has twenty-five years of experience working across the corporate and not-for-profit sectors in the UK, Switzerland, the Netherlands...

One to One: Shalini Bhargava

Shalini Bhargava was born in India and was raised and educated in Delhi. She completed her BA(Hons) in English Literature from University of Delhi and soon after graduating was married to come to the U.K. In the UK, Shalini as a single parent...

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...

Focus on the issue at hand

Focus on the issue at hand - you might have come across this phrase a number of times in your professional life. In a meeting when some employees divert from the main topic, the chair advises to stay focused on the issue at hand. This concept is also used when one delves too deep in any subject or spreads too wide, more than needed. You can't afford to spread yourself too thin or try to do everything at once. In such situations, we advise him/her to focus on the issue at hand. This strategy helps...

Introspection: How Can You Become Courageous?

Not everyone is courageous enough to fight at the border. We live safely because of the fearless soldiers who guard us in difficult terrains and adversities.

'Oh, I missed the exercise today.', 'I couldn't complete all the work in the office.', or similar kinds of complaints against ourselves are often heard. We often judge ourselves harshly, and miss the real outcome. This strict self-assessment...

Hi Readers, nice to meet you, my name is Mamta and I’m very happy to be here today. For those of you who don’t know me, by way of introduction I’m a Business Psychologist, mother of three girls and wife to Rishi. I look forward to sharing more...

It’s that time of the year when under the guise of Christmas, most people tend to go mad and do what they otherwise might find embarrassing. We’ll hear many songs related to Christmas, so much so, in the end I have to say it does get a bit too...

On 11th December 2023 the Supreme Court of India laid to rest one of the most anti-Indian assaults by Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, by INC (Indian Congress Party), by the anti-nationals in Jammu and Kashmir, by the anti-nationals across parts of India,...

Modi ModiModi, an emotional cry from the masses heard right across Bharat, but as we PIO and NRI community know, it’s the same chorus of support right across the globe as well. Against this backdrop, and after successive humiliating Rahul, Sonia...



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