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.

There comes a time when each of us must ask ourselves what do we really stand for? Do we go through life wearingdark coloured glasses hoping that we don’t see all those nasty and dangerous things?Hoping that no one asks us any difficult questions....

rapti is a multi-award-winning, Level – 4 certified, fitness trainer & Nutritionist who has positively impacted & transformed the lives of thousands by...

When Hamas terrorists attacked Israel last week, it was clear to me that there would be serious ramifications for several communities in the UK. In anticipation I wrote to the Rt Hon Suella Braverman MP, our Home Secretary, to alert her to the...

Asian Voice and Gujarat Samachar concluded the celebrations of 50 years of service to society with a special dinner at the historic House of Lords. This...



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