Rich List

I read about the Richlist in your newspaper (AV 18-24 May 2019), and it is great to note that the richlist is dominated by 67 people of Asian-origin. However, it is a pity to see that none on the donors list. 

Food waste scandal

It is really scandalous situation for allowing so much food to go to waste. It could feed thousands of hungry men women and children instead of going down the drain. It not only wastes good and healthy food but also money. The problem is overstocking of food and failure to use the food by their sell by date. Fruits and vegetables have the highest wastage rates of any food - with roots and tubers not far behind.

The enduring popularity of tobacco, and the rise in the number of children taking to it, is alarming. Young people start on these habits in the pressure of popular culture, failing to foresee the consequences of their actions.

Kusoom Vadgama’s vehement opposition to Gandhiji’s statue in Parliament Square is irrelevant as it dwells too much in the historical and Gandhiji’s personal past, which cannot be undone by slandering.  Problems of the present cannot/will not...

The shadow education secretary, Tristram Hunt, has been reported to say that a Labour government will strip private schools of valuable tax breaks worth hundreds of millions of pounds.According to his proposals, private schools in England will...

I refer to the letter from Mr Ramesh Jhalla in your issue of 22 November 2014 concerning Jawaharlal Nehru. I have never come across a more inaccurate and scurrilous letter arising, I believe, from his own ignorance and also prejudice against...

Watching BBC series on dirty Britain, I was shocked, even ashamed as to how unbelievably filthy, dirty this country is. While Germany, Switzerland along with Scandinavian countries top the “Cleanliness Chart” we are languishing at the bottom,...



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