What Does a Hindu Wedding Ceremony Look Like?

Hindu weddings are known for their boisterous and extravagant nature and are a celebration of the joining of two people as one. The details of a Hindu wedding can vary, sometimes vastly, from culture to culture but there are...

Here’s to the Homeless Heroes!

The Asian Today interviews Javed Iqbal on his inspiring charity that feeds, clothes and shelters the homeless It is no secret that Birmingham is facing a serious homeless situation, with rates soaring year upon year. In just one year, rough...

A Guide To Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu festival that celebrates the bond of sisters and brothers and remind one another how important they are too eachother. It's a time of giving gifts, prayers & showing affection & love to siblings. Here’s everything you...

Why You Look Just Fine…And Why Your Favourite Beauty Blogger Might Not

Like many girls, I enjoy make up and skincare as a way to look nice, present the best side of myself, boost my confidence and take nice pictures for Instagram. However it cannot be ignore d that many young girls, who...

Are You Guilty of Skin Toned Stigma?

Are you fair skinned? There’s a fair chance that question either ignited a source of pride or anger in you, and for good reason. For centuries upon centuries now, asian communities have largely considered those with fairer skin to...

The River Ganges: Pure, Polluted And Now Protected

The River Ganges is perhaps the most revered spiritual spot for Hindus in India. Over 2500km long, the river flows through numerous mountains, valleys, cities and villages and is believed to have purifying properties, including wiping away dirt and...
Sejal Sehmi GAK 2017

Global Arts Kingston goes Bold for Change for International Women’s Day

Be Bold for Change was the global theme for this year’s International Women’s Day. Across the world, there were infinite events, marches, conferences and just pure celebrations to mark a day that holds a different meaning to women everywhere. This...
Work Play Fit

The opportunity to work together.

It has been a year of political upset and unexpected news. The UK, perhaps more than anywhere else, has been left reeling after the twin shocks of Brexit and Trump, events that have revealed an appetite for people to...

Is ‘authentic’ leadership for real?

If you are into leadership development you will be familiar with the phrase 'authentic leadership'. Essentially this is leading whilst accepting your shortcomings and striving to improve, whilst at the same time being true to the real you.  Wikipedia...

A British Indian’s Perspective: Are Hindus Offending The Cows In Their Treatment Of Dalits?

By Miss Sangita Kansal As an Indian British who has lived  in England all my life, I cannot comprehend the deeply ingrained prejudice against the Dalits (downtrodden, oppressed) in India, it seems as it if has soaked into the DNA...