Disney’s The Jungle Book: An Adventure Waiting to be Had

Disney’s decision to remake one of their much-loved children’s classics is nothing short of brave. With legions of Disney aficionados beginning their intricately woven relationships with the Disney franchise with the much loved jungle adventure, there was clearly much...

My Big Fat Indian Non Wedding

Last week, BBC news reported that the charity Shelter predicted that by the year 2020, first-time buyers in London will need an average salary of £106,000! But it’s not just property prices that are rapidly on the increase; last...

Draupadi Disrobed

Last week Hindus across the globe celebrated Jamnashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, who was also known as Draupadi’s protector. In one of the most distinct moments in the epic Hindu mythological story, Mahabharat, it was Lord Krishna who...

Birmingham Sikhs and Nirmal Sindhu Tackle Growing Punjabi Drugs Epidemic

Nirmal Sindu’s latest musical venture in conjunction with Sikh Youth Birmingham centres around one of the biggest issues that modern India is facing: drugs. Punjab in particular has been blighted by large scale drug abuse, with a study back in...

Many Asians sitting on a ‘Fertility Time-Bomb’ warns Expert

Dr Venkat: Asian couples are largely ignorant of their fertility 'time-bomb’ MANY Asians sitting on a ‘Fertility Time-Bomb’ warns Harley Street Fertility Expert The Harley Street Fertility Clinic is using National Infertility Awareness Week (28th October to November 3rd) to raise...

The Half Sikh Woman

“Racism in the UK is so much more obvious than it is in the USA.” This was my Californian friend's answer when asked her about her opinion on her visit to the UK. Of course the Londoner in me...

Sports: So Who Is Yan Dhanda?

Liverpool midfielder Yan Dhanda has made history, having signed his professional contract with the club. The England youth international signed his contract alongside Liverpool academy director Alex Inglethorpe, becoming only the second British Asian to have joined a professional club,...

Birmingham Boys Bring It Home

As 2015 drew to a close, with remnants of Christmas cheer still lingering in the air for some, there remained some surprises still under wraps for a fated few. On the penultimate day of December, the New Year’s Honours List...

The Woman that is You

What does International Women's Day mean to you? On a chilly Sunday morning, my alarm goes off much earlier than it should do. The self-inflicted hangover post the wedding of the year, that of my best friend, has decided to...

Tariq Jahan Diaries: Part 1

The State of Things We were motivated to go over to Lesvos to help with the refugee crisis that was taking place in Europe. We had seen pictures of refugees coming over to Greece and, what with Greece having its...