Sunday, June 25, 2017

Just Say No

How British Sikhs are Fighting the EDL Recruitment Drive WHEN the English Defence League burst onto the scene in the autumn of 2009 at a violence-fuelled demonstration in Birmingham it was clear their agenda was purely directed at the British...

Nabila Sharma: Brutal

Nabila Sharma Breaks 28 Year Silence of her Imam Abusing Her Childhood is an experience full of blissful memories. A time which should be spent tingling in the depths of curiosity and lost in taking advantage of the fact...

The Benefits of high quality Childcare

By Dr Raj PersaudThe day your child starts nursery, or steps through the child minder’s door, is a milestone not only for your child, but also for you as a parent, and increasingly families are confronting this. For both...

Is Mother’s Day Necessary?

An Alternative CelebrationMothers Day is just around the corner, a day to honour the women who gave us life and to make them feel special. Time to crank out our credit cards and wallets to purchase the flowers, chocolates,...

Let’s Not Save the BBC Asian Network

Zeenat Moosa judges the station as a listenerTHE BBC’s intention to close their Asian Network Radio, earlier this week, was met by a hideously escalating, and it my opinion, somewhat unnecessary backlash of anger and negativity. Indeed, Facebook petitions...

Novelist Today: Massoud Kermani

Zeenat Moosa talks to the author about his debut novel ‘Visa’Massoud Kermani’s debut novel Visa highlights the highly-charged, politically controversial and deeply emotional subject of asylum seekers entering Britain today. The author himself left Iran as a youth, subsequently...

Eid-ul-Adha

10 Things You Should Know About The Religious Holiday1. What is Eid-ul-Adha? The Muslim calendar holds two Eid festivals. The first, Eid al-Fitr, lasts several days and marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The second, known as...

The Question of Escape

The Immigration Dilemma Over the course of British history, the question of immigration has been a controversial one. The last 70 years has seen migration numbers increase; especially from those coming from South Asian countries; even though the original...

No Smoke without Fire

It’s time to defog the facts about shisha. With the ever rising popularity of shisha amongst the Asian youth, it seems one can’t turn a corner without running into a new Hookah haunt. With swanky shisha bars and lounges...

Mink Rags to Riches

Akhter Jaffery shares her immigration story, from poverty to a new life The immigration story is often one of escape from poverty, separation from loved ones, and building a new life in a foreign environment. It is one familiar to...