Murdered by my Father’s Kiran Sonia Sawar: ‘Honour killings is an issue that needs...

There is a moment in BBC Three drama Murdered by my Father where London teen Salma, played by Kiran Sonia Sawar, flees from her father's imprisonment and jumps over the nearest balcony in her block of flats. While this...

Punch-ups, Cover-ups and Cherie Blair

Welcome to the World of Gurdwara Politics By Jasveer Singh Gill If you go into any Sikh temple – as anyone is free to do – then there are a few things that you will be certain to find. A...
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...

2007: A Year in the News

All the major stories that made The Asian TodayFROM the Big Brother race row to the failed June terrorist attacks in London. We bring you a rundown of all the major news stories that made the pages of The...

Every Muslim Should Have One… An Islamic Will

Have you written yours? If your answer is ‘No’ then this article is a must readYOU may be wondering what all the fuss is about, but did you know that preparing a Will has been clearly encouraged in the...

Lest We Forget

Exploring the South Asian Contribution to the Great War Asian contributions to both world wars are not widely known about, despite the fact that India raised the world’s largest volunteer armies: 1.5 million in WWI and 2.5 million in WWII....

How Super-Dragon Shaf saved my Business

Rasul invests expertise instead of capital and turns around failing businessDRAGONS Den star Shaf Rasul proved to be super-human after he saved a man’s business from bankruptcy. Property entrepreneur Shaf didn’t invest in Giles Bury Qwikgoal.com product – instead...

Erasing Female Identities Through Forced Marriages

Taran BassiOfficial statistics state that females are at greater risk of being victims of a forced marriage and those from the British Asian community are most likely to contact the Forced Marriages Unit. Not only does this highlight a...

Why we must ban forced marriages

David Cameron on outlawing Forced MarriagesIN a speech in Bradford Tory Leader David Cameron said his party would consider making forced marriages a criminal offence. Here’s what he had to say.   “A FEW months ago, in a speech about rape I...

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...