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...

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...

A Look At A Sikh Wedding Ceremony

In the religion of Sikhism, a wedding ceremony, or ‘Anand Karaj’ ('blissful event’) as it is called, is the joining together of two equals. Marriage is a sacred bond of mutual independence between a man and a woman and...

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...

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...

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...
Kaiya Desai

Be Kaiya’s Donor – An Urgent Appeal to Save A Young Girl’s Life

In a heart-breaking appeal that no parent should ever have to post, the mum and dad of five-year-old Kaiya Desai, who has been diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia, are urgently seeking a stem cell donor to...

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...
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...

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...