Hindu Matters In Britain - For British Hindus

Politics and Justice

The Hindu Community is perceived as very hard working and law abiding. Its members are successful in the legal profession and play a pivotal role in all aspects of the criminal justice system. It also has one of the lowest rates within the prison population of 0.5% compared to the overall general population of 1.5%.

Reaching beyond the skies

India is reaching far beyond the skies. In times of turmoil with the political situation in Kashmir and monsoon rains in the rest of India, let us not forget that there are some historical milestones being reached that is inspiring a new generation of people across the world.

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Reaching beyond the skies

India is reaching far beyond the skies. In times of turmoil with the political situation in Kashmir and monsoon rains in the rest of India, let us not forget that there are some historical milestones being reached that is inspiring a new generation of people across the world.

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A Parliamentary First

Britain ethnic minority population is nearing 14%. There has been a steady rise in how ethnic minorities are represented in public life at around 8% in parliament.

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Women of influence, power and beyond

It is astounding times for Indian women globally as they are breaking through the glass ceiling and make it to the top jobs in politics, finance, science and many other spheres. In some cases, it would be apt to say that the sky is no longer the limit.

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Modi's India - Where now

It has been a landslide victory for Narendra Modi. His supporters and the majority of India who voted for him are ecstatic. India is finding a positive and confident identity – it is no longer as shackled by its colonial past.

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Lord Paul

The philanthropic gift by Lord Paul is in memory of his daughter Ambika who died of leukaemia. A similar donation of £1 million was made to the London Zoo in 1994 by Lord Paul. The Children’s Zoo is named after Ambika.

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The Hindus American Experience

In a political era where there will be no outright winner, the minority communities have been campaigning hard to woo the political parties to listen to their needs.

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Indian way forward

Our news media is full of the plight of Syrian migrants desperate to find a place to call home without bullets and bombs.

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First Hindu Shrine in a British Crematorium

Life is tough, but it is no different in death as faith and reality are at a constant edge. Cremation on open pyres or performing religious rituals and praying to deities for our loved ones may be the norm in India, but it sure is from a far cry in Britain where religious practices of one faith do not necessarily fit with the established system.

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Gujaratis best in business

Without a plethora of facts, it would be hard to say whether Gujaratis are the best business people in the world? But there amazing anecdotal evidence and data from some sectors of what Gujaratis can do when it comes to business.

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Caste Campaign (1)

According to many faith based organisations, the threat of introducing caste legislation has become one of the most divisive issue within ethnic communities in Britain.

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Caste Campaign

The caste legislation controversy has become one of the most divisive issue within ethnic communities in Britain.

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The Brexit Dilemma and Indian Students

People may be tired of hearing about ‘Brexit’, but unfortunately it is the buzzword of 2019 that has international implications. It’s not only going to impact our lives in the UK, but globally in key areas like trade and education.

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World Hindu Economic Forum

World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) got a boost from the Employment Minister Priti Patel. She stressed that such platforms help strengthen economic relations and trade links between Indian and the UK.

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France attack

HMB offers is condolences to the tragic loss of life over the attacks carried out by a man who drove a lorry into crowds celebrating France’s Bastille Day.

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A record number of ethnic minority MPs

The debate was all about a coalition government and no outright winner at the General Election! It took everyone by surprise as the Conservatives took an outright majority. The polls simply got it wrong, and the post-mortem now begins.

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Who is an immigrant

The HMB poll on Facebook is showing that ‘immigration’ continues to be one of the hottest topics in the 2015 General Election.

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Modi Article

Major events are planned and organisers are planning to outdo the receptions received in the United States and Australia.

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Politics notes

According to the House of Commons Library Data, there are 27 ethnic minority MPs which is equivalent to 4.2% of the total. In more than a decade, the number of ethnic minority MPs have

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bangladesh atrocities

Harrow East MP Bob Blackman hosted a discussion on the plight of religious minorities in Bangladesh amid the recent reported atrocities against Hindus, Buddhists and Christians.

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Shailesh Vara

North West Cambridgeshire MP, Shailesh Vara has become the new Co-Chair of the Conservative Friends of India (CF India).

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Rise of Indian Origin MPs

The 2017 General Election could set the benchmark for record number of parliamentary successes with Indian roots although the number of candidates is slightly down from the previous election.

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Republic Day 2017

India celebrated its 68th Republic Day on 26th January 2017 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosting Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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Prime Minister May

In a fast paced and tumultuous few days in Westminster, Prime Minister May has appointed a majority state educated cabinet.

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Politics national house of commons

According to the House of Commons Library Data, there are 27 ethnic minority MPs which is equivalent to 4.2% of the total. In more than a decade, the number of ethnic minority MPs have

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Politics Councillors copy

In England, data from the 2010 census suggests that 4% of Councillors are from ethnic minority background with the highest percentage of ethnic minority councillors are in London at 15%.

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Petition Pakistan

A petition that outlining for the “UK Govt to strongly condemn Pakistan for providing safe haven for terrorists” has reached over 19,000 signatories. 

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Migration watch report

Different migrant communities have different levels of employment levels, wages and benefits according to a new report by Migration Watch.

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The London May of candidates

Since the first London Mayoral Elections in 2000, there will no incumbent candidate running for the re-election. The current mayor Boris Johnson will not try for a third term in office having been elected as an

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Faith leaders refugee letter

224 Faith Leaders from all major faiths have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister Theresa May urging her to take a much more humane stance on the refugee crisis.

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Bob Blackman Kashmir debate

A backbench business debate was recently proposed by my colleague in the Parliament where he and other colleagues were speaking of how India had violated human rights of the people of

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