Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Call To Civic Duty and Public Service

This speech, this audience, this place – my whole life I had waited to give. At the House of Lords to the Young Patidar/Patel Federation last week on Civic Duty. Why? Because the greatest honour is always to speak to

The Call To Civic Duty and Public Service

This speech, this audience, this place – my whole life I had waited to give. At the House of Lords to the Young Patidar/Patel Federation last week on Civic Duty. Why? Because the greatest honour is always to speak to

Leadership and Courage: Speach at Balliol College Oxford, 6pm, Tuesday.

"It takes courage to feel the truth, to feel one’s conscience because once you do, you must engage your fundamental purpose for being alive. You can’t just expect to sit idly by" I will draw upon this quote from fellow

Leadership and Courage: Speach at Balliol College Oxford, 6pm, Tuesday.

"It takes courage to feel the truth, to feel one’s conscience because once you do, you must engage your fundamental purpose for being alive. You can’t just expect to sit idly by" I will draw upon this quote from fellow

Young, Hindu, Oxonion – what it means to be Defender of the Faith

For my speech at Balliol College Oxford 29th January 1800 for Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies on Leadership: You are young, at Oxford and Hindus – three privileges which bring immense responsibilities. Your University has produced more Prime Ministers and

Young, Hindu, Oxonion – what it means to be Defender of the Faith

For my speech at Balliol College Oxford 29th January 1800 for Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies on Leadership: You are young, at Oxford and Hindus – three privileges which bring immense responsibilities. Your University has produced more Prime Ministers and

Political Leadership – Oxford University & Saving The World

If you’d like to attend my talk on Tuesday 29th January 2013, 18:00 at Balliol College, Oxford, ‘What does it mean to you to be a good leader, and what qualities do you associate with good leadership. What do aspiring

Political Leadership – Oxford University & Saving The World

If you’d like to attend my talk on Tuesday 29th January 2013, 18:00 at Balliol College, Oxford, ‘What does it mean to you to be a good leader, and what qualities do you associate with good leadership. What do aspiring

Why Every British Indian Must Involve Themselves In Indian Politics

As President Obama this week took the oath of office, this is what his speech may have said if he was India’s President on Republic Day. Each year that we gather to celebrate our Republic we must affirm the promise

Why Every British Indian Must Involve Themselves In Indian Politics

As President Obama this week took the oath of office, this is what his speech may have said if he was India’s President on Republic Day. Each year that we gather to celebrate our Republic we must affirm the promise

15 January, 2013 13:38

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: Leave the EU and form an Economic Union with India This forthcoming week Barak Obama will make his second Inaugural speech as President. In his first such speech four years ago, he specifically mentioned Hindus –

15 January, 2013 13:38

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: Leave the EU and form an Economic Union with India This forthcoming week Barak Obama will make his second Inaugural speech as President. In his first such speech four years ago, he specifically mentioned Hindus –

Rape and the absence of leadership

From the time of the Delhi rape, to the time of writing this column, around 960 rapes have happened in India. My clever words are meaningless, I want to smash the faces of the rapists. Amir Khan, the actor, produced

Rape and the absence of leadership

From the time of the Delhi rape, to the time of writing this column, around 960 rapes have happened in India. My clever words are meaningless, I want to smash the faces of the rapists. Amir Khan, the actor, produced