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Why Couldn’t Kashmir Have Been Like The Falklands?

With the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this past week, my mind, of course, turns to Independence and the echoes to the present. With the British invasion by Argentine forces of the British Falkland Islands, Britain went in, reclaimed its

Why Couldn’t Kashmir Have Been Like The Falklands?

With the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this past week, my mind, of course, turns to Independence and the echoes to the present. With the British invasion by Argentine forces of the British Falkland Islands, Britain went in, reclaimed its

The End of Empires: An Indian Village Tale

In one sense it is ironic India should celebrate Independence Day. It is after all a civilization older than its former Imperial masters. A country born not 60-odd years ago but a nation 5000 years old. To celebrate a blip

The End of Empires: An Indian Village Tale

In one sense it is ironic India should celebrate Independence Day. It is after all a civilization older than its former Imperial masters. A country born not 60-odd years ago but a nation 5000 years old. To celebrate a blip

Oh America – Lincoln Stands Behind Gandhi

Now the statue of Lincoln stands behind Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square in Britain. How fitting. Your greatest leader, a man who so loathed slavery and segregation and racism stands behind the man who actually built the largest of democracies

Oh America – Lincoln Stands Behind Gandhi

Now the statue of Lincoln stands behind Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square in Britain. How fitting. Your greatest leader, a man who so loathed slavery and segregation and racism stands behind the man who actually built the largest of democracies

America – UK – India Alliance – Not a Hatred of Islam

Three countries which have had elections (Referendum in the case of Britain) where a major factor in their leaders taking power was the issue of Islam. These three countries will form an alliance. You may hate their leaders, call them

America – UK – India Alliance – Not a Hatred of Islam

Three countries which have had elections (Referendum in the case of Britain) where a major factor in their leaders taking power was the issue of Islam. These three countries will form an alliance. You may hate their leaders, call them

British Indians – Brothers Who Shed Blood

August is the month of India’s Independence. But India had two wars of Independence. The one that was meant to be non-violent and against Britain and ended in 1947. And the other that was very violent and alongside Britain and

British Indians – Brothers Who Shed Blood

August is the month of India’s Independence. But India had two wars of Independence. The one that was meant to be non-violent and against Britain and ended in 1947. And the other that was very violent and alongside Britain and

4 May, 2016 15:10

Let me tell you the story of a British Indian grandmother. She was born in India, lived in Kenya then moved to the UK in the late 1960s. She was an unassuming lady. At a recent election, at around 2145,

4 May, 2016 15:10

Let me tell you the story of a British Indian grandmother. She was born in India, lived in Kenya then moved to the UK in the late 1960s. She was an unassuming lady. At a recent election, at around 2145,

Diego Garcia & UK’s Ability to Project Global Power

I write to you from the Equator, on an Atoll in the centre of the Indian Ocean, which is a couple of hundred miles from the British Military base, Diego Garcia. From here I have a good calm place to

Diego Garcia & UK’s Ability to Project Global Power

I write to you from the Equator, on an Atoll in the centre of the Indian Ocean, which is a couple of hundred miles from the British Military base, Diego Garcia. From here I have a good calm place to