Celebrating Heroes, Not Terrorists

As terrorists kill 7 Hindu pilgrims visiting the Amarnath Shrine in Kashmir, Bob Blackman, MP argues that the battle is not only against fighting terrorists but also to stop groups glorifying such acts. 

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Hinduism: Women of Valour

Dr Lakshmi Vyas offers a unique insight and analysis of women in the framework of Hinduism.

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MBE for Nitin Palan

Queen's Birthday Honours List honours Co-Founder of Diwali in London.

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Never to be Forgotten - Then or Now

Commemorating Indian Soldiers in WW1 at an event and exhibition Leicester on Armed Forces Day.

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Focus

Hinduism and Women of Valour

Hinduism and Women of Valour

Unlike the negative stereotypes of women in a man’s world, this series of features by Dr Lakshmi Vyas offers a thorough analysis of the special role Hindu women have played throughout history and how they are revered within the context of a major religion where women are the Goddesses. Dr Vyas is the President of Hindu Forum of Europe, an academic, writer and trainer having published three books and more than thirty research papers for international journals. 

Public Life

  • Caste Consultation Caste Consultation

    The controversy over caste continues as the Government has announced a public consultation on whether caste should be introduced as an aspect of race in anti-discrimination legislation. The Consultation will close on 11:45 pm on 18th July 2017.

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Culture

  • India 1914 in Leicester 'India 1914 in Leicester'

    A highly emotive tribute was paid to the fallen on Armed Forces Day (24th June) in Leicester, with a special exhibition showcasing the role of Indian Soldiers in WW1 and tracing their contribution over the centuries in the making of present-day Great Britain. 

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Heritage

  • India 1914 Vision 'India 1914 Vision'

    The WW1 Centenary commemorations are in full flow. A lot has been learnt as new ideas and information gets highlighted. Here, Nitin Palan MBE, Chairman of GTF offers his reflections as to why it is so important to highlight the real story: The Journey of Truth. 

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