India House Leuven: A whiff of India in Belgium

By Geert Robberechts |
May 26, 2017
India House Leuven (IHL) is a collaborative platform between the City of Leuven, the KU Leuven and the Chamber of Commerce of the Province of Flemish-Brabant (of which Leuven is the capital) Read Story »

I'm in favour of bringing 10,000 people annually: Indo-Canadian MP Deepak Obhrai

By Ajit Jain | Special to
Feb 17, 2017
Though his chances are not rated too high, Obhral is the first Indo-Canadian to contest for the leadership of a major party and cites, among other attributes. his being the "longest serving Member of Parliamen Read Story »

Indian-origin British rape victim leads the fightback movement

By Kavita Bajeli - Datt | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Nov 25, 2016
Pavan Amara was raped as a teenager and that incident scarred her outlook about herself. The Indian-origin woman who grew up in north London couldn’t go to a doctor, face crowd and or even look at herself in t Read Story »

'Indian women had to struggle for their rights in South Africa'

By Shubha Singh | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Oct 25, 2016
Diasporic women play a vital role in community affairs and they deal with the same kinds of issues, whether it the east or the west, believes Rita Abraham, a financial consultant based in Durban, South Africa, Read Story »

Christie's to auction Indian art collection

By Mayank Chhaya | Special to The Indian Diaspora
Sep 08, 2016
Christie’s will auction on September 13 a remarkable collection of Indian, Himalayan and South-East Asian works of art in New York. There are several stunning pieces on offer but the gray schist figure of a Bo Read Story »

Shashi Kapoor was one of the finest actors in Hindi film industry: Author Aseem Chhabra

By Mayank Chhaya | The Indian Diaspora
Jul 25, 2016
As the youngest of the Kapoor brothers,the grandees of Hindi cinema, shining on his own merit might have been a particularly difficult endeavor for actor and producer Shashi Kapoor. However, a cursory glance a Read Story »

Teaching Bollywood moves in UK

By Kavita Bajeli - Datt | The Indian Diaspora
Jul 16, 2016
She is a Bollywood queen in UK. An award-winning choreographer Archana Kumar has her own Bollywood performing arts school, AK Bollywood. Read Story »

Indian food is part of British way of life: Chef Cyrus Todiwala

By Kavita Bajeli- Datt | The Indian Diaspora
May 10, 2016
Chef Cyrus Todiwala is among the clutch of Indian chefs whose names and faces are recognisable in Britain. It could be due to his Café Spice Namasté chain, frequent appearance in television and radio shows, or Read Story »

Want to show importance of beard and turban to Sikhs: UK-based photographers

By Kavita Bajeli- Datt | The Indian Diaspora
May 02, 2016
UK-based photographers Amit and Naroop in their 2013 exhibition clicked the photographs of some known and some not so known Sikh community members to show the pride they take in their identity and their unique Read Story »

The experience in India is humane: French sculptor Anne-Valerie Dupond

By Rajdeep Pathak | IANS
Apr 13, 2016
Anne –Valérie Dupond , who is currently on a trip to India, is conducting a fortnight workshop in Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti (GSDS), the National Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi with participants who include Read Story »