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The state of British-Indian philanthropy

If you are clued up on philanthropic giving, it’s safe to say you will have heard of IT billionaire Azim Premji. The tech mogul recently confirmed his place as one...

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In The Press: Diaspora survey finds NRIs ‘frustrated’ at restricted voting rights

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) across the UK and Europe are overwhelmingly in favour of being able to vote through their local consulates or embassies, according to a survey conducted ahead of the General elections in India....

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PRESS RELEASE: Bridge India diaspora survey of NRIs and OCIs finds significant support for BJP, better NRI voting rights

LONDON, 08 April 2019: Results from Bridge India’s first annual diaspora survey show that NRIs and OCIs in the UK would overwhelmingly vote for the BJP if they had the...

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Bridge India Annual Diaspora Survey

We are delighted to present our inaugural Bridge India Annual Diaspora survey. ***The survey is now closed. Email us at contact@bridgeindia.org.uk to find out about options to partner with the...

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Have faith in our resilience…it’s the same as yours

I would argue the juxtaposition of being British and Asian a difficult one to live with. Don’t get me wrong, having two cultures intertwined has its benefits. You can swear...

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Setting up Bridge India: Forming the India Story

India’s national identity has been built on unity in diversity, which is often missing from discussions about the ‘India Story’ abroad. Bridge India aims to fill this gap. India represents...

Santosh Bhanot

My roots drew me to India with a ‘deep dive’ into the humanitarian world: Santosh Bhanot

An exclusive interview with Santosh Bhanot, Founder and Chair of The Asian Circle, an NGO supporting vulnerable women in India, on what being a Living Bridge between India and the...

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The Global Desi

India is erupting in a chaos of identity. News headlines streaming out of the country highlight divides along caste, community, clans and religions, making us wonder if there is anything...

How can we influence the next generation to have a connection with India when we don’t have one ourselves?

Each month at least four young British-Indians who want to serve in India reach out to me for advice on how they go about doing so. However, whilst young diaspora...

Interview: What does the idea of Bridge India mean to you?

An exclusive interview with Taha Kutay, newly appointed CEO of Asia TV in London, on what being a Living Bridge between India and the UK means to him. What does...

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– Mahatma Gandhi