India-UK Relations

UK can help PM Modi deliver in India

The recent election in India was seen as a referendum on the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his party, the BJP. Although he had struggled to deliver on promises...

Passing of Sushma Swaraj is a loss of one of the greatest champions for stronger UK-India relations 

Hon. Smt. Sushma Swaraj, who served as foreign minister for five years, suffered a cardiac arrest earlier this week. She had been suffering from poor health. She was a popular minister in...

Foreign Affairs Committee Global Britain

Bridge India’s submission to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee

Bridge India is pleased to share with you our recently published submission to the Foreign Affairs Committee’s “Global Britain and India” inquiry. The Parliamentary Committee set up the inquiry to take stock...

India Elections 2019

Elections Through the Looking-Glass

After a few years basking in the limelight for their ostensible investor-friendly dispensation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seem to be losing their glitz and...

Madhumita

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...

Where will the UK’s post-Brexit trade come from?

A relationship that started in 1972 after a year of negotiations between Britain’s Conservative prime minister Edward Heath and European leaders, embarked on its formal demise on 23 June 2016,...

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...

India UK

Culture and Skills form the two pillars upon which the India-UK Bridge stands

Statistically speaking, the Non-Resident Indian (NRI) population represents one of the top five diaspora communities globally. While the love for London’s weather is not for everyone (including me), I have...

Gayatri Rawtal

Living Bridge, and a sense of duality in the Indian mindset

The quest to India has historically been to attain dominion of a luxurious plateau which determined economic and global prosperity of its acquirers. India in its very being was localised...

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...

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi