Living Bridge

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...

British-Indian philanthropist

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...

Indian diaspora survey

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....

Indian diaspora survey

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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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...

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...

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...

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