About Prerna Bhardwaj

Prerna Bhardwaj has over 10 years’ experience in broadcast and print media. She has been the Assistant Editor for a large global Indian magazine and has written for numerous others. In September 2017, Prerna was awarded with the Pride of India Award 2017 by the NRI Institute and in March 2017, Prerna was awarded with the Bharat Nirman Award for her contribution to India as a Non-Resident Indian. Prerna has been called to the Bar and was previously working for Goldman Sachs when she decided to leave and pursue her passion for journalism and politics. Vaahan was born out of the need for an independent news forum which would serve as a “vehicle of knowledge” for it’s readers. In addition to writing, Prerna broadcasts political shows on Nusound Radio 92FM interviewing eminent guests including top politicians and community leaders. Prerna has also appeared as an expert on Indian affairs and equality on numerous television channels and has presented for Indian news channel BTVI.

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland receives a Distinguished Champion Award

By |2019-04-09T19:28:53+01:009th April, 2019|

Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has received a Distinguished Champion award at the WEConnect Gala in Washington DC on 1st April for her tireless efforts to empower women and achieve gender equality across the world. Here she explains why promoting women’s empowerment is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to

Vaahan’s Exclusive Interview with Lord Gadhia

By |2019-01-15T13:40:51+00:0015th January, 2019|

Vaahan caught up with one of the most inspiring and dynamic Members of the House of Lords, Lord Gadhia, to find out more about his journey, his great initiatives and all things India and Brexit! It was a huge privilege and responsibility to have been nominated by David Cameron

Vaahan Reports from Davos: India takes the Lead

By |2018-01-26T16:05:20+00:0026th January, 2018|

This year marked the 48th annual World Economic Forum (WEF) summit which took place from 23rd-26th January in the Swiss mountain region of Davos. The focus was heavily on India whereby Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the inaugural speech and was the first Indian Prime Minister to address the Summit in two decades

Mrs Manju M. Lodha – Behind the Successful Philanthropist and Poet

By |2018-01-26T11:43:17+00:002nd January, 2018|

Mrs. Manju Lodha is an ardent philanthropist, poet and writer based in Mumbai. She is the Chairperson of the NGO ‘Lodha Foundation’ that aims to improve the lives of communities by making investments in initiatives in the fields of education, culture, literature, sports and water resources. The Lodha Foundation also undertakes Corporate Social Responsibility

The Continuing Persecution of Hindus in Kashmir

By |2017-09-08T07:58:16+01:0012th July, 2017|

On the 10th July, the first day of the Hindu holy month of Shravan, Hindu pilgrims returning from the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir, were targeted in a despicable act of Islamist terrorism. Reports have said that a bus carrying pilgrims got separated from the convoy it was moving with, when terrorists riding