An Insight: COVID-19 Economic Recovery

By |2020-05-17T15:20:09+01:0017th May, 2020|

The word coronavirus would have seemed somewhat foreign just a few months ago and yet today, it’s something that has affected all parts of the globe. The coronavirus pandemic at its core is a public health crisis, but through the implementation of lockdown and necessary social distancing measures, this has led to an unprecedented

5 Secrets to win an Election

By |2019-12-06T12:56:08+00:006th December, 2019|

Whether you love it, hate it or love to hate it, one thing is clear, politicians and elections are not going anywhere, anytime soon, even if political and electoral fatigue looms across global democracies. Being an elected representative who can make a positive difference to a society is one

BORIS JOHNSON’S FIRST WEEKS

By |2019-09-25T15:12:54+01:0025th September, 2019|

In early July, as the Tory Leadership contest got under way, I penned an article about my experiences of working with Boris Johnson. I made some predictions about how his leadership would manifest itself. With the first month under his belt, we can now see how things are developing.

Brexit Analysis

By |2019-09-24T12:51:32+01:0024th September, 2019|

Brexit has become an issue that has dominated the United Kingdom’s political agenda since the infamous referendum was put to the people in 2016 where there was a majority vote to leave the European Union. Indeed, we were due to leave on the 31st March 2019, but as ex-Prime Minister, Theresa May failed to

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

Brexit: A new path to prosperity for Britain and India?

By |2018-12-18T22:41:08+00:0018th December, 2018|

There is no consensus on such a complex and divisive issue of how Brexit will affect UK-India relations going forward. However, there can be no doubt that in a dynamic partnership such as that between Britain and India, there will be every effort to maximise the potential gains from Brexit for both countries. The

My Journey into Politics – the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP

By |2018-11-23T10:43:53+00:0018th October, 2018|

Newly appointed Home Secretary of the UK, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, speaks to Vaahan exclusively about his journey into politics. I’ve had the privilege to live and work in different countries and cultures all around the world.  The UK is by far the most open, the most tolerant and the most diverse

A Wish List to the Prime Minister of India from British Millennials

By |2018-04-16T16:00:28+01:0016th April, 2018|

Dear Prime Minister Mr Modi ji, Welcome to the United Kingdom. The day you were elected with a landslide victory as Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy and Commonwealth powerhouse showed the world that the notion of “The Indian Dream” is not simply singing songs through fields of colourful tulips as Bollywood cinematography