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Why the Hindu Community Needs to Help the Monkeys of Mauritius

Michelle Thew | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Michelle Thew

Lord Hanuman is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu religion and is worshipped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. The 'monkey god', is revered by Hindu communities around the world, including a considerable segment of the population on the paradise island of Mauritius.

Going Through Uni as a Virgin

Gayathri Kanagasundaram | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gayathri Kanagasundaram

For some students, the idea of boasting about newfound sexual promiscuity at uni is enticing. Why not? The freedom of suddenly being away from home is there to be embraced. However for those who are still virgins when they reach university, the idea of sex itself (not to mention the kind of environment mentioned above) can be incredibly nerve-racking.

Indian Independence Day

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Independence Day marked the start of our travels to the North of India. I went with two other Indulge interns, Claire and Yasmin. Everything went smoothly with our flight and when we reached India Gate, we met up with an event organiser and entrepreneur, Viren, who we knew from Bangalore.

Caste Discrimination Reforms in Britain

Pratik Dattani | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Politics
Pratik Dattani

Equalities Minister Helen Grant has publicly said she "remained concerned that there is insufficient evidence of caste-based discrimination to require specific legislation." Shadow Equalities Minister Kate Green has said she recognises the impact is on a "relatively small" number of people.

Narendra Modi: India's Hardline Hindu Leader Who Doesn't Mind A Bit Of Beef

Divya Khan | Posted 09.08.2013 | UK
Divya Khan

Prime ministerial candidates haven't yet been announced for India's general elections next year, but already the smart money is backing Narendra Modi to win.

An Open Letter to Sheryl Sandberg

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Oh how I wish I were a woman to benefit from your words of wisdom in Lean In. But I am man enough to let you know that I am on your side, not because I sense victory but because the issue that you have raised is close to my heart.

Power, Morality and Role

Kevan Hall | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Hall

We are all defined by a range of relationships, boss and subordinate, parent and child, friend, sibling, etc. Correct action in each of these relationships may be slightly different - but they all have their own distinct morality and pattern of action and reaction.

We Must End the Conspiracy of Silence Surrounding the Abuse of Women in Asian Communities

Mahmood Naji | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

There is a specific form of abuse that I have noticed is most endemic in Muslim, Sikh and Hindu communities. We hear of exceptional cases, of beatings, of forced marriages, of honour killings. But herein lies part of the problem.

The Holidays Are Coming...

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home
Belinda Parmar

At Lady Geek, whilst we focus on women, diversity is what we are striving for and Diwali is a real missed opportunity for companies to broaden their relevance to the multicultural tapestry that is Britain today.

PHOTOS: Lamps Lit Around Globe To Celebrate Diwali

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 13.11.2012 | UK

Diwali, also known as the "festival of lights", is being celebrated across the world by Sikhs, Hindus and Jains. Lamps are lit to symbolise the tri...

News Picture Desk Live: 18 September 2012

Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news pictures from around the world, brought to you by the Huffington Posts own picture editors Elliot Wagland, Matth...

Hindu Worshippers Celebrate Bonalu Festival (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of devotees have celebrated India’s Bonalu festival. The Hindu festival is held in the name of Mahakali, the Goddess of po...

Why Inter-Faith Understanding Is More Important Than Ever in Leadership

Tony Blair | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Politics
Tony Blair

I am a Christian and will remain so. This means that there are certain beliefs I hold dear. But I can, without reducing my Christian commitment, surely accept that someone else, brought up in a different tradition, holds a different set of beliefs, holds them as strongly as I hold mine, and I can respect that person and his/her right to believe as he/she does.

Riots Of Colour

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Home

India’s festival of colour has burst into life, marking the coming of spring. The celebration of Holi begins with public bonfires and gatherings...