A Muslim walks into a bar on a Friday night. The set-up already alludes to a preposterous story but bear with me. It's a good one. Said Muslim sits down and gets chatting to a well-meaning gentleman. The conversation flows as follows...
For over a decade now, Muslims in Britain have been under intense media scrutiny with doom and gloom stories abound in the media about the faith, its adherents, places of worship, and religious and cultural practices...
My tuk tuk was definitely not built for a two hour journey along a dirt track. It lurched from pothole to pothole spending most of the trip mid-air, jumping around the road to avoid dead animals and small children.
The Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) may be struggling to stay on the Formula 1 calendar beyond 2013 but that hasn't dampened local interest in becoming a marshal for the race in October.
Varanasi, one of the world's oldest living cities, is situated on the banks of the River Ganga (the Ganges) and has a magical attraction for photographers. Few destinations offer quite as much to people looking to capture images of India's ancient heart and spiritual soul.
Medical students in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh were expected to take to the streets in protest today, amid mounting outrage at the way state officials have replaced a national qualification with its local predecessor.
Up popped La Porte des Indes, a ridiculously delicious looking French influenced Indian tucked just behind Marble Ach, offering not only lunch but also a 90-minute Indian cooking demo from their Head Chef. Organised fun AND a lovely meal? This could have easily gone one of two ways.