City Hindus Network

Not-for-profit organisation promoting networking, personal development and charity amongst Hindu professionals in London.

This presents a summary of the media and press coverage for the CHN.  For media enquiries, email us

We are widely quoted in the media and frequently asked to comment on Hindu issues that affect young people in Britain and abroad. Below is a selection of the publications we have appeared in. You can also find us on Wikipedia here.

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Tackling the stigmas of mental health in the South Asian community

  • Eastern Eye, 29 March 2013, ‘It’s all in the mind’ (here)
  • Asian Voice, 30 March 2013, ‘Tackling the stigmas of mental health in the South Asian community’ (here)
Research into Glass Ceiling for ethnic minorities

  • The Samosa, 28 February 2013, ‘Britain: Does the Glass Ceiling exist?’ (here)
  • City of London Police, 19 March 2013, Front page of website (here)
  • The Recruiter, 25 February 2013, ‘City Hindu Network looks to reveal different views on glass ceiling’ (here)

  • Asian Voice, 23 February 2013, ‘

    Breakthrough City Hindus Network

    research into whether the “Glass Ceiling” is a myth or reality is launched’ (here)

‘The right impact measurement tool depends on the objectives concerned’

  • The Guardian, 4 Mach 2013 (here)
Celebrating Diwali 2012

  • Asian Voice, 27 October 2012, ‘Diwali message from parliamentarians and community leaders’ (here)
  • Asian Voice, 27 October 2012, ‘Diwali with the City Hindus Network’ (here)
  • Diwali in Trafalgar Square, October 2012, ‘Serving the community and inspiring a generation’ (coming soon)
  • Asian Wealth Magazine, November 2012, ‘City Hindus Network celebrates year of accomplishment’ (here)
  • Asian Voice, 24 November 2012, ’City Hindus Network celebrates year of accomplishment’ (here)
CHN Sewa Day collaboration: Book collection

  • Coverage across BBC Asian Network through the day on 8-9 October 2012
  • Coverage on ‘Talk of the Town’ on B4U Music on 21, 24 October 2012
‘First of its kind, and proud’

  • Asian Voice, 29 September 2012 (here)
Asian Achievers Awards magazine

  • Find a good mentor, September 2012 (here)
‘Asian Voice ‘hunts and finds’ talents for the 12th Asian Achievers Awards’, 8 September 2012

  • Asian Voice, 8 September 7 July 2012, ‘Success defined by the journey, not just the destination’ (here)
‘Jeevan panth’

  • Gujarat Samachar, CB Patel column, 11 August 2012 (here)
Further Journeys for Change, Simmons & Simmons and UBS, 14 June 2012

  • Asian Voice, 7 July 2012, ‘Success defined by the journey, not just the destination’ (here)
‘Playing God to fight bias: New play seeks to challenge prejudice despite facing its own controversies’

  • Eastern Eye, 22 June 2012, (click here)
‘Taking a stand over Jubilee funding row’

  • Eastern Eye, 15 June 2012, (click here)
‘Your time is up: Political influence and the Indian’

  • Political Animal blog, 28 May 2012 (here)
‘Veg or not to veg?’

  • Eastern Eye, 13 April 2012, (click here)
Sewa Day adds £400,000 to Britain

  • Redhotcurry, 2 April 2012, ‘Social Return on Investment: Sewa Day adds £400K to UK claim economists’ (here)
  • Sewa Day, 2 April 2012, ‘We know sewa is a good thing, but can we quantify how good?’ (here)
  • Eastern Eye, 6 April 2012, ‘Charity event has economic benefit’ (here)
‘This House believes vegetarianism is just as important for British Hindus today as it was for the previous generation’ debate in conjunction with CMS Cameron McKenna, 7 March 2012

  • Asian Voice 17 March 2012, ‘City Hindus Network debate: habit v/s choice’ (here)
Asian Voice / CHN Youth Conference and launch of Young Asian Social Enterprise (YASE), 3 March 2012

  • Asian Voice 10 March 2012, ‘Asian Voice hosts successful Youth Conference at Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London’; ‘Launch of Young Asian Social Enterprise’ (Page 1 and Page 2)
Time to Change: Let’s end mental health discrimination, in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police, 26 January 2012

  • Eastern Eye 13 January 2012, ‘Last taboo’ (here and here)
Comment pieces on diversity in the City of London

  1. ‘Diwali in the City: Diversity is increasingly being celebrated’, Eastern Eye, 28 October 2011 (here)
  2. ‘Strength in Diversity: The City approach to Diwali’, Asian Voice, Diwali magazine, October 2011 (here)
Sewa Day 2011, 25 September 2011

  • Eastern Eye 16 September 2011, ‘Stars support day of service’ (here)
CHN Networking Dinner, 18 August 2011

  • Asian Voice 24 August 2011, ‘City Hindus Network organises networking dinner’ (here)
Asian Voice Youth Conference 2011, 6 August 2011:

  • Asian Voice 25 June 2011, ‘Youth conference – A step in the right direction’ (Page 1 and Page 2)
‘The Indian Mind: Dialogies with Diversity’ in conjunction with the OCHS and Deloitte, 13 July 2011:

  • Diverse Ethics 14 July 2011, ‘City Hindus draw upon wisdom’ (webpage)
India Incorporated 11 July 2011, ‘Anshu Jain tipped for Deutsche Bank top job’ (here)
Asian Voice 23 June 2011: ‘Lifestyle – Pearls of Wisom’ (here)
‘Journeys for Change’ in conjunction with State Street, 16 June 2011:

  • Asian Voice, 25 June 2011, ‘Journeys for Change’ (here)
  • De Montfort University Alumni Association, 23 June 2011, ‘DMU alumni in Journeys for Change’ (webpage)
  • Also featured in other Asian newspapers such as Eastern Eye
CHN profile, India Link magazine, Oct-Dec 2010 edition (here)
Five on Five’ with Pratik Dattani, India Incorporated (webpage)
Jewish Chronicle, ‘Jewish organisations team up to fight political racism’, 22 April 2010 (here)
‘Hinduism in the City’ in conjunction with Barclays Capital, 25 February 2010:

  • Red Hot Curry, 25 February 2010, ‘Barclays Capital hosts a ‘Hinduism in the City’ event in London’ (webpage)
  • Diverse Ethics, 26 February 2010, ‘Call to Action: Hindu virtues need to be revived argues prominent Barclays banker’ (webpage)
  • OCHS, 25 February 2010, ‘Hinduism in the City event’ (webpage)
  • Also featured on Zee TV’s Out and About programme and articles in newspapers Asian Voice, GG2 and Eastern Eye

‘CHN, a saffron revolution in the City of London?’ Red Hot Curry, 4 November 2009,  (webpage)

The Asian Today 20 October 2009, ‘Hindu groups slam BNP claims’ (here)

New Statesman 17 December 2009, ‘The Faith Column’ (here) by Deepti Patel

Mayor of London’s Reception, 9 May 2007:

  • Hindustan Times, 10 May 2007, ‘Britain’s Hindu community goes places’ (webpage)
  • DNA Thursday, 10 May 2007, ‘London mayor lauds UK Hindus’ (webpage)
  • Interviewed by Richard Midson on LBC News radio station at 10:46am on 9 May 2007
  • Sunrise Radio and Kismat Radio stations broadcast news reports throughout 9 May 2007
  • Ethnic Minority Business Group, ‘Mayor of London recognises Hindu Contribution to British Economy’ in May 2007 (webpage)

Poonam Fast & Donate, January 2007:

  • Red Hot Curry, 30 January 2007, ‘Hindus urge City bonus winners to fast for charity’ (webpage)

Launch Event, June 2006:

  • City AM Thursday, 8 June 2006, Page 10 The Capitalist – Dominic Midgley (gif)
  • Hindu Voice UK, June 2006, News (webpage)
  • Religious Diversity News, 20 June 2006, ‘In London, City Hindus Network launched’ (webpage)