About Us

The Asian Independent is an English Newspaper, having one of vast distribution, circulation and readership network across the West and East Midlands. Based in Birmingham, we cater to more than 4 generations of Asian origin people living in the UK by providing relevant news, current affairs and informative editorials.

 At The Asian Independent, we believe that the world is one community. Since our establishment, we have developed and transformed ourselves as one of the voices of the Asian communities across the West & East Midlands. To the Asian diaspora, we bring them latest news updates as if they were still in their country of origin. Our local team of reporters and journalist cover all national and local news and events to keep the communities informed and involved; be it events or related festivities. We strive to capture the essence of joy, happiness and unity in our paper making UK home away from home for our reader.

As the times are changing, we at the Asian Independent are also evolving with the community’s digital requirements and are due to launch our mobile app on IOS and Android platform shortly, thereby bringing the news in the palms of our readers.

 News and Feature Content


We pride ourselves on providing up to date news from South East Asian (Indian Sub- Continent) and abroad, covering topics from politics, sports, entertainment, numeroscope, health, fashion and local interest stories.


As a community paper, we provide coverage on the UK issues and events relevant to our readership, including community functions and all festive functions.


We actively encourage our readers to participate with the paper, by submitting their own articles, human interest stories, poetry, views and much more.

 Target Audience:

 The Asian Independent has an extremely diversified target audience encompassing different age groups, backgrounds and different readership levels online and offline.

 Circulation and Distribution

We have one of the fastest growing readership & circulation network across the West & East Midlands. The newspapers are circulated for free across all Asian residential and commercial areas, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, bus stations, universities, libraries, temples, mosques, churches, community centres, cash & carries, hairdressers, health centres, national coaches and select railway stations across the United Kingdom.

British Asians contribute about 5% of the total population which is a substantial consumer base that many business corporations can not overlook this niche market platform. Asian Independent has strategically gained a strong readership that enables businesses, service providers and individuals to reach out across the Asian communities.


 The Asian Independent fully owned and operated by Samaj Media Enterprise Limited, Suite 507, Hawthorns House,  Halfords Lans, Smethwick, Birmingham B66 1BB.

Tel: 0121 246 5323 / Email: info@theasianindependent.co.uk