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British-Indian MP Lisa Nandy amongst top two candidates for new Labour leader

Indian-origin British Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy on Wednesday became one of two Labour candidates to earn the requisite support from...

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February tentatively fixed for Donald Trump’s visit to India: Reports

Diplomatic channels between both nations are in contact to organise the visit of US President Donald Trump to India on an open invitation...

USA

Singapore's Tharman Shanmugaratnam exchanges New Year's wishes with Modi

​Singapore's Indian-origin Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister...

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Indian-origin UK MP Lisa Nandy formally launches bid for Labour leadership

British Indian Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy formally launched her bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour party, urging...

UK

Four newcomers, 11 returning Indian-origin MPs in UK 2019 polls

The United Kingdom 2019 elections might have seen the Conservatives gain a record majority, but they are in a photo finish with the Labour...

UK

British-Indian Labour candidates unfazed by perceived shift in Indian-origin voting trend

With Hindi ads, more Tory tickets going to Indian-origin candidates and a pro-Brexit trend among the British Hindu community, the United...

UK

Indian-American US Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal tables bill calling for Kashmir resolution

Indian-American Democrat Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal sponsored a bipartisan resolution in the US House of Representatives...

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UK Parliament backs general elections on December 12

The United Kingdom Parliament on Tuesday approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to hold a general election on December 12 amid a...

UK

20 Indian-origin candidates win in Canadian polls, including ‘kingmaker’ Jagmeet Singh

Indian-origin Canadian Jagmeet Singh is likely to emerge as the “kingmaker” after his New Democratic Party (NDP) won 24 seats in the...

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Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passes away

Former Indian Finance Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley passed away on Saturday aged 66.​

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Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal on list of UK PM’s campaign donors

Indian-origin steel magnate Lakshmi N Mittal’s name appeared in the list of donors supporting United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris...

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Modi, Trump, Putin star in Israel PM Netanyahu’s campaign ads

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be hoping to leverage his relationship with world leaders to secure his seat in office.

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Priti Patel appointed UK Home Secretary; 3 Indian-origin ministers in Boris Johnson's Cabinet

Tory Member of Parliament (MP) Priti Patel took charge as Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary in the newly-unveiled Boris Johnson...

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar: India’s stature in the world has risen

India’s new External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar believes that India’s global stature has grown significantly in the last five years.

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Modi takes oath as India PM for Term 2.0

Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India earlier today, marking the start of his second term. He was sworn in by Indian...

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Indian MHA discards 'blacklists' of Indians seeking asylum abroad

In yet another reconciliatory measure aimed at overseas citizens and the diaspora, the Indian Home Ministry has decided to discard its...

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Congress NRI campaign bus to tour Punjab, Haryana prior to polls

Acknowledging the importance of NRIs in the upcoming election and the political influence they exert, the Indian National Congress has come...

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Over 90 per cent of overseas electors from Kerala, Punjab engaging over 40,000 volunteers as guides for NRIs, first-time voters

Taking stock of over 70,000 registered overseas electors for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, over 90 per cent are from the Indian state of...

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Probe fake news about online NRI voting: Goa EC to cops

The Goa state election authority yesterday directed the police to probe fake news circulating on social media, which claims overseas voters...

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Will continue to work with US authorities to help detained Indians: MEA

The Government of India is continuously making efforts to address the detention of 129 Indian students, mostly from the states of Telangana...

USA

Will the EVMs decide the elections of 2019?

An Indian Cyber expert identified as Syed Suja, recently told a press conference in London addressing via Skype that 2014 General election...

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New UK visa rules keeping Indian students out to have no impact: MEA

The Indian Government has maintained that new rules keeping Indians out of "low risk" visa list "will not have any impact" on the existing...

UK

India to pursue Shangri La vision in South-East Asian security architecture: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs today said it will follow a rule-based and dialogue driven vision of Indo-Pacific security as defined by...

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Toddlers Darlene, Jessica in UK first to get passports under MEA outreach programme

The Indian mission in UK presented the first set of passports under their new scheme to two toddlers, Darlene Fernandes and Jessica Kaur, at...

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Changing its stand, Indian govt says NRIs allowed to make RTI queries

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can file Right to Information (RTI) applications to seek governance-related information, the government has...

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