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Indian-origin Geeta Sidhu Robb dropped by LibDems as London Mayoral candidate over old anti-semitic remarks

The Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom dropped Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist Geeta Sidhu Robb as a prospective London mayoral...

UK

Would be 'insult' if Kamala Harris becomes first woman US President: Trump

United States President Donald Trump took another dig at Democratic Vice President nominee Kamala Harris saying "people don't like her" and...

USA

UK Labour Party India group says Kashmir motion not official policy

United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party is determined to rebuild trust and win back Indian-origin voters alienated following a...

UK

Labour Party launches campaign to search for more British-Indian representatives

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora representative group of the United Kingdom's Opposition Labour Party, launched its new 'Mahatma...

UK

Indian-American group announces plans to support community members in US polls

IMPACT, an Indian-American political organisation, disclosed that it would utilise USD 10 million to support the community members prepare...

USA

Indians abroad can play big role in making nation self-reliant, says Defense MoS Shripad Naik

Addressing a virtual seminar on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ organised by the Jaipur Foot USA, Indian Minister of State for Defence Shripad...

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Trump nominates Indian-American Sue Ghosh Stricklett to helm USAID Asia operationa

United States President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American lawyer Sue Ghosh Stricklett to head the Asian operations of the US Agency...

USA

PM Modi to hand over social media accounts to women to celebrate Women’s Day this Sunday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shed light today on his mystery announcement on Monday stating that he might quit social media. The PM...

Global

India denies entry to UK Labour MP who chairs Parliamentary group on Kashmir

The controversy surrounding British Labour MP Debbie Abrahams took a new turn on Tuesday with the Indian High Commission in London stating...

Global

US Senate acquits Trump in impeachment hearing

After five months of hearings, investigations and revelations about his dealings with Ukraine, United States President Donald Trump was...

USA

First-ever Khalsa University outside India to be set up in USA

The United States will soon be the host nation of the first Khalsa University campus outside India. A group of NRIs have donated nearly 125...

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Indian women politicians face higher level of online abuse than US, UK counterparts: Study

According to a study of Twitter traffic, Indian women politicians experienced substantially higher online abuse than their United Kingdom...

Global

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...

UK

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...

Global

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...

USA

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...

Global

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.​

Global

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...

UK

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.

Global

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...

UK