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Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak appointed UK Finance Minister in post-Brexit Cabinet reshuffle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday named Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister, after Chancellor of...

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Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

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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...

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UK polls: Tories hammer Labour to get largest majority in 33 years

With results in for almost all constituencies across the United Kingdom (641 out of 650 seats), it is clear that Boris Johnson will return...

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UK election: Pre-poll survey gives Johnson lead but hung Parliament still a possibility

With a total of 3,322 candidates standing across 650 seats in the House of Commons, this election is expected to throw up the most diverse...

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Your one-stop guide to the UK elections

As the UK heads to polls, Connected to India tells you everything you need to know about the British elections.

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Reactions to pro-Johnson Hindi campaign song range from amused to outraged

In line with the 2015 and 2017 elections in the United Kingdom, a Hindi music video urging people to vote for Conservatives and Boris...

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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...

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British-Indian Tory candidates speak on Brexit, London Bridge attack during campaign

With less than 10 days to go, the fog surrounding the United Kingdom’s elections shows no signs of dissipating with the Conservatives,...

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Indian-origin Tamkeen Shaikh chosen as Tory candidate for Barking

Ahmedabad-born Tamkeen Shaikh has been selected as the Conservative Party candidate for the Barking constituency in the December 12 United...

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British-Indian Labour group slams party for lack of Indian-origin poll candidates

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora group affiliated with the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, on Wednesday issued a statement...

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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...

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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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Boris Johnson defeats Jeremy Hunt in UK PM race

Boris Johnson was elected as leader of the UK's Conservative Party and is set to become the nation's next Prime Minister even as Britain...

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British PM candidate Boris Johnson pledges improved trade ties with India if elected

Boris Johnson, the former UK foreign secretary and the frontrunner in the race to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, has pledged...

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