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Suella Braverman under fire during UK PM Sunak's PMQs

During Indian-origin UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's second PM Questions session, controversial British-Indian Home Secretary Suella...

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No Diwali deadline for India-UK Free Trade pact, says UK minister

Free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with India are no longer working towards a Diwali deadline, United Kingdom (UK) Trade Secretary Kemi...

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Vikram Doraiswami to be India's next high commissioner to UK

Indian diplomat Vikram K Doraiswami, an Indian Foreign Service officer of 1992 batch, has been appointed India's new High Commissioner to...

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India-born Sunil Chopra wins UK's Mayor seat for second time

India-born businessman Sunil Chopra was elected as Southwark's London Borough Mayor for the second time.

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UK High Commissioner Alex Ellis greets people on Guru Nanak Jayanti

British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis extended his greetings to the citizens of India on the occasion of Guru Purab that marks the...

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Indian tricolour unfurled around the world to mark Independence Day

India celebrated its 75th Independence Day today, marking freedom from British colonial rule with celebrations and events around the globe.

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UK’s new graduate immigration route to benefit Indian students

The United Kingdom (UK) last week opened a new graduate immigration route that will benefit Indian students, allowing them to stay longer in...

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Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

Indian diaspora speaks out on Indian government has lodged an official protest over the UK Parliament's on the farmers' protests in India.

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UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

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UK minister set to hold trade talks during upcoming India visit

Britain's international trade secretary Liz Truss is set to arrive in New Delhi for talks with Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal...

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India slams UK MPs over Kashmir debate, states they are making 'false assertions'

The Indian condemned some of the United Kingdom parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex...

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Thousands protest against farm laws outside Indian high commission in London

A massive demonstration was held yesterday in front of the Indian high commission in London with many raising Khalistani flags.

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Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla meets UK Home Minister Priti Patel during flying visit

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday in London as well and discussed a...

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INR 3,600 crore recovered from Mallya so far, SBI-led banks' consortium tells Supreme Court of India

The State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium of banks has told the Supreme Court of India that around INR 3,600 crore had been recovered...

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Cannot extradite Mallya till secret matter resolved, UK tells India

The United Kingdom has conveyed to India that fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya cannot be extradited till the resolution of a "secret legal"...

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Inaugural British South Asian youth summit resolves to decolonise education in UK

The inaugural British South Asian Youth Summit was hosted virtually by veteran Indian-origin British MP Virendra Sharma and concluded with a...

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HCI London set to bring Shiva statue stolen in 1998 to India

A late ninth century stone statue of Lord Shiva, stolen from a temple in Rajasthan and smuggled to the United Kingdom, is set to be returned...

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Diaspora Group to conduct first-ever British-Indian census in UK

The India League, a UK-based diaspora group founded in 1916 announced it will be conducting the first-ever British-Indian Census around...

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10-year-old Ishwar Sharma wins UK video blog yoga contest launched by PM Modi

Ten-year-old Ishwar Sharma was one of the winners in the United Kingdom edition of the 'My life My Yoga' video blog contest promoted by...

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EAM Jaishankar to headline virtual India Global Week Summit from July 9-11

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is set to be one of the key speakers at the India Global Week summit to be held next week,...

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Gaitri Kumar appointed Indian High Commissioner to the UK; new envoys for Kuwait and Finland too

The 1986-batch Indian Foreign Service officer is currently serving as Indian Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union.

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India prepares to operate 64 flights over one week to bring home stranded citizens

All 64 flights will be operated by Air India till May 13, after which private airlines can join the evacuation effort.

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Indian missions lend helping hand to ensure compatriots reach home safely amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Indian missions are helping fellow citizens world over, who are affected by travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

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Indian diaspora in Europe protests against Delhi riots, calls for Amit Shah to resign

Indians diaspora across Europe turned out for protests against the recent riots in New Delhi with several diaspora groups in London.

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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...

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