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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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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...

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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...

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UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak considering proposal to feature ethnic-minority figures on coins

Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is reportedly considering a proposal for influential ethnic minority figures to be...

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Historians' open letter to UK Home Office protests misrepresentation of Colonial era, slavery in citizenship test

Prominent historians both in and outside the United Kingdom have posted an open letter protesting the ongoing misrepresentation of slavery,...

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UK government to probe reports of slave labour in clothing factory with Indian workers

The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency has been tasked with investigating a clothing factory named Jaswal Fashions based in Leicester...

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UK Home Secretary Priti Patel launches working group to tackle migrant issues

The United Kingdom's Indian-origin Home Secretary Priti Patel launched a new cross-government review panel to address issues faced by the...

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UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

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Exclusive: British-Indian MP Virendra Sharma's tough speak on UK government's handling of COVID-19

An exclusive Spotlight interview with Virendra Sharma, one of the longest-serving British Indian MPs from Ealing Southall in West London.

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British-Indian Business Secretary Alok Sharma self-isolating after returning home from Parliament

Britain's Indian-origin Business Secretary Alok Sharma has been tested for the novel coronavirus after feeling unwell at the despatch box in...

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Indian-origin UK Business Secretary says UK moving closer to lifting lockdown

Speaking about the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in the United Kingdom, UK Business Secretary Alok Sharma said the nation is in a position to...

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Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak gears up to present Budget on Wednesday

Rishi Sunak, United Kingdom's first Indian-origin finance minister, is reportedly set to scrap an unpopular tax on women's sanitary products...

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MEA refutes Turkish President, UK Foreign Office comments about Delhi violence, CAA

The Indian Ministry of External Affairs refuted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the United Kingdom's junior foreign minister...

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Indian-origin MP Suella Braverman sworn in as UK Attorney-General

Indian-origin Suella Braverman was formally sworn in as UK’s new Attorney General at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London....

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Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to present UK Budget on March 11

New Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to get off to a flying start as he helms the UK government in presenting...

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What UK’s new points-based visa system means for Indian and other migrants

United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday announced the launch of the UK's new points-based visa system, aimed at attracting...

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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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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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UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

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Britain exits EU amid night of parties and protests

Amid pro-Brexit celebrations and anti-Brexit protests, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union at 23:00 GMT on Friday more...

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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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India's Supreme Court refuses to stay CAA, gives government 4 weeks to respond

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday ruled that it would not grant a stay to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) without hearing the...

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How much will Brexit cost the UK economy? Over GBP 200 billion, estimates this report

With an expensive Brexit looming on the horizon, business analysts estimate that the costs to the British economy have already passed the...

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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...

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Indian-origin UK MP Rishi Sunak to get new ‘economic super-ministry’ portfolio: Sources

Indian-origin Deputy Finance Minister in the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak has been tipped by Conservative Party insiders to helm a new...

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