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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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UK to double fast-track visas for scientists from India and other countries: Priti Patel

The United Kingdom government on Monday announced plans to double fast-track visas for scientists from around the world, including from...

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Indian-origin medical association chief warns UK PM about NHS crash

The Indian-origin chief of one of the United Kingdom's leading medical associations has urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ramp...

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Indian-origin UK postmasters awarded settlement after winning post office stealing scandal case

Over 550 sub-postmasters in the United Kingdom, many of them of Indian-origin, were awarded a GBP 57.8 million settlement by the UK High...

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New UK visa plan to hire doctors, nurses from India and other countries

The United Kingdom government on Thursday announced plans to introduce a new visa for qualified doctors and nurses from countries around the...

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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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Indian-origin Lisa Nandy top contender to replace Corbyn as new Labour Party leader

Indian-origin Labour MP Lisa Nandy has emerged a frontrunner to replace party leader Jeremy Corbyn after the party’s disastrous election...

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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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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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Kashmir a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan, UK’s stand unchanged, says Boris Johnson

Johnson's statement came in the wake of a two-day trip to Kashmir by 23 members of European Parliaments to assess the situation.

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