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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Prasun Sonwalkar

Prasun Sonwalkar


Prasun Sonwalkar is Editor (UK & Europe), Hindustan Times. During more than three decades, he held senior positions on the Desk, besides reporting from India’s north-east and other states, including a decade covering politics from New Delhi. He has been reporting from UK and Europe since 1999.

articles by Prasun Sonwalkar (3089 results)
Jun 24, 2019 18:55
Given India’s growing capabilities of citizen identification, the UK should treat it as a ‘low-risk’ country for visas, which can be the first step to rekindle bilateral relations that have seen a catalogue of missed opportunities in the recent past,... read more
Jun 24, 2019 08:01
Titled ‘Building Bridges: Reawakening UK-India Ties’, the report says the UK government is failing to make the most of the country’s extensive ties with India, and adds that while the bilateral relationship is strong, it falls short of its potential. read more
Jun 23, 2019 18:25
Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson faced persistent questions about his character and suitability to be the next British prime minister following the domestic row with his partner that prompted the police to visit their flat in central London on... read more
Jun 22, 2019 10:20
The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election. read more
Jun 21, 2019 16:46
Mark Field was on Friday suspended by Downing Street after he manhandled a woman climate change campaigner at a high-profile dinner on Thursday. read more
Jun 21, 2019 13:05
Article 370 grants autonomous status to Jammu and Kashmir, while Article 35A allows the state legislature to define ‘permanent resident’ of the state, which is key to exercising various citizen rights. read more
Jun 20, 2019 23:41
Johnson polled 160 votes in the final fifth round, and Hunt 77. Over 1.2 lakh party members will now cast their votes on the two in the coming weeks, with the result being announced in the week beginning July 22. read more
Jun 20, 2019 20:34
Previously in April, the two princes and their families split households, with Prince Harry and Markle moving to Frogmore Cottage, Windsor, from Kensington Palace, where Prince William and Middleton live. read more
Jun 20, 2019 18:45
Javid was eliminated on Thursday after he polled the least number of votes (34), while favourite Boris Johnson topped the list. read more
Jun 19, 2019 18:41
Oxford has been a leading centre for the study of Humanities and Ethics for nearly 1,000 years, offering an unrivalled depth and range of expertise across disciplines read more
Jun 18, 2019 22:48
Of the six candidates in the fray after the first round last Thursday, Johnson polled 126 votes. Since the minimum votes needed to remain in the race was 33, Dominic Raab, who polled the least number of votes (30), was eliminated. read more
Jun 18, 2019 17:09
Beecham House is a six-part TV series, written and directed by Gurinder Chadha of Bend It Like Beckham fame. read more
Jun 16, 2019 07:34
Announcing the honorary graduates for 2019, the university said Sarin played a key role as a member of the Campaign for Survival and Dignity in India, which was instrumental in drafting the Forest Rights Act of 2006. read more
Jun 15, 2019 14:17
A large number of people have travelled from India to witness the tie, whose tickets were sold out months ago, mostly bought by British Asians of Indian and Pakistan origin: over 6 lakh fans applied for about 25,000 seats at Old Trafford. read more
Jun 14, 2019 22:53
Bharat Suchak, 65, admitted to three counts of fraud abusing his position and was sentenced by the Leicester Crown Court on Thursday. Investigations revealed that he transferred large sums of money from the company’s bank account to his own. read more