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Sunday, Jun 16, 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 (3077 results)
May 27, 2019 22:06
The Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) of the Home and Foreign Office said it dealt with the most cases linked to Pakistan in 2018: 769, followed by Bangladesh (157) and India (110). read more
May 27, 2019 20:06
Son of a Pakistan-origin bus driver, Javid, 49, is the home secretary in the Theresa May government. He previously held the role of Culture secretary, and later as Business secretary interacted with leading Indian companies, including the Tata group read more
May 27, 2019 16:00
Brexit remained the defining factor in the May 23 elections as Nigel Farage emerged as the biggest winner. read more
May 27, 2019 10:55
Pushing for change with continuity in tune with the contemporary digital age, sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, who launched his book, ‘Master on Masters’, at the Nehru Centre, said most performances, after about an hour, become repetitive, which makes people... read more
May 26, 2019 18:02
Potential contenders have until June 10 to formally declare their intention to contest the leadership election, triggered by May’s announcement that she will leave on June 7. read more
May 25, 2019 20:18
Focussing on various aspects of Pakistan’s financial system, including the illegal ‘hawala\/hundi’ system of money transfer and the role of Dubai, the report based on a series of interviews and workshops in London and Pakistan, says Islamabad faces several... read more
May 25, 2019 20:11
Five leading Tory figures have declared their intention to contest the leadership election after PM May announced her June 7 resignation on Thursday, with the fate of Brexit up in the air. read more
May 25, 2019 08:25
Theresa May took over in July 2016 after the Leave vote in the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to resign read more
May 24, 2019 19:26
The Guardian has a mention on its front page with the headline: ‘Modi scores huge victory in Indian election’, and two pages inside on the results that included a focus on the dwindling fortunes of the Congress and the Nehru-Gandhi family. read more
May 24, 2019 14:40
Theresa May took over as prime minister in July 2016 in the aftermath of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, which resulted in a leave vote. The vote prompted David Cameron to resign as prime minister. read more
May 23, 2019 19:45
From holding car rallies with Modi’s image in various towns across the UK, to making hundreds of thousands of calls from a call centre in London to friends and family members in India, the role of UK-based supporters included 2,000 volunteers travelling... read more
May 23, 2019 17:31
The opulent wardrobe of Maharaja Duleep Singh is one of the highlights of a major exhibition showcasing Queen Victoria’s complex love affair with India at the Kensington Palace from Friday, marking the 200th anniversary of her birth. read more
May 23, 2019 17:08
The student and parents have not been named, but Paula Dobbin, head of the Redscope Primary School in Rotherham, has written to all parents when several students did not attend school due to concerns over the ‘kirpan’ she carried. read more
May 22, 2019 08:01
The Guru Nanak Chair funded by India is to be based in a university in the Midlands region of England, which has a considerable population of Sikh and Indian origin. read more
May 21, 2019 21:44
May has rejected on umpteen occasions the demand for another referendum, on the ground that it would betray the trust in democracy of the people, who voted to leave the EU in the 2016 referendum read more