UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 11:35 PM IST
During recent debates in British Parliament, Blackman and Gardiner have steadfastly held New Delhi’s corner, when hardly any Indian-origin MP speaks on the sensitive issues such as Jammu and Kashmir.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 05:55 AM IST
Bob Blackman, the Conservative Party MP, countered the Pakistani government’s plan to move a United Nations resolution in the wake of India’s August 5 decision to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution and end the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.
London | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Blackman also said that India has a long-established tradition of respecting different faiths and religions.
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 07:39 PM IST
A demonstration was held on Monday outside the Indian high commission organised by groups including the South Asia Solidarity Group to protest against the moves initiated by home minister Amit Shah. Other UK-based groups hailed or criticised the changes.
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 07:38 AM IST
During a visit in 1997, Queen Elizabeth said at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial: "History cannot be rewritten, however much we might sometimes wish otherwise. It has its moments of sadness, as well as gladness. We must learn from the sadness and build on the gladness.”
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2019 07:43 PM IST
UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, in his comment on Pulwama terror attack, referred to Jammu and Kashmir as “India-administered Kashmir”.