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Bob Blackman is one of the two British MP awarded with Padma Shri.(Courtesy: Twitter/@BobBlackman)

British MPs, ‘Bob-bhai’ and ‘Barry-bhai’ win Padma Shri for standing by India

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
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.
Suella Braverman (Conservative) and Rishi Sunak (Conservative) were among the 10-member group of MPs of Indian-origin who were declared elected.
Suella Braverman (Conservative) and Rishi Sunak (Conservative) were among the 10-member group of MPs of Indian-origin who were declared elected.

Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law among record 15 Indian-origin winners in UK polls

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2019 10:09 AM IST
The election of 15 MPs of Indian extraction is a new record for the 1.5 million-strong community: they include seven each from Conservative and Labour parties; and for the first time, one from the Liberal Democrats.
Britain will have a general election on December 12, 2019.(Bloomberg)
Britain will have a general election on December 12, 2019.(Bloomberg)

After Dec 12 election, Britain’s new House of Commons likely to see more Indian-origin MPs

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:50 PM IST
The 2017 election saw a record 12 Indian-origin MPs elected (seven Labour and five Conservative), but with the Conservative Party nominating candidates from the community in two of its strongholds, the number is likely to rise to at least 14.
The Labour Party leader from Bradford West reported to the police about the incident, after she reached Whitehall, Central London, at 10.50 am on April 1.(Facebook/ Naz Shah MP)
The Labour Party leader from Bradford West reported to the police about the incident, after she reached Whitehall, Central London, at 10.50 am on April 1.(Facebook/ Naz Shah MP)

Man masturbates in front of Pakistan-origin British MP Naz Shah on London bus

London | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2019 02:31 PM IST
he Labour Party leader from Bradford West reported to the police about the incident, after she reached Whitehall, Central London, at 10.50 am on April 1.
Defender of national freedom at home, upholder of racial oppression abroad — such were the paradoxical politics of Winston Churchill(IWM via Getty Images)
Defender of national freedom at home, upholder of racial oppression abroad — such were the paradoxical politics of Winston Churchill(IWM via Getty Images)

The two faces of Winston Churchill

UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 11:38 AM IST
He was an unapologetic imperialist, who believed that India could never become a nation, that Indians should remain forever under the British yoke.
A scene of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Amritsar, 1999. The apology for the massacre should have come in 1919 itself , when the issue was discussed in the British Parliament(Hindustan Times)
A scene of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Amritsar, 1999. The apology for the massacre should have come in 1919 itself , when the issue was discussed in the British Parliament(Hindustan Times)

The UK must apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

By Kishwar Desai
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Apart from the horrific killings and their cover up, the impact of the massacre on the economy and social fabric of Amritsar and many of the cities of undivided Punjab also needs to be considered
If the deal is only narrowly defeated in the House of Commons, May might choose to try her luck in a second Commons vote in the new year(AFP)
If the deal is only narrowly defeated in the House of Commons, May might choose to try her luck in a second Commons vote in the new year(AFP)

Why Britain will continue to be part of the European Union

UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 07:36 PM IST
The most recent polls suggest there’s a small majority not just in favour of holding another referendum but also in favour of remaining in the EU
Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not allow India to express itself.(Reuters/File Photo)
Rahul Gandhi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not allow India to express itself.(Reuters/File Photo)

Congress biased towards marginalised: Rahul Gandhi in British Parliament

London | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2018 12:28 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi said the centrepiece of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s and Congress’ stand is that the party will always look to the person standing at the end of the line.
In our carefully crafted plural democracy, we endeavour to ensure that every identity is allowed a safe space for representation and expression(Hindustan Times)
In our carefully crafted plural democracy, we endeavour to ensure that every identity is allowed a safe space for representation and expression(Hindustan Times)

The government must resurrect the dignity of Parliament

By Jyotiraditya Scindia
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 04:06 PM IST
The blame game will continue, but how do we fix the problem? The British Parliament, for instance, sets aside 20 days in each parliamentary session, dedicated solely to discussing the issues laid down by the Opposition. Canada has 22 per calendar year.
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie at a news conference in London on Tuesday.(Reueters)
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie at a news conference in London on Tuesday.(Reueters)

Cambridge Analytica whistle-blower Christopher Wylie tweets firm worked with several Indian parties, names JD(U)

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 09:45 PM IST
The document tweeted by Christopher Wylie reveals SCL, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, carried out caste surveys in Uttar Pradesh on more than one occasion.
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