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Monday, Feb 17, 2020

Labour

Dec 25, 2019 00:26
The new group of Indian-origin MPs after the December 12 election is the latest example of the diaspora’s growing participation in politics in various countries. It is also a British success story, despite continuing concerns about racism prompted by... read more
Dec 18, 2019 17:09
Seeking to retain the support of voters who voted to leave and remain in the EU, Corbyn consistently refused to say which side he favours during the election campaign. read more
Dec 13, 2019 18:48
The Conservative party won 364 of the 649 seats declared (the House of Commons’ strength is 650), comfortably passing the 326 majority mark that had eluded it in the 2017 mid-term election, sending the pound north against the dollar. read more
Dec 13, 2019 09:17
Pet owners took to Twitter to post photographs of their dogs next to polling station signs at schools and community centres across the country, using the trending hashtag #dogsatpollingstations. read more
Dec 11, 2019 21:29
The choice in effect is about real change in British society and direction: a bigger role for the state under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, including nationalising services such as railways, and Johnson seeing the country through Brexit as per the agreement... read more
Dec 10, 2019 17:21
Former prime ministers John Major and Tony Blair asking voters to vote against their own party candidates is one of several incongruities thrown up by the election that will determine the shape and form of Brexit by the deadline of January 31, if at... read more
Dec 09, 2019 17:58
Boris Johnson took over from May, but soon realised that despite getting the European Union to tweak May’s Brexit agreement, he did not have support in parliament. After repeated defeats, it became clear that only another election could resolve the Brexit... read more
Dec 08, 2019 20:14
Wooed by David Cameron since 2005 when he became party leader and later as prime minister after 2010, the 1.5 million-strong community has increasingly gravitated towards the Conservative party. read more
Nov 20, 2019 19:57
Large sections of the community, particularly the young, aspirational and upwardly mobile second and third generation British Indians, have gravitated towards the Conservative party in recent years, aided by the focus on India and Indians by former leader... read more
Nov 14, 2019 18:40
The 2017 election saw the election of 12 MPs of Indian origin from Conservative and Labour parties, up from one in 1987, when Keith Vaz was elected from Leicester East. The December 12 election is likely to see an increase in the number. read more
Oct 31, 2019 17:42
Launching the poll campaign, Corbyn, who has so far pursued an ambiguous policy on Brexit in view of the party’s anti and pro-Brexit supporters, he for the first time offered clarity in the choice voters will be offered: to leave with a ‘sensible’ agreement... read more
Oct 14, 2019 17:41
The growing protest from large sections of the 1.5-million strong Indian community is significant in the history of British politics. Rarely have so many community organisations made their views known on any single issue, putting one of the two main... read more
Sep 24, 2019 21:44
Earlier on Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that Johnson’s decision to suspend parliament was unlawful, prompting several opposition leaders to demand that the prime minister step down. read more
Sep 23, 2019 15:36
The video has collected over 2.5 million views - and still counting. read more