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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:00 PM IST
The widely reported exchange between Johnson and Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi evoked strong responses on social media.
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The 36 MPs from various parties sought an urgent meeting with Dominic Raab and an update on representations the foreign office may have made on the issue, including during the recent visit to London of Harsh Vardhan Shringla
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Raising the issue in the House of Commons on Thursday, Dhesi, who is the first turban-wearing Sikh MP in the British parliament, asked leader of the house, Jacob Rees-Mogg, to include a debate on the issue in the house business.
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:05 PM IST
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 10:45 PM IST
Dunne, sitting MP in Ludlow, accused Sahota of “talking through his turban”, a remark that was described as racist. The remark prompted demands instead of an apology, the Conservative party should drop him as a candidate.
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 10:29 AM IST
Dhesi, the first turban-wearing Sikh MP in British history, raised the issue of Islamophobia and racism faced by non-white people in the UK and recalled former journalist Johnson’s controversial description that allegedly fuelled hate crime.
Press Trust of India, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 11:16 PM IST
His campaign has found the backing of other British and Indian MPs, including fellow Labour Party MP Seema Malhotra and Congress MP for Amritsar, Gurjeet Singh Aujla.