[

tanmanjeet singh dhesi

]
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons on December 9.(AFP)

Boris misheard question, says office after he terms farmer protest an India-Pak issue

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.
The sun sets behind the Palace of Westminster, the home of the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 4, 2020.(AFP)
The sun sets behind the Palace of Westminster, the home of the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 4, 2020.(AFP)

Farmers’ protest in India: UK refuses to take stand on 36 MPs seeking intervention

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
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
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, the first turbaned Sikh MP in the UK, paying obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday, July 25.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT file photo)
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, the first turbaned Sikh MP in the UK, paying obeisance at Golden Temple in Amritsar on Wednesday, July 25.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT file photo)

UK role in Op Bluestar: Labour MP reiterates call for public inquiry

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.
Relatives and neighbourers offering sweets to Amrik Singh, uncle of Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, at their native village near Jalandhar on Friday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Relatives and neighbourers offering sweets to Amrik Singh, uncle of Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, at their native village near Jalandhar on Friday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)

UK polls: 5 Punjab-origin MPs make it to House of Commons

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:05 PM IST
On Thursday, Dunne tendered the apology: “I apologised to Kuldip Sahota for my comments last night. I apologise again unreservedly for the offence caused.”(Photo: Twitter/ Philip Dunne)
On Thursday, Dunne tendered the apology: “I apologised to Kuldip Sahota for my comments last night. I apologise again unreservedly for the offence caused.”(Photo: Twitter/ Philip Dunne)

Conservative candidate Philip Dunne apologises after offending Sikh candidate

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
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.
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Labour MP for Slough, speaks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London.(Photo: AP)
Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, Labour MP for Slough, speaks to the media outside the Houses of Parliament in London.(Photo: AP)

When Labour’s Sikh MP put PM Boris on the back foot

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
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.
Britain MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
Britain MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi

British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights

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.
SHARE
Story Saved