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At the conference in New Delhi where Lord Mountbatten disclosed Britain's partition plan for India.(Getty Images)

Revise official history on India, British empire urgently, historians tell UK

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 03:49 PM IST
All migrants need to pass a ‘Life in the UK Test’ as part of their application to the Home Office for ‘indefinite leave to remain’ or UK citizenship.
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British Union Flag, also known as a Union Jack, outside the Houses of Parliament in London.(Bloomberg file photo)
British Union Flag, also known as a Union Jack, outside the Houses of Parliament in London.(Bloomberg file photo)

Windrush row: 455 Indians get UK citizenship

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 07:11 PM IST
Britain has granted citizenship to 455 Indians who arrived between 1948 and 1988 and whose uncertain residency status was part of the Windrush controversy that embarrassed the Theresa May government during the April 2018 Commonwealth summit.
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An Indian man who was convicted of 23 counts of sexual abuse of a male child within his family has been stripped of his British citizenship and faces deportation to India.(AP)
An Indian man who was convicted of 23 counts of sexual abuse of a male child within his family has been stripped of his British citizenship and faces deportation to India.(AP)

Indian-origin man stripped of UK citizenship over rape conviction

By Press Trust of India | London
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 09:28 AM IST
The man, who can only be identified as RSD for legal reasons, came to the UK from India in 1997 and was granted British citizenship in 2004. In 2011, he was found guilty of grooming and raping a 7-year-old child.
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In an update to the home affairs select committee, home secretary Sajid Javid on Friday said the status of 156 Indians has been regularised: 124 were granted citizenship and 32 given indefinite leave to remain.(File Photo)
In an update to the home affairs select committee, home secretary Sajid Javid on Friday said the status of 156 Indians has been regularised: 124 were granted citizenship and 32 given indefinite leave to remain.(File Photo)

Windrush row: 124 Indians get UK citizenship

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 08:04 AM IST
The workers who came to Britain after the World War 2 are called the Windrush generation, comprising mostly citizens from Caribbean countries.
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Britain's Prince Harry (right) and his US fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend a service of commemoration and thanksgiving to mark Anzac Day in Westminster Abbey in London.(AFP File Photo)
Britain's Prince Harry (right) and his US fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend a service of commemoration and thanksgiving to mark Anzac Day in Westminster Abbey in London.(AFP File Photo)

Meghan Markle needs more than a prince to become a British citizen

By HT Correspondent | AP, London
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 06:11 PM IST
To get the UK visa, Meghan Markle will have to provide evidence that her relationship with Prince Harry is genuine and she really is divorced from her first husband, Trevor Engelson. Markle will take UK citizenship after she marries Harry on May 19 at Windsor Castle.
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