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Meet Preet Gill – Britain’s first female Sikh MP.

Britain has elected its first female Sikh MP. Preet Kaur Gill, 44, won the constituency of Birmingham Edgbaston – home to a large Sikh community – for the Labour Party with more than 53 percent of the vote. The constituency is a Labour safe seat but had been targeted by …

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Award-winning photographer Souvid Datta admits to doctoring images.

The award-winning British Indian photographer Souvid Datta has admitted to photoshopping images and using copyrighted material of other photographers after a furore about a photo story on  Calcutta’s red light district. Datta, a widely-hailed talent who has won countless awards and worked for the likes of The Guardian, was forced …

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TABOO: The East India Company and the true horrors of Empire.

“When you left London the East India Company was a trading company,” Tom Hardy’s troubled anti-hero James Delaney is warned in the second episode of the BBC’s prime-time drama Taboo. “Now it is God Almighty.” Discussing the show before it aired, writer Stephen Knight referred to the East India Company …

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