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COMMENT: Priti Patel – Opportunism, hypocrisy and ambition that was far greater than ability.

“Grim”, “Thick” and “Naïve”: just three of the words that have been used to describe the former International Development Secretary Priti Patel, who was forced to resign this week after having unauthorized meetings with Israeli government officials during holidays to Israel in August and September. For me, “opportunistic” and “hypocritical” …

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Telangana woman dead in “suspicious circumstances” in London, claims family.

A woman from the Indian state of Telangana has died in London in what her parents say are suspicious circumstances, according to local reports in India. Thirumalagiri Swathi, from the Hanamakonda district of Telangana, was reported by her husband to have died after “falling into the sea”. Swathi’s family however, …

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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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