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Brexiteer Indian-origin Home Sec is against more immigration from India

Britain’s new Home Secretary Suella Braverman has warned against signing a free trade deal with India, saying that it would lead to a huge increase in immigration. Ms Braverman, the daughter of Indian-origin migrants from Mauritius and Kenya and an arch Brexiteer who has championed free trade with economies like …

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British Asian “Power Couple” implicated in multi-million pound India property scam

A British-Asian businessman from London was fleeced out of millions in a scam involving his own relatives, including a UK-based couple well known among British Asian society circles, according to a complaint filed in Mumbai. Harrow-based business tycoon Rajesh Tailor, 55, alleges that he has been swindled out of funds …

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Accused fraudster, and brother of disgraced British-Indian socialite Neishaa Gharat, found hanged.

Pavan Kulavoor An Indian man who was accused of defrauding a British Indian businessman out of millions of pounds in a real estate scam has been found hanged inside his luxury Mumbai apartment. Pavan Kulavoor, 38, was implicated in the £2.3 million scam alongside his sister Neishaa Gharat – a …

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British Asian “Power Couple” implicated in multi-million pound India property scam

A British-Asian businessman from London was fleeced out of millions in a scam involving his own relatives, including a UK-based couple well known among British Asian society circles, according to a complaint filed in Mumbai. Harrow-based business tycoon Rajesh Tailor, 55, alleges that he has been swindled out of funds …

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British Pakistani peer Lord Ahmed jailed for historic sexual offences

The British-Pakistani former Labour peer Lord Ahmed has been jailed for more than five years for the attempted rape of a young girl and the sexual assault of a boy aged under 11 in the 1970’s.The 64-year-old peer had been found guilty of the offences last month.During the trial in …

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Sardani breaks barriers by graduating from West Point.

An Indian-American woman has made history at the West Point Military Academy by becoming the first observant Sikh to graduate from the venerable 218-year-old institution. Anmol Narang, 23 and from Georgia, graduated as a second lieutenant this weekend alongside 1100 other cadets, 230 of whom were women. Lieutenant Narang told …

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West Indian Cricketer Darren Sammy calls out IPL teammates over ‘Derogatory’ Nickname.

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The West Indian cricketer Darren Sammy has criticized his former teammates in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after discovering that a nickname he was given – ‘Kaala’ – was a derogatory term for black people. The 36-year-old St Lucian, who played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the IPL in …

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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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