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Indian-Origin Oxford University Academic Leads Criticism of UK’s COVID Lockdown Approach

LONDON (TIP): A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic leads a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK government’s localized and national lockdown approach to tackling a second wave of the […]

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Indian – Origin Sikh Taxi Driver Assaulted by Passengers in UK

LONDON (TIP): An India-Origin Sikh taxi driver was subjected to verbal and physical abuse by passengers he drove from a casino in the city of Reading in south-east England, prompting a UK police force to launch […]

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Indian-Origin Man gets Life for Brutally Murdering his Partner in UK

LONDON  (TIP): A 23-year-old Indian-origin man who stopped a police officer in the street and made comments implicating himself in an attack on his estranged partner has been sentenced to life imprisonment for her brutal murder […]

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Indian-Origin London Mayor Candidate Geeta Dropped Over Anti-Semitism Remarks

LONDON  (TIP): An Indian-origin entrepreneur-activist was on Monday dropped as a prospective London mayoral candidate to contest against Sadiq Khan next year after her past antisemitic comments came to light. Geeta Sidhu Robb, the founder […]

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Indian-Origin Author among Six others on Booker Prize 2020 List

LONDON (TIP): Dubai-based Indian-origin author Avni Doshi is among the six authors shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for her debut novel “Burnt Sugar”. The shortlist was unveiled virtually in London on Tuesday, September 15, […]

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Indian-Origin Parents Plead for Return of Children from Foster Care in UK

LONDON / CHENNAI  (TIP): An Indian-origin couple who won a major UK court appeal recently that prevented their children from losing their Indian citizenship are now appealing for authorities in Britain to allow their two minor […]

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Indian-origin Jayant Krishna appointed as new CEO for UKIBC

LONDON, UK (TIP): The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief Executive Officer. He will take charge from August 3. […]

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Indian Origin Nikhil Rathi Appointed New Chief Executive of FCA

LONDON (TIP): HM Treasury on June 22 announced the appointment of Nikhil Rathi as the new permanent Chief Executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of UK. Nikhil is currently the Chief Executive of London Stock […]

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Indian Origin Film Director Krishnendu Majumdar Named Chair of BAFTA

LONDON (TIP): The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) appointed Krishnendu Majumdar as its new Chair. In doing so, Majumdar becomes the first person of color to be appointed to the role in […]

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Indian- Origin Rishi Sunak next in line as UK PM deputy after foreign minister

    Given the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the UK, where the death toll has crossed 6,000, and its impact on frontline ministers, questions around leadership have been increasingly doing the rounds LONDON (TIP): […]

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Indian Origin British Parliamentarian Lisa Nandy is appointed UK Shadow Minister

Lisa Nandy said her first focus will be on the “pressing matter” of Britons stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic worldwide lockdown. LONDON (TIP): Indian-origin British parliamentarian Lisa Nandy on Monday promised a constructive […]

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Indian Origin Surgeon in UK Dies of COVID- 19

LONDON  (TIP): Jitendra Kumar Rathod a prominent Indian origin cardiac surgeon who worked for years in the National Health Service (NHS), has died after testing positive from coronavirus. Rathod, 58, was admitted to the University […]

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Indian-Origin Woman Appointed Head of Sustainability Team for European Bank

LONDON(TIP): Indian-origin Nandita Parshad senior executive, has been announced as the head of consolidated new sustainable infrastructure group of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Ms.Parshad, currently Managing Director for Energy and Natural […]

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Indian-Origin Scotland Yard Cop Fired after Homeless Man Kicked Out of Station Dies

LONDON(TIP): An Indian-origin Scotland Yard police constable (PC) has been fired from her job without notice for failing to exercise reasonable care in her treatment and monitoring of a homeless man after ejecting him from a […]

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The Usurpation of Free Speech

The notion that the far right is being muzzled despite the inordinate media attention it has garnered — from print, television, radio and digital — is one that it has managed to project with great […]

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2 Indian-origin Ministers quit British govt.

LONDON(TIP): Two Indian-origin Ministers on Thursday, November 15 resigned their positions in protest at the draft withdrawal agreement passed by the British Cabinet, while a Pakistani-origin politician resigned from his role as trade envoy to […]

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Indian-Origin Man in UK Ordered to Forfeit Funds

LONDON(TIP): Indian-origin former bank employee who has been jailed was ordered on October 21 by the court to forfeit 62,000 pounds by a UK court for his role in a money laundering scam to help […]

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Indian-Origin Man and 16 other Gang Members Jailed for Sex Abuse in UK

LONDON(TIP): An Indian-origin ringleader is one of the 16 men jailed for a combined period of over 200 years for being part of a grooming gang which sexually abused vulnerable young girls in the West […]

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Indian-Origin Chirag Patel Jailed in UK for 19 High Value Stolen Vehicles

LONDON (TIP): Indian-origin Chirag Patel has been sentenced to eight years in jail by a UK court for handling of 19 stolen high-value vehicles worth over 7,00,000 pounds. Patel, 39, was found guilty of conspiracy […]

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Indian-Origin Man suffering from a Degenerative Eye Condition first to get Guide Horse in UK

LONDON(TIP): An Indian-origin man, who suffers from a degenerative eye condition, is set to become the first person in the UK to get a guide horse to assist him with daily tasks once he loses […]

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22-Year-Old Sikh Soldier who made history in UK faces expulsion after being tested positive for Cocaine

LONDON(TIP): The 22-year-old Sikh soldier Charanpreet Singh Lall, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark British Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday ceremony, could be kicked out […]

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Indian- Origin British Sikh Woman Jailed for Harassing Hindu Ex-Boyfriend and Family

LONDON (TIP): An Indian- origin British Sikh woman was handed down a two-year suspended jail term by a UK court for launching a campaign of racist abuse and harassment against her Hindu ex-boyfriend and his family […]

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Indian-Origin Bus Driver Who Killed 2 in UK Crash was Suffering from Dementia

LONDON(TIP):  Indian-origin bus driver, suffering from dementia was found by a UK court to have caused the deaths of two people with his dangerous driving in the city of Coventry nearly three years ago. Kailash […]

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Indian-Origin Family Faces Hate Crime Attack in UK

LONDON (TIP):  An Indian-origin family of four faces hate crime according to police in the UK. They had a lucky escape when their house was targeted in an “unprovoked” arson attack. Mayur Karlekar, called as […]

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Indian-Origin British Businessman First Person to get top Royal Navy Post

LONDON(TIP): Wales-based Indian- origin businessman has become the first ever Indian origin person to be appointed Honorary Lieutenant Commander in the UK’s Royal Navy. Raj Aggarwal, who is India‘s Honorary Consul in Wales, was appointed […]