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‘Harrow gain proves power of British Indian support’

  WHILE it was disappointing to see the Conservative party lose flagship councils in London and across the country, there was one particular council that...

High cost of war

  NARENDRA MODI is this week visiting Germany, Denmark and France, where the Indian prime minister will be pressed about his government’s decision not to...

Labour and its anti-India stance

  SIR Keir Starmer and other Labour leaders, including notably the shadow attorney general, Emily Thornberry, who targeted Rishi Sunak and his wife, Akshata Murty,...

Will the ECB preside over a ‘hand-wringing-wrist-slapping racism debacle’?

  When we heard the compelling testimony of former Yorkshire cricketer, Azeem Rafiq, in front of the sport select committee last November, few people of...

Why are barristers on ‘strike’?

  BARRISTERS who do criminal legal aid work in court were designated “front-line workers” during Covid lockdown periods. Like doctors and nurses who helped to...

India deal is ‘first step as UK eyes speedier growth’

  I HAVE been present in India with every UK prime minister since 2005 – from Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron to Theresa...

Ministers ‘playing to racist tropes’ with Rwanda plan

  IT HAS been called illegal, immoral, and unworkable. So what does the UK government’s Memorandum of Agreement with Rwanda actually say, what are its...

Judge Kaly Kaul QC: Judicial recruitment review ‘was a wasted opportunity’

  THE report published last month demonstrates a degree of acceptance that the statutory consultation system is not working consistently. We are pleased that there has...

Sailesh Mehta: Judiciary will improve when ‘it reflects the diverse society it serves’

  THE Law Society of England and Wales, which represents 140,000 solicitors in the country, recently stated that there is virtually no chance of achieving...

Plans to help Afghan and Ukrainian refugees ‘should be linked up’

  “WE WERE never asked” has been the persistent lament of those who objected most vociferously to immigration in Britain.  For more than half a century,...