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Baroness Sandip Verma: ‘There should be no place for mob behaviour in Leicester’

  AS A British Indian, I have spent my lifetime in Leicester – from the 1960s to the present day. I am proud to belong to...

Barry Gardiner: ‘We must not allow identity politics to create divisions’

  IDENTITY politics is infecting our communities in the UK. Last week, some hate preacher decided it would be a good idea to try to organise...

The King’s duty to protect diversity depends on our finding common ground

  IF this was the end of an era – the Elizabethan age – what an ending it was. The scale of global attention for...

Monarchy can be more relevant than ever in a changing Britain

  The Britain that mourns the end of the longest reign in history is a different country from the one in which a 26-year-old Elizabeth...

‘We must focus on action while talking about race’

  BRITAIN will not get its first Asian prime minister next week, unless every prediction and poll has got it wrong. Former chancellor and Tory leadership...

‘New prime minister will need a global outlook too’

  EVERYONE now expects Westminster’s Game of Thrones to end with foreign secretary Liz Truss wearing the crown. The former chancellor and her opponent, Rishi Sunak, embraces his...

Celebrating India at 75

  I AM old enough to remember the day of independence in 1947. I was young and excited, though barely able to understand what it meant....

‘Difficult decisions’ await winner

  “CRISIS? What crisis?” James Callaghan never quite said those words, but they caught the gist of the prime minister’s response – “I don’t think...

India’s approach to development partnership

  In a globalising world, there was an increasing shift towards development partnership. Today, when globalisation is threatened due to the pandemic and a new...

Truss ‘has what it takes to be our prime minister’

  WE ARE currently at a critical juncture for our country, living through arguably some of the most difficult challenges we have faced for a...