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Britain’s first woman Sikh MP Preet Gill is shadow minister

Sunday, 14/01/2018

LONDON: Preet Kaur Gill, Britain’s first woman Sikh MP, has been elevated to the shadow cabinet by the opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.



Sherin Mathews’ father charged with murder, could get death penalty

Sunday, 14/01/2018

WASHINGTON: The Indian-American foster father of Sherin Mathews, a three-year-old Indian girl whose body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home in mysterious circumstances last October, was on Friday indicted for capital murder by a grand jury.



Indian girl Sherin Mathews’ father indicted on capital murder charge

Saturday, 13/01/2018

Houston : The father of Sherin Mathews, a three-year-old Indian girl whose body was found near their suburban Dallas home less than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage, was on Saturday indicted for capital murder by a grand jury.



Two Indian-Americans charged with defrauding Connecticut state

Saturday, 13/01/2018

Washington : Two Indian-Americans have been charged with allegedly defrauding Connecticut of about USD 5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the State, a US attorney has said.



Indian diplomats in UK defy gurdwara visit ban by radicals

Sunday, 07/01/2018

London : The Indian High Commission in Britain today defied a pompous ban on Indian diplomats entering gurdwaras issued by the pro-Khalistan Sikh Federation UK (SFUK). A minister at the mission visited a gurdwara in Southall in west London and met members of the Sikh community. Another visit to a gurdwara in the Midlands is planned for tomorrow.



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Akalis ‘beat up’ Cong leader in Dharamkot

Saturday, 10/03/2018

Moga : Senior Congress leader and president of the Dharamkot Municipal Council Inderpreet Singh Bunty was allegedly beaten up by Youth Akali Dal leader Harpreet Singh, alias Ricky, and his aides at Dharamkot town today.



Will try to raise Johal issue with Modi: UK minister

Wednesday, 14/03/2018

LONDON: The Theresa May government on Tuesday said it will try to raise the issue of British national Jagtar Singh Johal – who is under arrest in Punjab since November 2017 – with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he will visit London for the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in April.