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Sadiq Khan: We've got to change the way we do politics

Eastern Eye caught up with busy Sadiq Khan on the London underground to talk about making Parliament more representative and what a Labour government would offer Asian voters.     ...




Hindu temple charity faces probe over Tory party endorsement

INDIA’S age-old caste system electrified the election campaign this week after an “urgent” Charity Commission probe into a Hindu charity was launched two days before voters went to the polls.    The National Cou More News »

India 'investigates bank accounts of Gates Foundation'

INDIA is investigating the finances of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a senior Home Ministry official said on Wednesday (May 6), part of a growing crackdown on thousands of foreign funded charities and activists that has alarmed Washingt More News »

Salman Khan jailed for 5 years for deadly hit-and-run

BOLLYWOOD superstar Salman Khan was sentenced on Wednesday (May 6) to five years in prison for killing a homeless man with his SUV in a 2002 hit-and-run after a night out drinking at an upmarket bar. Judge DW Deshpande found Khan guilty More News »

UKIP candidate suspended over anti-Jewish remarks

AN Asian candidate for the far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP) has been suspended over alleged anti-Jewish remarks ahead of the General Elections on Thursday (7).   Jack Sen, whose grandfather was Indian and served as a doctor in t More News »
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