Tag: Labour Party

Kuldip Singh Sahota
Labour party appoints its first turban-wearing Sikh to House of Lords

Sahota, 71, who has served as Councillor at Telford and Wrekin council since 2001 for 21 years, was nominated by Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer and will thus be addressed as Lord Sahota.

  • Wednesday, 19 October 2022
UK to vote in general election

London: Millions of people across the UK are set to vote in the general election on Thursday where the ruling Conservatives are predicted to secure an overall majority despite an energetic bid for power by the opposition Labour Party, the media reported. Voting will begin at 7 a.m. (local time) in over 40,000 polling stations […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
UK gets 1st female Sikh, 1st turbaned MPs in general election

London: Britain today got its first female Sikh and first turban-wearing MPs as the general election results began pouring in with Indian-origin Labour Party candidates winning more seats than their rival Conservatives. Labour Party candidate Preet Kaur Gill won her Birmingham Edgbaston seat by polling 24,124 votes, defeating ruling Conservative party rival Caroline Squire by […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Former Australian PM Bob Hawke dies at 89

Canberra: Bob Hawke, one of Australia’s longest-serving Prime Ministers and a former Labour Party leader, died on Thursday at the age of 89. “Today we lost Bob Hawke, a great Australian – many would say the greatest Australian of the post-war era,” Hawke’s wife Blanche D’Alpuget said in a statement cited by Sydney Morning Herald newspaper. […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
India slams UK's Labour Party for Kashmir resolution

New Delhi: India on Wednesday slammed the UK’s Labour Party after it passed a resolution calling for international intervention on the Kashmir issue. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar described the Labour Party’s move as an attempt at “pandering to vote-bank interests”. There is no question of engaging with the Labour Party or […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Column: A Close Contest On The Cards

By Ashutosh Mishra London: As the polling day — December 12 — draws closer there are clear indications that it is going to be a close race between the Conservatives and the Labour Party. The gap between them, according to the latest Britain Elect poll, has narrowed to just seven points. Britain’s first December election […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021