Tag: Leo Varadkar

Indian-Origin Irish PM Leo Varadkar Suffers Bruising Polls

London: Ireland’s Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has suffered a bruising general election as his liberal-conservative Fine Gael party took a battering in the face of an unprecedented surge in the fortunes of the nationalist party Sinn Fein. As the poll results poured in overnight on Sunday, Varadkar’s party was pushed down to third place […]

Ireland PM Leo Varadkar Visits His Ancestral Village In Maharashtra

Mumbai: Ireland Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on Sunday visited his ancestral village in coastal Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It was his first visit to the village of Varad in Malvan tehsil after he became prime minister in June 2017, said some of his relatives who are based in Mumbai. Varadkar’s father Ashok Varadkar, a doctor, […]

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Gay Indian-origin leads race to become new Irish PM

Dublin: Welfare Minister Leo Varadkar is leading the race to succeed Enda Kenny as Ireland’s first Indian-origin and also openly gay Prime Minister or the Taoiseach, the media reported. The 38-year-old will face Housing Minister Simon Coveney after nominations closed for the leadership of the governing centre-right Fine Gael party, reported Sky News on Saturday. […]