Sadiq Khan
World  /  Published 10.05.21

‘Vaccine bounce’ lifts Boris

Sadiq Khan, 50, who likes to boast he is “the son of a Pakistani bus driver”, has been re-elected the Labour mayor of London but with a reduced majority, beating his Tory opponent, Shaun B...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.20

Wealthy immigrants have a special responsibility

Offered West Bengal’s finance ministership, Tulsi Charan Goswami, the brilliant but mercurial Serampore zamindar, laughed that if he managed public money as he did his own, the state would ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

World  /  Published 10.08.19

Sadiq Khan in Trump attack

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who is frequently the target of Donald Trump’s most vituperative tweets, has hit back at the US President when appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe on Friday.Sadiq was ...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Royal Ascot and its Asian connection

Along with the Chelsea Flower Show and the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy, Royal Ascot, where the Queen arrives with members of her family in horse-drawn carriages, is another highlight of the...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 29.11.19

Sadiq Khan hails ‘heroic’ bystanders

Ordinary Londoners demonstrated “breath-taking heroism” in disarming a knife-wielding attacker who injured several people in Friday’s incident at London Bridge, mayor Sadiq Khan said. Police sho...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 17.04.20

Sadiq for compulsory masks

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has added to the confusion surrounding masks by saying that wearing them should be made compulsory when travelling by public transport, thereby contradicting the advic...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

Scales of grace: apologies through history

Two apologies have been among the ‘results’ of the elections just concluded. When you make a mistake, the judge, S.K. Kaul, said to Rahul Gandhi’s counsel, admit it. The matter was about the att...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

World  /  Published 03.06.19

Insults and Trump land in UK

Britain honoured the office of the President of the United States of America rather than the individual occupying the post on the first day of Donald Trump’s three day state visit.Treated as somethi...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 02.02.20

At least 2 stabbed in London ‘terror’ attack

A man who went on a stabbing spree in London and appeared to be wearing canisters around his body has been shot dead by armed police in what Scotland Yard called a “terrorist-related incident”.Str...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 30.11.19

UK police: Bridge attacker had been jailed for terror crimes

A man imprisoned around six years for terrorism offences before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public and then sh...
By AP in London


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