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Amitabh Mattoo writes: Australian elections - New Labor govt signals commitment to Quad, relations with India

May 22, 2022 4:22 pm

After nearly a decade in opposition, Labor has come back to government. But that victory disguises the rise of a new force in Australian politics, the Teal independents and the fall in support for the Coalition (Liberals and Nationals) and for Labor, with a marginal increase in the standing of the Greens.

UK's Labour Party group creates Mahatma Gandhi Future Leaders plan

August 15, 2020 6:02 pm

The move comes as the new Labour Party Leader Sir Keir Starmer makes attempts to reach out to the Indian diaspora in the UK and distance the party from a perceived hostile stance towards India under the previous leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.

Explained: The significance of UK labour leader’s remarks on Kashmir

May 02, 2020 5:03 pm

The leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, has said Kashmir is "a bilateral issue for India and Pakistan to resolve peacefully". Why is this statement significant?  

Tackling rising hate crime against Sikhs, stop & search, ethnic tick box main priorities

January 22, 2020 5:42 pm

Excerpts from a conversation that Kamalpreet Kaur had with Preet Kaur Gill, Labour MP who has been re-elected as chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs.

Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn? What the latest polls and bookies say about the UK elections

December 12, 2019 2:52 pm

A day ahead of elections in the UK, here's what opinion polls and bookies are saying about who is likely to win.

Explained: India in Labour Party manifestos over the years

November 26, 2019 8:18 pm

Over the years, issues relating to India have found mention in many election manifestos in the UK. From 1945 to 2019, we trace the Labour Party’s manifestos for campaign promises and notable mentions relating to India.

Ninth lawmaker quits Britain's opposition Labour Party

February 22, 2019 5:05 pm

Austin said he was appalled at the treatment of Jewish lawmakers who had taken a stand against anti-Semitism and that the "the party is tougher on the people complaining about anti-Semitism than it is on the anti-Semites."

UK's Labour Party will try to topple PM Theresa May if Brexit deal rejected

December 02, 2018 8:51 pm

If Theresa May's government lost a no-confidence vote, it would have two weeks to overturn the result with a new vote by lawmakers. If that failed, Britain would hold a national election.

Poll shows Australian voters like Scott Morrison, but not enough to save government

September 17, 2018 8:52 am

The Fairfax-Ipsos poll of 1,200 voters showed Morrison leading Shorten by 47 per cent to 37 per cent as preferred prime minister but that was not likely to be enough to save the government as public anger grows over leadership changes.


Australian election: Anthony Albanese leads Labor Party to victory

May 22, 2022 10:27 pm

Labour Party leader Anthony Albanese set to be next Australian PM