Review application for tick box for Sikhs in UK census rejected

Review application for tick box for Sikhs in UK census rejected : Sikh Daily

December 17, 2019 A judicial review application seeking a separate Sikh ethnicity tick box in the next UK census in 2021 has been dismissed by the High Court in London. The application was dismissed on the ground that it is “premature”, and in breach of parliamentary privilege and the constitutional convention of the separation of powers, Justice Beverley Lang ruled. […]

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Malwa in Punjab celebrates as four new UK MPs are of Jalandhar-origin

December 14, 2019 There is reason for grand celebration for people living in the Malwa region of Indian Punjab as four of the five new MPs to the UK parliament have their roots to Jalandhar district. All four of them, Tanmanjeet Dhesi, Preet Kaur Gill, Seema Malhotra and Virendra Sharma, represent the Labour Party. The region rejoiced their victory. Dhesi […]

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Five Punjab-origin politicians among the new elected MPs

December 13 As many as five politician of 15 Indian-origin have entered the entered the UK’s House of Commons are from Punjab. Britain’s first turbaned Sikh MP and Labour Party candidate Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi retained his seat with an impressive 13,640 majority, having polled 29,421 votes from Slough in south-east England. Veteran MP Virendra Sharma, another Labour Party candidate, who […]

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UK government to formally apologize for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre

UK government to formally apologize for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre : Sikh Daily

December 11 On Thursday, votes will be cast for parliamentary seats in Britain. Its result will come on Friday. Before this, a series of promises are going on to get people’s votes. The Labor Party has even promised in its election manifesto that if it comes to power, it will formally apologize to India for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Votes […]

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UK Sikh couple plans to adopt again after winning court battle

UK Sikh couple plans to adopt again after winning court battle : Sikh Daily

December 8 The British Sikh couple, which won a landmark case against the council who turned them away because only white children were available, is planning to adopt again. Sandeep, 38, and Reena Mander, 35, from Maidenhead, Berkshire, were awarded last week nearly £120,000 in damages after The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council rejected their adoption application because […]

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Sikh couple gets £120,000 in damages in adoption case

British Sikh couple goes to court after refused to adopt child : Sikh Daily

December 6, 2019 The Sikh couple, which was rejected by the local adoption service because of their Indian background, has been awarded nearly £120,000 in damages. Sandeep and Reena Mander sued The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead council in a landmark case after they were turned away from Adopt Berkshire three years ago. The couple, who were awarded the […]

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