Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicIndian diaspora

Topic: Indian diaspora

British Indians could form a key swing vote in the next UK elections, survey finds

The report, 'Britain’s New Swing Voters? A Survey of British Indian Attitudes', is authored by researchers from Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Johns Hopkins-SAIS.

Indians in Mauritius shining example of our values of peace, pluralism, says Jaishankar

On the last leg of his two-nation tour, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Indian community members in Mauritius and thanked them for keeping India's faith and fervour alive.

Over 200 Indian-origin leaders in 15 countries, report shows impact of country’s diaspora

The list compiled by US-based organisation, Indiaspora, said more than 60 of these leaders hold Cabinet positions.

It’s our economy, not her genes, that’ll influence Kamala Harris’ view of India

While watching videos of Joe Biden’s running mate making masala dosa, we should remember American politicians aren’t pro- or anti-India, they are pro-America.

Covid-hit world is shutting out Indians. It will affect remittances, economies and lives

The world, which seemed so open to us Indians, may well be shutting its doors on us due to the pandemic. It will impact lives, remittances and economies.

Worried about global image, BJP busy mobilising Indians abroad to hold pro-CAA protests

BJP has held protests in NY, London and Perth, among other cities, and more are likely to be organised in Washington, Germany and other European countries. 

Dear pro-CAA Indian-origin protesters, you feed off US secularism but support Hindu Rashtra

Diasporic chauvinism is not unique to the global Hindu community. But a combination of several factors makes India’s case a toxic ideological brew.

Neelanjan Sircar on BJP’s hegemony and Gautam Bhatia on ‘manipulable’ sedition law

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Trump attending Howdy Modi event proof of PM’s growing stature – and of Indians in US

The affluent Indian-Americans, majority of whom are Democrats, have been of late responding to the Republicans’ call to join the Right.

The rise of India and cricket on US TV show globalisation isn’t finished

Beaming cricket into American homes goes a step further. It ships sport from a key emerging market to the developed world.

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.