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London looks to drive New Delhi trade deal forward

MUCH attention was lavished last week (Oct 24) on the fact that Rishi Sunak became the United Kingdom's first non-white prime minister, having been born to South-east African-born Hindu parents of Indian Punjabi descent.

The symbolism of Sunak's elevation represents an important moment in UK history, and coincides with a time when the government hopes to close off a big trade deal with India in coming weeks. Last Thursday (Oct 27), UK Trade Minister Greg Hands said in the House of Commons that most...

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