Southall

  • Cameron hails move to protect Southall gurdwara August 11, 2011

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday lauded the efforts of the hundreds of Sikhs and other people of Indian origin who gathered outside the Guru Singh Sabha gurdwara over the last 48 hours to protect it from rioting mobs on the streets of London. Cameron made a special mention of...
  • London riots: Indians protect Southall gurdwara August 10, 2011

    London: Cries of 'Jo bole so nihal, sat sri akal' rent the air as over 700 Sikhs and other Britons of Indian origin gathered around the Guru Singh Sabha gurdwara in Southall to protect the place of worship against rioting mobs on the streets of London. The gurdwara, the largest in...
  • Man with best job in world gets stinging shock December 30, 2009

    Sydney: It may be tagged the "Best Job in the World", but it almost ended in tragedy for a British man who was stung by a deadly jellyfish as he jetskied around the Australian island he is care-taking and promoting. Only days before his idyllic job comes to an end, Ben...
  • Murdered UK Indian's husband arrested, released on bail November 20, 2009

    London: It has been three days since 28-year-old Geeta Aulakh was found murdered with her arm chopped off. The police had arrested six men for the murder - including her husband Harpreet Aulakh. Harpreet, however, was released on bail until mid-January next year. Harpreet may be out on bail, but...
  • Illegal Indian immigration poses big problem for UK July 20, 2008

    London: The Punjabi suburb of Southall in west London was at the centre of a BBC sting operation, which revealed a network of illegal immigrants from India. Later, two Indians were caught illegally entering the UK in an army lorry from Kosovo. Member of Parliament, Ealing and Southall, Virendra Sharma says...
  • BBC sting exposes Indian immigration racket July 17, 2008

    London: An network of people which allegedly provides illegal immigrants of Indian-origin, mostly Punjabis, forged or stolen identity papers and help them secure a job in Britain has been exposed in an undercover BBC investigation. The network, which operates in west London suburb of Southall which has a large population of...