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The 'no notes' maiden speech: Orwell, Stopes.... and Bradley Wiggins

THE first maiden speech by someone representing Hampstead in more than 20 years was worthy reason to spend the day at the Commons last week. Here’s how Tulip Siddiq’s duck-breaking went, as published in the CNJ. 1,089 more words

Election: Hampstead And Kilburn

Oh No You Didn't--No Room For Sexism Here

Uh oh, it’s happened again.  A world leader has uttered thoughtless words and given the enlightened world another occasion to band together in solidarity against sexism and gender inequality.   221 more words

Strides & Successes

Tulip goes to Tower Hamlets

NEW Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq often downplays her celebrity in Bangladesh, where her aunt is prime minister. She says her fame should not be leveled higher than the c-list. 56 more words

Election: Hampstead And Kilburn

A Next Step Called Teesta

…the optimism was diluted by the strong sense of disappointment at the failure to make any breakthrough on the proposed Teesta water-sharing agreement. The presence of Mamata Banerjee alongside Modi had encouraged people to believe that, following what many saw as a very successful visit by her to Dhaka earlier in the year, the heart of the West Bengal chief minister had melted. 51 more words

Politics

Modi's trip to Bangladesh: Retaining Bangladesh's thirst for Teesta's water

After a very hit Bangladesh trip, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi could’ve declared, ‘Veni, vidi, vici’ (I came, I saw, I conquered), quoting Julius Caesar as saying, if a sexist remark seen as ‘ 761 more words

Bangladesh