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COVID politics: India hockey team pulls out of CWG 2022

Indian men’s and women’s hockey team have pulled out of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, citing concerns over the mandatory...

Other Sports

India, UK set to jointly propose ‘green grid’ at COP26 summit

India and the UK are likely to announce a joint declaration on “one sun, one world, one grid” — or OSOWOG at the upcoming COP26,...

Global

UK recognises Covishield vaccine, but quarantine rules still to apply for Indian travellers

The United Kingdom has announced changes in its travel and quarantine rules and said that the UK now recognises Covishield as a vaccine....

Covid-19

Shashi Tharoor among prominent Indians attacking UK's new COVID travel policy for India

Prominent Indian politicians and celebrities have gone on the record condemning the United Kingdom government's newest COVID-19 travel...

Covid-19

Indian Minister Piyush Goyal, UK counterpart Liz Truss to discuss UK-India trade agreement

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled for virtual talks with his UK counterpart Liz Truss on Monday to discuss the...

Global

UK-India Business Council suggests proposals for upcoming bilateral FTA regulations

With the negotiations for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and the United Kingdom expected to start later this year, the...

Global

UK unveils USD 1.2 billion package to drive India's green growth

The UK and India have unveiled a USD 1.2 billion package of public and private finance to help drive green growth in the latter country.

Global

UK Indian-origin minister Alok Sharma discusses green energy project during India visit

Indian-origin United Kingdom minister Alok Sharma, the president of the upcoming 26th United Nations climate change conference, met Indian...

UK

Air India announces flights to London after Britain eases curbs

India's national carrier Air India has announced a flight schedule from Mumbai to London following Britain's relaxations to the travel...

Covid-19

India, UK reviewing ruling granting Nirav Modi permission to appeal extradition

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) yesterday said it is reviewing the London High Court ruling to grant fugitive diamond merchant...

UK

UK eases travel restrictions for travellers from India, moves it to 'amber' list

Travellers from India to the UK will have to undergo a 10-day quarantine at home. They must take a COVID test three days before departure...

Covid-19

UK Carrier Group, Indian Navy conduct naval exercises in Bay of Bengal

The United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s largest warship, is conducting a...

Global

UK PM re-ignites Modi leaflet row during Question hour in Parliament

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out a Labour Party leaflet from the last by-election in Batley and Spen constituency to...

UK

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak highlights financial services, trade with Singapore, India

The United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak pledged yesterday to “sharpen” the competitive advantage of the UK...

UK

UK-India should forge trade pacts ahead of the G7 Meeting: UKIBC

Ahead of the G7 summit which India is attending at the invitation of the United Kingdom (UK), the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) stated...

Global

New book by UK journalists delves into prominent extradition cases with India

Even as the United Kingdom's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) handed over an alleged drug smuggler to India for extradition, a new book...

UK

Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

The Indian government has lodged an official protest over the United Kingdom Parliament's "one-sided debate" on the farmers' protests in...

Global

UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

UK

Alex Ellis takes charge as new UK High Commissioner to New Delhi

The UK's new High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis yesterday said that preparing for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's upcoming visit to New...

UK

UK minister set to hold trade talks during upcoming India visit

Britain's international trade secretary Liz Truss is set to arrive in New Delhi for talks with Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal...

Global

Indian government extends restrictions on UK flights till February 14

The Indian government has extended the restriction on flights between India and United Kingdom up to midnight of February 14, 2021.

Covid-19

Vijay Mallya can't be extradited until UK legal matter resolved, Indian Supreme Court told

The Centre government yesterday told the Indian Supreme Court it is making all efforts to extradite fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya but...

Global

India slams UK MPs over Kashmir debate, states they are making 'false assertions'

The Indian condemned some of the United Kingdom parliamentarians who participated in a debate on Kashmir in the Houses of Parliament complex...

UK

UK Premier Boris Johnson calls Indian PM Modi, expresses regret over cancelling January 26 visit

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson today cancelled his visit to India later this month. Johnson, who was scheduled to be the chief...

UK