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UK court rejects Nirav Modi’s fifth bail plea; extradition trial to start in May

A UK court rejected fugitive Indian diamond merchant Nirav Modi’s bail plea for the fifth time. He is fighting extradition to India on...

UK

British PM Boris Johnson backs Priti Patel amid allegations of bullying against her

Sir Philip Rutnam resigned from the UK Home Office over the weekend blaming Patel for a "vicious and orchestrated campaign" against him.

UK

Indian-origin MP Suella Braverman sworn in as UK Attorney-General

Indian-origin Suella Braverman was formally sworn in as UK’s new Attorney General at a ceremony at the Royal Courts of Justice in London....

UK

Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to present UK Budget on March 11

New Indian-origin Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is set to get off to a flying start as he helms the UK government in presenting...

UK

Arguments wrap up in Mallya’s appeal against extradition in UK High Court, no verdict yet

The hearing into embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya’s appeal against extradition came to an end on Thursday at the Royal Courts of...

UK

Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law Rishi Sunak appointed UK Finance Minister in post-Brexit Cabinet reshuffle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday named Indian-origin politician Rishi Sunak as his new finance minister, after Chancellor of...

UK

Mallya’s appeal against extradition continues as prosecution lays Indian government’s case before UK court

Arguing on behalf of the Indian government, the prosecution in the high court of England and Wales hearing controversial businessman Vijay...

UK

‘Multiple errors’ in extradition judgment, claim Mallya’s lawyers

Embattled Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya on Tuesday appeared before the Royal Courts of Justice in London for his appeal against...

UK

UK govt's new visa system to make is easier for skilled Indian workers to immigrate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and UK Home Secretary Priti Patel have reportedly accepted the UK Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC)...

UK

Companies in UK owned by Indian diaspora paid GBP 1 bn in taxes: Report

The report, produced by Grant Thornton UK jointly with the Indian High Commission in London and the Federation of Indian Chambers of...

Corporate

British-Indian MP Lisa Nandy amongst top two candidates for new Labour leader

Indian-origin British Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy on Wednesday became one of two Labour candidates to earn the requisite support from...

UK

“There was no other option” says Harry as Queen strips him and Meghan of royal titles

"The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly," said Harry, in his first public speech since...

UK

UK High Court begins hearing match-fixing accused Sanjeev Chawla’s extradition appeal

The United Kingdom High Court on Thursday began hearing an application for permission to appeal filed by alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla after...

UK

Queen agrees to “period of transition” for Harry and Meghan after 2-hour royal crisis meeting

Queen Elizabeth II said she had "very constructive" talks with Harry, his brother Prince William and their father Prince Charles.

UK

Indian-origin lawyer suing supermarket chain Tesco in the UK over chocolate bar

A 63-year-old Indian-origin lawyer in the United Kingdom has filed a lawsuit against the nation’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco over his...

UK

Royal huddle today as Queen set to meet Prince Charles, William and Harry for crisis talks

The meeting comes on the heels of the shock announcement by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, that would “step...

UK

After royal rift, Meghan returns to Canada as Madame Tussauds moves Duke and Duchess of Sussex from Royal exhibit

Following the shakeup in the British Royal family over the past few days Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has returned to Canada to be with...

UK

Indian-origin author's debut novel wins book award in UK

Indian-origin writer Jasbinder Bilan has won a coveted British children's book award for her debut novel set in the Himalayas, inspired by...

Entertainment

#Megxit trends in the UK as Prince Harry and Meghan ‘step back’ from Royal Family

Their announcement is said to have caught Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William by surprise.

UK

British Museum acquires Indian Pahari watercolour for GBP 440,000

An 18th-century watercolour Indian Pahari painting, said to be “a masterpiece unparalleled in North Indian art”, has been acquired by...

UK

Indian-origin UK MP Lisa Nandy formally launches bid for Labour leadership

British Indian Member of Parliament Lisa Nandy formally launched her bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour party, urging...

UK

Indian-origin UK MP Rishi Sunak to get new ‘economic super-ministry’ portfolio: Sources

Indian-origin Deputy Finance Minister in the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak has been tipped by Conservative Party insiders to helm a new...

UK

UK to double fast-track visas for scientists from India and other countries: Priti Patel

The United Kingdom government on Monday announced plans to double fast-track visas for scientists from around the world, including from...

UK

Indian-origin medical association chief warns UK PM about NHS crash

The Indian-origin chief of one of the United Kingdom's leading medical associations has urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ramp...

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