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Rishi Sunak fights back during PMQs over Cabinet Minister's resignation

UK News: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hit back at the Opposition over Cabinet Minister's resignation during his second Prime...

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Suella Braverman under fire during UK PM Sunak's PMQs

During Indian-origin UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's second PM Questions session, controversial British-Indian Home Secretary Suella...

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Rebel Tory MPs plan to have Sunak replace Truss as UK PM: Report

UK's governing Conservative party are mulling to oust UK Prime Minister Liz Truss and replace her with a joint ticket of Penny Mordaunt and...

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Two Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Truss' new cabinet

PM Truss appointed a new cabinet with people from diverse backgrounds. It also includes two Indian-origin ministers, Suella Braverman and...

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Johnson’s two-day visit: UK, India aim to forge defence, diplomatic, economic ties

News: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, during his two-day visit to India, discussed strategic defence, diplomatic and economic partnership,...

Global

Gautam Adani commits USD 70 bn to clean energy in meeting with UK PM

Indian billionaire and Adani group chairman Gautam Adani met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday at the Global Investment...

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UK PM says most troops have left Afghanistan

Most British troops have left Afghanistan, almost 20 years after the United Kingdom and other Western countries sent troops into the country...

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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...

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UK PM Boris Johnson announces new lockdown amid surging coronavirus deaths

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday night ordered a new national lockdown to try to slow a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens...

Covid-19

Was too fat when I contracted COVID-19, have lost 26 pounds: Boris Johnson

During an online party conference, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was too fat when he became gravely ill with COVID-19 and...

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Caretaker Irish PM Varadkar warns Ireland to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Indian-origin Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said he believes there is a “growing possibility” of a no-deal Brexit at the end of...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Boris Johnson appoints Indian-origin academic to look into anti-Muslim bias among Tories

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed an Indian-origin academic for an independent review into allegations of...

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Four newcomers, 11 returning Indian-origin MPs in UK 2019 polls

The United Kingdom 2019 elections might have seen the Conservatives gain a record majority, but they are in a photo finish with the Labour...

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UK polls: Tories hammer Labour to get largest majority in 33 years

With results in for almost all constituencies across the United Kingdom (641 out of 650 seats), it is clear that Boris Johnson will return...

UK

UK election: Pre-poll survey gives Johnson lead but hung Parliament still a possibility

With a total of 3,322 candidates standing across 650 seats in the House of Commons, this election is expected to throw up the most diverse...

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Your one-stop guide to the UK elections

As the UK heads to polls, Connected to India tells you everything you need to know about the British elections.

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Reactions to pro-Johnson Hindi campaign song range from amused to outraged

In line with the 2015 and 2017 elections in the United Kingdom, a Hindi music video urging people to vote for Conservatives and Boris...

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British-Indian Labour candidates unfazed by perceived shift in Indian-origin voting trend

With Hindi ads, more Tory tickets going to Indian-origin candidates and a pro-Brexit trend among the British Hindu community, the United...

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British-Indian Tory candidates speak on Brexit, London Bridge attack during campaign

With less than 10 days to go, the fog surrounding the United Kingdom’s elections shows no signs of dissipating with the Conservatives,...

UK

Indian-origin Tamkeen Shaikh chosen as Tory candidate for Barking

Ahmedabad-born Tamkeen Shaikh has been selected as the Conservative Party candidate for the Barking constituency in the December 12 United...

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British-Indian Labour group slams party for lack of Indian-origin poll candidates

Labour Friends of India (LFIN), the diaspora group affiliated with the United Kingdom’s Labour Party, on Wednesday issued a statement...

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UK Parliament backs general elections on December 12

The United Kingdom Parliament on Tuesday approved Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to hold a general election on December 12 amid a...

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