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British government

Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader

Amid diplomatic efforts to defuse the crisis, UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace is expected to meet Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu

24 Jan 2022 10:26 AM

Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

The U.K. government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment, without providing evidence to back it up

23 Jan 2022 11:13 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why I’m happy to be a snob… amid linguistic revolutionaries

Indian historians, even in my school days, decolonised the accounts of Indian history written by British Raj historians

09 Oct 2021 12:53 AM

BoJo facing flak over ‘legal’ graft, dodging of tax & the ‘nanny state’

Boris Johnson govt has, because of the Covid-19 crisis, done some peculiar things for a Conservative Party to have contemplated or proposed

27 Mar 2021 4:46 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Boris Johnson's obesity challenge and ‘globalisation’ in COVID times

The British government will ban, for certain hours in the week, mind you, advertising which sells junk food

01 Aug 2020 4:59 PM


'Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British govt,' says Queen Elizabeth II

'My government intends to work towards a new partnership with the European Union, based on free trade and friendly cooperation,' she said,

15 Oct 2019 10:21 AM

Brexit on October 31 a 'priority' for British government: Queen

Queen Elizabeth II announced in a speech to lawmakers a list of 26 new bills.

14 Oct 2019 6:52 PM

Glasgow could host 2020 UN climate change summit

The meeting will be hosted at Glasgow's Scottish Events Campus (SEC), boosting Scottish business and driving investment in the region.

11 Aug 2019 12:59 PM

Sajid Javid becomes first Pakistan-origin UK Finance Minister

During an almost 20 year career in banking he also oversaw trading in debt instruments blamed for causing the global financial crisis.

25 Jul 2019 9:15 AM

418 yrs after John Company, new trade imperialists eye India again

New Delhi’s desperation, to open up to China is simply bewildering.

08 Jan 2019 1:26 AM


‘I am whatever I think I am’

My first stage play, called Mama Dragon, was commissioned by a company which named itself the Black Co-op Theatre.

10 Nov 2018 7:06 AM

British lawmakers question aid to India over Chandrayaan-2 'splurge'

In reference to India's 95.4 mn-pound 'splurge' on lunar probe Chandrayaan-2, lawmakers attacked financial assistance ear-marked for India.

04 Sep 2018 8:44 AM

Huawei in British spotlight over use of US firm's software

British government oversight board had found technical and supply chain “shortcomings” exposing country’s networks to new security risks.

05 Aug 2018 12:25 PM

Declassified documents reveal Thatcher govt tried to ban Sikh protests in UK

Documents were released after UK judge ruled that declassifying Downing Street papers would not damage diplomatic ties with India.

12 Jul 2018 6:58 PM

India registers protest against rally celebrating Burhan Wani in UK

The UK Foreign Office said the note has been looked at and will be handled by the relevant geographical desk.

05 Jul 2017 5:56 PM


87 recoveries made from Grenfell Tower but death toll uncertainty remains

The Metropolitan Police force said 87 'recoveries' of human remains have been made - but they may not be from 87 different people.

05 Jul 2017 5:56 PM

UK Government scrambles to contain political fall out from London fire

Theresa May says she will receive daily reports from the stricken neighborhood, where hundreds of people have been displaced.

18 Jun 2017 3:41 PM

Trump's UK visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan in an interview reiterated his view that the invitation to Donald Trump was 'premature'.

06 Jun 2017 8:24 PM

Fresh Brexit legal challenge thrown out of UK court

The High Court dismissed a plea for a fresh judicial review of the process to leave the EU single market.

03 Feb 2017 8:54 PM