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Farrukh Dhondy | With the election just days away, all of Britain is talking about bets

A scandal involving insider betting by Tory candidates adds a dramatic twist to the UK political landscape.

29 Jun 2024 12:49 AM

Kishwar Desai | Women liven up UK poll debates... A lit fest boycott to save the earth?

UK election debates stir media frenzy while ‘others’ steal the spotlight

10 Jun 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Did Sunak ‘lie’ in UK TV debate? Immigration still poll hot button…

The UK prepares for its July 4 general election, set against a backdrop of significant global democratic shifts

08 Jun 2024 12:10 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | The ‘cancelling’ of all those you don’t agree with might have gone too far…

The new age of "cancellation": Free speech and its boundaries in modern Britain

01 Jun 2024 12:05 AM

Krishnan Srinivasan | Rishi Sunak’s call for snap July polls may be big gamble

With the Conservatives trailing Labour in the polls, Prime Minister Sunak hopes an early election will stabilise his party's fortunes

29 May 2024 12:05 AM


Kishwar Desai | Keir Starmer is the favourite on July 4; J.K. Rowling getting trolled in Edinburgh

From the upcoming UK elections to the latest in royal wealth and literary festival controversies, prominent events shaping British society.

27 May 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Will Labour dump Sunak on July 4? Ranking ‘degrees’ of prejudice futile

A dive into Labour's Israel stance, Diane Abbott's suspension, and evolving views on victimisation

25 May 2024 12:43 AM

AA Edit | Sunak rolls the poll dice

Facing steep odds, Sunak's Tories call for early polls amid Labour Party dominance and mounting crises

24 May 2024 2:07 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Can Trump stand for President even if jailed? Sunak’s troubles growing

As the world watches elections in the US, UK, & India, the outcomes remain unpredictable, marked by defections & geopolitical tensions

18 May 2024 12:05 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Democracy can be dodgy: The war in Gaza still plagues UK’s Labour Party

Navigating the twists of democracy and local politics, the Rochdale by-election a tableau of shrewd maneuvers and evolving alliances

17 Feb 2024 12:05 AM


AA Edit | Setbacks and solace for Sunak

Tactical voting, somewhat akin to India’s Mahagathbhandan against the ruling party, may damage the Tories.

25 Jul 2023 12:42 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why is Labour, once a force in British politics, on the rocks?

Subsequent Labour governments did very little to make the economic revival of these towns and cities their priority

15 May 2021 12:00 AM

Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among Indian-origin winners in UK's general election

All the Indian-origin MPs from the previous Parliament were successful in clinching their seats.

14 Dec 2019 9:58 AM

'Look forward to working together': PM Modi congratulates Boris Johnson

Johnson's Conservative Party on Friday secured a majority in the House of Commons.

13 Dec 2019 12:58 PM

Jeremy Corbyn says won’t lead Labour Party in future UK polls after ‘very disappointing night’

'The party needed to reflect and that he would lead the party as it discussed its future,' he added.

13 Dec 2019 12:04 PM


UK's Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority

US President Donald Trump sent out a tweet as soon as reports of Johnson's new mandate emerged.

13 Dec 2019 10:33 AM

UK destined for Brexit as election triumph on horizon for Boris Johnson's Conservatives

An exit poll showed the Conservatives winning a landslide 368 seats, more than enough for a comfortable majority.

13 Dec 2019 9:22 AM

May takes blame for party’s loss in UK elections; says ‘I'm going to get us out’

The chaos has also weighed on the pound and the govt may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament.

13 Jun 2017 9:33 AM

Forex: Rupee ends higher at 64.24

The rupee made a roaring comeback despite a week of depressed global sentiment and a volatile situation in the country.

10 Jun 2017 5:45 PM

Sensex,Nifty go steady in a crisis-packed week

It was highly volatile trading week after RBI left policy rates unchanged and global political crisis took centre stage.

10 Jun 2017 4:15 PM