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In UK Parliament, Opposition criticises PM Boris Johnson's visit to Gujarat JCB factory

April 30, 2022 1:27 pm

Boris Johnson's factory visit had created a stir across social media, pointing to the use of JCB equipment in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's "anti-encroachment" drive in Jahangirpuri.

UK lawmaker from Boris Johnson's party suspended over porn in parliament case

April 30, 2022 9:15 am

Neil Parish, a Conservative member of parliament since 2010, was suspended from the parliamentary party after reporting himself to a standards commissioner.

Ukraine focus as eight leaders from Europe visit India

April 25, 2022 8:37 am

Von der Leyen, who was Germany’s defence minister under Chancellor Angela Merkel until 2019, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, where the crisis arising out of the Russia-Ukraine conflict is expected to come up for discussion.

Delhi Confidential: Why the Madhya Pradesh CM is happy these days

April 23, 2022 7:04 am

After a few months of uncertainty and confusion over the leadership in the state, recent developments indicate that the central leadership is quite satisfied with the way Chouhan's government functions.

In unfolding era of strategic convergence, India and Britain are exploring shared possibilities, deepening engagement

April 23, 2022 9:16 am

The public bonhomie that marked talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, is in tune with the expansive ambition that marks bilateral engagement and the rapid progress on a range of issues.

Boris Johnson: India-Russia ties are historic, they are not going to change it

April 22, 2022 10:46 pm

His statement came amid growing disquiet in Western nations over India's refusal to directly condemn the Russian aggression in Ukraine and its decision to procure discounted Russian oil.

Economic fugitives not welcome in UK, want them to face trial in India: Johnson

April 22, 2022 9:12 pm

On the question of human rights issues in India, the British PM said that the UK raises these issues “privately” and “in a friendly way”

Modi has asked Putin several times what on earth he thinks he is doing: Boris Johnson

April 23, 2022 8:02 am

Johnson, who spoke at a press conference organised by the British High Commission after the bilateral meeting with PM Modi, steered clear of criticising India for not condemning Russia’s actions.

Britain to reopen embassy in Kyiv next week: Prime Minister Boris Johnson

April 22, 2022 7:10 pm

The PM said Russian President Vladimir Putin had made a "catastrophic blunder" over the invasion, but that it remained a realistic possibility Russia could still win in Ukraine

Boris Johnson calls PM Modi ‘khas dost’, says India-UK free trade pact by Diwali

April 23, 2022 7:04 am

Both Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi welcomed the strong resilience shown by the economies of India and the UK and the positive growth in bilateral trade showcasing the potential to double trade by 2030, as envisaged in the Roadmap 2030.


Bonhomie on display as Boris Johnson calls Narendra Modi ‘khas dost’

April 22, 2022 5:56 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson landed in Ahmedabad on Thursday for the start of a two-day visit to India. He met with PM Modi on Friday and held extensive talks with an aim to further expand cooperation in areas of defence, trade and clean energy.

Boris Johnson pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram

April 21, 2022 12:04 pm

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a raft of commercial agreements and hail a "new era" in bilateral trade and investment ties during his visit to India, the UK High Commission said on Thursday shortly before he landed in Gujarat.

'Kill the Bill': Britain's fight for the right to protest

April 03, 2021 8:24 pm

The demonstration is against the contentious Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, 2021 which is currently going through Parliament and would give police stronger powers to restrict “highly disruptive protests” causing “serious disruption to the public.”

United Kingdom votes to decide the fate of Brexit, again

December 13, 2019 7:05 am

Voting was underway across the country in a contest that pits Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who says he will take Britain out of the European Union by Jan. 31, against opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who promises another referendum on Brexit.

Boris Johnson's journey from journalist to UK PM

July 25, 2019 6:39 am

Johnson is admired by many Conservatives for his ability to connect with voters, but others mistrust him for his long record of misleading and false statements, verbal blunders and erratic performance.