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Modi-Johnson virtual summit: India, UK adopt Roadmap 2030 to strengthen bilateral ties

May 05, 2021 5:47 am

The decisions were taken at a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson.

Could Modi-Johnson meet improve unsteady Indo-Brit ties?

May 04, 2021 10:19 pm

The two nations have a deep historical connection. But both have found it hard to move on from entrenched prejudices of the past.

Decorating scandal engulfs Boris Johnson and puts fiancée in spotlight

May 02, 2021 11:44 am

Johnson has been accused of secretly using funds from a Conservative Party donor to supplement his public budget for redecorating his apartment — a charge that, although Johnson says he has repaid the money, has prompted an investigation by Britain’s Electoral Commission.

Explained: Why Boris Johnson’s flat is under probe

May 01, 2021 12:23 am

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiance Carrier Symonds moved into this flat in July 2019 and the inquiry aims to find out who paid for the refurbishment.

UK lawmakers call for PM Johnson to publish big pharma lobbying messages

April 26, 2021 9:48 am

A cross-party group of UK lawmakers has signed a statement calling for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ministers, and senior civil servants to publish all email, text, and WhatsApp messages exchanged with pharmaceutical companies and their lobbyists.

Britain adds India to COVID-19 travel ‘red list’

April 20, 2021 7:13 am

Health Secretary Matt Hancock confirmed the move in the House of Commons as he revealed that 103 cases of the so-called Indian variant had been identified in the UK, of which the "vast majority have links to international travel".

Amid Covid second wave, Boris Johnson's India visit put off, to hold virtual meeting with PM Modi

April 19, 2021 8:51 pm

Johnson was scheduled to come to India on April 25-26 as part of a planned itinerary, which was expected to launch “plans for a transformed India-UK relationship”

Opposition joins calls for Boris Johnson to cancel India visit over new Covid variant

April 18, 2021 7:36 pm

Downing Street had earlier confirmed a much shorter schedule for the UK Prime Minister’s visit, with the bulk of the programme including talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi set for a day-long agenda on Monday, April 26.

Delhi confidential: On Track

April 17, 2021 2:31 am

He is likely to come on April 25-26 but will not visit other cities as planned earlier.

Boris Johnson reduces length of India visit due to COVID-19

April 15, 2021 7:27 am

With the pandemic crisis in India taking a turn for the worse, the itinerary has had to be reworked and the major part of the high-level bilateral interactions, including bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are now scheduled to be limited to New Delhi on April 26.


'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.