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Farewell to the Queen and behold the King

With a new King and a new Prime Minister, the British stage is set for the start of the Carolean...

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The bell tolls for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

In chess,the Queen is “the most powerful chess piece that each player has, able to move in any direction along...

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A Truss government may be imminent in UK

The expectations on Liz Truss are high, a big budget announcement after her appointment is a certainty. London: On Monday,...

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The Tory leadership campaign drones on

Many Tory voters have got campaign fatigue, but the two candidates must have the chance to tour the country with...

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Too early to predict outcome in Conservative leadership contest

The Indian diaspora in UK is largely supportive of Sunak, however, as Chancellor it is not obvious if Sunak has...

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UK PM hopefuls double down on China

This week’s primary issue focused around how to counter the People’s Republic of China. London: The leadership contest between Liz...

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It’s advantage Liz Truss in UK PM race

YouGov finds that Truss has a commanding lead of 62% over Sunak’s 38% amongst Conservative Party members. New Delhi: The...

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Race to become UK PM: And then there were five

Sunak appears to be frontrunner. He appeals to conservative types who were taken in by Tony Blair. He is running...

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Boris Johnson pressured to stand down

A deluge of ministers and officials pressured the PM into resigning, many of whom had been vociferously but hypocritically supporting...

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Battling every inch of the way, Miranda lost her fight against cancer

She said she had lived a full and adventurous life and seen many countries. She would have liked to have...

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Fight against Russia must go on: Nato Summit reiterates stand

The vim and vigour for keeping up the fight against Russia stem from PM Boris Johnson and his admiration for...

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Grim byelection results for Tories were anticipated

The cost of living/inflation crisis and the lack of communication from the government over policy direction and delivery were major...

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Queen Elizabeth II marks her Platinum Jubilee

The 96-year-old Queen Elizabeth II, who has ruled for 7 decades, is the longest-reigning monarch in British history. London: On...

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UK’s woeful performance in Afghan withdrawal

Foreign Affairs Committee chaired by Tom Tugendhat MP, released their excoriating report ‘Missing in Action’ about the UK’s part in...

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UK-China relations could be on a bumpy road

London: UK’s security chiefs are on the alert for threats from China; MI5 Director-General Ken McCallum, UK National Security Adviser...

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Key takeaways from the Queen’s Speech as Prince Charles sets the government’s agenda

The Queen’s Speech this year contains 38 legislation, up from 30 the previous year, and they cover a wide range...

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Boris Johnson meets Japanese PM Fumio Kishida in UK

London: Just under one-third of the UK’s local council seats were contested on Thursday. The conservatives did not get the...

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Is Britain’s House of Commons fraught with a moral vacuum?

A female MP and a Junior Minister complained they have seen a Tory male MP watching inappropriate videos on his...

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UK’s partnership with India a beacon in stormy seas: Boris Johnson

Modi and Johnson unequivocally condemned the civilian deaths in Ukraine, and ‘reiterated the need for an immediate cessation of hostilities’...

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Boris Johnson pledges unwavering support to Ukraine

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed Zelenskyy’s heroism and promised that the UK will send more defense equipment and arms...

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Liz Truss announces ratcheting up of UK sanctions on Russia

‘Our latest wave of measures will bring an end to the UK’s imports of Russian energy, and decimate Putin’s war...

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We stand with Ukraine, but the war is denting UK’s economy: Rishi Sunak

Sunak’s confident commentary on the conflict has been applauded, demonstrating he is more than a bean counter and added weight...

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On 9 August, Kenyans will choose their new President

Kenya’s general election is set for 9 August, Kenyans are as interested and involved in politics as Indians, they are...

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As Ukraine defends its land against Russia, UK promises unprecedented support

Boris Johnson said that Britain and her allies would continue to supply Ukrainians with weapons to defend their homeland. On...