World  /  Published 19.12.18

Corbyn denies calling PM May 'stupid woman'

Britain's main opposition leader sparked a political furor and faced calls to apologize Wednesday after he was accused of calling Prime Minister Theresa May a 'stupid woman' in the House of Commons.La...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 18.12.18

UK ramps up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations

Britain's government ramped up preparations Tuesday for the possibility that the country could leave the European Union in 101 days without a divorce deal — putting soldiers on standby and warning t...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 18.02.19

UK wants tougher rules for Facebook

British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and other tech firms from acting like 'digital gangsters' and intentionally violating data privacy and c...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 23.05.19

A contrasting tale of two PMs

This is a contrasting tale of two Prime Ministers — Narendra Modi, whose star is rising in Delhi, and that of Theresa May in London, where her time in Downing Street is drawing inexorably to an ingl...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 14.04.20

UK economy ‘can shrink by 35 per cent’

Britain’s economy could shrink by a massive 35 per cent in the April-June period, more than doubling unemployment and taking public borrowing to its highest levels since World War II, the country's ...
By Reuters in London


World  /  Published 09.04.19

MI-5 former chief reveals double-agent thriller in Delhi

Dame Stella Rimington, a former head of Britain’s intelligence agency MI5, has revealed that Russia’s KGB tried to recruit her when she was living in Delhi in the mid-’60s.Rimington, who is now ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 01.05.20

UK’s Asian Covid fighter dilemma

Ramesh Mehta, president of Bapio — British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin — sums up the dilemma facing the NHS which is being called up to protect Asian and black healthcare workers wh...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.18

Britain’s only Jagaddhatri in London

Britain has over 60 Durga pujas, including 25-odd in London, about seven to eight Kali pujas, and even 10 to 12 Laxmi and Saraswati pujas. But there is only one Jagaddhatri Puja.“In fact, we are the...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.19

Tory elite sees the country as the City

Three summers ago in England, I loafed around a polling booth in a church building watching the natives vote on their membership of the European Union. Ever since then I’ve had a proprietorial attit...
By Mukul Kesavan in

World  /  Published 25.07.19

Cold facts versus bluster: What's ahead for Britain and Boris

Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson made it clear from the moment he stepped into No 10 Downing Street that he was making a clean break with the past. Out went 16 cabinet ministers inclu...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


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