British Government
World  /  Published 30.07.22

Controversy over Lord Curzon's archive

Descendants of Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905, and the National Trust of the UK are said to be involved in a dispute over the family’s papers. The National Trust, which loo...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 20.07.22

Rishi tops again in close contest

Rishi Sunak came top in the fourth round of voting on Tuesday in the Tory leadership contest, followed by Penny Mordaunt with 92 and Liz Truss with 86. The former equalities minister Kemi Badenoch, w...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 24.06.22

Boris: Not resigning before polls

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed as “crazy” the suggestion he might resign if he loses two parliamentary seats at elections on Thursday. The polls will be voters’ first...
By Reuters in Kigali, Rwanda

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.22

At Bafta awards, blue & yellow

Footnote At India House, the high commissioner, Gaitri Issar Kumar, launched a report on how well the desi diaspora was doing and also explained Delhi’s Ukraine policy. The next day s...
By Amit Roy

World  /  Published 16.12.21

UK reports 88,376 Covid cases

The British government on Thursday reported 88,376 new coronavirus cases, a second consecutive record daily tally, as the omicron variant fuels a worrying surge in infections across the country. The ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in London

Culture  /  Published 22.08.21

Bloodline Bengalie

After Siraj’s defeat in the Battle of Plassey on June 23, 1757, Mohanlal, rode away with the boy to Mymensingh, now in Bangladesh. Later, he convinced a zamindar to adopt the boy and escaped to ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

World  /  Published 21.08.21

Afghanistan: UK envoy stays back

Laurie Bristow might “look like a mild accountant” but his actions bear comparison to the boy in the poem Casabianca who “stood on the burning deck whence all but he had fled”....
By Amit Roy in London

Business  /  Published 29.03.21

Sanjeev Gupta bailout plea rejected

Addressing a question in the House of Commons from the Opposition Labour Party about the estimated 5,000 jobs at risk at Liberty Steel, Johnson had said that the UK business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng h...
By Reuters, PTI in Bangalore


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