John Bercow
World  /  Published 05.11.19

Bercow aide takes over as Speaker

Britain woke up to a new Speaker on November 5, which marks the anniversary of the day in 1605 when Guy Fawkes and fellow members of the Gunpowder Plot were caught as they were about to blow up Parlia...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 26.09.19

UK PM faces backlash over confrontational tone

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a backlash from furious lawmakers on Thursday over his use of charged and confrontational language in Parliament about opponents of his Brexit plan, as the s...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 25.09.19

UK Parliament suspension: Court strikes it down

Britain’s Supreme Court has delivered a unanimous damning judgment striking down the prorogation – or suspension -- of Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s minority government. The rulin...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

World  /  Published 10.09.19

UK House prorogued after ‘wild night’

After what many MPs described as “a long, wild and historic night in Westminster”, the Mother of Parliaments was prorogued at 2am on Tuesday for five weeks at Boris Johnson’s instigation — the...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 29.05.19

House cannot be sidelined: Speaker

The Speaker of the Commons, John Bercow, whose independent spirit has won him a big following among Opposition politicians in India, has stirred up huge controversy by making it clear that Britain’s...
By Amit Roy in London


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