AP | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2021 02:22 PM IST
- In the 2019 general election, the Conservative Party made big inroads into Labour's “red wall” in northern England on a combination of factors, including its pro-Brexit stance.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2020 04:26 PM IST
The Conservatives are split over Europe and while some will welcome any deal, the trickiest faction for Boris Johnson will be the old guard of euroskeptic Tories. These MPs have built careers on taking hard-line views and no longer need to be loyal to the leader.
Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 10:27 AM IST
Canada recorded 1,037 new infections on Friday, an increase of 58% compared to the situation two weeks earlier. The total number of cases has surpassed 144,000, while deaths have crossed 9,250
New Delhi, Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Sir Iain, a former leader of the Conservative party, pointed out that authoritarian China, under its leader Xi Jinping, has made no secret about its ambition to dominate the globe.
London | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 06:13 PM IST
The ruling Conservative Party said it takes such allegations “extremely seriously”.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2019 04:09 PM IST
Boris Johnson’s return will bring stability. This may give India an opening
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:37 PM IST
The Conservative Party won 365 of the 649 seats declared (the House of Commons’ strength is 650), comfortably passing the 326 majority mark that had eluded it in the 2017 midterm election, sending the pound north against the dollar.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 07:30 PM IST
Driven by history and post-colonial realities, India and the UK have close relations in a range of areas, including defence, trade, technology, investment, and human resources.
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 12:54 AM IST
The Conservative Party passed the majority mark of 326 with over 40 more seats yet to be declared. It won in several Labour strongholds after its clear message of ‘Get Brexit done’ resonated more with voters than Labour’s promise to hold another referendum.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 08:57 AM IST
The snap election had been called by Johnson in a bid to win a majority for his Conservative Party and break the Commons deadlock over Brexit.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 05:04 PM IST
Ahead of British general election on December 12, the Conservative party has released a video ‘Boris ko hamein jitana hai’, set to a song with lyrics in Hindi and images of Modi and the Indian high commissioner, Ruchi Ghanashyam, among others.
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:50 PM IST
The 2017 election saw a record 12 Indian-origin MPs elected (seven Labour and five Conservative), but with the Conservative Party nominating candidates from the community in two of its strongholds, the number is likely to rise to at least 14.
Bloomberg | By Alex Morales
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:17 AM IST
The NHS visa would form part of a new points-based immigration system to be introduced after the U.K. completes its divorce from the European Union, Johnson’s Conservative Party said in an emailed statement on Friday.
By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2019 06:30 AM IST
London | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 09:45 AM IST
The move against the Conservative Party grandee marks one of the most bizarre turns in the three-year Brexit crisis that has gripped a country once touted as a confident pillar of Western economic and political stability.
London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2019 01:28 PM IST
In the House of 650, the Conservative strength is now 310. It is supported by the 10-member Democratic Unionist Party, taking the ruling combine’s strength to 320.
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 05:34 PM IST
Boris Johnson said his new government would set as a “top priority” preparations for exiting without an agreement if there is no deal with the EU by the October 31 deadline.
Indo-AsianNews Service, NEW DELHI/LONDON | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Boris Johnson, who won the race within the Conservative Party to become the country’s next Prime Minister, is expected to rely on his declared personal connect with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver a “truly special” UK-India relationship.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 11:35 AM IST
When Boris Johnson entered the famous black door of No. 10 Downing Street as Britain’s new prime minister, he was the first for nearly half a century to do so unaccompanied by a spouse.
London, UK | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2019 02:43 PM IST
The country’s next leader will be chosen by about 160,000 members of the governing party in a runoff between two candidates: former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and current Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
London, UK | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 10:41 AM IST
May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain’s tortuous departure from the European Union.
London | By Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Trump insisted he wasn’t giving a full endorsement of any one of the 12 candidates to become leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative party but said Johnson “would be excellent” and would do a ‘very good job’ running the country.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2019 08:09 AM IST
This will bring Britain the closest it has been so far to a full break with the EU, without any sort of economic union. This will deliver a sharp economic cost to Britain, driving its economy into recession and making it far less attractive as an investment site for Indian and other foreign investors
Bloomberg | By David Shipley
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2019 01:46 PM IST
The main contenders to replace May have criticized her efforts – tireless, sincere and ultimately futile efforts – to strike a compromise with the EU.
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt | By Reuters
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 12:17 PM IST
Last week, Anna Soubry, a Conservative lawmaker who quit May’s party over what she called the government’s “disastrous handling of Brexit”, accused May of having “a problem with immigration” that had tied her hands in Brexit negotiations.
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 12:59 PM IST
A new centrist party in the United Kingdom is on the cards as three MPs from the ruling Conservative Party joined eight former Labour MPs who quit their party to form what is called ‘The Independent Group’ in the House of Commons.
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 08:49 PM IST
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Britain “cannot go on like this”, adding that the ruling Conservative Party had “plunged the country into crisis”. He termed the current Brexit situation “a complete mess”.
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 12:38 AM IST
Voting was scheduled for 6 pm local time and the results would be declared soon after voting ends at 8 pm.
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 05:05 PM IST
Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party triggered a confidence vote in her leadership over Britain’s planned divorce from the European.
Hindustan Times | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 10:38 PM IST
The agreement got tenuous backing from May’s cabinet after a marathon session on Wednesday, but cracks emerged with the resignations of four ministers, including, ironically, Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, central to reaching the agreement.