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Boris Johnson’s Downing Street office confirmed it was the prime minister’s car and there were no reported injuries.(via REUTERS)

UK PM Johnson’s car hit in collision outside parliament

London | By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 08:50 PM IST
A video posted online showed the car braking before being struck by the following vehicle in the convoy, causing a large dent, while police wrestled the protester to the ground.
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Malavika’s Mumbaistan: The Writer At Large

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 06:32 AM IST
The best-selling author who took over the directorship of the Nehru Centre on October 1 found himself presiding over the numerous events that had been organised to celebrate the 150 birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Jaitley leaves behind a large network of friends and followers in the UK, besides journalists who interacted with him in India and in London over the years and decades.(PTI file photo)
Jaitley leaves behind a large network of friends and followers in the UK, besides journalists who interacted with him in India and in London over the years and decades.(PTI file photo)

When Arun Jaitley ‘advised’ David Cameron on winning British polls

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 11:40 PM IST
A regular visitor to London with busy schedules, Jaitley was at the March 2015 event to unveil Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Parliament Square, along with then Prime Minister David Cameron and actor Amitabh Bachchan.
It will be the fifth Gandhi statue installed in a public place in the UK, after those in Tavistock Square, London (1968), Belgrave Road, Leicester (2009), Parliament Square, London (2015) and Cardiff Bay, Cardiff (2017).(HT Photo)
It will be the fifth Gandhi statue installed in a public place in the UK, after those in Tavistock Square, London (1968), Belgrave Road, Leicester (2009), Parliament Square, London (2015) and Cardiff Bay, Cardiff (2017).(HT Photo)

Plan for Gandhi statue in terror-hit Manchester

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 09:51 AM IST
Shrimad Rajchandra Mission (SRMD), the charity organisation behind the project, said the city had demonstrated Gandhi’s “values of non-violence and compassion” following the May 2017 Arena attack, which had killed 22 and injured several.
Protesters from all over Britain will travel to London to join the demonstrations. Other protests against Trump’s visit are planned in 14 other cities and towns.(AP File Photo)
Protesters from all over Britain will travel to London to join the demonstrations. Other protests against Trump’s visit are planned in 14 other cities and towns.(AP File Photo)

‘Trump baby’ balloon to fly outside British parliament amid potential protests

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 02:26 PM IST
The six-meter high blimp will fly above Parliament Square for two hours from when Trump is due to hold talks with Theresa May .
In this Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 photo provided by Yanny Bruere, a blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan is photographed in a workshop, in Oxfordshire, England. Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon depicting him dressed in a bikini over London.(AP)
In this Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 photo provided by Yanny Bruere, a blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan is photographed in a workshop, in Oxfordshire, England. Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon depicting him dressed in a bikini over London.(AP)

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s bikini-clad balloon to fly over London after Trump baby blimp

Associated Press, London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 12:15 AM IST
Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon over London that depicts him dressed in a bikini.
Pakistan-origin Sajid Javid is Britain's new home secretary.(AFP/File Photo)
Pakistan-origin Sajid Javid is Britain's new home secretary.(AFP/File Photo)

Indian professionals drag UK govt to court for denying them work permits

Press Trust of India, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 03:00 PM IST
The professionals, including doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs, etc., staged a protest outside Parliament Square in London to protest “unjustified” refusals by the UK home office of their applications for indefinite leave to remain (ILR) in Britain.
Protesters rip up India's flag after tearing it off a flagpole in Parliament Square, London.(REUTERS)
Protesters rip up India's flag after tearing it off a flagpole in Parliament Square, London.(REUTERS)

India urges UK to take action against protesters who tore tricolour during Modi visit

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 10:33 PM IST
Some groups protesting against atrocities in India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in London turned violent on Thursday after a tricolour was torn down from one of the official flagpoles set up for all 53 Commonwealth countries.
Protesters ripped up India's flag after tearing it off a flagpole in Parliament Square, London, on April 18, 2018.(REUTERS)
Protesters ripped up India's flag after tearing it off a flagpole in Parliament Square, London, on April 18, 2018.(REUTERS)

UK tenders apology after tricolour torn during anti-Modi protests in London

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 08:06 AM IST
Soon after India complained to the Foreign Office and Scotland Yard, a replacement flag was put up. Some Indian journalists were assaulted and complained of intimidation during Wednesday’s protests.
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