By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 09:12 PM IST
People in leadership roles have a lot to say once they move beyond the limitations of the constitutional oath of office and secrecy
By Deep Saxena
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 03:49 PM IST
London-based designer Mani Kohli on what makes the various types of Awadhi embroidery a big draw.
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 09:53 PM IST
In the second so-called ‘Brexit election’ after the 2017 edition called by the then Prime Minister, Theresa May, voters in a United Kingdom divided by Brexit are essentially choosing between two options: a hard Brexit (Conservative) and a pro-EU Brexit + socialism (Labour).
Indo-Asian News Service, London | By Indo-Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 07:19 AM IST
The couple living in Maidenhead in Berkshire were told that only white British preschool children were available for adoption and their chances would improve if they looked to the sub-continent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 11:00 PM IST
A commitment to forge stronger links with India and the Commonwealth in the Conservative party manifesto released on Sunday set it apart from those of Labour and the Liberal Democrats, which have promised to focus more on caste, Kashmir and Punjab.
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:35 AM IST
If Johnson leads the Conservatives to a majority in the 650-member House of Commons, the UK will leave the EU on the next exit date of January 31. If he falls short by 15 or 20 seats, Westminster will be in for another round of Brexit-related blood-letting.
London | By HT Correspondent and Agencies
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 11:29 PM IST
The agreement announced in Brussels is an updated version of the December 2018 deal reached by former Prime Minister Theresa May.
Brussels | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 05:14 AM IST
The proposed Brexit deal solves the problem by keeping Northern Ireland aligned with the rules of the EU single market for goods — so border checks are not needed — and also eliminating customs checks at the Irish border.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 08:43 PM IST
The new Brexit agreement marks a compromise on the part of both London and Brussels on the key issue of Northern Ireland, with political and other implications on the geographically separated part of the United Kingdom on the island of Ireland.
Bloomberg | By Robert Hutton
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 11:14 PM IST
The last time Theresa May tried to get her Brexit deal through, in March, she had the support of 279 Conservatives. They’re mostly likely to back a Boris Johnson deal too, but there are some problems.
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 06:15 PM IST
Vara, who has been an MP since 2005 and held various ministerial roles under the prime ministership of David Cameron and Theresa May, resigned as minister for Northern Ireland in November 2018 to oppose the EU withdrawal agreement reached by May.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:48 PM IST
The law, as passed by parliament this week, is that the Johnson government must seek an extension to the Brexit date beyond October 31 if no agreement is reached by October 19.
Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Strauss, along with Geoffrey Boycott, was given knighthood in former Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation honours list for their service to sport on Tuesday.
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 09:51 PM IST
The announcement means that Indian and other international students who join a UK educational institution from the 2020-21 academic year and complete a degree course in any subject will be able to stay for two years and take up any job.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 11:24 AM IST
Boycott is immensely respected among the cricketing fraternity as only four men have scored more than his 151 first-class centuries and remained the leading Test run-scorer for a long time.
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:04 AM IST
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for an election, while rebel Conservative MPs have been told by party whips that they face de-selection as candidates at the next election if they voted against the government, raising stakes and forcing them to choose between country and conscience.
Biarritz | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 10:44 AM IST
British media reported Johnson would use a meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk on the sidelines of the G7 Summit to set out that Britain would pay less than 10 billion pounds of the settlement if it leaves without a deal.
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 08:37 AM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signalled a review of the immigration system during his first cabinet meeting. “No-one believes more strongly than me in the benefits of migration to our country,” he said.
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 07:44 PM IST
May and her ministers who did not find a place in the Johnson government were conspicuous by their absence in parliament. Those who survived the cull include Sajid Javid, who was appointed chancellor, and Amber Rudd, who stays as minister for women and equalities.
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.
London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 07:18 PM IST
Theresa May formally tendered her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday as her successor Boris Johnson prepares to take over.
Hindustan Times, London | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 04:27 PM IST
May’s tenure (2016-19) lasted 1,106 days, little more than that of Gordon Brown (2007-10; 1,049 days) and Neville Chamberlain (1937-40; 1,078 days). It literally ended in tears, as May broke down, announcing her exit outside the famous door on May 24.
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson says as prime minister he will “deliver Brexit, unite the country” and defeat the Labour opposition.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:34 AM IST
Boris Johnson, 55, a former journalist educated in Eton and Oxford, won the leadership contest against foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2019 05:48 PM IST
Johnson is almost certain to be the next prime minister, according to a poll of odds offered by various betting agencies. The latest poll by Conservative Home on Sunday also put Johnson polling 73 per cent votes of the 1.6 lakh party members.
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 05:56 PM IST
The way England became champions on Sunday continues to be debated but euphoria did not leave 10, Downing Street, where the cricket-loving PM Theresa May welcomed the team on Monday evening.
Knighthood for Ben Stokes? UK prime ministerial candidates Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt have their say
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 04:39 PM IST
Ben Stokes scored an unbeaten 84 off 98 balls to tie the match for the hosts and then scored 8 runs in the super over that was ultimately won by England by virtue of hitting more boundaries.
London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 10:13 AM IST
In a video clip, she is shown dancing at the Henley Festival as her husband and other men in black tie swing their arms to the tunes.
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Kim Darroch, who was branded “a very stupid guy” by Trump in Twitter tirades, said he wanted to put an end to speculation. The row raised questions over the ability of diplomats to report candidly to their capitals.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The president also virtually declared the envoy, Kim Darroch, persona non-grata saying his administration will have nothing to do with him any more.