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  • UK backs India’s case for permanent UN Security Council seat

    UK backs India’s case for permanent UN Security Council seat

    The United Kingdom has reiterated its support for the creation of new permanent seats in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for India and also called for the expansion of the council in both permanent and non-permanent categories.

    November 18, 2022
  • India-UK Free Trade Agreement expected to be closed by March 2023: Sources

    India-UK Free Trade Agreement expected to be closed by March 2023: Sources

    The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the United Kingdom (UK) and India is expected to be closed by March 2023, a source from the commerce ministry said on Tuesday.

    November 15, 2022
  • UK: Eggs thrown at King Charles, one arrested

    UK: Eggs thrown at King Charles, one arrested

    The detained person while throwing the eggs shouted "this country was built on the blood of slaves" while the crowd kept on booing "God Save the King".

    November 10, 2022
  • A critical moment for the world we live in

    A critical moment for the world we live in

    Without being alarmist, one must take note of the fact that the possibility of a third world war has been more discussed this year – 2022 - than any previous year since 1945.

    November 2, 2022
  • Let’s feel good, sure, but Rishi is a British dish

    Let’s feel good, sure, but Rishi is a British dish

    This Diwali is illuminated with added lights and the aroma of sweets for British Indians, for sure. As soon as ‘Dishy’ Rishi’s premiership was confirmed at 2:00 BST on 24 October, one of my acquaintances living in Warwick

    October 26, 2022
  • Rishi Sunak firm favourite to become UK PM

    Rishi Sunak firm favourite to become UK PM

    His closest rival, former Prime Minister Boris Johnson, dramatically pulled out of the race on Sunday evening, saying he has enough support but decided that it was not the right thing to do, the BBC reported.

    October 24, 2022
  • Rishi Sunak praises BoJo’s leadership, says Johnson led UK through some of the toughest challenges

    Rishi Sunak praises BoJo’s leadership, says Johnson led UK through some of the toughest challenges

    Sunak, who is now most likely to succeed Liz Truss as the first Indian-origin UK Prime Minister, said Johnson led the UK through some of the toughest challenges including Brexit, the COVID vaccine rollout, and the war in Ukraine.

    October 24, 2022
  • Indian High Commissioner holds ‘productive’ talk with UK Labour party leader Keir Starmer

    Indian High Commissioner holds ‘productive’ talk with UK Labour party leader Keir Starmer

    The party has announced its wish to bridge the gap between the Labour Party, British Indians and India by fostering inclusive sustainable growth for both countries.

    October 11, 2022
  • India responds to UK minister’s ‘Indian Migrants Overstayers’ remark

    India responds to UK minister’s ‘Indian Migrants Overstayers’ remark

    The Indian High Commission has retorted that India awaits “demonstrable progress" on certain commitments undertaken by the UK government under the MMP that was signed last year.

    October 7, 2022
  • UK unveils new coins featuring King Charles III

    UK unveils new coins featuring King Charles III

    The reverse of the new coin shows two new portraits of the Queen, charting her journey from a young monarch to a long-standing head of state.

    September 30, 2022
  • Leicester violence called for a mature response

    Leicester violence called for a mature response

    The recent violence was triggered by the march of a group of young Hindu boys on Melton Road of Leicester who, reportedly, were shouting slogans like ‘Pakistan Murdabad.’ Video footage of this celebration became viral on social media resulting in stray incidents of violence in the city. The next Saturday again saw another march of Hindu youths on the street with slogans like “Jai Shri Ram,” which, unfortunately is losing its sacred identity and has become a war cry for far-right Hindus.

    September 23, 2022
  • President Murmu offers tributes to Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall in London

    President Murmu offers tributes to Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall in London

    President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday offered tributes to UK's Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall in London.

    September 18, 2022
  • Charles’ love affair with India

    Charles’ love affair with India

    King Charles III, who succeeded Queen Elizabeth II last week, has long been associated with India and is familiar to Indians. With his accession to the British throne, King Charles has also become Head of the Commonwealth, a group of 56 independent countries, including India, representing 2.4 billion people.

    September 18, 2022
  • An encounter with the Prince

    An encounter with the Prince

    I took this photograph with my box camera.” Prince Charles had a hearty laugh and said: “Oh, we have a blackmailer here!” He told his secretary: “Send him a message” The message from the Prince of Wales was duly received and published in the first brochure brought out by the Mahindra UW.

    September 15, 2022
  • Tribute to a much-loved monarch

    Tribute to a much-loved monarch

    The loss of her beloved husband, Prince Philip, was an immense loss, yet I am most fortunate in having both his and the Queen’s signatures on my CBE certificate. She had been too frail in the last year to attend to various royal duties in person and had to let her eldest son step in to fulfil her tasks and one of them was awarding me the CBE insignia at Windsor Castle, their most beautiful family home in a spectacular ceremony in December 2021.

    September 14, 2022
  • King Charles III makes first address to UK parliament

    King Charles III makes first address to UK parliament

    King Charles III was proclaimed as the new monarch of England on Saturday after his mother Queen Elizabeth II passed away last week.

    September 12, 2022
  • Royal Friendships connect Bhutan and the UK

    Royal Friendships connect Bhutan and the UK

    Historically, Anglo-Bhutanese relations were greatly strengthened during the reign of the first King of Bhutan, His Majesty Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck, who established firm foundations for relations between the two countries.

    September 11, 2022