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Indranil Banerjie | A Law to Protect Citizens, Or To Help in State Snooping?

The Editors’ Guild voiced concern about Sec. 17(4), which allows government and its instrumentalities to retain personal data indefinitely

09 Aug 2023 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why democracy often turns ugly: Prejudice & hate as Batley votes

The byelection for a Member of Parliament in the Yorkshire constituency of Batley was a paradigm of this ugliness

03 Jul 2021 12:20 AM

18 woman MPs to not seek re-election in British Parliament due to abuse

The women are among 50 members of Parliament who will not stand in the election scheduled for December 12.

05 Nov 2019 3:04 PM

Queen approves British Parliament suspension weeks before Brexit Departure: UK PM

Queen Elizabeth II has approved the request to close what has been the longest session of parliament in nearly 400 years.

29 Aug 2019 10:45 AM

Brexit: Nothing changed; or everything changed?

On March 29, 2017 his replacement, Prime Minister Theresa May, gave formal notice to the EU of the UK’s intention to withdraw.

24 Apr 2019 1:18 AM


'Was feeling sick': Pak-origin UK lawmaker as man masturbates in front of her in bus

In her statement, the British MP said that if such incidents go unreported, then it would add to the statistics.

13 Apr 2019 3:39 PM

Brexit’s ‘unicorns’ and the idiocies, fantasies, myths they spawn

The British satirical press has played the entertaining game of counting unicorns or mentions of them in Parliament.

16 Feb 2019 12:12 AM

‘No work but full pay’ defies all logic

The Prefect could no longer control the mob and a loud bell tolled to announce that the session was adjourned till the next day.

25 May 2018 2:28 AM

4 British MPs receive ‘suspicious’ ‘Punish a Muslim day’ packages

Britain’s counter-terrorism officers continue to investigate after similar ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ letters.

14 Mar 2018 2:30 PM

Indian-origin MP becomes 1st female Muslim min to speak at UK Parliament

In 2015, Nus Ghani became the first Conservative party Muslim female candidate to be elected to Parliament.

19 Jan 2018 12:59 PM


Salman becomes only 4th Indian to receive British Parliament's Global Diversity Award

Previously, Aishwarya Rai and Amitabh Bachchan and host of international celebrities have been felicitated with the award.

16 Sep 2017 12:03 PM

UK election: 51 Black, Asian, ethnic minority MPs elected to parliament

The new members of House of Commons include four black women and Britain's first ever female Sikh MP.

11 Jun 2017 4:33 PM

Connecting dance and Hindu mythology

Ragasudha Vinjamuri, a Bharatnatyam dancer, performs to explain Aryurveda and conversations between the human body and music.

27 May 2017 12:47 AM

UK Parliament resumes, holds minute's silence after attack

Parliament was locked down after the attack, and the return to business was seen as an important act of defiance.

23 Mar 2017 5:10 PM

Brexit bill passed in UK Parliament, clears way for Britain's EU exit

The bill is now expected to receive Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II to become a law.

14 Mar 2017 4:40 PM


UK government loses Brexit case, must consult Parliament

The ruling forces the government to put a bill before Parliament, giving pro-EU politicians a chance to soften the terms of Brexit.

24 Jan 2017 4:09 PM

Debate on J&K in UK Parliament irks Centre

UK's House of Commons was likely to debate on J&K issue which was proposed by the Backbench Business Committee.

20 Jan 2017 2:37 AM

UK Parliament to debate J&K issue; India says no room for third party involvement

The motion to be debated said, 'That this House notes breaches of international human rights on the Indian side of the LoC in Kashmir.'

19 Jan 2017 7:19 PM

British MP recounts rape ordeal at 14 to parliament

Too afraid to tell her parents, the attack left the MP feeling

09 Dec 2016 8:18 AM