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AA Edit | Identity is no bar: Every Indian can aim to be PM

India has had, during its history, Presidents and Vice-Presidents elected, who were from religious minorities and oppressed castes

27 Oct 2022 12:10 AM

Rishi Sunak holds firm as bookies' favourite to replace Liz Truss as UK PM

The 42-year-old is holding a solid 55 per cent lead with the Oddschecker betting odds aggregator

21 Oct 2022 5:26 PM

Boris Johnson eyes comeback bid as UK Tories pick new leader

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and House of Commons leader Penny Mordaunt are among the bookmakers' favourites along with Boris Johnson

21 Oct 2022 2:55 PM

Rebels plot to replace Liz Truss with Rishi Sunak amid UK crisis

It comes as a YouGov poll for the The Times found that almost half of Tory party supporters believe the party chose the wrong candidate

14 Oct 2022 5:01 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | It’s not just the Owen scandal… Spate of sleaze dogs Boris’ govt

Owen, has resigned his seat in Britain’s House of Commons, withdrawing from the heart of a scandal that is overtaking his party and govt

13 Nov 2021 12:15 AM


'Look forward to working together': PM Modi congratulates Boris Johnson

Johnson's Conservative Party on Friday secured a majority in the House of Commons.

13 Dec 2019 12:58 PM

UK's Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority

US President Donald Trump sent out a tweet as soon as reports of Johnson's new mandate emerged.

13 Dec 2019 10:33 AM

UK destined for Brexit as election triumph on horizon for Boris Johnson's Conservatives

An exit poll showed the Conservatives winning a landslide 368 seats, more than enough for a comfortable majority.

13 Dec 2019 9:22 AM

Will new UK PM Boris Johnson bring ‘first girlfriend’ into 10 downing street?

Johnson and wife Marina Wheeler, who have 4 kids together, announced in September that they had separated and would divorce after 25 years.

25 Jul 2019 10:32 AM

Conservative MPs to pick final two in battle to become British PM

The winner will be announced in the week beginning July 22 and then take over from Theresa May as Prime Minister.

20 Jun 2019 1:49 PM


UK PM Theresa May cautions: Support my Brexit deal or face no deal

'I think that the alternative to that will be having no deal,' May told BBC TV.

17 Sep 2018 2:19 PM

Pakistani-origin lawmaker Sajid Javid appointed UK's Home Minister

Javid is the son of a Pakistani bus driver who arrived in Britain in 1961 with one pound in his pocket.

30 Apr 2018 6:31 PM

Post-Brexit deal 'urgent priority': UK lawmakers to Theresa May

Obtaining a transition period is an 'urgent priority' if the UK is to avoid a no-deal scenario when it exits the European Union.

14 Dec 2017 3:52 PM

Theresa May faces potential ouster as 40 MPs agree to vote no-confidence

An earlier attempt to unseat May in the wake of her disastrous speech at the annual party conference fizzled out.

12 Nov 2017 5:36 PM

New code of conduct for Conservative party members after harassment allegations

Her governing Conservatives will adopt a new complaints procedure with a hotline for reporting potential breaches.

04 Nov 2017 2:05 PM


‘Sleaze dossier’ of sexual misconduct by Party members shown to British PM Theresa May

Theresa May is likely to be forced into a Cabinet reshuffle.

30 Oct 2017 11:14 AM

Final vote count in New Zealand election tightens close race

Both sides will need to talk with the small New Zealand First party, led by maverick 72-year-old lawmaker Winston Peters.

07 Oct 2017 12:19 PM

Theresa May to tell ministers: stop leaking details of cabinet rifts

May will warn ministers on Tuesday that cabinet discussions should not be leaked and that public squabbling must end, Sky news said.

18 Jul 2017 12:31 PM

Japan PM's party on track for huge defeat in Tokyo election

The broadcaster projected that a coalition under Koike would win 73 to 85 seats in the chamber.

02 Jul 2017 6:49 PM

Theresa May has '10 days to save job' as party members plan her ejection: reports

'Theresa May has 10 days to come up with a strategy that will satisfy enough supporters of hard and soft Brexit alike'.

18 Jun 2017 7:52 PM