Articles about Boris Johnson

Iran blames Salman Rushdie, his supporters for attack as author recovers

15 Aug 2022

World
Iran blames Salman Rushdie, his supporters for attack as author recovers

The Iranian foreign ministry said on Monday that nobody has the right to accuse Iran of being responsible for Friday's assault on Salman Rushdie, for which he and his followers are solely responsible.

Rishi Sunak's Rs. 3.8 crore-pool comes under criticism amid drought

15 Aug 2022

World
Rishi Sunak's Rs. 3.8 crore-pool comes under criticism amid drought

With the United Kingdom (UK) Prime Ministerial election less than a month away, Indian-origin candidate Rishi Sunak has come under scrutiny yet again for his lifestyle.

Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

14 Aug 2022

World
Salman Rushdie taken off ventilator, talking; accused pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie is no longer on a ventilator and is able to speak, as per his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after he was stabbed at a New York event.

Salman Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye, liver damaged

13 Aug 2022

World
Salman Rushdie on ventilator, may lose an eye, liver damaged

Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie has been put on a ventilator in a critical condition after he was stabbed at an event in the New York state.

UK: Rishi Sunak surprises with debate win over rival Truss

05 Aug 2022

World
UK: Rishi Sunak surprises with debate win over rival Truss

Rishi Sunak on Thursday looked to pull off a surprise victory in front of a studio audience in a crucial debate with front-runner Liz Truss in the campaign to become the next prime minister of Britain.

Boris Johnson 'doesn't want to resign,' says former colleague: Report

26 Jul 2022

World
Boris Johnson 'doesn't want to resign,' says former colleague: Report

Boris Johnson told former Conservative Party treasurer Peter Cruddas that he "does not want to resign" as the United Kingdom's prime minister and hoped he could "wipe away" his departure, reported The Telegraph.

UK toddler's rare condition makes her look like Albert Einstein!

26 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
UK toddler's rare condition makes her look like Albert Einstein!

A UK toddler is grabbing eyeballs for her messy blonde hair and earning comparisons to Albert Einstein and former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson!

Race for UK PM: Rishi Sunak tops second round voting

15 Jul 2022

World
Race for UK PM: Rishi Sunak tops second round voting

By securing 101 votes in Thursday's second round of voting, former Finance Minister Rishi Sunak cemented his lead in the contest to succeed Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and UK prime minister.

UK: Rishi Sunak launches bid to replace PM Boris Johnson

09 Jul 2022

World
UK: Rishi Sunak launches bid to replace PM Boris Johnson

Britain's ex-finance minister, Rishi Sunak, declared on Friday that he would run to replace Boris Johnson, who resigned as the United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister.

Who is Rishi Sunak, top contender for UK PM

07 Jul 2022

World
Who is Rishi Sunak, top contender for UK PM

Rishi Sunak, one of the several Members of Parliament (MPs) from the Tory Party, left Borish Johnson's administration, putting the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) on the verge of stepping down.

5 scandals that brought Boris Johnson down

07 Jul 2022

World
5 scandals that brought Boris Johnson down

Boris Johnson resigned as the prime minister (PM) of the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday after being deserted by more than 50 government ministers or aides who resigned on Thursday.

Boris Johnson steps down as UK PM: Details here

07 Jul 2022

World
Boris Johnson steps down as UK PM: Details here

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson on Thursday resigned from the post, saying that "he's sad to give up the best job in the world."

UK PM Boris Johnson wins confidence vote despite party rebellion

07 Jun 2022

World
UK PM Boris Johnson wins confidence vote despite party rebellion

British PM Boris Johnson won a no-confidence vote on his leadership of the Conservative Party on Monday and will thus continue to remain the prime minister.

UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

06 May 2022

World
UK's new visa needs no job offer: Everything to know

Following Brexit, the United Kingdom has been facing a shrinking talent pool and thus devised a new visa program to attract talented graduates from the world's top universities.

Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

22 Apr 2022

India
Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

PM Narendra Modi on Friday held extensive talks with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson at New Delhi's Hyderabad House and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation.

Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

22 Apr 2022

India
Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and discuss the bilateral strategic defense, diplomatic, and economic partnerships.

UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

21 Apr 2022

World
UK ready to offer more visas to Indians for FTA

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning to begin his two-day India visit.

Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

17 Apr 2022

India
Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India this week amid the changing global dynamics following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

10 Apr 2022

World
Eastern Ukraine braces for 'hard battle,' citizens urged to 'flee'

The Russia-Ukraine war entered its 46th day on Sunday with the war-torn country bracing for a "hard battle" with the Russian military troops mobilizing in the country's east.

UK, India to boost partnership; free trade agreement talks on

13 Jan 2022

India
UK, India to boost partnership; free trade agreement talks on

The United Kingdom on Thursday announced that talks over a free trade agreement (FTA) with India have commenced.

First Omicron variant death reported in UK, says Boris Johnson

13 Dec 2021

World
First Omicron variant death reported in UK, says Boris Johnson

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said at least one person infected with Omicron has died in the country.

UK PM anticipates Omicron 'tidal wave'; pushes for vaccine booster

13 Dec 2021

World
UK PM anticipates Omicron 'tidal wave'; pushes for vaccine booster

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday warned of an impending Omicron "tidal wave."

COP26 draft deal published; UK PM Boris Johnson urges action

10 Nov 2021

World
COP26 draft deal published; UK PM Boris Johnson urges action

The United Nations climate agency has published the first draft of an agreement on how countries will cut greenhouse gas emissions.

COP26: Modi to hold talks with Boris Johnson at Glasgow

01 Nov 2021

India
COP26: Modi to hold talks with Boris Johnson at Glasgow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in United Kingdom's Glasgow to attend the COP26 climate summit.

British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

16 Oct 2021

World
British MP David Amess's killing was terrorism, police says

UK Member of Parliament Sir David Amess was stabbed to death in England on Friday, an attack that shocked the entire country and raised questions about the security arrangements for parliamentarians.

'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

10 Jul 2021

World
'Will get worse,' say experts as UK COVID-19 cases surge

Coronavirus cases in the United Kingdom are spiralling as the highly-contagious Delta variant has become dominant there.

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

07 Jul 2021

World
Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at his home

Jovenel Moïse, the President of Haiti, was assassinated at his private residence in the early hours of Wednesday near capital Port-au-Prince.

England vs India: Capacity crowd allowed for Test series

06 Jul 2021

Sports
England vs India: Capacity crowd allowed for Test series

In a major development, the upcoming Test series between India and England is set to be played in front of the capacity crowd in the UK.

UK fell 'disastrously short' on COVID-19: Boris Johnson's former aide

26 May 2021

World
UK fell 'disastrously short' on COVID-19: Boris Johnson's former aide

Dominic Cummings, a former aide of the United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has apologized for the country's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PM Modi, Boris Johnson to boost trade during virtual summit

04 May 2021

World
PM Modi, Boris Johnson to boost trade during virtual summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson will hold a virtual summit today.

UK postal workers win reversal years after wrongful convictions

25 Apr 2021

World
UK postal workers win reversal years after wrongful convictions

Between 2000 and 2014, the UK Post Office prosecuted 736 of its employees for shortfalls in earnings which were actually misreported due to bugs in the Post Office's software called Horizon.

British PM cancels his India visit due to COVID-19 crisis

19 Apr 2021

World
British PM cancels his India visit due to COVID-19 crisis

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has canceled his planned visit to India next week due to the coronavirus situation in the country, Downing Street said on Monday.

UK expands COVID-19 vaccine program to those over 45

13 Apr 2021

World
UK expands COVID-19 vaccine program to those over 45

The National Health Service (NHS) in England on Tuesday expanded the COVID-19 vaccination program to the next cohort on its age-based priority list to all above 45 years of age after it announced that the target to cover over-50s had been met ahead of the April 15 deadline.

Boris Johnson's April visit to India to unlock opportunities

21 Mar 2021

India
Boris Johnson's April visit to India to unlock opportunities

United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will likely join a new trade pact with India on his visit to the country in April.

UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India in April-end

16 Mar 2021

World
UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson to visit India in April-end

United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be visiting India in April-end, his office said on Monday, reports Reuters.

UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

02 Mar 2021

Sports
UK, Ireland to bid for 2030 FIFA World Cup

Ireland will be part of a bid with the UK to host the FIFA World Cup in 2030.

UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

18 Feb 2021

World
UK study shows COVID-19 infections have fallen significantly in England

The interim findings of a new UK Government-backed study released on Thursday show that COVID-19 infections in England have "fallen significantly" since January, reflecting the impact of the strict lockdown measures.

UK hits 15 million COVID-19 vaccinations milestone

15 Feb 2021

World
UK hits 15 million COVID-19 vaccinations milestone

The UK on Sunday achieved what Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed as a significant milestone as 15 million people received their first of two jabs of COVID-19 vaccine under the UK vaccination drive.

United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

27 Jan 2021

World
United Kingdom crosses grim COVID-19 death toll of 100,000

The United Kingdom on Tuesday hit another grim COVID-19 milestone as the country's death toll crossed 100,000 since the peak of the pandemic last year, with another 1,631 daily deaths.

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