British Government: News

19 May 2024

HIV

Final report on UK's infected blood scandal will release tomorrow

The final report of the UK's infected blood scandal inquiry is scheduled for publication on Monday, marking nearly six years since the investigation commenced.

23 Mar 2023

United Kingdom

UK to review Indian mission's staff safety after pro-Khalistan protest

The United Kingdom (UK) will review the security at the Indian mission in London and the safety of staff members following "unacceptable acts of violence" and vandalism by pro-Khalistan protesters, the UK's Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said on Wednesday.

18 Oct 2022

United Kingdom

Went too far, too fast: Truss backtracks on tax reforms

After a series of sudden tax reforms worsened the economic turmoil, United Kingdom Prime Minister Liz Truss on Monday apologized for going "too far, too fast" with the same.

09 Jul 2022

Anurag Thakur

Literature outlawed under British rule revived by central government

The Centre has republished a body of writings banned under the British rule in India to mark the 75th year of Independence.

17 Jun 2022

Afghanistan

UK government approves Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to US

The British government approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on Friday to stand trial for the publication of secret files related to the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

10 Jul 2019

Donald Trump

Trump cables leak: Britain's Ambassador to US, Kim Darroch, resigns

British Ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, announced on Wednesday that he was resigning from the post, following a diplomatic row over leaked cables criticizing President Donald Trump.

15 Oct 2018

Brussels

EU, Britain in surprise early talks ahead of crunch summit

EU Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit Minister Dominic Raab held talks yesterday in Brussels ahead of a crunch summit this week.

16 Aug 2018

India

Why does this Bihar town celebrate Independence-day for two days?

While all of us celebrated Independence Day yesterday, there is a place in India that celebrates the same with equal fervor and passion today too.

13 Oct 2017

Mamata Banerjee

Darjeeling: Cops killed, injured in clashes with GJM supporters

At least one policeman was killed and four injured in clashes with supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling's Takvar.

01 Sep 2017

Telangana

Gorkhaland: GJM ends shutdown but only until the next talks

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has decided to end the 72-day shutdown in the Darjeeling hills.

09 Nov 2016

London

Pakistan can't expect to be welcomed into NSG: report

A report by Project Alpha of King's College of London's Centre for Science and Security Studies stated Pakistan cannot expect to be welcomed into Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

08 Aug 2016

India

75th Quit India Movement Anniversary: Government plans countrywide celebrations

India is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement that was launched on 8 August 1942 at Bombay.