British Government: News

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


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


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


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

West Bengal

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.

09 Sep 2017


Sikkim bears the brunt of Darjeeling's months-long Gorkhaland agitation

The Gorkhaland movement in Darjeeling has taken a toll on neighboring Sikkim. Earlier, the northeastern state capitalized on its popularity as a tourist destination, but the industry is now breaking down.

01 Sep 2017


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


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


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.