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Britain faces mounting pressure to end Indian aid

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 00:00

British government is facing renewed pressure to halt its aid to India at the earliest after latest figures showed the latter`s economy is set to grow by 6.5 percent next year and 7.2 the year after.

US has no plans to change India aid model

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 16:06

US has no immediate plans to change its aid pattern to India following the British example even as it tries in general to move from aid to trade, according to a senior US official.

India`s Mars mission sparks another UK aid row

Last Updated: Saturday, August 18, 2012, 20:53

The announcement of India`s Mars mission has sparked another round of tabloid-driven controversy over the wisdom of sending 280 million pounds of British aid to India every year.

Parties says India should refuse British aid

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 19:54

Major parties on Monday took strong exception to demands in the UK for stopping aid to India.

No plans to review India aid, says UK

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 18:02

Mukherjee said in 2010 that in the overall context of funds that India spends on development, British aid was "peanuts", and one that India could do without.

`Progress made on Afghan women’s rights at risk’

Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 16:13

An Action Aid survey of 1,000 Afghan women found that 86 percent were worried about a return to a Taliban-style government.

Gadkari questioned on British aid to India

Last Updated: Thursday, July 21, 2011, 16:32

"Why should poor Britain continue its economic aid to rich India", Lord Meghnad Desai, Indian-born British economist and Labour politician, asked of visiting BJP president Nitin Gadkari.

British aid workers held captive on Gaza aid ship

Last Updated: Friday, November 12, 2010, 12:57

Seven British aid workers are among a group being held in the Libyan sea on board a boat due to deliver aid to Gaza.

British aid worker kidnapped in Somalia freed

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 14:24

Save the Children says that a British aid worker has been released by his kidnappers in Somalia.

Pakistan to become biggest beneficiary of British aid

Last Updated: Sunday, August 01, 2010, 15:14

Pak is reportedly set to become the biggest beneficiary of Britain’s aid.