British government

British government must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

British government must apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor

Khan called the 1919 massacre one of the most horrific events in Indian history.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Britain issues warning over Russian anti-virus software

Britain issues warning over Russian anti-virus software

The British government has issued a fresh warning about the security risks of using Russian anti-virus software.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:54 AM IST
Now, you'll need to give personal details to watch porn in Britain

Now, you'll need to give personal details to watch porn in Britain

The new rule, aimed at preventing kids from watching porn, makes it mandatory for people to verify their age. 

Nov 09, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
PM Theresa May's deputy denies report pornography was found on office computer

PM Theresa May's deputy denies report pornography was found on office computer

Prime Minister Theresa May`s most senior minister has denied an allegation that police found pornography on one of his computers in the Houses of Parliament in 2008 as the British government struggles to contain a scandal about sexual harassment.

Nov 05, 2017, 18:56 PM IST
EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

EU braces for Brexit talks collapse as May falters

Prime Minister Theresa May`s EU counterparts still see the "no-deal scenario" she threatened them with as most unlikely, as they think it would hurt Britain much more than the continent.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Referrals to UK counter-terrorism scheme double after recent attacks: Police

Referrals by members of the public to the British government`s counter-terrorism scheme have doubled since militants launched deadly attacks earlier this year in London and Manchester, a senior police official said on Wednesday.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:56 PM IST

UK must agree implementation period for EU migration curbs: Lawmakers

Concerns over immigration were a key driver behind last year's vote to leave the EU, and the government has made controlling Britain's borders central to its Brexit plans.

Jul 21, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

Donald Trump's visit to Britain to be delayed until 2018: Source

Prime Minister Theresa May extended the invitation when she visited Washington just days after Trump's inauguration in January, but a date has yet to be set.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
British government says 27 apartment blocks fail fire safety tests

British government says 27 apartment blocks fail fire safety tests

Late on Friday nearly 4,000 residents were forced to leave five tower blocks in north London after firefighters said it was unsafe for them to stay. 

Jun 24, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

After tower inferno, UK plans to create victims' advocate role

The British government plans to introduce a public advocate who will act for bereaved families after any disaster, it announced on Wednesday, a week after a catastrophic fire killed 79 people at a social housing tower block in London.

Jun 21, 2017, 16:53 PM IST
British PM May says will govern with 'friends' for successful Brexit deal

British PM May says will govern with 'friends' for successful Brexit deal

"We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular," she said.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

UK universities want new immigration policy for international students

British universities have called on the government for a "new immigration policy" to encourage international students to choose the UK, after recent figures showed a "worrying decline" in the number of students from countries like India.

Apr 14, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
UK to set out plan for converting EU laws into domestic law post-Brexit

UK to set out plan for converting EU laws into domestic law post-Brexit

The British government will set out plans on Thursday to convert European Union laws into domestic legislation to give "businesses, workers and consumers the certainty they need" as Britain exits the bloc.

Mar 30, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Scottish Parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

Scottish Parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

The Scottish parliament on Tuesday backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the proposal.

Mar 28, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Gay Afghans can be deported to their country, only if they 'pretend to be straight'

Under new British Government guidelines for handling asylum applications, gay Afghans can be deported to their country, but, they will have to pretend that they are straight, as homosexuality is illegal in Afghanistan.

Feb 26, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
PMLA court issues order to execute non-bailable warrant against former IPL czar Lalit Modi

PMLA court issues order to execute non-bailable warrant against former IPL czar Lalit Modi

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had registered a case in Chennai in connection with the 2008 deal.

Nov 16, 2016, 19:52 PM IST
UK government says gives green light to Hinkley Point nuclear project

UK government says gives green light to Hinkley Point nuclear project

"We have decided to proceed with the first new nuclear power station for a generation," Business Secretary Greg Clark said in a statement.

Sep 15, 2016, 13:29 PM IST
Theresa May shakes up British government to prepare for Brexit

Theresa May shakes up British government to prepare for Brexit

A day after replacing David Cameron, May moved to impose her authority by axing a handful of prominent ministers including Justice Secretary Michael Gove.

Jul 14, 2016, 19:57 PM IST

UK government rejects 4m-strong petition for 2nd EU vote

The British government formally rejected a petition signed by more than 4.125 million people calling for a second referendum.

Jul 09, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
EU Parliament urges `immediate` triggering of Brexit process

EU Parliament urges `immediate` triggering of Brexit process

The European Parliament urged Britain to immediately trigger the divorce process from the European Union after the shock referendum vote by British voters to leave the bloc.

Jun 28, 2016, 17:40 PM IST