Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s religious beliefs helped shape his political views and he has no desire to jettison Hindu nationalist ideology, says a new book and notes that Modi risks alienating a section of his supporters if he allows the more extreme elements of Hindutva to influence governance.
Long delays in the publication of Britain`s official inquiry into the Iraq war were unavoidable due to its complexity, the head of the inquiry, former civil servant John Chilcot, told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday.
A further delay to a report into Britain`s role in the Iraq war sparked angry claims of a cover-up on Wednesday, illustrating the lingering controversy over a conflict in which 179 British soldiers died.
A man charged with terrorism offences at a trial so sensitive that prosecutors sought to have it heard entirely in secret might have been planning an attack on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, a court heard on Tuesday.
Mizoram's former chief minister Zoramthanga held discussion in New Delhi with Dessislava Roussanova, one of the team members of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on brokering peace in neighbouring Myanmar.
The man credited with swinging Scotland`s independence referendum and saving Prime Minister David Cameron`s job is ironically his predecessor, Gordon Brown, who was defeated by Cameron in the 2010 General Election.
Vandals defaced a memorial to the victims of the July 7, 2005 London bombings on Monday, on the ninth anniversary of the attack that left 52 people dead.
The stainless steel columns in Hyde Park were daubed with messages referencing former prime minister Tony Blair, who took Britain into the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as the four suicide bombers.
The British government agreed on Thursday to give extracts of letters from Tony Blair to George W Bush to an inquiry into the Iraq war, overcoming the main hurdle to publication of the long-awaited report.