Insults fly as British MEP leaves anti-EU party for Tories

Britain`s anti-EU UKIP party, which threatens to split the right wing vote and hand victory to Labour in 2015 elections, has suffered a reverse with the defection of one of its members to the Tories, triggering a war of words Sunday.

Jan 26, 2015, 05:45 AM IST

`Dropping` on Cameron`s bed comes with just a 1750-pound price tag!

In search for cash to win next election, Tories are selling access to David Cameron`s bedroom, which includes a chance to `room drop` the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers at this year`s Conservative Party Conference .

Aug 17, 2013, 12:33 PM IST

Tories back down over immigrants` English test

A Labour MP has accused
Britain`s Home Secretary Theresa May of watering down a Tory
pledge to bar immigrants unless they can speak good English.

Jun 27, 2010, 20:31 PM IST

Britain`s Tories beat coalition partners in last poll race

Britain`s Conservatives won a final
poll race left over from the May 6 ballots, results showed
today, triumphing over their power-sharing partners the
Liberal Democrats.

May 28, 2010, 16:24 PM IST

Tories, Lib Dems in hard bargaining over coalition formation

The Tories and Liberal Democrats
worked overtime to reach consensus on thorny issues blocking
the formation of the first coalition government in Britain
since World War II.

May 09, 2010, 22:52 PM IST

16,000 voters cost Tories clear win: Report

The Conservatives would have won a parl majority had just 16,000 people in 19 constituencies voted.

May 09, 2010, 12:57 PM IST

UK: Two Tories suspended for emailing racist joke

Two Conservative councilors have been suspended from the party
for circulating by email a racist joke about immigrants from
India and elsewhere, sparking criticism of the party two days
before the May 6 poll.

May 04, 2010, 16:22 PM IST

UK election: David Cameron leads in polls but under pressure

A new poll has put Britain’s Conservative Party ahead of the ruling Labour Party and Liberal Democrats, but it could be a “terrible” news for opposition leader David Cameron if the Labour and Liberal Democrats form a coalition.

Apr 17, 2010, 16:19 PM IST

Tories for `new special relationship` with India

Riding high in opinion polls, the
Conservative party has promised a `new special relationship`
with India and support the country`s bid for a seat in the UN
Security Council, if it comes to power in the May 6 elections.

Apr 14, 2010, 14:19 PM IST

Labour, Tories release manifestos to woo cynical voters

The ruling Labour party and
opposition Conservatives on Tuesday began their battle to woo
increasingly recalcitrant British voters using `national
renewal` and `change` as buzzwords in the May 6 elections.

Apr 13, 2010, 18:52 PM IST

UK Visa system: Tories to impose bonds on Indian students

Asserting that Britain`s current
student visa system was the "biggest single loophole", Conservative Party on Friday said if voted to power, it will
introduce a bond system for students from India.

Apr 09, 2010, 22:52 PM IST