TV debates ‘could take place year before election day` in UK

Televised election debates between party leaders in the UK could take place up to a year before the polling day.

Indian candidates shine, fade in British polls

At least three Indian origin candidates, including veteran Keith Vaz, wrested victory in the closely contested British general election polls while some of their Labour colleagues bit the dust.

Britons flock to polling booths to elect new government

Britons voted in what is billed
as the most tightly-contested general election since WW-II.

UK elections, an unreal experience for Indian citizens

For Indian citizens, who are used
to the heat and dust, loud sloganeering and the cut and thrust
of Indian politics, a general election in the United Kingdom
can be an unreal experience.

UK leaders make frantic final push for votes

Political leaders planned to campaign through the night on Tuesday in a final push for votes.

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.

Liberal Democrats assume centrestage in UK elections

Liberal Democrats, hitherto the
third largest party in Britain, has assumed centrestage in the
ensuing May 6 general elections with fresh opinion polls Sunday
showing its rating soar to 32 per cent, an all-time high.

UK Elections: Ruling Labour confident of victory

Buoyed by recent surge in public opinion in its favour, the ruling Labour party in the UK is now confident that it would be voted back to power and has worked out a plan to woe the Asian voters in its favour.