Justifying the decision to install a Mahatma Gandhi statue at the Parliament Square here, Prime Minister David Cameron has said the initiative would lead to Britain cementing its historical connection with India.
The British government on Monday revealed that it had foiled a potential terrorist strike on the lines of the Mumbai attacks of 2008, even as it announced new tougher anti-terror measures planned for the country.
British Prime Minister David Cameron`s government came under fire in parliament on Monday for apparently backing out of a vote on joining an EU-wide arrest warrant system under a threat of rebellion by eurosceptic lawmakers.
Anti-EU UK Independence Party on Friday won its first British Parliament berth barely seven months before the general elections as its leader asserted that the country's politics has been shaken by the party's triumph.
Indian-origin political theorist Prof Lord Bhikhu Parekh, who is president of Gandhi Foundation, UK, on Monday said here that putting up statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside the British Parliament was "an excellent idea".
A British Parliament delegation arrived in Tehran today on the first visit by UK lawmakers to Iran in years, as the two countries work to improve relations and ahead of continued talks on the country`s disputed nuclear program.