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Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh makes history as first non-white opposition leader in Canada's Parliament

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created political history in Canada when he made his debut in the House of Commons as the first non-white leader of a major opposition party in the country.

Mar 20, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Canadian Senate approves marijuana legalisation bill

The government will have to decide whether to approve, reject or modify the changes before returning the bill back to the Senate for another vote.

Jun 08, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

British MPs to vote on landmark Brexit bill today

British lawmakers will vote on Wednesday on a key Brexit bill whose turbulent passage through Parliament has dealt a big blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jan 17, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

UK Parliament corridors to get CCTV cameras for security

Both the House of Commons and Lords Speakers have signed off on the installation of the security cameras in all areas of the Palace of Westminster that can be accessed by visitors.

Sep 03, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Theresa May wins confidence vote, survives first major test in UK Parliament

The MPs voted in favour of the Queen's Speech by 323 votes to 309 with a majority of 14.

Jun 29, 2017, 23:26 PM IST

Struggling British PM Theresa May faces confidence vote

Members of the House of Commons will vote on the Conservative leader's legislative plans -- the Queen's Speech -- in a key test of whether she can stay in power.


Jun 29, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

State opening of UK Parliament on Jun 21

The announcement of the date indicates the Conservatives are confident they can agree a deal with the Democratic Unionists, whose 10 MPs that will allow them to get their agenda through the Commons.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

British PM Theresa May to face Conservative Party questioning over poll setback

At just eight seats shy of a majority, Theresa May turned to the right-wing Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats in Westminster.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

British PM, queen mark end of Parliament before June vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday to mark the dissolution of Parliament ahead of next month`s surprise election.

May 03, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

British House of Commons dissolved for snap election

Britain's House of Commons was officially dissolved on Wednesday without the traditional pomp and ceremony and will not resume work until after the general election on June 8.

May 03, 2017, 18:38 PM IST

Motion tabled in UK Parliament against Pakistan's occupation of Gilgit-Baltistan

A motion has been tabled in the UK Parliament condemning Pakistan's "arbitrary" move to declare the strategic Gilgit-Baltistan region, bordering disputed PoK, as its fifth province.

Mar 27, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

UK Parliament attack: As it happened

A policeman was stabbed and at least dozen of people were injured in a major security incident at the Houses of Parliament. 

Mar 22, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

UK MPs warned not change Brexit bill

The Brexit Secretary has warned members of Parliament to leave the bill for exiting the European Union unchanged when it is debated again in the House of Commons on Monday.

Mar 12, 2017, 15:52 PM IST

Brexit bill to go before MPs from Monday

British MPs will meet on Monday to discuss amendments made to a bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Brexit, with further debate possible on Tuesday and Wednesday, the government said.

Mar 09, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

British MPs reluctantly voice support for Brexit bill

Voicing their anguish over a painful choice, many of the British MPs voting to start the Brexit process said they were bowing to the referendum vote to leave the EU but feared history will judge them harshly.

Feb 02, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Theresa May praises British-Indians in Diwali message

Hailing the contribution of British-Indians, Prime Minister Theresa May has said she would highlight their success during her first official visit to India next month.

Oct 27, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Kashmir a matter for India, Pakistan to sort out: British PM

British Prime Minister Theresa May is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on November 6 for her first overseas bilateral visit outside Europe.

Oct 27, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

British PM allows MPs to scrutinise Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled ahead of a House of Commons debate Wednesday that she would let parliament scrutinise her plan for Brexit before she begins the formal process to exit the EU.

Oct 12, 2016, 16:05 PM IST

British PM to put stamp on Brexit before G20 summit

As Britian Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to head to China for the upcoming G20, she will first hold a critical cabinet meeting with her top ministers at Chequers -- the country retreat home for British Prime Ministers, a media report said.

Aug 29, 2016, 03:57 AM IST

Boris Johnson claims India owes UK multi-million pounds

Britain's new foreign secretary Boris Johnson has told the Parliament that India is on a long list of foreign missions who owe the country millions of pounds in unpaid bills.

Jul 24, 2016, 23:17 PM IST