UK Parliament

UK MP Claudia Webbe supports Rihanna on farmers protests, tweets 'we’re taking this to Parliament'

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Webbe supported and thanked American pop star Rihanna's stand on the matter. Earlier, a petition was started on the issue by one Gurcharn Singh and it garnered over one lakh signatures as support for the campaign. 

Feb 03, 2021, 22:54 PM IST

Why did the issue of farmer protests in India arise in UK Parliament?

Know in this video, why did the issue of farmer protests in India arise in UK Parliament?

Dec 10, 2020, 09:08 AM IST

Bare-chested women lock themselves to UK parliament in climate protest

The women carried a large banner reading "Can`t bare the truth?" and had words painted on their chests representing predicted consequences of global warming.

Sep 11, 2020, 01:18 AM IST

British PM Boris Johnson could recall parliament if suspension ruled unlawful

Johnson announced on Aug. 28 that he had asked Queen Elizabeth to prorogue, or suspend, parliament for five weeks from last week until Oct. 14. He said the shutdown was necessary to allow him to introduce a new legislative agenda.

Sep 17, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

You can tie my hands, but I will not delay Brexit, says British PM Boris Johnson tells Parliament

With the future of Brexit mired in uncertainty, parliament was suspended until Oct. 14, sparking tense scenes in the House of Commons where opposition lawmakers held signs reading "silenced" and yelled "shame on you" at Johnson`s ruling Conservatives. 

Sep 10, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Before crying foul over J&K, Pakistan must not forget British parliament's stand on Gilgit Baltistan

It may be recalled that the British Parliament had passed a motion in 2017 condemning Pakistan's announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth frontier.

Sep 02, 2019, 09:41 AM IST

Brexit multiple choice: How will UK Parliament's indicative votes work?

The options selected by the Speaker will be included on a ballot paper and lawmakers will be asked to vote "aye" or "noe" to each of them. They will be able to vote for as many of the proposals as they wish.

Mar 27, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

UK Parliament rejects no-deal Brexit by 321 to 278 votes

Amid uncertainty over the UK`s status of leaving the EU, British lawmakers voted to rule out a no-deal Brexit by 321 to 278.

Mar 14, 2019, 06:53 AM IST

Theresa May suffers crushing defeat over Brexit deal, oppn calls for no confidence vote

After parliament voted 432-202 against her deal, the worst defeat in modern British history, opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn promptly called a vote of no confidence in May's government

Jan 16, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Terror attack in London as car rams barriers outside UK Parliament

Scotland Yard's Counter-Terrorism Command is treating the incident in central London as a terrorist attack.

Aug 14, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

Car crashes into UK parliament barriers, several pedestrians injured

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested, informed police.

Aug 14, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Suspicious 'white powder' sent to UK Parliament building; 2 hospitalised

The incident comes days after a Russian spy was allegedly poisoned with a deadly nerve agent.

Mar 12, 2018, 21:28 PM IST

Sikh man's turban ripped outside UK Parliament in 'racist' attack, Indians offended

Ravneet Singh was waiting to enter the Portcullis House when the assault took place outside the UK Parliament.

Feb 22, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Sikh 'torture' in Punjab raised in UK Parliament

The UK government on Tuesday said that it would take "extreme action" if any British citizen is being tortured as the case of a Scottish-born Sikh man, who has been jailed in India, was raised in the House of Commons.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:05 PM IST

UK's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill elected to key Parliament panel

Earlier this year, he had led an international cross party delegation of parliamentarians to Agra and Delhi, where the group met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 

Jul 18, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Brexit begins as UK publishes bill to repeal European Union law

It repeals the European Communities Act 1972, which took Britain into the EU and remove the supremacy of Brussels law.

Jul 13, 2017, 17:59 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

'Zombie government' braces for UK parliament test

British Prime Minister Theresa May`s programme for government is revealed at the formal opening of parliament on Wednesday after an election that weakened her authority and tragedies that have shaken the nation.

Jun 21, 2017, 09:40 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

Man arrested with weapon near British Parliament

A man has reportedly been arrested by London police after being found in possession of weapons near the British Parliament.

Apr 28, 2017, 00:20 AM IST