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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Wins Majority In General Election

Dec 13, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Johnson said the victory would give him a mandate to 'get Brexit done' and take the UK out of the EU next month.

British Voters Set To Decide Fate Of Brexit

Dec 12, 2019 PTI

This is Britain's third general election in less than five years to break the Brexit deadlock that has paralysed the country’s politics since the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union.

Migrants Found Alive In Refrigerated Truck On Dutch-UK Ferry

The people found in a refrigerated container on a boat received medical attention at a port and two were taken to hospital for further treatment for possible hypothermia

British MPs Vote In Favour Of Holding General Elections On December 12

Oct 30, 2019 PTI

The development marks a win for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's bid for a pre-Christmas poll to try and win a public mandate in favour of his Brexit plan.

New 'Great' Brexit Deal Agreed, Reveals UK PM Boris Johnson

The two sides-- the UK and the EU-- have been working on the legal text of a deal, but it will still need the approval of both the UK and European Parliaments.

15 October, 2019

Opinion: Judiciary, Especially Apex, Must Stand Firm Against Tyranny Of The Executive

Manish Tewari

When the authority of judiciary takes a hit, the courts become or are perceived to be just another government department, and the rule of law thus stands undermined, and the Constitution mutilated.

24 September, 2019

Boris Johnson’s Decision To Suspend Parliament 'Unlawful': UK Supreme Court


Boris Johnson suspended, or prorogued, Parliament for five weeks earlier this month, saying it was to allow for a Queen's Speech to outline policies of his new government.

03 September, 2019

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats Ahead Of Brexit Vote


'The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Bracknell MP Phillip Lee has joined the party,' the Lib Dems said in a statement.

28 August, 2019

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Seeks Parliament Suspension Until October 14


Johnson asked Queen Elizabeth II to suspend the House of Commons sitting from around September 9 or 10, within days of it reconvening after the summer recess next Monday.

25 August, 2019

Trump Hails British PM Johnson As 'Right Man' For Brexit, Hints At 'Very Big US-UK Trade Deal'


UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Donald Trump were on friendly terms as they sat down for a working breakfast in the southern French resort of Biarritz where Group of Seven leaders have gathered this weekend at the G7 Summit

18 August, 2019

Leaked UK Memos Warn Of Food, Drug Shortages In Brexit Chaos

Associated Press (AP)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he is prepared to charge out of the EU regardless of whether he is able to renegotiate the Brexit deal struck with Brussels by his predecessor, Theresa May, over the next 10 weeks.


25 July, 2019

Who Is Priti Patel, UK’s First Indian-Origin Home Secretary

Outlook Web Bureau

The 47-year-old Priti Patel who was a Member of Parliament (MP) from Witham in Essex since 2010 and has played a leading role in Boris Johnson's leadership campaign

24 July, 2019

Boris Johnson Officially Takes Charge As Britain's New Prime Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

The 55-year-old former foreign secretary and London Mayor met Queen Elizabeth II, who asked him to form a new administration.

07 June, 2019

Theresa May Steps Down As Party Leader, Starting Succession Race

Outlook Web Bureau

May will remain prime minister until a new leader is chosen, likely in late July, but has relinquished control over the direction of Britain's tortuous departure from the European Union.

24 May, 2019

Facing Criticism Over Brexit, UK Prime Minister Theresa May Announces Resignation

Outlook Web Bureau

Theresa May stepped down after failing to win over her ministers with a revised strategy over her plans for the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

23 May, 2019

Theresa May Faces Pressure After Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Policy

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Leader of the House Of Commons, Andrea Leadsom stated that she did not believe ‘the UK would be a truly sovereign United Kingdom through the deal that is now proposed.’

27 March, 2019

Theresa May Offers To Quit Before 'Next Phase' Of Negotiations As MPs Debate Brexit

Outlook Web Bureau

A cross-party group of MPs will hold votes to find support for alternatives to the government’s deal but Theresa May promises to quit if her deal is passed


26 March, 2019

British MPs Take Over Brexit Process From PM May

Outlook Web Bureau

MPs won a vote that will allow them to seize control of parliamentary business on Wednesday by 329 to 302, with three junior ministers quitting after voting against the government.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz