• AAP activists caught in an immigration test fraud in UK: BBC February 11, 2014

    London: The Aam Aadmi Party is yet again in the news for wrong reasons. Some AAP activists have been caught in an immigration test fraud in United Kingdom. The AAP leaders in UK have admitted to the association of the two men with the party. However, they have denied that...
  • Not aware of any advice by UK on Operation Bluestar: Lt Gen Brar February 4, 2014

    Reacting to the British statement on Operation Bluestar, Retired Lieutenant General Kuldeep Brar said, "I am not aware of any advice by UK govt to India on Operation Bluestar. UK played no role "limited" or otherwise in Operation Blue Star. I came into the picture on June 1, 1984." ...
  • Lalit Modi plans comeback December 17, 2013

    Modi has not returned to India since 2010 but hinted in an interview with CNN-IBN in London a couple of days ago that his self imposed exile could end soon. ...
  • London: Freedom Charity rescues 3 women from decades of captivity November 25, 2013

    In the UK, three women were rescued from decades of captivity in a South London neighbhourhood last week. Among the two held for that crime is a person of Indian origin. The case is being described as the biggest case of modern slavery in Britain. Aneeta Prem of the Freedom...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's 'charkha' to be auctioned in UK November 5, 2013

    A foldable 'charkha' or spinning wheel made by Mahatma Gandhi will be auctioned on Tuesday at Britain's auction house Mullock's. The charkha was made by Gandhi when he was jailed in Pune's Yerwada Prison in the 1940s. The minimum bid has been set at 60,000 pounds. ...
  • Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes, says Callum Macrae November 2, 2013

    Callum Macrae, the director of the film, that shows the alleged brutalisation of the LTTE television anchor said Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes. International rights groups are also putting pressure on India to skip the Summit in Colombo - especially after the release of a video by a British...
  • Helen Fielding reveals why Mark Darcy has been killed in ‘Mad About The Boy’ October 10, 2013

    'Mad About The Boy' - the third book in the popular Bridget Jones franchise is set to release this week. It is being said that the character of Mark Darcy has been killed in the book, and it is getting some strong reactions worldwide. CNN-IBN's Sanjay Suri spoke to its...
  • Tipu Sultan's sword auctioned in London October 10, 2013

    London: Deccan ruler Tipu Sultan's three-century-old second sword was auctioned at Sothbey's in London on Wednesday. The Deccan ruler's weapon may have found its way back to India as according to reports, it was probably bought by an Indian museum for 150,000 dollars. Tipu Sultan's sword surfaced for auction on...
  • London: 19-year-old girl arrested for assaulting 80-year-old Sikh man August 19, 2013

    London: A vicious assault on an 80-year-old Sikh man in London has left the UK reeling. A 19-year-old girl has been arrested for the attack which took place earlier this week. The elderly victim was punched in the face and shoved to the ground leaving him with a bloody nose...
  • Indian lobbies in UK divided over Narendra Modi's visit August 16, 2013

    London: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP campaign committee chief Narendra Modi's UK visit seems to have divided Indian lobbies in the UK down the middle. While Modi's supporters are preparing bouquets, his opponents are preparing brickbats. Modi's supporters continued to defend the Gujarat CM and pledged their support for the...
  • Narendra Modi thanks British MPs for inviting him to UK August 14, 2013

    New Delhi/London: The UK is rolling out the red carpet for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi who has been invited for a visit by MP Barry Gardiner. Thanking the British MPs, Modi tweeted, "Thankful to British MPs for their invites in the spirit of dialogue and engagement. There is no...
  • Pakistan admits to Dawood Ibrahim's stay in the country August 10, 2013

    London: Pakistan has admitted for the first time to the stay of one of India's most wanted terrorists Dawood Ibrahim in the country. The significant statement came from the Pakistan Prime Minister's special envoy for improving relations with India, Shahryar Khan. He said that the underworld don had been in...
  • Naval war room leak case: Shankaran's plea to be taken up in UK HC June 3, 2013

    Ravi Shankaran got a breather in the naval war room leak case as he won't be immediately extradited. His plea will be taken up in the UK High Court now after the Court of Appeal admitted his plea against extradition on Monday. ...
  • London: BA flight makes emergency landing May 24, 2013

    London: Reports of smoke coming out the rear of a plane caused chaos at London's Heathrow Airport and forced the authorities to shut down two runways on Friday. A British Airways flight, on way to Oslo, was forced to make an emergency landing and all passengers were safely evacuated. One...
  • UK soldier beheading: Islamist group claims it knows one attacker May 24, 2013

    London: The Muslim Council of Britain has condemned the brutal attack on the UK soldier, Lee Rigby, in Woolwich and appealed for calm and prevention of reprisal attacks on Muslims. However, Anjem Choudary, the head of the radical British Islamist group Al-Muhajiroun raised concerns about the Muslim affairs worldwide and...