Sanjay Suri

  • Maharashtra government writes to Centre to acquire Dr BR Ambedkar's London accommodation 15-09-2014 08:43 AM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has written to the Centre expressing its wish to acquire a residential property in London where Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar lived while studying at the London School of Economics in 1921-22. The 2,050 square feet property on King Henry's Road, London is up for auction with...
  • I will leave the Ecuadorian embassy soon, confirms WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 18-08-2014 02:23 PM

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has confirmed that he will soon leave the Ecudorian embassy, while addressing a press conference. Assange did not state the reasons behind his decision although speculations are rife that he might be surrendering. The 49-year-old Australian national, who is reportedly battling heart defect and chronic...
  • No confirmation yet if people found in shipping container in UK are Indians: MEA 17-08-2014 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday said that there was no confirmation whether people found in the shipping container were Indians. The remarks came in the backdrop of UK media reports suggesting that 35 illegal migrants trespassing into the United Kingdom via waterways in the...
  • UK: 'Indian' illegal migrant found dead in shipping container 16-08-2014 07:08 PM

    London: One among the 35 people who were illegally trespassing into the United Kingdoms via waterways was found dead in one of the shipping containers on Saturday morning. UK media reports suggest that the illegal migrants including children could be from India. They were found in shipping container at Tilbury...
  • Anderson found not guilty, India miffed 02-08-2014 11:10 AM

    The ICC hearing that took place on Friday found James Anderson not guilty of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test. ...
  • Wasn't in favour of Modi, but happy to allow him to rule in a secular way: Amartya Sen 01-07-2014 08:34 AM

    London: Long time Narendra Modi critic Amartya Sen seems to be softening his stand against the Prime Minister. The Nobel laureate says that he did not vote for Modi but is happy to give him a chance to rule fairly. "I've not been to India since Modi came to power....
  • Had unfettered access to Modi, says his biographer Andy Marino 08-05-2014 02:56 PM

    There are more than 10 books on the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in stores now. One book that seems to be flying off the shelves is London-based biographer Andy Marino's book. He talks of getting unfettered access over a period of a few weeks, in an exclusive interview...
  • AAP activists caught in an immigration test fraud in UK: BBC 11-02-2014 08:34 PM

    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 04-02-2014 09:52 PM

    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 17-12-2013 08:38 PM

    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 25-11-2013 11:53 AM

    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 05-11-2013 12:18 PM

    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 02-11-2013 03:17 PM

    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’ 10-10-2013 02:24 PM

    '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 10-10-2013 09:13 AM

    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 19-08-2013 08:56 AM

    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 16-08-2013 09:12 AM

    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 14-08-2013 01:50 PM

    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 10-08-2013 08:54 AM

    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 03-06-2013 09:41 PM

    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 24-05-2013 02:27 PM

    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 24-05-2013 09:37 AM

    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...
  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire 23-05-2013 11:02 PM

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • Beheading soldier was revenge for UK army crimes abroad: Attacker 23-05-2013 08:16 AM

    London: In a shocking attack, a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich in London. The two men were shot by police as they arrived on the scene minutes later. One of the suspects was recorded going on a rant brandishing bloody meat cleavers...
  • UK: Gandhi's will, sandals and prayer beads fetch over 300,000 pounds 22-05-2013 08:52 AM

    Mahatma Gandhi's shawl was sold for 40,000 pounds, while his will fetched 55,000 pounds. ...
  • London: Microscope slide with Gandhi's blood to be auctioned 21-05-2013 08:45 AM

    London: A large collection of Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia will go under the hammer on Tuesday in London. Auction house Mullocks will auction the collection including a copy of a will, a pair of worn out sandals, a shawl woven by Gandhi himself, recordings of his speeches and a microscope slide...
  • Naval War Room leak: UK minister to decide on Ravi Shankaran extradition 27-03-2013 04:28 PM

    London: Naval War Room leak case accused Ravi Shankaran on Wednesday lost his arguments in a magistrate's court against being extradited to India to stand trial. District Judge Nicholad Evans at Westminster Magistrates Court in London said in his ruling on Wednesday that he had been presented with no evidence...
  • Chopper deal: Middlemen Michel, Gerosa and Haschke still missing as probe continues 25-02-2013 08:58 PM

    Christian Michel, one of the three middlemen mentioned in the tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal, seem to have disappeared. ...