House Of Commons

  • House of Commons to discuss EU's ban on Indian mangoes 02-05-2014 11:16 AM

    London: The 28-member European Union's ban on the import of Indian mangoes will figure in a debate in Britain's House of Commons next week, amidst widespread criticism of the ban from exporters and consumers. "The Speaker of the House of Commons has granted a parliamentary debate on the EU ban...
  • India, Bangladesh, UK join hands to honour Tagore 04-04-2014 08:38 PM

    India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom joined hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest poets of the Commonwealth, at the mother of parliaments - the House of Commons. Speaking at a landmark event Thursday evening at a packed committee room of the Palace of Westminster - as the...
  • House of Commons congratulates Sachin Tendulkar 18-11-2013 11:22 PM

    London: A Motion was laid in the House of Commons in the United Kingdom on Monday congratulating batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on his "magnificent" career. The Early Day Motion, moved by Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz, said that Tendulkar served as an inspiration for millions around the world and recognised his...
  • Over 3,00,000 attempts made to watch porn in UK Parliament: Report 05-09-2013 08:24 AM

    Over 300,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites from the British Parliament in the past year, according to official figures. Following a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the 'Huffington Post UK', the House of Commons authorities acknowledged that users of the Parliamentary Network servers have repeatedly attempted to...
  • Narendra Modi thanks British MPs for inviting him to give a speech in House of Commons 14-08-2013 03:30 PM

    Stating that dialogue strengthens democracies, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday thanked the British MPs for inviting him to UK in the spirit of dialogue and engagement. Barry Gardiner, a MP of UK, had sent a letter to Modi last week inviting him to the House of Commons to...
  • Narendra Modi gets invite to visit UK, to address House of Commons 13-08-2013 11:32 PM

    Nearly 10 months after the British government warmed upto Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the India groups of the country's two main political parties have invited him to visit the UK. Labour MP Barry Gardiner said Modi has been one of the key political figures in India and he has...
  • UK: Lawmaker Nigel Evans arrested for allegedly raping two men 05-05-2013 07:23 AM

    London: British MP and senior Conservative Party politician Nigel Evans was arrested on Saturday by the London Police after being accused of raping two men. The reports identify the politician as Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, a 55-year-old from Lancashire, northwest England, who has served in Parliament for...
  • Lawmaker arrested on suspicion of rape, say reports 05-05-2013 03:00 AM

    London: British media say that a senior Conservative Party politician has been arrested for questioning on suspicion of rape and sexual assault. The reports identify the politician as Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, a 55-year-old from Lancashire, northwest England, who has served in Parliament for two decades. British...
  • HCL asked for Murdoch group details 26-07-2011 02:17 PM

    London: The Home Affairs Committee of the House of Commons has asked Indian IT major HCL Technologies to provide information about its relationship with Rupert Murdoch's News International, which has been the focus of the phone-hacking controversy in Britain. Keith Vaz, chairman of the committee that has been in the...
  • NOTW: can Cameron survive the scandal? 21-07-2011 08:36 AM

    The News of the World controversy has stretched from the newspaper to Scotland Yard and into the British government, here's a look at the case a day after Rupert Murdoch's testimony and David Cameron's defence. ...
  • Murdoch denies prior knowledge of hacking 20-07-2011 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: A lot of questions and lot of explanations were presented by Rupert Murdoch and his team at the hearing of the hacking scandal surrounding his media empire in front of the House of Commons on Tuesday. However not all of the explanations were convincing enough. Murdoch on Tuesday...
  • Britain hikes immigration fee, tough changes on the anvil 01-02-2008 09:33 AM

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia will consider organising a few Sheffield Shield games at twilight next summer with the traditional red ball instead of the pink one being trialled by the ICC. "The move is a response to the ICC cricket committee's recent request for nations to stage trials at first-class level...
  • India-origin Brit MP dies 21-06-2007 09:05 AM

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  • Shilpa Shetty gets UK work permit 11-02-2007 07:45 PM

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  • Tony Blair was sweet to me: Shilpa 08-02-2007 08:57 AM

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  • Shilpa meets Blair in UK Parliament 07-02-2007 08:53 PM

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  • Shilpa goes to House of Commons 07-02-2007 06:25 PM

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  • Big B to address Brit Parliament 08-11-2006 07:01 PM

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  • Shabana chosen for Gandhi Peace Award 09-09-2006 10:18 PM

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