UK Parliament

  • Watch: Cameron defends Mandela memorial 'selfie' in UK Parliament 12-12-2013 09:59 AM

    British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself in a spot of bother after he posed for a self portrait with Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service. So much so that Cameron had to defend himself in Parliament on Wednesday saying the photo was only in tribute to Mandela who...
  • After UK, Australia invites Gujarat CM Narendra Modi 16-08-2013 10:31 PM

    Ahmedabad:Close on the heels of British MPs inviting him to address their Parliament, Australia on Friday extended an invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to visit that country. Australian High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling met Modi in Gandhinagar and invited him to visit Australia, a statement from the...
  • UK Parliament debate on Kashmir draws few takers 16-09-2011 01:36 PM

    London: Efforts to rake up the alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir by backbenchers in the UK Parliament virtually fell flat as the debate on the issue drew few takers, even as the government here asserted that it was for India and Pakistan to resolve the problem bilaterally....
  • 'First turbaned' Sikh in UK Parliament 06-09-2011 11:11 PM

    London: Dr Indarjit Singh, the director of a charity linking several Sikh organisations in the UK, has become the "first turbaned Sikh" member of the British Parliament. "I am delighted to be the first turbaned Sikh in Parliament. It is an honour for the whole Sikh community," said Singh, the...
  • Riots spread out of London, over 500 arrested 10-08-2011 08:01 AM

    Riots spread out of London on Day 4. The parliament has been recalled from recess, 16000 policemen have been deployed to battle the mobs. ...
  • Text of Rupert Murdoch's statement to UK panel 19-07-2011 10:13 PM

    London: Text of a prepared statement by Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive of News Corp, for the hearing on Tuesday by the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee. He was permitted to read the statement towards the end of his appearance. The text was released by News Corp. "Mr...
  • Rupert Murdoch attacked in UK Parliament 19-07-2011 09:34 PM

    London: A protester rushed at Rupert Murdoch as he gave testimony to British lawmakers on Tuesday, setting off a scuffle and spattering Murdoch with what appeared to be white foam in a foil pie dish in a shocking interruption of a hearing into the phone hacking scandal that's rocked the...
  • No financial motive for closing NOTW: Murdoch 19-07-2011 07:55 PM

    London: Media titan Rupert Murdoch on Tuesday denied that the closure of the News of the World tabloid was motivated by financial considerations. He said he shut down the News of the World because of criminal allegations. There has been speculation that Murdoch wanted to close the Sunday newspaper in...