BRITISH FOREIGN OFFICE

  • India explores possibilities of bringing back Lalit Modi November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Exploring the possibilities of bringing back former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi, who is facing charges of financial irregularities in the conduct of the T20 cricket tournament, India has written to the British Foreign Office on the issue. The former IPL commissioner has been staying in...
  • Anil Verma, wife's families begin blame game January 19, 2011

    New Delhi/London: It's a family squabble that is getting only worse, much to India's horror. The families of recalled diplomat Anil Verma and his wife have now gone public making ugly charges and counter charges. Meanwhile the Government confirmed the violent altercation at their home was over just a Christmas...
  • Govt calls Anil Verma back, promises action January 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Facing mounting criticism over diplomat Anil Verma, accused of wife beating in London, the Government on Tuesday came out promising tough action if an enquiry finds him guilty. Officials have told CNNIBN that, Verma will now return to India next week. Days after the story broke; the diplomat accused...
  • Waive off Indian diplomat's immunity: UK January 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The British Foreign Office has released a strong statement demanding that immunity for diplomat Anil Verma be waived. Verma has been accused by his wife of beating her up and the Foreign Office said it did not tolerate diplomats working in the UK breaking the law. The statement said British...