Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
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Topic: Conservative Party

UK’s ruling Conservative Party is burning bridges with China

Falling out with China is a risky path for the UK as it exits the EU orbit, leaving it more exposed to retaliatory action by the world’s second-largest economy.

‘I misspoke’ — UK PM Boris Johnson apologises for getting Covid rules wrong

Johnson's gaffe was the third time in three hours the UK government failed to be clear on rules being introduced midnight Tuesday, and will likely fuel growing criticism against the PM.

Pros and cons of China’s lead in vaccines, UK govt’s blame game and other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Who is Priti Patel? The ‘bully’ UK Home Secretary with some tough views on immigration

Indian-origin UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has faced allegations of bullying staff and has been criticised for her tough immigration and terror laws.

Boris Johnson wins UK election with landslide majority, sets Brexit date for 31 Jan 2020

The UK election results validated Boris Johnson’s gamble on a snap poll to break the deadlock in Parliament over Brexit as his Conservative Party won their biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher in 1987.

Boris Johnson’s massive election win will allow much-needed reboot of India-UK ties

Jeremy Corbyn winning would have worsened ties. But Boris Johnson and Narendra Modi agree strongly on several issues from terrorism to climate change.

Poll survey puts Boris Johnson in the lead, but predicts hung Parliament

If the Conservative Party secures a majority in the UK general election, Prime Minister Johnson will be able to pass his controversial Brexit deal and take Britain out of the 28-member EU on 31 January.

What a ‘youthquake’ is, and why it could be a factor in the UK elections

In the 2017 UK elections, masses of young people registered to vote and the phenomenon was said to have helped the Labour Party’s electoral gains.

‘Boris ko jitana hai’ — Hindi campaign song for British PM goes viral ahead of UK polls

1.40-min video shows British PM Boris Johnson with Narendra Modi, says he will solve Brexit issue, calls Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn a “liar”.

It’s all about Brexit in UK’s pre-Christmas general elections

Holding early general elections in UK is an attempt by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to win a fresh mandate for his Brexit deal and resolve the deadlock.

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Badhaai Do poster | Zee Studios

Badhaai Do shows a lavender marriage. It hurts LGBT+ fight in post-377 India

‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar shows a gay man marrying a lesbian woman to get their families off their backs.
A foreign currency dealer speaks on a telephone in a dealing room of Hana Bank in Seoul | Representational image | Bloomberg

Foreigners cash out of key Asian emerging markets ahead of Federal Reserve meet

Overseas funds have sold a net $3.1 billion worth of shares in Taiwan, South Korea and India this week. That follows $4.9 billion of withdrawals last week, highest since August.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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