Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicRishi Sunak

Topic: Rishi Sunak

UK’s Budget highs, and Joe Biden’s ‘Lady Macbeth’ moment

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Rishi Sunak plans new fast-track ‘Tech Visas’ to boost UK’s financial technology industry

Sunak is keen to maintain UK's status as a global hub for fintech and to overcome any challenges due to Brexit since many firms are heavily reliant on European talent.

Brexit deal should answer concerns over economy, Rishi Sunak says

Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, said the Brexit trade agreement 'gives us a strong platform to look forward optimistically and put the divisions of the past behind us'.

Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving ‘pardon’, and Covid ‘Grinch’ ruins 2020 Christmastide

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Boris Johnson’s party is increasingly seeing Indian-origin Rishi Sunak as UK’s next PM

UK's Indian origin finance minister Rishi Sunak has charmed people with his easy manner & empathy since the Covid crisis and he is now winning over his party.

Rishi Sunak to Priti Patel: Why British Indians wield more power than British Pakistanis

Compared to British Indians, British Pakistanis have the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and just one junior minister — Lord Tariq Ahmed in the Foreign Office.

UK must make difficult decisions, says Rishi Sunak as public debt rises above £2 trillion

The government borrowing figure at the end of July stood at £227.6 billion higher than the same month last year, according to the Office for National Statistics data.

UK economy plunges into deep recession, shrinks 20.4% between April and June

Reacting to Office for National Statistics data, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the figures confirm that hard times were here and warned about more job losses in the coming months.

Trump threatens to cut school funds, ‘Santa Claus’ Sunak isn’t helping UK & other 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.

Rishi Sunak, Britain’s economic jedi who could be prime minister

Rishi Sunak enjoys a 92% approval rating, 35 points ahead of Boris Johnson. He’s now being talked about as a replacement when Johnson steps down.

On Camera

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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.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

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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