All stories by H S Rao
Parties during Covid scandal: 4 top aides of UK PM quitRediff.com4 Feb 2022
Johnson's longstanding policy chief Munira Mirza, chief of staff Dan Rosenfield, principal private secretary Martin Reynolds, and communications director Jack Doyle all left their posts within hours of each other on Thursday, days after a damning investigation revealed that multiple parties took place at Downing Street while the rest of the United Kingdom was living under strict COVID-19 lockdown rules.
Cyber expert alleges 2014 polls were rigged; EC rejects claimRediff.com21 Jan 2019
Addressing a press conference in London via Skype, the man, identified as Syed Shuja, said the BJP would have won Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh elections if his team hadn't intercepted the BJP attempts to hack the transmissions in these states.
UK PM May narrowly survives no-confidence vote after Brexit defeatRediff.com18 Jan 2019
The prime minister won by 325 votes to 306 -- a majority of 19.
World university rankings: Why China is ahead of IndiaRediff.com16 Jan 2019
India improved its representation in the Times Higher Education rankings with 25 universities in the top 200. But it is far behind China which has four in the top five.
Brexit deal crushed in historic defeat, May to face no-confidence voteRediff.com16 Jan 2019
The Withdrawal Agreement was rejected by 432 votes to 202 - a majority of 230, the biggest defeat ever suffered by a British premier in modern history.
UK PM suffers parliamentary defeat on Brexit procedureRediff.com10 Jan 2019
Over 20 MPs from across political parties on Wednesday tabled an amendment that would give the prime minister three days to set out a 'Plan B' if the House voted against her Brexit deal next Tuesday.
UK judge refuses to withdraw warrant against AssangeRediff.com13 Feb 2018
Judge said that she was not persuaded by the argument from Assange's legal team that it was not in the public interest to pursue him for skipping bail.
Pak-origin man responsible for London terror attack?Rediff.com5 Jun 2017
The man, identified as 'Abz' is believed to have been the ringleader of the trio that carried out the horror attack
Mosques in UK refuse to bury Manchester bomberRediff.com31 May 2017
Councils, funeral directors and Mosques in Manchester have refused to bury Abedi's body.
TCS is leader in software testing services: ReportRediff.com8 Sep 2016
TCS was recognised as a leader in all the categories, namely overall, efficiency, consulting, transformation and digital focus
'Thought I was going to die': Richard Branson on horrific bike crashRediff.com27 Aug 2016
Branson was cycling with his two children on the British Virgin Islands when he hit a hump in the road.
TCS ranked 58th most valuable US brandRediff.com9 Aug 2016
TCS' brand value grew 286 per cent from $2.3 billion in 2010 to $9.04 billion in 2016
Cameron chairs 'emotional' cabinet meeting last time as UK PMRediff.com13 Jul 2016
An "emotional" British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday chaired his last cabinet meeting before handing over the baton to Theresa May who will assume charge on Wednesday, becoming the United Kingdom's second woman premier after Margaret Thatcher.
UK teen raped, stabbed after being dragged out of eateryRediff.com19 Jun 2016
The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital in Tooting where she is in a serious but not life-threatening condition, Surrey Police said.
TCS helps 100,000 employers sign-up for pension scheme in UKRediff.com17 May 2016
The roll-out of the auto enrollment began in October 2012.
Han Kang's The Vegetarian wins Man Booker Prize 2016Rediff.com17 May 2016
Kang, 45, beat writers including Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk and international bestseller Elena Ferrante to win the 50,000-pound award on Monday night which she shared with her novel's translator Deborah Smith.
New IS video threatens Paris-like attacks in London, Rome and BerlinRediff.com5 Apr 2016
The video shows images of the United Kingdom Parliament and Eiffel Tower crashing to the ground.
In Brussels, PM asks UN to address challenge posed by terrorismRediff.com31 Mar 2016
The PM aso said said it was unfortunate that the UN was still unable to define terrorism.
In Brussels, Modi to push for stronger ties with EURediff.com30 Mar 2016
Besides firming up India-EU counter-terror partnership, the Summit in Brussels is expected to evince interest in other projects like cleaning of Ganga on the lines of River Rhine and Danube.
After Brussels, Trump accuses UK Muslims of 'not reporting' terroristsRediff.com23 Mar 2016
They're not reporting it, they're absolutely not reporting it and that's a big problem," Trump told ITV, a day after explosions rocked the Belgian capital, claiming over 30 lives and injuring more than 250.