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Liz Truss Continues To Hold Commanding Lead Over Rishi Sunak In UK PM Contest

Liz Truss Continues To Hold Commanding Lead Over Rishi Sunak In UK PM Contest

UK PM race frontrunner, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, continues to hold on to a commanding 22-point lead over former Chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Conservative Party leadership contest.

14 August 2022
Second Survey Shows Liz Truss Ahead Of Rishi Sunak In UK PM Race

Second Survey Shows Liz Truss Ahead Of Rishi Sunak In UK PM Race

Liz Truss now has the backing of most former candidates, including Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi, Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt and Tory backbencher Tom Tugendhat.

04 August 2022

Setback To UK PM Candidate Rishi Sunak As Ex-Candidate Endorses Rival Liz Truss

Tom Tugendhat, who was in the initial shortlist of candidates, on Saturday endorsed Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to become next Prime Minister of UK.

UK PM Race: Rishi Sunak Pledges Major Crackdown On Sex Offenders

UK PM Race: Rishi Sunak Pledges Major Crackdown On Sex Offenders

Rishi Sunak promises to force suspects to explain why they have the phone numbers or contact details of children. They will also have to reveal their ethnicity...

28 July 2022

Boris Johnson Gives Sir Winston Churchill Leadership Award To Ukraine's President Zelenskyy

Volodymyr Zelenskyy accepted the award by video link during a ceremony at Boris Johnson's London office that was attended by members of the Churchill family,...

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24 July 2022
'Have No Doubt, I Am The Underdog In UK PM Race,' Says Rishi Sunak

'Have No Doubt, I Am The Underdog In UK PM Race,' Says Rishi Sunak

Amid applause, Rishi Sunak also reiterated his central plank on the urgent need to grip inflation and bring it down.


22 July 2022
Liz Truss Holds Commanding Lead Over Rishi Sunak In UK PM Race:Survey

Liz Truss Holds Commanding Lead Over Rishi Sunak In UK PM Race:Survey

On Thursday, Conservative Party members voted to send both Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss through to the final stage of the party’s leadership contest in the race...


21 July 2022
I Am The One To Deliver Thatcherite Reforms For UK, Says Rishi Sunak

I Am The One To Deliver Thatcherite Reforms For UK, Says Rishi Sunak

“My values are Thatcherite. I believe in hard work, family and integrity. I am a Thatcherite, I am running as a Thatcherite and I will govern as a...


20 July 2022
Rishi Sunak Clinches Place For Final Leg In British PM Contest

Rishi Sunak Clinches Place For Final Leg In British PM Contest

Rishi Sunak won the fifth and final voting round of Tory MPs with a resounding 137 votes, while second-placed Truss won the support of 113 MPs.


19 July 2022
Rishi Sunak Tops New Vote To Edge Closer To Final Spot In British PM Race

Rishi Sunak Tops New Vote To Edge Closer To Final Spot In British PM Race

The 42-year-old leader increased his tally from Monday’s 115, while Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt got 92 votes and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss 86 votes...


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19 July 2022
Channel 4 Documentary To Tell The Story Of Boris Johnson From Eton To No. 10

Channel 4 Documentary To Tell The Story Of Boris Johnson From Eton To No. 10

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to have a documentary based on his life - 'Boris'.


19 July 2022
Rishi Sunak Tops Latest Round Of UK PM Vote As Only 4 Remain In Race

Rishi Sunak Tops Latest Round Of UK PM Vote As Only 4 Remain In Race

The British Indian former finance minister received 115 votes in the third round of voting, with Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt holding on to the second spot...


14 July 2022
I Win Elections To Cut Taxes, Rishi Sunak Hits Back At Critics In UK PM Race

I Win Elections To Cut Taxes, Rishi Sunak Hits Back At Critics In UK PM Race

On being probed on his wider plans in government, Rishi Sunak confirmed that he was in favour of the immigration strategy to deport some illegal migrants to...


13 July 2022
First Round Of Ballots To Be Cast In UK PM Race As Rishi Sunak Holds On To Lead

First Round Of Ballots To Be Cast In UK PM Race As Rishi Sunak Holds On To Lead

The candidate who receives the most votes will be elected the new Conservative Party leader and go on to take charge as the British Prime Minister.


13 July 2022
Meet Rishi Sunak And Suella Braverman, The Two British-Indian Frontrunners In UK PM Race

Meet Rishi Sunak And Suella Braverman, The Two British-Indian Frontrunners In UK PM Race

Frontrunner former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Attorney General Suella Braverman, both 42, have much in common as UK-born Indian-origin politicians who...


13 July 2022
UK PM Race Most Diverse In History With Two British Indians On Shortlist

UK PM Race Most Diverse In History With Two British Indians On Shortlist

Frontrunner former Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Attorney General Suella Braverman, both 42, have much in common as UK-born Indian-origin politicians who...


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12 July 2022
UK Prime Minister: Boris Johnson's Successor To Be Announced On September 5

UK Prime Minister: Boris Johnson's Successor To Be Announced On September 5

So far, 11 candidates led by frontrunners such as British Indian former minister Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss have declared their intention to...


10 July 2022
Race For UK PM Widens With 9 Candidates In Fray, Sunak Maintains Lead

Race For UK PM Widens With 9 Candidates In Fray, Sunak Maintains Lead

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is expected to declare her candidacy soon too, taking the total to 10 potential candidates in one of the widest battlefields for a...


10 July 2022
Diwali Target For India-UK FTA Possible But Not Definite, Say Experts After PM Johnson’s Exit

Diwali Target For India-UK FTA Possible But Not Definite, Say Experts After PM Johnson’s Exit

While there is general consensus that there is unlikely to be any significant shift in foreign policy stance under a new Conservative Party incumbent at 10...


08 July 2022
Who Is Rishi Sunak, The Indian Origin Leader In Race To Become UK’s Next Prime Minister?

Who Is Rishi Sunak, The Indian Origin Leader In Race To Become UK’s Next Prime Minister?

Rishi Sunak became popular during the COVID-19 pandemic for his economic package to support employees and businesses comprising a jobs retention programme,...


08 July 2022
Rishi Sunak, Ben Wallace, Liz Truss...: Who Will Replace Boris Johnson As The Next UK PM?

Rishi Sunak, Ben Wallace, Liz Truss...: Who Will Replace Boris Johnson As The Next UK PM?

They will need to distance themselves from the more problematic aspects of Boris Johnson’s legacy while steadying the ship and appealing to the electorate....


08 July 2022
 G20 Summit: Diplomats Face Unity Headwinds On Ukraine, War's Impact

 G20 Summit: Diplomats Face Unity Headwinds On Ukraine, War's Impact

While Johnson's departure is unlikely to dent U.S. and European efforts to promote a tough line on Russia among other G-20 members, it will almost certainly be...


07 July 2022
UK PM Boris Johnson Resigns: From Brexit To Partygate, A Timeline Of Controversies

UK PM Boris Johnson Resigns: From Brexit To Partygate, A Timeline Of Controversies

Boris Johnson's tenure as PM was marred by his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and a steady stream of ethics allegations, from alcohol-fueled government...


06 July 2022
Huge Blow For UK PM Boris Johnson As Rishi Sunak & Sajid Javid Resign As Ministers

Huge Blow For UK PM Boris Johnson As Rishi Sunak & Sajid Javid Resign As Ministers

The 42-year-old British Indian minister posted his resignation letter on Twitter soon after another senior Cabinet colleague, UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid,...


06 July 2022
UK: In Major Blow, 2 Key Ministers Quit Boris Johnson Government

UK: In Major Blow, 2 Key Ministers Quit Boris Johnson Government

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid resigned within minutes of each other, costing Johnson the support of the men responsible for...


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