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  • What next for Rishi Sunak? Sep 10, 2022 09:15 PM IST

    What next for Rishi Sunak?

    Getting 43 percent votes from the overwhelmingly white, male, middle-class Tory members is no mean feat. And the small margin of Liz Truss' victory should give Rishi Sunak and his supporters hope.

  • 'Didn't get the job?' UK job site takes a dig at Rishi Sunak in its ad Sep 08, 2022 08:47 PM IST

    'Didn't get the job?' UK job site takes a dig at Rishi Sunak in its ad

    After losing the UK Prime Minister's job to Liz Truss, Rishi said he was "proud" of the campaign he ran and has indicated he did not plan to serve in a Truss-led Cabinet if offered a job.

  • What happened when people congratulated the wrong Liz Truss on Twitter Sep 06, 2022 07:53 PM IST

    What happened when people congratulated the wrong Liz Truss on Twitter

    Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson was among those who managed to mistakenly congratulate Trussell, who has been revelling in the confusion.

  • Who is Liz Truss, the new UK prime minister? Sep 06, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Who is Liz Truss, the new UK prime minister?

    Members of the Conservative party the approximately 180,000 people who elected the new leader will be delighted that the continuity candidate got over the line.

  • Liz Truss to replace Boris Johnson as British PM today Sep 06, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Liz Truss to replace Boris Johnson as British PM today

    Liz Truss defeated rival Rishi Sunak in a vote of Conservative Party members for the party's leadership, promising to deliver tax cuts and to help people with their energy bills and Britain faces a mounting energy crisis.

  • UK PM-elect Liz Truss plans shake-up of Cabinet, Rishi Sunak unlikely to join Sep 05, 2022 10:32 PM IST

    UK PM-elect Liz Truss plans shake-up of Cabinet, Rishi Sunak unlikely to join

    Former chancellor Rishi Sunak, who lost the vote 57-43 per cent, said he was "proud" of the campaign he ran and indicated once again that he did not plan to serve in a Truss-led Cabinet if offered a job.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening Sep 05, 2022 07:49 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

  • Liz Truss vows tax cuts after winning vote to be next British PM Sep 05, 2022 06:14 PM IST

    Liz Truss vows tax cuts after winning vote to be next British PM

    After weeks of an often bad-tempered and divisive leadership contest, Truss, currently the foreign minister, defeated former finance minister Rishi Sunak in a vote of Conservative Party members, winning by 81,326 votes to 60,399.

  • New UK PM Liz Truss promises 'bold action' to grow the economy Sep 05, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    New UK PM Liz Truss promises 'bold action' to grow the economy

    "I will deliver a bold plan to cut taxes and grow our economy. I will deliver on the energy crisis, dealing with people's energy bills, but also dealing with the long term issues we have on energy supply," Truss says after beating Sunak to lead the governing Conservative Party

  • Liz Truss is new UK PM. Twitter 'celebrates' with Rishi Sunak memes Sep 05, 2022 06:10 PM IST

    Liz Truss is new UK PM. Twitter 'celebrates' with Rishi Sunak memes

    While celebrations began both offline and online, social media took to it with a flood of memes, most of them being directed at Rishi Sunak.

  • UK PM-elect Liz Truss committed to 'sweet spot' of India ties Sep 05, 2022 05:52 PM IST

    UK PM-elect Liz Truss committed to 'sweet spot' of India ties

    The 47-year-old senior Cabinet minister made visits to India and held virtual talks with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, during which she described the country as a big, major opportunity.

  • In Profile | Elizabeth Truss: All you need to know about Britain's next prime minister Sep 05, 2022 05:18 PM IST

    In Profile | Elizabeth Truss: All you need to know about Britain's next prime minister

    No one knows what Truss truly believes in. How this unpredictability will play out if and when Truss finally moves into 10 Downing Street, will be interesting to see.

  • Liz Truss to be UK's next prime minister, defeats Rishi Sunak in Tory leadership race Sep 05, 2022 05:10 PM IST

    Liz Truss to be UK's next prime minister, defeats Rishi Sunak in Tory leadership race

    Rishi Sunak fall short of claiming victory as he could secure only 60,399 votes of Tory members, as against 81,326 voters who backed Liz Truss.

  • Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM Sep 05, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Anand Mahindra finds Downing Street in US 'for whoever misses out' on being UK PM

    Hours ahead of the announcement of UK's new Prime Minister -- a battle between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss -- Anand Mahindra shared a photo of Downing Street in New York's Brooklyn area.

  • Brutal economic storm, soaring inflation loom large on new British premier Liz Truss Sep 05, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Brutal economic storm, soaring inflation loom large on new British premier Liz Truss

    Truss, 47, who became Britain’s third female prime minister by defeating Rishi Sunak, has her task cut out amid worsening inflation and still ongoing impact from Brexit

  • Lizz Truss named as Britain's next PM; here's a look at her career Sep 05, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    Lizz Truss named as Britain's next PM; here's a look at her career

    Liz Truss is named as the next prime minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the governing Conservative Party on September 5. As a child, Liz Truss marched in demonstrations against Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. As an adult, she came to admire Britain's first female leader.

  • Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss: Who said what on energy crisis, taxes, immigration and China Sep 05, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    Rishi Sunak vs Liz Truss: Who said what on energy crisis, taxes, immigration and China

    The UK will finally find out Boris Johnson’s successor as prime minister, after a bitter Conservative Party contest between Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak.

  • Conservatives to reveal UK's new prime minister -- Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak Sep 05, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    Conservatives to reveal UK's new prime minister -- Liz Truss or Rishi Sunak

    The result will be unveiled at 12:30 pm (1130 GMT), after foreign minister Truss and her rival, former finance minister Rishi Sunak, spent the summer rallying support among Conservative Party members who cast the final vote.

  • Markets scream warning over new UK PM’s mammoth task Sep 05, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    Markets scream warning over new UK PM’s mammoth task

    The pound, already down nearly 15% this year versus the dollar, just posted its worst monthly performance since the 2016 Brexit vote.

  • UK PM race: Final countdown begins for Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss Sep 05, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    UK PM race: Final countdown begins for Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss

    .The winner of the contest will be announced on Monday at 12:30 BST (17:00 IST) by Sir Graham Brady -- chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs and returning officer of the leadership election.

  • 'Rishi Sunak’s race is not an election issue' Sep 04, 2022 06:56 PM IST

    'Rishi Sunak’s race is not an election issue'

    Minorities of south Asian origin have recently held major offices of state, like home secretary and chancellor of the exchequer.

  • Sunak, Truss pledge to tackle energy crisis as British PM countdown begins Sep 04, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Sunak, Truss pledge to tackle energy crisis as British PM countdown begins

    While the Indian-origin former Chancellor reiterated his approach of offering targeted support to people on lower incomes, the foreign secretary refrained from spelling her plans out

  • Factbox: How will Britain's next prime minister be announced? Sep 04, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Factbox: How will Britain's next prime minister be announced?

    The following outlines the handover of power between outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the winner.

  • Key events next week: ECB rate decision, Apple event, UK elections, OPEC+ and more Sep 03, 2022 10:04 PM IST

    Key events next week: ECB rate decision, Apple event, UK elections, OPEC+ and more

    Here are the key events around the world to get you started for next week.

  • See you Monday: Rishi Sunak signs off campaign for UK PM Sep 03, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    See you Monday: Rishi Sunak signs off campaign for UK PM

    The 42-year-old British Indian former finance minister pegged his campaign around a focus on getting a grip on soaring inflation

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