The left-of-center party has been out of power since 2010, but has a big lead in opinion polls after months of scandal and economic turmoil for the governing Conservatives.
Both countries are hopeful of bringing in the FTA by early next year, for it to be implemented before 2024.
Rishi Sunak unveiled a new scheme for the world's 100 most talented young professionals in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) as part of his vision to make the UK a "beacon" to attract the "brightest and best" from around the world.
There is rising tension among G20 members on the Ukraine issue, among others. The challenge for India, which takes over the Chair, will be to keep the flock together.
India, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and the United Kingdom are the top five countries for sourcing doctors, Senior Minister of State for Health Janil Puthucheary said.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak was seen carrying a box with paper poppies and wearing a flower on black jacket at the Westminster Tube station on Thursday.
The country's descent into economic chaos roiled markets but has raised questions about its role in the new world order that's beginning to take shape
England used to be referred to as the nation of shopkeepers, and a visit to Southampton shows that a son of one such family has now come to lead the country.
Rishi Sunak is now in the spotlight as the UK's wealthiest prime minister but as a youngster, he said he had a humble job.
Rishi Sunak on his exercise plan, diet and ocassional indulgences.
Unison, which has more than 1.3 million members according to its website, said on Thursday the most pressing issue for Sunak and his Health Secretary Steve Barclay was "without doubt finding a solution to the many problems affecting the NHS".
Rishi Sunak’s UK government is in talks with India over whether to increase the number of business visas granted to Indian nationals as part of a potential trade deal, a stance that risks causing friction in the new prime minster’s top team.
The 42-year-old former finance minister becomes Britain's third prime minister in less than two months, after infighting and feuding at Westminster that has horrified investors and alarmed international allies.
Sunak’s appointment has been welcomed by financial markets as promising political stability, after Liz Truss’s disastrous dash for growth via unfunded tax cuts trashed the pound and sent government bond yields soaring in the past month.
In February 2020, Sunak took his oath of office as chancellor of the exchequer holding a copy of the Bhagavad Gita and celebrated Diwali by putting lights outside his official residence at Number 11 Downing Street.
“Congratulations to Rishi. We are proud of him and we wish him success. We are confident he will do his best for the people of the United Kingdom," Murthy said in an email statement to Moneycontrol.
In the end, all of Boris Johnson's bluster couldn't hide the facts: He didn't have the votes to win the Conservative Party leadership contest and stage a political comeback just weeks after being forced out as prime minister.
European markets closed in positive territory, despite data showing Britain and Germany heading for recession and the Hong Kong stock market plunging
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted: "Warmest congratulations @RishiSunak! As you become UK PM, I look forward to working closely together on global issues, and implementing Roadmap 2030...."
The former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak will be Britain’s first leader of color, and faces the task of stabilizing the party and country at a time of economic and political turbulence.
Rishi Sunak was praised for a COVID-19 economic rescue package, comprising an expensive jobs retention programme that averted mass unemployment in the country
The former Goldman Sachs analyst and hedge fund partner also faces challenges within the governing Conservative Party, where some lawmakers blame him for his role in ousting Johnson and are concerned he has not got what it takes to win elections.
UK PM Race: Rishi Sunak, who headed the finance ministry under Boris Johnson, will be the first person of Indian-origin to occupy the top political office at 10 Downing Street. The 42-year-old will also be the youngest prime minister to lead Britain.
Rishi Sunak's grandparents originated from British India but their birthplace Gujranwala lies in modern-day Pakistan's Punjab province. Thus, in an odd way, the new British leader is both an Indian and a Pakistani.
As Italy’s first woman prime minister, Meloni may try to avoid the fate of the UK’s Liz Truss. But that would also depend largely on how her coalition partners choose their battle.