Taoiseach Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Sunak have ‘good conversation’ about Northern Ireland Protocol

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak have had a “good conversation” about the Northern Ireland Protocol. The two leaders spoke by phone on a range of issues but the conversation mostly focused on restoring the democratic institutions in Northern Ireland and the ongoing EU-UK negotiations on the protocol and British-Irish relations … Read more

Rishi Sunak to be the First Indian-Origin UK Prime Minister

Indian-Origin Rishi Sunak is all set to be the new Prime Minister of the UK after being chosen the new leader of the Conservative Party on Monday, following competitor Penny Mordaunt’s failure to gain the required 100 nominations from her fellow MPs.  “Rishi Sunak is therefore elected as leader of the Conservative Party,” senior backbencher … Read more

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak enters race to replace Liz Truss as British PM

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak has declared that he would compete for the position of British Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader to succeed Liz Truss, who resigned after only 44 days in power due to economic turmoil. “The United Kingdom is a great country but we face a profound economic crisis. That’s why I am standing … Read more

Indian origin Rishi Sunak defeated, Liz Truss is new UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss was elected as the UK prime minister and Conservative Party leader by Conservative Party members on Monday. She defeated rival Rishi Sunak with 81,326 votes to 60,399 and will take over as prime minister on Tuesday. Former foreign secretary Truss entered the race with lesser chances of winning but defeated her fellow party-member Rishi … Read more

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak leads second round of voting in UK PM race

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak tightened his grip on the race to replace Boris Johnson as Conservative Party leader and British prime minister as he bagged 101 votes to again emerge as the winner of the latest voting round on Thursday. There are now five candidates left in the Tory leadership contest after Suella Braverman, the Indian-origin … Read more

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak top competitor to be next British Prime Minister

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak, former Finance Minister of Britain is believed to be the competitor for the next British Prime Minister. Rishi Sunak, whose resignation as the chancellor of the exchequer triggered a series of resignations against PM Boris Johnson. Rishi Sunak, 42, announced his decision on Twitter saying:” I’m standing to be the next leader … Read more