UK PM Johnson cancels India visit amid COVID crisis

The UK is in search of new trade deals after leaving the EU but alarming rise in COVID cases forces change to PM’s plans. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a trip to India scheduled for later this month, citing the

Amid outcry, Modi to lay foundation of new parliament building

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to lay foundations for a huge new Indian parliamentary building, the centrepiece of a grand but contentious redevelopment of New Delhi’s colonial-era core. Critics say the 200 billion rupees ($2.7bn) that the Hindu-nationalist government is reportedly spending