India UK ties

India, UK vow to deepen cooperation on issues relating to the Commonwealth

India and the UK exchanged views and agreed to deepen their cooperation on a wide range of issues relating to the Commonwealth.

published on : 5th May 2022

PM Narendra Modi, UK's Boris Johnson agree to constitute sub-group on countering extremism

A  joint statement said said the two prime ministers called upon all countries to work together to root out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupt terrorist networks and financing chains.

published on : 22nd April 2022

'No pressure' from UK over India's stance on Ukraine war: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla

Shringla said that Prime Minister Modi expressed deep concern over the ongoing situation in Ukraine and the mounting humanitarian crisis there.

published on : 22nd April 2022

India, UK decide to push for sealing ambitious FTA by this year

PM Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson pushed for closing the negotiations for a free trade agreement by the end of the year.

published on : 22nd April 2022

UK PM Boris Johnson to begin two-day India visit on Thursday, won't lecture Delhi on Ukraine crisis

A major focus of Johnson's talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on the situation in the Indo-Pacific as the UK is strongly opposed to any kind of coercion in the region.

published on : 20th April 2022

India-UK launch FTA negotiations, target of doubling bilateral trade by 2030

Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Mutual Recognition Agreements on Pharma could provide additional market access.

published on : 13th January 2022

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal launches free trade agreement negotiations with UK counterpart

Goyal said that today, the terms of reference of the free trade agreement have been finalised and formally endorsed by both countries.

published on : 13th January 2022

With India-UK free trade agreement on the horizon, 2021 winds up on a promising note

It set the clock ticking on a full-fledged FTA as part of Roadmap 2030, with the intention to at least double bilateral trade from the current GBP 24 billion a year in 10 years' time.

published on : 22nd December 2021

British PM Boris Johnson says UK and India are natural partners

British PM Boris Johnson said that the UK and India are natural partners who are working together on many fantastic projects from partnership on 5G and telecom to startups.

published on : 14th December 2021

India and UK discuss ways to boost cooperation in strategic areas

EAM S Jaishankar and British FS Liz Truss held wide-ranging talks with a focus on infrastructure investment as well as defence and security cooperation.

published on : 22nd October 2021

India, UK discuss UN reforms, counterterrorism, climate action

The UK side congratulated India on its successful presidency of the UN Security Council in August 2021, the MEA said.

published on : 20th October 2021

PM Modi, Boris Johnson connect to discuss vaccine certification, trade, climate

The talks came four days after the UK announced that fully vaccinated Indians will not require to undergo mandatory quarantine on arrival from October 11.

published on : 11th October 2021

India warns of reciprocal measures if UK does not address concerns on travel rules related to COVID-19 vaccination

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said he has been told that certain 'assurances' were being given by the UK that the issue will be resolved.

published on : 21st September 2021

India very important in dealing with Afghan crisis: UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab

The senior Cabinet minister, who faced some criticism for going ahead with his summer vacation plans as the Afghan capital of Kabul fell over the weekend, returned to London.

published on : 17th August 2021