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Explained | UK-Rwanda Asylum Plan And Its Impact on Immigration
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Explained | UK-Rwanda Asylum Plan And Its Impact on Immigration

While the UK-Rwanda Asylum Plan claims compliance with the Refugee Convention, the lack of detailed information on detention, procedural safeguards, and fair treatment raises concerns. The implementation of this agreement puts pressure on continental law enforcement and asylum systems, potentially straining relations with the European Union. As countries consider such approaches, they risk neglecting long-term investments in political, development, and humanitarian efforts essential for stabilizing an already strained refugee regime amidst unprecedented displacement. The recent UK-Rwanda agreement has sparked debates and concerns over its impact on the traditional principles of asylum. This controversial deal goes beyond typical offshore processing, proposing a permanent relocation...
The Unfinished Agenda: Significance and Challenges in Sealing the India-UK Free Trade Deal
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The Unfinished Agenda: Significance and Challenges in Sealing the India-UK Free Trade Deal

The India-UK Free Trade deal, valued at £24.3 billion annually, is a great opportunity to strengthen the existing strong relationship, benefiting businesses in both countries. India stands to gain access to UK technologies, advanced research facilities, London's financial institutions, and affluent consumers. The India-UK Free Trade Agreement marks a significant shift in India's trade strategy, prioritizing closer ties with Western and African nations to decrease dependency on China.For the UK, this agreement serves as a chance to recover from losses linked to Brexit and strengthen economic connections with a major partner. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar recently wrapped up a five-day visit to the UK from November 11-15, It coincided with Diwali celebrations, adding a festi...
The fall of Conservatives – Analyzing Political Instability in the UK
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The fall of Conservatives – Analyzing Political Instability in the UK

From giving the world Winston Churchill, a controversial yet one of the world's most famous political personalities, to the recent former PM Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party of the United Kingdom has a rich history. The Conservative Party has seen it all as it has been in power from one of UK's and the world's toughest periods, be it WW2 or Brexit to the recent war in Ukraine. In 2019, the Conservative Party came to power again with a thumping majority of 80 seats against the Labour Party. This led to Boris Johnson becoming the PM of the UK. He was the PM till 5th September 2022 after which Elizabeth Truss, his fellow conservative leader, succeeded him. Following her as PM was Rishi Sunak, who took over the reins after Truss resigned. Unfolding Political Instability Former ...
India-UK will work together to further strengthen our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership – PM Narendra Modi
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India-UK will work together to further strengthen our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership – PM Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and Britain's new PM Rishi Sunak spoke on the phone a day after the latter assumed charge as Prime Minister. PM Modi Congratulated Sunak on assuming charge as UK Prime Minister. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said: "Glad to speak to @RishiSunak today. Congratulated him on assuming charge as UK PM. We will work together to further strengthen our Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. We also agreed on the importance of early conclusion of a comprehensive and balanced FTA." https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1585643229034483712