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Ace lawyer Harish Salve marries UK artist Caroline Brossard

India’s former solicitor general, senior advocate Harish Salve, married a London-based artist on Wednesday thereby beginning a new chapter in his life. The 65-year-old lawyer divorced his wife for 38 years Meenakshi Salve in June 2020. Harish Salve, who lives in North London, married Caroline Brossard (56) in a church. Reports suggest that the wedding...

TikTok considering London for its headquarters

TikTok has been in discussions with the UK government over the past few months to locate its headquarters in London, a source familiar with the matter said, as part of a strategy to distance itself from its Chinese ownership. London is among one of several locations the company is considering, but no decisions have been...

Congress trying to save fugitive businessman Nirav Modi: Law Minister

The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of trying “its best to save” fugitive businessman Nirav Modi who faces extradition proceedings in a UK court. The ruling party cited the statement of a former high court judge, who is also a Congress member, in the arrested diamond merchant’s defence to attack the opposition party. Addressing...

Vijay Mallya loses legal battle against extradition in London High Court

In a major setback for liquor baron Vijay Mallya, an appeal against his extradition request has been rejected by London High Court. The London High Court found Mallya the accused on three counts. He has been accused of cheating Indian banks and then fleeing the country. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement...

People pray for British PM Boris Johnson’s recovery as he spends second day in ICU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the second night in intensive care battling the coronavirus which has infected more than 55,000 across the country and killed nearly 6,200. “He stayed at work for you… now pray at home for him,” The Sun tabloid splashed across its front page Wednesday while the Daily Express said: “Boris...