The 39-year-old is set to move into No. 11 Downing Street, next door to the Prime Minister's Office as he takes charge of the second most important government position as the finance minister.

"Congratulations to Boris Johnson on his great WIN! Britain and the United States will now be free to strike a massive new Trade Deal after BREXIT. This deal has the potential to be far bigger and more lucrative than any deal that could be made with the E.U. Celebrate Boris!," the US President had said in a tweet.

Johnson's Conservative Party on Friday secured a majority in the House of Commons. The victory would mean that they will plough ahead with the Brexit, dashing all chances of a second referendum over the issue.

The exit poll had suggested the Conservatives would win 368 seats in the 650-seat parliament, with the main opposition Labour party trailing on 191, as per a report by the Washington Post.

The 58-year-old Kolkata-born economist is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Several people are believed to have sustained injuries in a stabbing incident that took place near London Bridge on Friday, London's Metropolitan Police said.

New Delhi: British MPs on Wednesday rejected a motion tabled by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to dissolve the Parliament and...

Earlier on August 22, the committee had announced the shortlisted candidates for various coaching positions in team India.

The European Parliament's Brexit Steering Group (BSG) has said in a statement that a no-deal exit would be "economically very damaging, even if such damage would not be inflicted equally on both parties"

The 55-year-old Brexit hardliner was the front runner in the race. The new Prime Minister is expected to spend some time finalising his key Cabinet and ministerial posts soon after the results.