Meanwhie, for the first time in British history, a Prime Minister could be selected by a political party by online voting. This though will only happen in the event of a run-off between two candidates. In other words, if the ruling Conservative party MPs decide on a consensus candidate, there will be no confirmatory online vote extended to rank and file members.
UK's beleaguered Prime Minister Liz Truss, facing opposition from within the party over her handling of the economy and exit of key ministers, resigned on Thursday.
Hunt and Truss are meeting in her Chequers residence on Sunday with tax rises and spending cuts on the horizon, and the new chancellor admitting that "difficult decisions" are coming over the next two weeks, before the new budget on October 31.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke on phone with his UK counterpart Elizabeth Truss
Now, her hilarious replies to all the congratulatory messages are winning over the internet.
On the India front, Liz Trauss is expected to pursue the ongoing free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations towards a year-end deadline.
Truss defeated former chancellor Rishi Sunak to take charge as Britain's new Prime Minister.
Sir Graham Brady - chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs and returning officer of the leadership election, declared 47-year-old Truss as the winner of the contest for the top job at 10 Downing Street.
The name will be announced at 12.30 p.m. (around 5 p.m. IST) and the winner of the leadership race will take office on Tuesday after being formally appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, reports the BBC.