Priti Patel

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Vijay Mallya seeking 'alternative route' to remain in the UK

23 Jan 2021

Vijay Mallya seeking 'alternative route' to remain in the UK

Fugitive economic offender Vijay Mallya has reportedly appealed to the UK Home Secretary Priti Patel for an alternative route to remain in the UK and avoid extradition to India.

New fines for house parties as UK toughens COVID-19 lockdown

22 Jan 2021

New fines for house parties as UK toughens COVID-19 lockdown

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Thursday announced a new £800 fine on anyone attending a house party of 15 people or more as she issued a warning against breaches of stay-at-home coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: UK government extends work visas for Indian, foreign doctors

24 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: UK government extends work visas for Indian, foreign doctors

The coronavirus pandemic, which is ripping apart the globe, prompted the British government to extend work visas for foreign doctors and nurses, including those from India, for another year.

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

21 Jun 2020

England: Reading stabbings that killed 3 declared terror attack

Three people have died and three others have suffered serious injuries in a stabbing attack on Saturday night in England's Reading town, about 65 km west of London.

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

19 Feb 2020

All you need to know about UK's new visa system

The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.

UK: Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among 15 Indian-origin MPs elected

14 Dec 2019

UK: Narayana Murthy's son-in-law among 15 Indian-origin MPs elected

As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a big majority in the United Kingdom elections on Friday, the polls also marked a victory for diversity.

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

23 Oct 2019

39 bodies found inside truck container near London; probe on

On Wednesday, British Police launched a murder probe after discovering 39 dead bodies inside a truck container near London.

UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

09 Jan 2018

UK: PM Theresa May to reshuffle scandal-hit cabinet soon

British PM Theresa May will soon implement a cabinet reshuffle in a bid to re-assert her authority, amid multiple high-level departures.

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for category-5 Hurricane Maria

20 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands brace for category-5 Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria is bearing down on the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after inflicting "widespread damage" on the Caribbean island of Dominica.

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

12 Jun 2017

Theresa May announces new cabinet, Damien Green chosen as deputy

Battling against all odds to keep her minority government together, British PM Theresa May has announced her new cabinet with major positions assigned to close aides, including Damien Green who was appointed as 'deputy'.

UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?

08 Jun 2017

UK elections 2017: Who are the Indian candidates?

One of the oldest and largest immigrant communities in the United Kingdom, Indians have been quietly but steadily working their way up into the country's top political rung.