Abhishek Bachchan star campaigner for UK MP Vaz
Abhishek Bachchan star campaigner for UK MP Vaz

The tall and talented star, Abhishek Bachchan was recently in Leicester, UK. The actor was not there for any film shoot or brand deal, but for extending his support to the Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz.

UK MPs warn against growing number of British jihadists

A committee of British lawmakers chaired by Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz has warned the government that it is not doing enough to prevent youngsters leaving the UK to join Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria.

UK MP expresses concern over downsizing of visa hub in Mumbai

Expressing concern over UK's decision to downsize its crucial visa hub in Mumbai and for visa applications made in Dhaka to be decided-upon in New Delhi, Britain's longest serving Asian-origin lawmaker, Keith Vaz, has demanded a review of these decisions.

India in UK's top 10 foreign criminals list

India features at eighth position in in the UK's assessment of foreign criminals living in the country while Pakistan holds the fifth place, according to a report.

Vaz seeks UK govt help for Mahatma Gandhi statue

 Britain's longest serving MP of Asian origin Keith Vaz has asked the UK government to support the installation of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament Square.

Motion on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas' success moved in UK House

A motion has been moved in Britain's House of Commons applauding the success of the recently concluded Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference that was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Vaz flays UK Defence Secretary for remarks against immigrants

Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz has criticised Defence Secretary Michael Fallon for his comments that British towns are being "swamped" by immigrants, saying it was "nasty and inappropriate" and wrongly depicted the country as intolerant.

Keith Vaz announces major female mutilation inquiry in UK

Britain`s MP, Keith Vaz, has announced a major parliamentary inquiry into female genital mutilation (FGM) as part of measures to end the practice among certain communities in the country.

Kate hoax call: Keith Vaz slams award for RJ

British Indian MP Keith Vaz has slammed the decision of an Australian radio station to reward a presenter linked with the prank call that resulted in the death of an India-born nurse here last year.

Kate hoax call DJ wins top award, says still ‘on top of game’

Aussie DJ Michael Christian, who made a hoax call to nurse Jacintha Saldanah who was found dead three days later, has been awarded a top prize in an internal competition by Australia’s Today Network.

Labour shifting stand on EU, claims Keith Vaz

Indian-origin British MP Keith Vaz on Thursday said that the Labour party is shifting its stance on the European Union and is edging towards an in-out referendum.

Margaret Thatcher made unique impression on modern British politics: Vaz

Former Premier Margaret Thatcher made a unique and lasting impression on modern British politics, Indian-origin Labour MP Keith Vaz said here on Tuesday.

Keith Vaz warns against UK immigration `arms race`

One of Britain`s most prominent Indian-origin MPs Keith Vaz has warned the government against an immigration "arms race" that would create tougher policies.

Keith Vaz angers women MPs over `sexist` remark

British Indian MP Keith Vaz has evoked sharp criticism from his female counterparts after allegedly making a `sexist` remark about Home Secretary Theresa May.

Aus DJs should not escape blame for death of Saldanha: Vaz

The two Australian radio hosts behind the royal hoax call that led to the death of Indian- origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha should not escape blame.

Vaz demands full inquiry into Indian-origin nurse`s death

Labour MP Keith Vaz has demanded a full inquiry into the death of an Indian-origin nurse, who apparently took her own life after she was duped by a prank call.

Keith Vaz named most influential Asian in UK

Keith Vaz, the Indian-origin Labour MP, has emerged as Britain`s most influential Asian in a list of 101 powerful people from the region.

Probe request against Keith Vaz rejected

A fresh demand for a probe into the alleged financial irregularities by Indian origin Labour MP Keith Vaz has been rejected.

Indian students in London: Vaz calls for decision

As uncertainty grew for present and future students from India and other non-EU countries at a major London university .

Miss India UK accused of `playing race card` in Big Brother

‘Big Brother’ has landed at the centre of a race hate and suicide storm after top Labour MP Keith Vaz demanded a probe into bullying in the house.