Keith Vaz re-elected chair of UK Parliament committee
Keith Vaz re-elected chair of UK Parliament committee

 Keith Vaz, Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP was today re-elected as chair of Parliament's influential Home Affairs Select Committee, even as a controversy rages over his help to scam-tainted former IPL chairman Lalit Modi in obtaining British travel documents.

Sushma Swaraj the victim of BJP's 'gang-war', says Ashutosh

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh on Monday alleged that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is currently embroiled in deep controversy surrounding the support given by her to former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, has fallen victim to an enemy from within the Bharatiya Janata Party, further claiming that the party was currently witnessing a 'gang-war'.

Lalit Modi visa row: Sushma owes explanation to nation, says NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj owes an explanation to the country regarding her alleged role in the

Lalit Modi row: No need for husband's sign for operation in Portugal, claims Congress
Lalit Modi row: No need for husband's sign for operation in Portugal, claims Congress

The Congress party on Monday continued to agitate for External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's resignation in light of the Lalit Modi controversy, claiming that the 'excuse' given by the BJP for her actions is invalid.

Sushma's disclosure sounds like case of 'Modi helping Modi': Congress

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Sunday said that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's acknowledgement of the role played by her office in helping former IPL chairman Lalit Modi receiving the travel documents sounds like a case of 'Modi helping Modi', adding that her declaration makes her position 'untenable'.

Lalit Modi visa row: Khurshid asks Sushma to take responsibility

Former external affairs minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Sunday asked incumbent Sushma Swaraj to take responsibility of the ongoing controversy surrounding the travel documents issued to former IPL chairman Lalit Modi.

Visa row exposes blatant quid pro quo between BJP leadership, Lalit Modi: Congress

The Congress Party on Sunday attempted to corner Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the ongoing controversy surrounding the travel documents issued to Lalit Modi and said that this episode exposes the blatant quid pro quo on the part of the BJP leadership and the controversial IPL founder.

Travel documents row: Helped Lalit Modi on 'humanitarian grounds', says Sushma Swaraj; BJP backs her
Travel documents row: Helped Lalit Modi on 'humanitarian grounds', says Sushma Swaraj; BJP backs her

Soon after Sushma Swaraj's admission that she helped controversial IPL founder and enforcement directorate offender Lalit Modi with his travel document, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday backed the External Affairs Minister.

Travel document to Lalit Modi: What benefit did I pass on, asks Sushma Swaraj
Travel document to Lalit Modi: What benefit did I pass on, asks Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said she requested the British Government to examine Lalit Modi's travel documents on humanitarian grounds.

Labour MP Keith Vaz faces probe over lobbying visa officials for Lalit Modi
Labour MP Keith Vaz faces probe over lobbying visa officials for Lalit Modi

Keith Vaz, one of Britain's longest- serving Indian-origin MPs, was on Sunday reported to the parliamentary standards commissioner after lobbying visa officials on behalf of former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

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.