Priti Patel

Indian-origin Priti Patel resigns as UK minister over unauthorised secret meetings with Israel

Indian-origin Priti Patel resigns as UK minister over unauthorised secret meetings with Israel

Britain's senior-most Indian-origin minister Priti Patel has resigned from her Cabinet post over her unauthorised secret meetings with Israeli politicians while on a holiday in the Jewish country.

Nov 09, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'

May unveils new Cabinet, appoints Damian Green as 'deputy'

Patel holds on to her position as the senior-most Indian-origin Cabinet minister and will remain in charge as the Secretary of State for international development in the new government.

Jun 11, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
UK minister Priti Patel receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

UK minister Priti Patel receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Priti Patel, Britain's senior-most Indian-origin minister, has vowed to champion the interests of the Indian Diaspora and work for strengthening the Indo-UK ties as she received her 'Pravasi Bharatiya Samman' at a ceremony here.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Queen Elizabeth II to host UK-India Year of Culture launch: UK minister

Queen Elizabeth II to host UK-India Year of Culture launch: UK minister

Queen Elizabeth II will host a spectacular UK-India Year of Culture launch at Buckingham Palace at the end of this month to strengthen the special cultural partnership between the two countries.

Feb 12, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

Indian-origin minister Priti Patel at centre of sexism row in UK

Patel has been a very vocal supporter of Brexit in the June 23 referendum, leading to a disparaging remark about her name.

Jun 07, 2016, 18:41 PM IST

Indian-origin minister uses 'curry' to make case for Brexit

An Indian-origin minister who is a key member of the parliamentarian group in favour of Britain's exit from the European Union (EU) has used the country's love for Indian food, dubbed curry, to make her case stronger.

Mar 15, 2016, 21:48 PM IST

Truly honored to speak at British Parliament: PM Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Air India aircraft made touchdown this morning at 10 a.m.

Nov 12, 2015, 22:20 PM IST

UK overturns ban on Sikh turbans in workplaces

Sikhs across the UK will no longer face the prospect of disciplinary action for wearing turbans in workplaces after new rules come into force on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

Indian-origin UK MP demands sacking of rival for racist tweets

Britain's most high-profile Indian- origin woman Cabinet minister has demanded the sacking of her Labour election rival for posting "misogynistic" and "racist" tweets directed at her in which she was dubbed as a "village idiot" and "sexy bond villain".

Mar 25, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Modi's 'Make in India' campaign will stabilise economy: UK MP

"Make in India and Clean India are very important social campaigns. He (Modi) speaks about these campaigns frequently," Patel said.

Jan 08, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Small shops are backbone of economy, says British MP

 The UK and India should stress on developing the SME sector and also give impetus to small shops which are the "backbone" of economies of both the countries, a senior British official said today.

Jan 07, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

India one of the world`s most dynamic countries: UK MP

India has secured its place as one of the world`s most remarkable and dynamic countries, an Indian-origin MP of the Britain`s Conservative Party has said.
Priti Patel, 42, said Indians could be proud of their country`s important role in shaping the new world.

Aug 12, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

Cameron promotes Indian-origin British MP in cabinet reshuffle

An Indian-origin British MP was on Tuesday promoted to a prominent role in the Treasury department as part of Prime Minister David Cameron`s cabinet reshuffle.

Jul 16, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

British MP slams BBC`s Narendra Modi coverage

Britain`s senior Indian-origin Minister, Priti Patel, has made an official complaint to the BBC over its seemingly one-sided coverage of India`s new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

May 31, 2014, 18:47 PM IST

British Indian MP flays BBC over Modi coverage

A British Indian MP has come down heavily on the BBC for a programme on India`s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi that she stated was not objective.

May 31, 2014, 15:28 PM IST

‘EU rules have cost Britain 700 mn pounds’

Unnecessary regulations from the European Union (EU) have cost British businesses and taxpayers nearly 700 million pounds since 2010, Indian-origin Conservative lawmaker Priti Patel has said.

Jan 28, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

4,000 foreign criminals roaming in Britain: Indian-origin MP

As many as 3,980 criminals of foreign origin, were freely roaming the streets of Britain, according to a parliamentary answer to Indian-origin MP Priti Patel`s question.

Jan 03, 2013, 17:40 PM IST

4,600 criminals let off in Britain: Indian-origin MP

An astounding 4,600 serial criminals in Britain last year got away with just police cautions or warnings, prompting Indian-origin MP Priti Patel to call on law authorities to end the "nonsense".

Sep 14, 2012, 21:39 PM IST