Keith Vaz

Longest-serving Indian origin Labour MP demands withdrawal of party's 'divisive' resolution on Kashmir

The British government`s official stance on Kashmir is that it remains an issue between India and Pakistan.

Oct 04, 2019, 06:45 AM IST

Salman Khan honoured at Britain's House of Commons

Bollywood star Salman Khan received a Global Diversity Award at Britain's House of Commons.

Sep 16, 2017, 09:42 AM IST

Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin lawmaker Vaz probed over alleged drug offences

Vaz, 59, resigned as chair of parliament's influential home affairs select committee in September amid a sex scandal over allegations involving male prostitutes. 

Nov 12, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Keith Vaz may face parliamentary inquiry over sex scandal

Britain's longest serving Indian- origin Labour MP Keith Vaz faces a possible investigation by the House of Commons standards watchdog after a newspaper claimed that he had paid for male prostitutes.

Sep 06, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Indian origin British MP Keith Vaz steps down from chair over male prostitute claims

Indian-origin British Labour MP Keith Vaz stepped down as chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee following allegations he paid two male prostitutes for sex and offered to cover the cost of Class A drugs at his London flat.

Sep 04, 2016, 20:03 PM IST

Wish Indian community come out, cheer me in Dublin: Vijender Singh

Vijender Singh urged the Indian community in Dublin to turn up to support him during his second pro fight on November 7.

Oct 29, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

UK MP demands 'Koh-i-Noor' be returned to India

British Indian MP Keith Vaz Tuesday called for the world-famous 'Koh-i-Noor' diamond to be returned to India during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's UK visit in November.

Jul 29, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

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'.

Jun 15, 2015, 15:31 PM IST

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

Jun 15, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

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'.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

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.

Jun 14, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

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.

Jun 08, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

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.

Mar 26, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 13:49 PM IST