Priti Patel

With India-UK free trade agreement on the horizon, 2021 winds up on a promising note

It set the clock ticking on a full-fledged FTA as part of Roadmap 2030, with the intention to at least double bilateral trade from the current GBP 24 billion a year in 10 years' time.

published on : 22nd December 2021

UK minister Priti Patel vows to fix 'broken' system after migrant tragedy

Thousands of migrants and asylum seekers from strife-torn regions such as Somalia, Iraq, Yemen and Libya make perilous journeys on makeshift boats from Calais in France to Dover in England

published on : 25th November 2021

UK Minister Priti Patel wants specific law to tackle public harassment of women: Report 

The issue of crimes against women has come under fierce scrutiny since the kidnap, rape and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard by serving Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens.

published on : 10th October 2021

UK minister Priti Patel cracks down on crime, disruptive protests

Patel also confirmed an inquiry to provide independent oversight to ensure mistakes are not repeated within the police force.

published on : 5th October 2021

Rishi Sunak, Priti Patel retain top jobs as UK PM Johnson shuffles Cabinet

Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, has been in his post since February last year and has led the UK's financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 15th September 2021

UK High Court rejects Nirav Modi's extradition plea, has 5 days to appeal for oral hearing

Nirav Modi remains behind bars at Wandsworth Prison in south-west London since his arrest over two years ago on 19 March 2019.

published on : 23rd June 2021

'Won't give up kneeling': England defender Mings amid Priti Patel's outburst over 'gesture politics'

Gareth Southgate's side have been booed by England fans for taking the knee in their last three matches, including Sunday's 1-0 win against Croatia in their first game of the tournament.

published on : 16th June 2021

UK assured us of economic offenders getting extradited at earliest: Ministry of External Affairs

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has already ordered the extradition of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi and he is seeking to appeal against the orders.

published on : 10th June 2021

Two charged for racist social media video targeting UK minister Priti Patel

Jake Henderson (28) and Robert Cumming (26) said the charges followed complaints about the video directed at the senior 49-year-old Indian-origin Cabinet minister.

published on : 9th June 2021

UK minister Priti Patel to unveil US-style digital visas to count migrants

“Our new fully digital border will provide the ability to count people in and out of the country, giving us control over who comes to the UK,” Patel was quoted as saying in the ‘Observer'.

published on : 23rd May 2021

India-UK extradition relationship has improved: Minister Priti Patel

Patel had ordered the extradition of Modi on April 16 after Westminster Magistrates Court in London found a prima facie case of fraud and money laundering had been established against the 50-year-old.

published on : 11th May 2021