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Priti Patel

Farrukh Dhondy | Had UK Home Secy been in post in 60s, she wouldn’t be here at all

Patel suggested immigrants who attempt to cross the English Channel to land illegally in Britain, should be transported to St Helena

03 Oct 2020 7:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Post Channel crossing ‘solution', is France laughing at Priti Patel?

Having fought for and achieved Brexit, Clueless has no recourse to the EU rules that govern the arrival and accommodation of asylum seekers

15 Aug 2020 4:44 PM

Farrukh Dhondy | Rishi and Priti bring us Bringapore

We're beginning to see the shape of the post-COVID UK: Freeports all around but a wall in the channel

18 Jul 2020 12:43 AM

Farrukh Dhondy: Will Priti Patel’s bill to bar lowly-paid outsiders cripple NHS?

In a massive irony, Britain has been forced to acknowledge the heroic role of hospital staff, bus drivers, transport staff et al.

23 May 2020 7:52 AM

Boris’ induction of Rishi Sunak draws cheers in both Britain and India

As Britain grapples with Brexit, this is a challenging time for the Prime Minister.

17 Feb 2020 1:57 AM

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UK academics protest as Cambridge scholar told to go back to India

Dr Asiya Islam’s application for ILR was refused on grounds that she had been out of Britain for longer than stipulated period.

12 Nov 2019 11:59 AM

Will Boris be the first British PM to be married at 10 Downing Street?

Priti Patel has been given a budgetary boost already by PM Boris Johnson, as he has promised — £1.1 billion for recruiting more police officers.

05 Aug 2019 12:31 AM

Jaishankar congratulates 'good friend' Priti Patel for appointment in UK Cabinet

The new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday overhauled his cabinet and appointed Indian-origin Priti Patel as the home secretary.

25 Jul 2019 2:31 PM

5 interesting facts about Priti Patel, Britain's new interior minister

Britain’s new PM Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking political comeback for ex-international development minister.

25 Jul 2019 11:15 AM

Priti Patel appointed Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary

'It is important that the Cabinet should represent modern Britain as well as a modern Conservative Party,' she said.

25 Jul 2019 8:53 AM

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Sacked in 2017, Priti Patel may be among top 4 in Boris Johnson’s diverse UK cabinet

May will leave Downing Street later on Wednesday to hand in her resignation to Queen Elizabeth, who will formally appoint Johnson.

24 Jul 2019 11:55 AM

X’mas has come early for UK Labour

Ms Patel could definitely be a potential foreign secretary whenever a new Tory government is in power.

13 Nov 2017 12:23 AM

Pro-Brexit MP Penny Mordaunt replaces Priti Patel in UK cabinet reshuffle

Mordaunt, 44, is a pro-Brexit Conservative party MP for Portsmouth North who has held a number of junior ministerial posts.

10 Nov 2017 4:02 PM

Priti Patel resigns over Israel row; PM May reshuffles team

The 45-year-old minister resigned late Wednesday after a meeting at Downing Street with Prime Minister Theresa May.

10 Nov 2017 6:56 AM

Indian-origin UK minister Priti Patel resigns over secret meetings during Israel trip

The 45-year-old minister resigned late on Wednesday night after a meeting at Downing Street with Prime Minister Theresa May.

09 Nov 2017 12:01 PM

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UK minister Priti Patel receives Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

The minister for international development had been conferred the honour by President Pranab Mukherjee in January.

28 Mar 2017 4:17 PM

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