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Priti Patel hits back at Opposition MPs for 'racist' attack

June 28, 2020 7:57 pm

'Black Lives Matter' protests have been held across the world after American citizen George Floyd died in police custody on May 25.

UK Home Secretary under pressure to extend Indian doctors' visas till end-2020

June 24, 2020 8:08 pm

These young medics came to the UK to complete their Professional Linguistic and Assessments Board (PLAB) assessment earlier this year and remain in limbo following the suspension of their exams and international flights.

Priti Patel defiant as UK Opposition MPs accuse her of 'gaslighting' racism

June 12, 2020 11:15 pm

The Indian-origin Cabinet minister had referenced her personal experience of racist abuse while growing up as an ethnic minority in the UK during an impassioned statement in the House of Commons earlier this week.

Priti Patel, Rishi Sunak rail against racism as UK PM hails his diverse Cabinet

June 09, 2020 4:25 pm

The duo spoke up about racism in the UK after 35 police officers reported injuries following violent clashes during Black Lives Matter protests across the UK over the weekend.

Explained: What is UK's new points-based immigration system?

February 20, 2020 7:50 am

Patel was quoted in a UK government press release as saying, "We're ending free movement, taking back control of our borders and delivering on the people's priorities by introducing a new UK points-based immigration system, which will bring overall migration numbers down."

Three Indian-origin ministers in UK PM Boris Johnson's ‘People's Cabinet'

December 18, 2019 7:48 am

The three Indian-origin ministers, who had won back their seats convincingly in the Tory landslide, have been retained in their posts.

Explained: Who's Priti Patel, Britain's new Home Secretary?

July 28, 2019 9:29 pm

Priti Patel was born in London in March 1972 to Sushil and Anjana Patel. she went to school in Watford. She studied economics at Keele University, before completing her postgraduate studies at the University of Essex.

Who is Priti Patel?

July 25, 2019 11:05 am

Everything you need to know about the Indian-origin MP who has been appointed as Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary.

Priti Patel appointed UK's first Indian-origin home secretary

July 28, 2019 9:49 pm

Patel had been a prominent member of the "Back Boris" campaign for the Conservative Party leadership and was widely tipped for the plum post in the prime minister's frontline team.

Priti Patel resigns as British minister over unauthorised meetings with Israel officials

November 09, 2017 11:06 am

Priti Patel – whose parents were immigrants originally from Gujarat -- was first elected to British Parliament in 2010.