Priti Patel
World  /  Published 20.04.22

Over to Priti Patel

A British judge on Wednesday sent the case of Julian Assange to interior minister Priti Patel who will decide whether the Wikileaks founder should be extradited to the United States over the release o...
By Reuters

World  /  Published 18.04.22

Rwanda: Priti hits back

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Monday fought back at critics who have voiced their concerns over a new immigration strategy that will see illegal immigrants entering the country being flown out to R...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

World  /  Published 14.04.22

UK: 1-way ticket to Rawanda for illegal migrants

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a highly controversial scheme to transport illegal immigrants trying to cross into Britain to hostels in Rwanda almost 4,000 miles away in the heart of Afr...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.02.22

Scotland Yard chief quits suddenly

The home secretary, Priti Patel, is now looking for Dick’s successor but neither she nor Boris appear keen on the obvious candidate — Neil Basu, the country’s most senior non-white o...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.22

Britain’s identity war

“Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler/... If you think old England’s done...” — the lyrics of a popular war-time ditty encapsulate the tensions around European identity a...
By Ravi Shankar Jayaram


World  /  Published 01.07.21

UK: 56k visas issued to Indian students

The UK issued 56,000 visas to Indian students in 2020, a 13 per cent increase from the year before, the secretary of state for the UK home department, Priti Patel, said on Wednesday. She was addressi...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 30.05.21

Boris Johnson marries fiancée Carrie Symonds

Just one photograph has been released, showing the couple in the garden at 10 Downing Street after the wedding. Symonds used to work in the Conservative Party press office, which she joined in 2010, ...
By H S Rao in London

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Covid-19 may exacerbate inequalities

A middle-ranking American diplomat who was posted in Calcutta in the early 1980s after serving in Dhaka had a disarming way of avoiding the risk of infection in the subcontinent. Declining ice or wate...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

World  /  Published 18.12.20

EU deal chances bleak: UK

Senior British minister Michael Gove put the chances of securing a trade deal with the EU at less than 50 per cent on Thursday, striking a pessimistic tone just two weeks before Britain completes its ...
By Reuters in London

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.20

Wealthy immigrants have a special responsibility

Offered West Bengal’s finance ministership, Tulsi Charan Goswami, the brilliant but mercurial Serampore zamindar, laughed that if he managed public money as he did his own, the state would ...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray


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