UK Home Secretary Priti Patel approved a new, more effective model of Taser guns to be used by police forces across Britain.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has promised a cultural change within her department, responsible for the country’s visas and immigration policy.
Drawing a link with her own Indian heritage, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel said she remains committed to strengthening the Living Bridge of Global Indians during a special address at India Global Week 2020.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel recently came out fighting against Opposition Labour Party MPs who accused her of using her Indian heritage to “gaslight” the "very real racism" faced by minority communities in the UK.
The news of a 63 per cent hike in Indian students choosing UK universities over the previous year reflects Britain’s somewhat scaled down approach to the issue of mobility, transmitted during the General Election campaign and an emphatic Boris Johnson victory. Highlights: The Conservative party is showing a gradual shift on its view on immigration under the leadership of Boris Johnson. Opinion polls reflect that the UK is becoming generally more positive and less concerned around migration. Home Secretary Priti [...]
‘India Global Business’ caught up with India’s minister of state for External Affairs, M.J. Akbar, during a recent London visit to attend the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) meeting. The Commonwealth must become more people-centric and find ways of creating meaning for the citizens of the 52 member countries, India’s minister of state for external affairs M.J. Akbar believes. In his message at the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), the minister also highlighted India's hope that the organisation will work towards increasing [...]
Priti Patel took charge of the UK government’s Department for International Development (DfID) at a time when the country’s aid programme for India was evolving from the traditional hand-outs system to a more collaborative one. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with the minister as she completed six months in Britain’s Cabinet. “We don’t give traditional aid to India but if we look at the facts – the UK is one of the largest investors in India and India is one [...]
Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, a state described as the heartland of India. ‘India Investment Journal’ caught up with him during a recent visit to London to lure UK investors and tourists to his state. Here are some highlights from the discussion. There are lots of similarities between India and the UK. Both are great democracies and I found one other interesting similarity – the traffic of London in very similar to Delhi and Mumbai. [...]
On June 23, Britain voted in a referendum which unleashed a seismic shift in world politics. As the UK begins the process of defining the contours of its exit from the European Union (EU), we rewind to how the debate had divided Global Indian members of Parliament in the country.
Priti Patel has taken over as Secretary of State for International Development in the Theresa May led post-Brexit British government. A significant promotion within the UK political establishment for this Gujarati-origin Conservative party MP is expected to bring some good news for India.
The fact that Priti Patel became a key voice of the pro-Brexit camp in the lead up to the June 23 referendum in Britain may have seemed like a political risk at one level but it was a very natural choice at a personal level.