BRITISH INDIANS

  • Priti Patel, Modi supporter, is now UK minister July 16, 2014

    London: An ardent fan of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has became the treasury minister in the British government. Priti Patel, 42, Conservative MP from Witham, was promoted by Prime Minister David Cameron in the cabinet reshuffle. Patel is Cameron's 'India Diaspora Champion' and accompanied him in his India trips, according...
  • British Indian MP Priti Patel appointed exchequer secretary July 16, 2014

    London: Indianorigin British MP Priti Patel has been appointed exchequer secretary to the Treasury department dealing with tax policy in a major cabinet reshuffle announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday. The Prime Minister's Office said Priti Patel, 42, the Conservative Party MP for Witham in Essex, will now take...
  • Brit Indians are largest minority in UK: report December 10, 2012

    London: Indians are expected to rank as the largest ethnic minority group in the UK in the latest results from the 2011 census, according to a media report. Data from the 2011 census, to be released tomorrow, will suggest there are now more than one million people born to parents...
  • 'Conservatives to be 1st to get British Indian PM' April 25, 2012

    London: The Conservative party is going to be the first in the UK to have a British Prime Minister of Indianorigin, Premier David Cameron has forecast as he praised the community for their hard work to make Britain what it is today. "We were the first party to have a woman...
  • Play on Indian newlyweds is a hit in New York May 30, 2008

    New York: New York's theater row is buzzing with the success of the comedy Rafta Rafta. It riffs on two newlyweds seeking some privacy and finding none due to living within a typical extended Indian family, although this one is based in England. It's probably one of the first plays...