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UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who had been in self-isolation after testing positive for Covid-19(REUTERS)

UK health minister Sajid Javid apologises for his comments about Covid recovery

PTI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, London
PUBLISHED ON JUL 25, 2021 06:47 PM IST
People should no longer "cower" from coronavirus, says Javid, who also advised everyone to receive their coronavirus vaccine shots.
UK health minister Sajid Javid on Saturday said he has tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Reuters)
UK health minister Sajid Javid on Saturday said he has tested positive for coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Reuters)

NHS doctor asks not to follow UK health secretary advice on lateral flow tests

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2021 10:38 PM IST
  • UK health secretary Sajid Javid, who was fully vaccinated against Covid-19, tested positive for the virus on Saturday.
"Anyone who is a close contact of a positive case will no longer have to self-isolate if they have been fully vaccinated," UK health secretary Sajid Javid said.(AP)
"Anyone who is a close contact of a positive case will no longer have to self-isolate if they have been fully vaccinated," UK health secretary Sajid Javid said.(AP)

UK to ease compulsory self-isolation rules for fully vaccinated from Aug 16

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 10:45 PM IST
UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid told the House of Commons that the policy will also apply to anyone under the age of 18, currently not eligible for jabs.
"No date we choose comes with zero risk for Covid— we know we cannot simply eliminate it, we have to learn to live with it,” Britain's new health secretary Sajid Javid said.(AFP)
"No date we choose comes with zero risk for Covid— we know we cannot simply eliminate it, we have to learn to live with it,” Britain's new health secretary Sajid Javid said.(AFP)

UK health secretary Sajid Javid says confident of removing Covid-19 restrictions

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 12:44 AM IST
Sajid Javid told Parliament that all the figures he's seen suggested that the country is “heading in the right direction," and said that “the restrictions on our freedoms must come to an end.”
In this file photo taken on June 11, 2019, Sajid Javid, then Britain's Home Secretary, leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on June 11, 2019, after attending the weekly meeting of the Cabinet. (AFP)
In this file photo taken on June 11, 2019, Sajid Javid, then Britain's Home Secretary, leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on June 11, 2019, after attending the weekly meeting of the Cabinet. (AFP)

Sajid Javid named UK health secretary after Matt Hancock quits over controversy

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2021 08:24 AM IST
Sajid Javid, who has previously served two terms in the UK cabinet -- first as the chancellor of the exchequer and later as the home secretary -- walked back into the office of state on Saturday, this time as the health minister.
Britain’s first budget following Brexit will take place on March 11 as planned, the country’s new finance minister Rishi Sunak said(REUTERS)
Britain’s first budget following Brexit will take place on March 11 as planned, the country’s new finance minister Rishi Sunak said(REUTERS)

Rishi Sunak, Narayana Murthy’s son-in-law prepares for UK budget

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:45 PM IST
Britain finally departed the European Union on January 31, leaving Johnson tasked with striking trade deals worldwide.
Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel arrives at Downing Street in London, on February 13.(Reuters Photo)
Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel arrives at Downing Street in London, on February 13.(Reuters Photo)

Rishi Sunak, Priti Patel, Alok Sharma: Key things to know about Indian-origin ministers in UK

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 06:41 PM IST
Johnson chose ‘Britain’s most diverse Cabinet’ shortly after being appointed by the Queen as Britain’s new prime minister in July last year.
Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020.(REUTERS)
Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020.(REUTERS)

Britain’s finance minister Sajid Javid quits as PM Johnson reshuffles cabinet

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Javid’s spokesman confirmed he would be leaving just as Prime Minister Boris Johnson carried out the first reshuffle of his cabinet since winning a parliamentary majority in December’s election.
Newly appointed Britain's Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street, in London on July 24, 2019.(Photo: Reuters)
Newly appointed Britain's Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street, in London on July 24, 2019.(Photo: Reuters)

Priti Patel appointed home secretary, Javid gets finance in Johnson’s office

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 11:30 PM IST
A fervent Brexiteer who campaigned with Johnson during the 2016 EU referendum campaign, Patel’s role as home secretary puts her in charge of immigration, among other sensitive issues such as security.
Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street, in London, Britain July 24, 2019.(REUTERS)
Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid arrives at Downing Street, in London, Britain July 24, 2019.(REUTERS)

British PM Johnson names Sajid Javid as finance minister

London | By Agence-France Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 12:07 AM IST
Javid, a former banker from a modest background, was a contender for the premiership but endorsed Johnson when he failed to get enough support from fellow Conservative MPs.
Vijay Mallya(AP file photo)
Vijay Mallya(AP file photo)

Reprieve for Vijay Mallya as UK court allows extradition appeal

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2019 06:26 AM IST
Controversial businessman Vijay Mallya was handed a lifeline by the England and Wales high court on Tuesday when it permitted him to appeal against the February 3 order of home secretary Sajid Javid to extradite him to India.
The Westminster Magistrates Court ruled in favour of Mallya’s extradition in December 2018. (File photo)(REUTERS)
The Westminster Magistrates Court ruled in favour of Mallya’s extradition in December 2018. (File photo)(REUTERS)

Vijay Mallya’s new challenge to extradition comes up in UK court tomorrow

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 07:58 PM IST
Controversial businessman Vijay Mallya’s application against his extradition to India is due for an oral hearing in the administrative court of the England and Wales high court on Tuesday in one of the last legal avenues open to him.
In February 2014, BBC’s ‘Panorama’ investigation uncovered evidence of organised cheating in two English language test centres run on behalf of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).(HT Photo)
In February 2014, BBC’s ‘Panorama’ investigation uncovered evidence of organised cheating in two English language test centres run on behalf of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).(HT Photo)

Accused of cheating in UK Visa test, Indian students appeal to Sajid Javid

HT Correspondent | By Press Trust India
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 09:45 PM IST
Javid has previously said that he is reviewing the evidence related to the scandal and is expected to announce measures to address the issue in the House of Commons.
Johnson finishing one of the final two candidates was a certainty after he polled over 100 votes in previous rounds.(AFP PHOTO)
Johnson finishing one of the final two candidates was a certainty after he polled over 100 votes in previous rounds.(AFP PHOTO)

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt in final fray for UK PM

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Johnson polled 160 votes in the final fifth round, and Hunt 77. Over 1.2 lakh party members will now cast their votes on the two in the coming weeks, with the result being announced in the week beginning July 22.
Javid became the first Asian and non-white politician to come close to becoming the prime minister in a multicultural country(Reuters file photo)
Javid became the first Asian and non-white politician to come close to becoming the prime minister in a multicultural country(Reuters file photo)

Sajid Javid eliminated; Boris Johnson stays top of UK PM race

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Javid was eliminated on Thursday after he polled the least number of votes (34), while favourite Boris Johnson topped the list.
Seen here is Imam Abdullah Patel. (Photo by Glen McLaughlin via Facebook)
Seen here is Imam Abdullah Patel. (Photo by Glen McLaughlin via Facebook)

Indian-origin Imam in UK debate show sparks row over past tweets

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 08:42 PM IST
Imam Abdullah Patel challenged frontrunner Boris Johnson and the four others remaining in the Conservative Party leadership race over tackling Islamophobia in Britain during the debate telecast by the BBC Tuesday night but it were his anti-Jewish remarks on social media in the past that caused an uproar.
Conservative MPs will vote in further rounds, when those with the least votes are eliminated, until two remain. The party’s 1.2 lakh members will then vote on the two, to decide the next leader, who will also take over as the next prime minster.(REUTERS PHOTO)
Conservative MPs will vote in further rounds, when those with the least votes are eliminated, until two remain. The party’s 1.2 lakh members will then vote on the two, to decide the next leader, who will also take over as the next prime minster.(REUTERS PHOTO)

Boris tops vote for next UK PM again

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 10:49 PM IST
Of the six candidates in the fray after the first round last Thursday, Johnson polled 126 votes. Since the minimum votes needed to remain in the race was 33, Dominic Raab, who polled the least number of votes (30), was eliminated.
The first hearing in the magistrates court in the US extradition case is likely to be held on Friday.(Reuters File Photo)
The first hearing in the magistrates court in the US extradition case is likely to be held on Friday.(Reuters File Photo)

UK certifies US extradition request for Assange

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 05:34 PM IST
Certifying the request is the first stage of the extradition process, which will now move to the Westminster Magistrates Court.
Michael Gove, environment secretary, who has come in for much criticism over his confession over taking cocaine in the past, faced further ire from Javid, who as home secretary is responsible to deal with drug trafficking.(HT Photo)
Michael Gove, environment secretary, who has come in for much criticism over his confession over taking cocaine in the past, faced further ire from Javid, who as home secretary is responsible to deal with drug trafficking.(HT Photo)

UK PM race: Sajid Javid gains, ire over Boris Johnson’s threat to EU

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Javid, the only Asian in the race, won support from Ruth Davidson, leader of the party in Scotland, who said he is best placed to unite the country deeply divided by Brexit.
Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid speaks at the Scottish Conservative conference in Aberdeen, Scotland(REUTERS)
Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid speaks at the Scottish Conservative conference in Aberdeen, Scotland(REUTERS)

Sajid Javid, son of bus driver, bids to be UK PM

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:10 PM IST
Son of a Pakistan-origin bus driver, Javid, 49, is the home secretary in the Theresa May government. He previously held the role of Culture secretary, and later as Business secretary interacted with leading Indian companies, including the Tata group
The Indian-origin newsagent collapsed inside his shop after being stabbed multiple times.(Source: Scotland Yard)
The Indian-origin newsagent collapsed inside his shop after being stabbed multiple times.(Source: Scotland Yard)

Man charged with Indian-origin newsagent’s murder in London

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 04:45 PM IST
Katharkamar, 54, was stabbed to death at 6 am, when he opened his shop. A passerby found him inside the shop with stab injuries. The London Ambulance Service pronounced him dead at the spot.
Indians in Windrush row to get compensation in UK(REUTERS)
Indians in Windrush row to get compensation in UK(REUTERS)

Indians in Windrush row to get compensation in UK

London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 07:34 PM IST
Indians (455) are the second-highest number of citizens affected by the row after Jamaica, whose 1,686 citizens top the list.
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s bail application will soon be heard in a UK court, in what will mark the beginning of case management hearings as part of extradition proceedings.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint File Photo)
Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi’s bail application will soon be heard in a UK court, in what will mark the beginning of case management hearings as part of extradition proceedings.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint File Photo)

Nirav Modi not cooperating, may fly out: Prosecution opposes bail plea

Hindustan Times, | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 06:55 PM IST
Nirav Modi was first denied bail on March 20 after being arrested the previous day on an arrest warrant issued by the court after home secretary Sajid Javid certified India’s request to extradite him.
Home secretary Sajid Javid has sought increased funding for the police to deal with the growing incidents of knife crime in London and other parts of the UK.(Scotland Yard)
Home secretary Sajid Javid has sought increased funding for the police to deal with the growing incidents of knife crime in London and other parts of the UK.(Scotland Yard)

One arrested for fatally stabbing Indian-origin shopkeeper in London

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 05:23 PM IST
Ravi Katharkamar, 54, was stabbed to death at 6am on Sunday, when he opened his shop. A passerby found him collapsed inside the shop suffering from stab injuries. The London Ambulance Service pronounced him dead at the scene.
Nirav Modi(HT Photo)
Nirav Modi(HT Photo)

Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi arrested in London on India’s extradition request, denied bail

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 05:19 PM IST
Nirav Modi Arrest on PNB Fraud Case: A top court in the UK had issued a warrant to arrest Nirav Modi on Tuesday, days after British home secretary Sajid Javid certified India’s request to extradite him.
Nirav Modi has reportedly started a new diamond business and has been living in the high-end central London apartment block called ‘Centre Point’.(Mint File)
Nirav Modi has reportedly started a new diamond business and has been living in the high-end central London apartment block called ‘Centre Point’.(Mint File)

UK court issues warrant to arrest Nirav Modi

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2019 04:04 PM IST
Nirav Modi will be arrested by Scotland Yard in the near future on the basis of the warrant and produced in the court.
Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, has 14 days from the date of the order to file an application to seek leave to appeal against the order. (AFP)
Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, has 14 days from the date of the order to file an application to seek leave to appeal against the order. (AFP)

Bookie Sanjeev Chawla files appeal in UK against extradition order

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 11:35 PM IST
Suspected cricket bookie, Sanjeev Chawla, has filed an appeal in the administrative court of the high court against British home secretary Sajid Javid’s February 27 order for his extradition to India to face charges of alleged match-fixing.
In this file photo, Nirav Modi Indian jewellery designer at his office in Lower Parel, in Mumbai .(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)
In this file photo, Nirav Modi Indian jewellery designer at his office in Lower Parel, in Mumbai .(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint file photo)

After Chawla and Mallya, Nirav Modi extradition next big case in UK

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 12:59 AM IST
Nirva Modi’s case is set to begin in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court after British home secretary, Sajid Javid, last week certified India’s extradition request.
The Daily Telegraph on Saturday released a video showing a different-looking Nirav Modi on the streets of London, where he has had a diamond store since 2014, when his company — Nirav Modi Limited — was registered with the registrar of companies.(File Photo)
The Daily Telegraph on Saturday released a video showing a different-looking Nirav Modi on the streets of London, where he has had a diamond store since 2014, when his company — Nirav Modi Limited — was registered with the registrar of companies.(File Photo)

UK certifies India’s request for Nirav Modi’s extradition

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2019 07:39 PM IST
The long-drawn extradition process of fugitive Nirav Modi — who has been in London for nearly a year after leaving India in the wake of allegations of major financial rows — is set to begin in British courts after home secretary Sajid Javid certified India’s request on Thursday.
Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, has 14 days from the date of the order to file an application to seek leave to appeal against the order.(AFP)
Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, has 14 days from the date of the order to file an application to seek leave to appeal against the order.(AFP)

UK minister signs extradition order for alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2019 05:35 PM IST
The UK Home Office confirmed on Saturday that the minister had given the go-ahead for Chawla to be sent to India after Westminster Magistrates’ Court had over-ruled its previous ruling earlier this year to find no bars to his extradition.
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