Indian Citizens

Two-fold jump 'overseas' voters in last three years

Two-fold jump 'overseas' voters in last three years

The number of NRIs registering themselves as 'overseas electors' has seen a two-fold jump in the last three years, latest government and EC data show.

Dec 24, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Their stress mostly stems from work-related issues like tight deadlines, missing targets, coping with pressure, office politics, long working hours, indifferent and unsupportive managers and work-life balance.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

India rescued 80,000 distressed citizens in 3 years: Sushma

As many as 80,000 distressed Indians were rescued from different countries in three years, External Affairs Minister said on Sunday.

Aug 27, 2017, 21:37 PM IST
Indian citizens may visit Peru without a visa

Indian citizens may visit Peru without a visa

Since March 27, it was decided to exempt, with some restrictions, the temporary tourist and business visa to the citizens of India who visit Peru, according to Supreme Decree No. 006- 2017-RE of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Jun 10, 2017, 15:54 PM IST
Kashmir unrest: SC to hear plea seeking Governor's rule in Valley next week

Kashmir unrest: SC to hear plea seeking Governor's rule in Valley next week

The Supreme Court will next week hear the plea seeking direction for Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra to take over the administration of the state in the interest of security, safety and fundamental rights of the Indian citizens residing in the Valley.

Jul 22, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

Hand-written passports become invalid from November 25

Hand-written passports of Indian citizens are no longer valid from Wednesday as per government's directive.

Nov 25, 2015, 23:52 PM IST
'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh. Following a wait of over four decades, the two neighbours will on Friday midnight begin exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves. This marks the start of implementation of the landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

Jul 31, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

No proposal to make Aadhaar enrollment mandatory for citizens

The government is not considering any proposal to make it mandatory for citizens to get Aadhaar card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Parliament was informed on Friday.

Mar 20, 2015, 16:00 PM IST

Indians can carry only up to Rs 25,000 to Nepal, Bhutan

The Reserve Bank on Thursday allowed Indians to carry high value denomination notes while travelling to Nepal and Bhutan with a cap of Rs 25,000 on the total amount.

Jan 22, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Department of Posts to extend e-IPO facility for Indian citizens

The Department of Posts has accepted the proposal for acceptance of RTI fee from Indian citizens living abroad and residing in India through e-Post Office portal.

Dec 11, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

India, my `home sweet home`

Dumping one’s own country for another is like disowning the mother for someone who appears pretty.

Jun 25, 2014, 09:51 AM IST

Proposal of identity cards for citizens a priority: Govt

The issue of national identity cards for citizens has been prioritised by the government which Wednesday asked officials to bring proposals in this regard for approval at the earliest.

Jun 18, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

India asks its citizens in Thailand to take precautions

India today advised its nationals in Thailand to take usual precautions for their safety and keep track of developments in the crisis-hit country.

Jun 14, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Call for developing DNA identification cards

DNA identification cards can be developed for Indian citizens to serve as a single comprehensive identity cards, said speakers at a conference on DNA here Saturday.

Nov 30, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

‘Genuine Indian citizens will not be harassed’

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi asserted that no genuine Indian citizen will be
harassed on the pretext of detecting doubtful voters in the state.

Jun 24, 2011, 22:49 PM IST

UK elections, an unreal experience for Indian citizens

For Indian citizens, who are used
to the heat and dust, loud sloganeering and the cut and thrust
of Indian politics, a general election in the United Kingdom
can be an unreal experience.

May 06, 2010, 21:09 PM IST