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Sushma urges NRIs to get involved in govt''s flagship programmes

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday urged NRIs and PIOs to get involved in the Prime Minster Narendra Modi-led NDA Government`s flagship programmes like `Make in India`, `Swachh Bharat Mission` and `Namami Gange`.

NRIs' voting rights: Can't fix time frame for legislation, says SC

The Supreme Court on Monday said that it cannot order legislature to make or amend a law within a particular time frame and granted eight weeks time to the Centre to effect changes in statutes for extending voting rights to NRIs through postal ballots.

India can compete with China as supplier to world: Lord Paul

Pitching for removal of barriers that come in the way of setting up businesses in India, NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said the country can compete with China as 'suppliers of the world'.

Over 11 million NRIs, 20 lakh services personnel to be in electoral rolls

 More than 11 million NRIs and 20 lakh defence and paramilitary personnel will soon be enrolled in electoral rolls with the government on Wednesday setting the ball rolling for exploring ways for facilitating electronic voting for them.

Govt nod likely to voting for NRIs through electronic means

Days after extending more benefits to Persons of Indian Origin, the government is set to accept the recommendations of a committee which has favoured voting for NRIs through electronic means.

Diaspora's strength can be driving force for India: PM Modi
Diaspora's strength can be driving force for India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said every NRI is like a "shakti" and if the strength of the entire diaspora can be consolidated, it could become a driving force for India's progress.

NRI's house burgled in Gurgaon

Unidentified men burgled a house of a non-resident Indian (NRI) in an upscale residential area here and allegedly took away utensils, idols of gods made of gold and silver, and golden ornaments worth over Rs 1 crore.

Akhilesh urges NRIs from UP to help in development of state

Noting that contribution from NRIs can change the picture of Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday urged them to ensure their maximum participation in the development of the state, especially the health sector.

Inform all airports not to harass Sarah Thomas: HC to RPO

The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the concerned authorities to inform all airport authorities not to harass Sarah Thomas, an NRI from Dubai, detained by immigration officials here in a case of mistaken identity, lodged in prison and later handed over to Kerala Police.

NRI girl accuses Sindhi Hira Nand Ghori Wala's son of rape, making MMS

An NRI girl settled in the UK has accused the famous Delhi based Sindhi Hira Nand Ghori Wala's son, Pankaj Sindhi, of rape and blackmailing, as per reports on Sunday.

NRI girl accuses Sindhi Hira Nand Ghori Wala's son of rape

NRI girl accuses Sindhi Hira Nand Ghori Wala's son Pankaj Sindhi of raping her.

Govt considering proxy voting, e-postal ballot facilities for NRIs

The proposal to extend the facility of proxy voting and e-postal ballot to NRIs is under consideration of the government, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Andhra seeks early release of youth kidnapped in Nigeria

The Andhra Pradesh government is in touch with the Indian embassy in Nigeria to seek early release of a youth allegedly kidnapped by unidentified gunmen.

Lalu hits out at PM Modi, calls him an 'NRI'

RJD chief and former union minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, describing him as an NRI (Non-Resident Indian).

What do NRI think of Modi magic in Australia?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of follower among Indians all over the world. What do NRI think of Modi magic in Australia?

US judge to hear terror charges against Indian American in open court

 A US federal judge has declined a government request to hold a closed-door hearing next week for an Indian American teenager charged with attempting to go abroad to join the extremist group Islamic State, a media report said Saturday.

Black money case: BJP indulging in cover-up with selective disclosure?

The Centre on Monday filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court in the black money case, naming three prominent businessmen including Pradip Burman, formerly of Dabur group, Goa-based miner Radha S Timblo and Bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhya.

Black money case: BJP indulging in cover-up with selective disclosure? Part 2

The Centre on Monday filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court in the black money case, naming three prominent businessmen including Pradip Burman, formerly of Dabur group, Goa-based miner Radha S Timblo and Bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhya.

Black money list: Dabur rejects charge against Pradip Burman

Reacting to Pradip Burman, executive director of Dabur Group, being named by the government in the black money case, the group said the account was opened when he an an NRI.

EC for proxy voting, e-ballots for NRIs, but not polling at embassies

The Election Commission favours proxy voting and e-ballot for NRIs but not voting in Indian embassies abroad.