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PIO meeting seeks voting rights and Rajya Sabha Seats for NRIs

PIO meeting seeks voting rights and Rajya Sabha Seats for NRIs

There are 10 million NRIs who are citizens of India, have no representation in the decision making process of the country of their citizenship, the GOPIO said.

US Supreme Court Justice top nominee: Who is Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan? Things you may not know about him

US Supreme Court Justice top nominee: Who is Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan? Things you may not know about him

Indian-American judge Sri Srinivasan may be nominated to the US Supreme Court which would make him the first from the community to achieve the feat.

In a first, India-born man to be next US Supreme Court Justice? Obama may nominate him

In a first, India-born man to be next US Supreme Court Justice? Obama may nominate him

Within hours of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death on Saturday, a Chandigarh-born man's began to circulate as a possible replacement.

'Government concerned about football's decline in country'

'Government concerned about football's decline in country'

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Indian government is concerned at the "dismal" condition of the game of football in the country and is making "persistent efforts" to promote it.

Pio for iOS now allows tagging key moments while recording

Pio has introduced its new app for iOS, which allows users to tag key moments while recording for easy reference

Stephen Constantine insists PIO players be given temporary passport

Stephen Constantine insists PIO players be given temporary passport

 National football team head coach Stephen Constantine still insists that People of Indian Origin players should be allowed to play for the country by giving temporary Indian passport for better results.

Properly dispose off RTI applications, appeals: Govt to departments

The Government has asked ministries to properly dispose off applications and appeals filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act as per the laid down guidelines.

Union Cabinet to take up bill for merger of PIO, OCI schemes soon

New Delhi: Union Cabinet is expected to take up a bill that will facilitate merger of the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) schemes soon, reports said on Wednesday.

Govt plans to merge PIO and OCI schemes; seeks suggestions

 Government is planning to merge the Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India schemes saying that the latter is more popular and provides for lifelong visa through a process which is more user- friendly, quick and simple.

6 PIOs-led firms among 100 fastest-growing biz in US: Fortune

Six firms founded and headed by Indian-origin persons are among the 100 fastest-growing businesses located in American cities, says a list by Fortune and The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC).

PM Narendra Modi enthrals many at Madison Square Garden, Congress says nothing new in his speech

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden enthralled many on Sunday, it failed to impress a few Congress party leaders who believe that the speech had nothing new to offer.

Penalties imposed on 100 PIOs for not providing in

The Andhra Pradesh Information Commission has imposed penalties of Rs 6.32 lakh on 100 PIOs over the last six months for not furnishing information to the appellants.

SIC fines PIO of MSHRC for giving wrong information

State Information Commission has
penalised the Public Information Officer (PIO) of Maharashtra
State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) for giving "wrong and
misleading information" to a person who had filed an RTI
application.

Surrender of Indian passport for PIOs mandatory

Persons of Indian origin (PIOs) will now have to formally renounce their citizenship and surrender their Indian passport after acquiring foreign citizenship, according to new rules circulated by the Indian high commission here.

`Relief for PIOs, to be allotted extendable visas only`

Persons of Indian origin (PIO) visiting India will now be issued only long-term extendable visas and not tourist visas, Goa`s Non-Resident Indian (NRI) commissioner Eduardo Faleiro said Wednesday.

NRGs with foreign passports should apply for PIO: Faleiro

NRI Commissioner Eduardo Faleiro on Tuesday said his commissionerate was following up with Centre the issue of Goans with foreign passports, who have to cut short trips to their native due to short-terms visas issued to them.

Denial of PIO to Naipaul: Ministry seeks report

Overseas Indian Affairs Ministry
has sought a detailed report from Indian High Commission in UK about the controversy involving its reported refusal to grant
a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card to Nobel laureate V S
Naipaul.