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RBI lifts curb on FIIs to buy shares in Bank of Baroda

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:24

The Reserve Bank has lifted ban imposed on foreign investors to buy shares in Bank of Baroda as the foreign shareholding under portfolio investment scheme (PIS) in the bank has gone below prescribed limit.

PIO to pay $14-mn in fine in US green card investment fraud

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:59

An Indian-origin man and two companies he founded will pay nearly USD 14 million in penalties to US regulators to settle charges that he raised about USD 158 million by defrauding hundreds of foreign investors who were seeking American residency.

Green signal to PIO, OCI players for inter-village tourneys

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 15:45

The Goa Football Association (GFA) has allowed players born in the state and holding Person of India Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (0CI) status to take part in inter-village events for 2013-14 season.

Penalties imposed on 100 PIOs for not providing in

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 21:45

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.

Khurshid challenges detractors of Rushdie’s visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 18:12

Salman Khurshid said anybody having objections to the provision of PIO not requiring visa to visit the country can take up the issue to courts.

SIC fines PIO of MSHRC for giving wrong information

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 23:01

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 16, 2010, 17:53

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`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 15:24

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.

Racket of securing admission under PIO/foreigner quota smashed

Last Updated: Thursday, September 09, 2010, 19:38

The CBI has unearthed a new kind of racket in Chandigarh, registering a case against 11 students who had obtained admission to a college.

NRGs with foreign passports should apply for PIO: Faleiro

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 20:09

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 06, 2010, 18:12

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.

Naipaul can apply for PIO card: Indian High Comm

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 06, 2010, 10:44

The Indian High Commission has denied a charge by Lady Nadira that she encountered discourteous behaviour from a commission official when she came to inquire how her husband could apply for a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card.