Amid the row over Narendra Modi`s caste, Congress today attacked the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate over his "neech jati" (low caste) remark, accusing him of insulting the OBCs and demanded that he must apologise to people.
With an aim of addressing problems faced by Indian workers in Gulf countries, the government has taken measures and as a result complaints of exploitation have come down significantly, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said on Wednesday.
Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi today sought the intervention of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to solve problems faced by fliers from Kerala due to frequent cancellation of Gulf-bound flights.
To ease the legal troubles and logistical hassles of families of Indians who die in the Gulf countries, India has funded half of the $1.64-million funeral home project of the Indian community living in Sharjah.
Mauritius President Rajkeswur Purryag will be the chief guest at the 11th overseas Indians meet to be held at Kochi in January next, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here Tuesday.