Cabinet may consider merger of PIO, OCI cards today

The Union Cabinet is, Wednesday, likely to consider the issue of merger of PIO and Overseas Citizens of India schemes to facilitate hassle-free travel for the Indian Diaspora.

BJP good at ‘event management’ or is Narendra Modi a ‘popular leader’?

Narendra Modi is literally taking the world by storm. In the short span that he has been the Prime Minister of India he has visited Japan, United States, Brazil, Australia, Nepal, Myanmar and Fiji. Some have been bilateral visits, while others have been summits and so on.

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).

PM Narendra Modi takes Sydney by storm, promises euphoric diaspora resurgent India
PM Narendra Modi takes Sydney by storm, promises euphoric diaspora resurgent India

In a replay of the crowd and the euphoria at New York's Madison Square Garden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Monday cheered lustily by an over 16,000-strong gathering of the Indian diaspora at Sydney's Allphones Arena, where he promised to fulfill their expectations of a resurgent India.

Modi fever grips Sydney ahead of Indian diaspora event

The Indian diaspora in Australia will seek to recreate the Madison Square Garden magic when they will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney on Monday in the country's largest indoor arena.

Overseas Indians in Australia seek dual citizenship

Coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Australia visit, the Indian community here has launched an online campaign, appealing to him to grant dual citizenship to overseas Indians.

Kerry hosts first Diwali celebrations, hails diaspora

As Diwali becomes an important marker in the American festival calendar, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted Diwali celebrations at the State Department for the first time, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s recent visit to the US provided an "unforgettable chance to build on the already deep ties between America and India."

Gujaratis in UK want direct flights to Ahmedabad

Gujaratis, who constitute nearly half of the Indian Diaspora in the UK, on Friday called on the new Indian government to launch direct flight routes between Britain and Ahmedabad.

Indian- Americans eager to watch PM Modi's address at Madison Square Garden

The Indian diaspora in the US is eagerly waiting to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at Madison Square Garden

PM Narendra Modi's action-packed US tour combines symbolism and substance

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a landmark action-packed US visit this week with all his engagements combining symbolism and substance to reflect India's priorities from political to strategic to business.

Indian-Americans from across US to attend Narendra Modi's event

Indian-Americans from across the US would be attending the public reception in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on September 28, organisers of the event said on Friday.

India one of the world`s most dynamic countries: UK MP

India has secured its place as one of the world`s most remarkable and dynamic countries, an Indian-origin MP of the Britain`s Conservative Party has said.
Priti Patel, 42, said Indians could be proud of their country`s important role in shaping the new world.

Indian diaspora seeks strong steps against rapists

Indian diaspora was shaken by the brutal gang-rape of a young woman on Dec 16, 2012.

Kiran Bedi to address Indian diaspora in Australia

Social activist and India`s first woman police officer, Kiran Bedi, is in Australia to address emerging Indian diaspora down under to strengthen cultural understanding between two countries.

Modi`s address to Indian diaspora sparks off controversy

Congress Party on Sunday hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s address to the Indian diaspora in the United States of America through a live video conference on Saturday, in which he challenged UPA leaders to submit a performance report on nine-years of rule.

Narendra Modi to address Indian diaspora in US

Guj CM Narendra Modi Wednesday announced a blitz in which he would address a string of events including a video conference speech to Indian diaspora in the US this month.

Kerala diaspora can register online for survey

People from Kerala living outside India will now be able to get themselves registered online for a diaspora survey, a minister said Monday.

After Wharton snub, Modi to address Indian diaspora in US

After the `snub` from Wharton, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the Indian diaspora in the states of Edison, New Jersey, Chicago, Illinois, of USA through a video conference facility.

Proud of contribution of Indian diaspora: Pranab

Interacting with members of the Indian diaspora in Bangladesh, visiting Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) were the "most welcomed guests" all over the world.

Indians without proper documents in UAE getting help

India is coordinating with its embassy in the UAE to help in the return of non-resident Indians who are without valid documents, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi told parliament Thursday.