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Rs 600 crore from NRIs, others for Guru Gobind Singh's birthplace

Hundreds of NRIs and businessmen from across India will contribute a whopping Rs.600 crore to develop the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikhs, on the lines of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, ahead of the guru's 350th birth anniversary in 2017.

BJP bats for ease of voting for NRIs; Cong, Left oppose idea

Congress and Left parties have vehemently opposed a suggestion by BJP for the easing of the voting process for NRIs to ensure their participation in elections in India.

Government to simplify guidelines for adoption

To make the procedure for adopting Indian children simpler and less time consuming, the central government is now revisting the existing guidelines.

NRI questions FIR over uploading minister`s morphed photo

US-based Goan NRI Savio Almeida Wednesday questioned the move to book him for sharing on Facebook a morphed photo of Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar wearing a pink swimsuit.

UK-based NRI assumes charge as Mayor of Southwark

A UK-based NRI Sunil Chopra has assumed charge as the Mayor of the London Borough of Southwark, becoming the first Indian-origin person to hold the prestigious office.

Indian mission in UK sets up NRI response unit

The Indian High Commission here has set up a `Public Response Unit` to coordinate its response to a growing number of queries received from NRIs and people of Indian origin in the UK.

AIIMS ex-director`s son held for duping NRI woman

Son of a former director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was arrested here for duping a Britain-based NRI woman of over Rs.10 lakh, police said Sunday.

Pranab backs PM`s claim, says fundamentals of economy strong

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday backed PM Manmohan Singh`s claim that the fundamentals of Indian economy were strong.

No move to enable NRIs vote from outside country

Union Minister Vayalar Ravi on Thursday ruled out any move to make provisions for Indians living abroad to vote in elections from outside the country.

Kerala`s foreign remittance exceed Rs 75,000 cr

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Thursday lauded the contribution of Non-Resident Keralites towards the state`s development and said foreign remittances have exceeded Rs 75,000 crore.

Govt steps have helped reduce problems of NRIs in Gulf: Vayalar

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.

Punjab set to open NRI court

Punjab is all set to establish the first-of-its-kind, exclusive court to deal with cases related to NRIs after the state government received approval for the same from Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Bank official, 2 others held for theft from dead NRI`s account

A debt-ridden executive of a reputed private bank and his two accomplices have been arrested for allegedly stealing Rs 49 lakh from the account of a dead NRI since November last year, police said on Tuesday.

Punjab planning to set up special courts for NRIs: Sukhbir

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said his government was planning to set up special courts for NRIs on the lines of the existing police stations in the state.

BJP woos NRIs ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Reaching out to overseas Indians, Rajnath Singh promised that his party would create conditions to facilitate FDI by NRIs in the country if it comes to power.

Now, minor boy accuses NRI woman of torture

NRI woman who was arrested for torturing her maid has been booked in another case on charges of having mistreated a juvenile whom she had employed to take care of her ailing mother, police said.

NRI student death: Four accused granted bail

A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to four out of the six arrested youths in connection with the death of NRI student Anmol Sarna.

38-year old gets death penalty for brutal murder of NRI

A 38-year old man was on Tuesday sentenced to death by a court here for murdering an NRI businessman and chopping his body into pieces before burying them in July 2011.

NRI Canadian, 2 Nigerians held with Rs 50 cr narcotics

In a major bust of narcotic drugs in the national capital, sleuths today arrested three people, including an NRI Canadian and two Nigerians and seized "fine quality" contraband worth about Rs 50 crore from them.