NRIs from USA campaigning in Gujarat for Narendra Modi

Around 700 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from USA have landed in Gujarat and other parts of the country to campaign and vote for BJP`s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi.

SC notice on facilitating voting by NRIs

The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government asking why NRIs who are registered voters should not get the opportunity to exercise their voting rights in the ongoing general election from wherever they are located.

AAP sets trend as NRIs `adopt a constituency` in Delhi polls

The surprise victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the recent Delhi Assembly elections has brought to the fore the crucial role played by the party`s NRI supporters across the globe.

`Domestic violence rampant among Indian community in Canada`

Violence against women, wife battery, honour killings and even foeticide among the Indian diaspora in Canada are a cause of worry, say Indo-Canadian delegates at a diaspora meet here.

Reunion Island Indians connect with `Mother India`

French is their mother tongue and they have been born and lived for four generations far away from India, but a thirst to know more about the land where their forefathers came from draws them to India regularly.

No reason to despair or worry about future: PM

Despite perceptions in some quarters outside that India is losing its momentum of growth achieved in the past decade, there is no need to worry, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.

Indians in Britain more than double in 40 years

The Indian population in Britain has more than doubled from 313,000 in 1971 to 700,000 in 2011, according to latest figures released by the UK`s Office National Statistics (ONS).

Youth to be focus of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas

Reaching out to the young generation of overseas Indians and harnessing their energy will be the focus of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas to be held in the national capital from January 7-9, 2014.

Only 6 NRIs from Madhya Pradesh enrol for voting

Only six Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) have registered themselves in the electoral roll for voting in the November 25 Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls.

13.7 lakh people issued overseas citizens of India card

Over 13.7 lakh Indians living abroad have been issued overseas citizens of India (OCI) card as of July 31, the Government informed Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

NRIs join campaign to keep political parties under RTI

Trust India`s honourable Members of Parliament to save their skin when confronted with uncomfortable questions on the proposed amendments to the Right To Information (RTI) Act.

Indians won’t need to fill up landing forms on arrival in India

Immigration authorities in India has decided to do away with disembarkation or landing forms for Indian air travellers.

Gulf Indians warned not to carry home more than Rs 7500

The statement said there is misconception that NRIs are allowed to carry Indian currency back to India.

Overseas Gujaratis disenchanted from casting vote

Globally placed sizable chunk of Gujaratis apparently have no interest in elections back home.

NRIs to face trial for trafficking Indian for sex?

A Ghana millionaire of Indian origin, who is said to have threatened to bury an Indian woman trafficked for sex will face trial.

NRIs flay pay limit for UK settlement

The new measure is scheduled to take effect from 2016 and is likely to reduce the number of Indian and other non-EU migrants granted permanent from 60,000 to 20,000 every year.

Gehlot asks GenX NRIs to stay connected with roots

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the new
generation of NRIs should visit India or they should be sent
by their elders.

Gehlot calls for Raj Foundation unit in Nepal

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday
urged NRIs from the state living in Nepal to open a chapter of
Rajasthan Foundation in Nepal.

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas in Jaipur from today

The 10th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas, a convention for NRIs, is all set to begin here from Saturday.

`NRIs` response on voting rights not encouraging`

Union Minister Vayalar Ravi on Thursday admitted that response from Non-Resident Indians on voting rights has not been encouraging.