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Modi faces sea of expectations from diaspora, India-watchers

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:49

With Narendra Modi taking over as prime minister, a host of expectations, recommendations and advice is pouring in for the BJP leader from overseas Indians.

Overseas Indians will be looked after well: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 08, 2013, 13:47

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday assured overseas Indians of all possible help and said they served as a bridge of friendship and cooperation between India and their adopted homes.

No service tax on remittances to India by NRIs: PM

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 18:49

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has dismissed reports of any plan to bring under the service tax ambit foreign remittances by overseas Indians, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Tuesday.

UK clarifies `Overseas Citizen of India` status

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 09:26

Responding to concerns of British citizens holding the status of `Overseas Citizen of India` (OCI), the UK Foreign Office has clarified that when such citizens are in India, they will continue to be treated as British citizens.

Mukherjee praises soft power of overseas Indians

Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 08:55

Praising overseas Indians for their hard work, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the community members through their soft power have increased the stature of India at international arena.

States seek more investments by overseas Indians

Last Updated: Monday, January 09, 2012, 13:24

Chief Ministers of several states on Monday wooed more investments from overseas Indians by flaunting developmental initiatives

15 people honoured with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman

Last Updated: Sunday, January 09, 2011, 23:56

President Pratibha Patil conferred `Pravasi Bhartiya Samman` to 15 eminent overseas Indians for their pioneering role in enhancing India`s image globally.

Welfare fund to help overseas Indians in difficulty

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 11, 2010, 16:33

Government has set up a fund in its missions in 42 countries which will extend help by providing air ticket, medical services and food to overseas Indians in difficulty.

Overseas Indians fear marginalisation: Indian-origin Prof

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 16, 2010, 00:20

Indian migrants in North America and South Africa fear that pursuing their cultural and religious identity in foreign lands could lead to their marginalisation, a top Indian-origin professor has said.