A motion has been moved in Britain's House of Commons applauding the success of the recently concluded Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference that was attended by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday took stock of preparations for the upcoming Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), being held for the first time in his home state Gujarat, when the state's Finance Minister Saurabhbhai Patel called on him here.
BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was Thursday mobbed by enthusiastic Indian diaspora members as they crowded around him, tried to get themselves photographed with him while many placed silk scarves around his shoulder.
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.
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.