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Bill to provide voting rights to NRIs passed

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 31, 2010, 23:38

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) will now have a right to vote in elections, with Parliament today passing the relevant bill, even as government promised to bring in comprehensive electoral reforms legislation soon.

SC refuses PIL seeking voting rights for NRIs

Last Updated: Monday, July 19, 2010, 18:23

The Supreme Court today made it clear that it will not consider PILs concerning policy matters and declined to entertain a petition seeking voting rights for non-resident Indians (NRIs).