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DRs with voting rights to be taxed like equity

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 14:25

Depository Receipts are likely to be treated as equity for the purpose of taxation if such securities entail voting rights.

US, Israel lose UNESCO voting rights: UN source

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 23:09

The United States and Israel lost their UNESCO voting rights today after suspending funding to the organisation for its recognition of Palestine, a source from the UN agency has said.

US Supreme Court weakens voting discrimination law

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 08:56

President Barack Obama, the country`s first black chief executive, said he was "deeply disappointed" with the decision.

US high court strikes down part of Voting Rights Act

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 21:58

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act, which guards against racial discrimination in US states with a segregationist past.

Advani favours voting rights to Indians settled abroad

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 23:29

Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Tuesday said he is in favour of granting voting rights to Indians and people of Indian-origin settled abroad.

PM calls for decision on hike in voting rights

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 10:47

PM Manmohan Singh welcomed the effort to increase the corpus of IMF to help Eurozone countries but said the progress in hiking voting rights for countries like India was slow.

No voting rights for overseas Malaysian citizens

Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 18:32

The High Court in Malaysia has rejected an attempt by citizens overseas to obtain voting rights.

`NRIs` response on voting rights not encouraging`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 05, 2012, 16:07

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

Parl panel proposes voting right cap of 26% in private banks

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 13, 2011, 16:26

At present, the voting right is capped at 10 percent.

`Problems in NRI voting rights being worked out`

Last Updated: Sunday, January 23, 2011, 16:15

Practical problems are being worked out to enroll non-residents Indians (NRIs), specially in the Middle East, on the electoral rolls, Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi said here on Sunday.

Voting rights for NRIs run into EC hurdle

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 05, 2011, 17:50

The Election Commission`s insistence on physical verification of millions of NRIs wishing to get voting rights has led to delay in finalising modalities for entry of their names in electoral rolls.

NRIs give mixed response to voting rights to them

Last Updated: Sunday, November 28, 2010, 13:58

India`s move to allow millions of NRIs to exercise their voting rights has evoked mixed reaction from the community.