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NRIs seek Rajya Sabha seats, voting rights

An international convention of people of Indian-origin in the US has demanded voting rights for Indian citizens living outside India and Rajya Sabha seats for Non-Resident Indians. "The Election......

'Overseas citizen shifted the basis of Indian nationalism'

Devesh Kapur has been the director of Centre for the Advanced Study of India, the only research institute in America devoted to India, since 2006. CASI at the University of Pennsylvania turned 20......

'Only Election Commission can decide on online voting for NRIs'

After the 10th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in Jaipur, Priyanka asks Overseas Indian Affairs MinisterVayalar Ravi some tough questions about voting rights, investments, and other issues faced by......

Dr Singh announces bonanza for Diaspora

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced merging of the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards into a single facility to simplify visa-free entry......

Visa norms simplified, but yet to be implemented

Though the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in a communication dated June 11 (D.O. No.OI-15014/02/2009-DS) informed that the rules to renounce the Indian citizenship have been further......

Things to know before investing in property abroad

Dubai, Singapore, London are the top overseas markets for Indians There is something about Indians and real estate investment. The growth of the Indian real estate sector has been testimony for......

US experiencing delay in visa and passport processing globally

The US is experiencing a worldwide delay in processing of visa and passports at its overseas missions, including India, due to technical difficulties. "The Department of State's Bureau of Consular......

Tax rules when an Indian resident works abroad

My wife are United States citizens with Overseas Citizenship of India cards. We purchased one apartment in 2006 and another in 2009. We have plans to settle down in India eventually. We would like......

Remittances after a PIO takes up employment in India

I have been a permanent resident of the United States since 2008 and I am thinking of getting US citizenship and renouncing my Indian citizenship. 1. Should I continue to have ownership of my......

NRIs not eligible for grant of OCI

Non-Resident Indians are not eligible for grant of overseas citizens of Indiaregistration as they are Indian Citizens, Minister of State for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal informed the Rajya Sabha on......

'If anybody asks me what I do, I'll say I'm a Grammy winner'

'What I see in Bollywood is that there’s this assembly line -- there’s a lyrics writer, there’s a composer, then there’s playback singer who is selected on mutual......

SC examines if OCs can represent India

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to examine whether Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) have any right to represent India in international sporting events.A Bench headed by Chief Justice K G......

'Only citizens can represent India'

The government on Friday slammed the door on foreign-based players like Prakash Amritraj and Sunitha Rao and made it clear that only Indian citizens would represent the country in future......

Hayden bows out on a high

Australia batsman Matthew Hayden announced his retirement from international cricket on Tuesday. The 37-year-old said he was quitting immediately, drawing stumps on a dazzling career that saw him......
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Only 24,000 overseas Indians have registered as voters

A little over 24,000 overseas Indians, who are entitled to cast their ballot in India, have registered themselves as voters. Now, in a bid to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/only-24-000-overseas-indians-have-registered-as-voters-117081300125_1.html
SC asks Centre if OCIs eligible to get K'taka govt seats

The Supreme Court has asked the Union government to explain if Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), who have cleared NEET 2017, are entitled to... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/625447/sc-asks-centre-ocis-eligible.html
Turkey's threat over failed coup risks leaving scores stateless - think tank

By Emma Batha LONDON, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scores of Turkish nationals living overseas risk being left stateless after Ankara... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-turkey-s-threat-over-failed-coup-risks-leaving-scores-stateless-think-tank-2505049
State govt has no power to decide on citizenship, MCI tells high court

The Medical Council of India (MCI) on Thursday informed the High Court of Karnataka that the state government does not have the powers to decide on... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/621371/state-govt-has-no-power.html
New flight to Tel Aviv, simplified rules for OCI cards

Tel Aviv: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, on Thursday addressed the Indian diaspora in Israel... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/pm-modi-in-israel-highlights-new-flight-to-tel-aviv-simplified-rules-for-oci-cards-news-international-rhgdJOccccece.html

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