India in numbers: Fast-growing cities, big workforce but lots of stress

Below are statistics from a wide variety of sources that describes India in numbers. It has one of the largest workforces in the world, the...


UK Court directs Mallya to reveal asset details to Indian banks

The UK High Court has directed embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya to disclose details of his assets to establish their true ownership, in...


Hindu priest attack: Indian diplomats praise US authorities actions

Top Indian diplomats in the US have expressed gratitude to the authorities for their support and quick action following the attack on a...


Indian-origin art dealer charged in New York for smuggling USD 146 million in antiquities

Indian-origin art dealer Subhash Kapoor faced a new criminal complaint filed this week by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.


Three Indians fined for GST fraud scheme in Singapore

Three Indians were fined yesterday in Singapore for being part of a syndicate making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) claims under...


Four Indian-origin family members found dead in Iowa

Four Indian-origin family members were found dead in their home in West Des Moines in Iowa, US on June 15 in what seems to be a case of...


Visa fraud hurting Punjab, India’s global influence

The increasing global influence of India and its workforce has meant a sharp rise in overseas travel over the past decade. This also has an...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Singapore Police arrest 104 in multi-agency joint enforcement operation

In a major multi-agency joint enforcement operation, Singapore Police have arrested 69 men and 35 women, aged between 15 and 76, for various...


Indian national extradited to US from Singapore in SGD312 million call centre fraud

Singaporean authorities extradited an Indian national to the United States to face charges related to his role as an operator of a call...

USA NRI Stories

Indian-origin man jailed for assaulting pregnant girlfriend in Singapore

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to jail for ten weeks in Singapore for having no control of his rage and assaulting his pregnant...


Five Indians among victims killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

Five Indians are among the 50 people who were killed in Friday's shooting incidents in two New Zealand mosques, the Indian High Commission...


Probe fake news about online NRI voting: Goa EC to cops

The Goa state election authority yesterday directed the police to probe fake news circulating on social media, which claims overseas voters...


UK refers Nirav Modi's extradition request to court, says ED

Following an expose by a leading UK daily newspaper, the extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is once again in the limelight.


Australia Police labour to piece together Indian origin dentist Preethi Reedy's final moments before her murder

The mystery surrounding the murder of Indian-origin Preethi Reddy has deepened as Australian police are still working to fill in the gaps...


Would resign tomorrow if Scotland Yard still ‘institutionally racist’, says Indian origin cop Neil Basu

Indian origin policeman Neil Basu, head of Scotland Yard’s counter-terror operations, stated that there have been many changes to the UK...


Liquor baron Mallya to appeal UK's green light on extradition to India

Following the UK government's agreement to the extradition of the embattled Kingfisher boss, a defiant Vijay Mallya has confirmed his plans...


Indian driver jailed in Singapore for killing two persons in accident

An Indian trailer driver was sentenced to 12 weeks jailtime in Singapore for causing an accident that killed two electric bike riders and...


One dollar bribe, five years in jail: Singapore's zero tolerance for corruption

In an incredible instance of zero tolerance for corruption, Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CIPB) apprehended two...


Three in custody for kidnapping Indian origin billionaire in Tanzania

Indian origin Mohammed Dewji, Africa's youngest billionaire, was kidnapped yesterday by gunmen from outside a gymnasium in Dar es Salaam,...


NRI gets three-and-a-half years jail for absconding with employer's money

A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) working in Singapore was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for encashing cheques worth SGD470,000 of...


Trio sentenced to lengthy prison terms for deadly kidnapping of NRI jeweller in UK

Two men have been jailed for life after being found guilty of the murder of 74-year-old Indian-origin Leicester jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya.


Indian-origin person jailed for drunk dialling Singapore Police

An Indian-origin serial prank caller in Singapore was put behind bars for three years for repeatedly making calls to the police while...


Indian origin director of spice trading firm charged with cheating DBS and Bank of India S$3.2m

Indian origin Singaporean director of Pars Ram Brothers, Kirpa Ram Sharma, was charged with cheating DBS and Bank of India S$3.2 million.


1,020 scam cases on Carousell in 2018H1, a 136% jump from last year

There were 1,020 cases of scams on the e-marketplace app Carousell reported between January and June 2018, a 136 percent increase from last...


Indian-origin student jailed for ten months in Singapore for hiring underage sex worker

An Indian-origin student was sentenced to 10 months in jail in Singapore for hiring the services of an underage prostitute and not paying...