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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Congress asks state chiefs to choose ‘NRI coordinators’ for campaign

The Indian National Congress has asked its state units to appoint a person to interact with NRI supporters who are keen to help the party in...

Global

EC binds social media platforms to report and take down abuse

In a bid to curb abuse of social media during general elections, the Election Commission of India has fixed the onus of reporting and...

Global

'Meri Awaaz Suno' - NRIs no longer silent spectators in India's General Elections

India is a rambunctious democracy. Indians across the world are no less. With under a month to go for the biggest election in the world...

Global NRI Stories

Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh, the first non-white leader in Canada’s Parliament

Canada’s first non-white political party leader seems to be going from strength to strength. Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh has created...

Global

Over 90 per cent of overseas electors from Kerala, Punjab engaging over 40,000 volunteers as guides for NRIs, first-time voters

Taking stock of over 70,000 registered overseas electors for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, over 90 per cent are from the Indian state of...

Global

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...

Global

Lok Sabha elections 2019 in seven phases; find out when your constituency goes to the polls

With overseas electors in a separate category and multiple political parties competing with each other in wooing NRIs across the world, the...

Global

NRI's passport enough proof to establish identity for voting in 2019 elections

Setting the speculations to rest about identity proof required for NRIs for the purpose of voting in upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the...

Global

Indian Overseas Congress, USA contributes towards Congress party manifesto

For the first time ever, the Indian National Congress will include the recommendations from the non-resident Indian community in the...

USA

The NRI Guide to Voting in 2019

There are an estimated 31 million Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). With roughly half of them eligible to vote in India, and at a median...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Delhi Police register FIR against fake news on NRI voting

The Delhi Police have registered a case after the Election Commission of India (ECI) asked it to track down people allegedly spreading fake...

Global

Sops, tax exemptions for start-ups up to INR 250mn, NRIs excluded

To provide a momentum to investments in start-ups, the Indian government has cleared a proposal that exempts a start-up from paying income...

Global

Will the EVMs decide the elections of 2019?

An Indian Cyber expert identified as Syed Suja, recently told a press conference in London addressing via Skype that 2014 General election...

Global Analysis & Commentary

Counting machines to be used in next General Election in Singapore for faster results

To make the election system more transparent and give faster results, counting machines will be used to tally votes at the next General...

Singapore

Singaporeans will soon have a clearer idea of who's the next PM: Shanmugam

The choice for Singapore's next Prime Minister will be clearer next year.

Singapore

UK election: Indian-origin candidate victim of racial abuse during campaign

Ameet Jogia, an Indian-origin Tory candidate, was allegedly subjected to racial abuse in the form of graffiti drawn on the wall of a voting...

UK

UK election: Indian-origin MPs get record number of votes, record for most women MPs broken

Despite the setbacks for Theresa May’s Brexit plans, the June 8 UK election turned out to be a good one for Indian-origin Members of...

UK