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Election Commission proposes extending postal ballot facility for NRIs, asks Centre to amend law at earliest
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Election Commission proposes extending postal ballot facility for NRIs, asks Centre to amend law at earliest

'The Commission is technically and administratively ready to extend this facility in general elections to legislative assemblies of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Puducherry,' the poll panel said

Air India sale: DPIIT notifies decision to permit NRIs to own up to 100% stake in cash-strapped national carrier
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Air India sale: DPIIT notifies decision to permit NRIs to own up to 100% stake in cash-strapped national carrier

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has notified a decision of the union cabinet to allow non-resident Indians (NRIs) to control up to 100 percent stake in disinvestment-bound Air India

Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms
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Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms

Allowing 100 percent investment by NRIs in the crisis-hit Air India would also not be in violation of Substantial Ownership and Effective Control (SOEC) norms.

ESAF Small Finance Bank files Rs 976-cr IPO papers with SEBI; proceeds to be used to raise lender's tier-1 capital
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ESAF Small Finance Bank files Rs 976-cr IPO papers with SEBI; proceeds to be used to raise lender's tier-1 capital

ESAF Small Finance Bank, in consultation with its book running lead managers may consider a pre-IPO placement of up to Rs 300 crore.

Finance ministry declines to share Swiss bank account details of Indians in response to RTI, cites 'confidentiality provisions' of tax treaty
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Finance ministry declines to share Swiss bank account details of Indians in response to RTI, cites 'confidentiality provisions' of tax treaty

The finance ministry has declined to share Swiss bank account details of Indians saying it is covered under "confidentiality provisions" of a tax treaty signed between India and Switzerland.

Now Overseas Citizens of India can also subscribe to National Pension System: Govt
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Now Overseas Citizens of India can also subscribe to National Pension System: Govt

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) will now be eligible to apply for the National Pension System at par with NRIs, the government said on Wednesday

Supreme Court gives Centre, 25 states four more weeks to respond to plea seeking online RTI portals
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Supreme Court gives Centre, 25 states four more weeks to respond to plea seeking online RTI portals

Supreme Court on Monday gave four more weeks to the Centre and 25 states to file responses on a plea seeking directions for setting up online RTI portals.

Indians' money in Swiss banks falls by nearly 6%, hits second-lowest level in over two decades
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Indians' money in Swiss banks falls by nearly 6%, hits second-lowest level in over two decades

Aggregate funds of all foreign clients of Swiss banks also fell by over 4 percent to CHF 1.4 trillion (nearly Rs 99 lakh crore) in 2018

Union Cabinet to take a call on introducing bill in Parliament to allow proxy voting for NRIs
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Union Cabinet to take a call on introducing bill in Parliament to allow proxy voting for NRIs

The Union Cabinet will take a call on Monday to introduce a fresh bill in Parliament to extend the facility of proxy voting to overseas Indians.

New Zealand mosque shootings: Kin of non-resident Gujaratis clueless about loved ones' whereabouts
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New Zealand mosque shootings: Kin of non-resident Gujaratis clueless about loved ones' whereabouts

Relatives claimed that even the authorities in New Zealand appeared clueless about their loved ones’ whereabouts, or they were not revealing anything for some reason

Election Commission asks Delhi Police to investigate 'fake news' about online voting rights to NRIs
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Election Commission asks Delhi Police to investigate 'fake news' about online voting rights to NRIs

Asking police to investigate the matter, the EC said its logo was used on social media to "mislead" people. The EC said the "fake news" was violative of IPC Section 505 dealing with rumour-mongering and attempts to spread alarm among people.

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: Govt wants 31 million-strong Indian diaspora to make 'desi' drive with flagship programme
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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019: Govt wants 31 million-strong Indian diaspora to make 'desi' drive with flagship programme

The Government of India will mark the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi between 21 and 23 January. Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will preside over the three-day convention, where the theme this year is 'Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India'.

Sushma Swaraj says over two lakh stranded NRIs were brought back to India since 2014
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Sushma Swaraj says over two lakh stranded NRIs were brought back to India since 2014

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said over two lakh stranded non-resident Indians were brought back to India in the last four-and-a-half years.

Rupee may trade at 69.79 per dollar in second half if Reserve Bank of India mops up $30 billion from NRIs
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Rupee may trade at 69.79 per dollar in second half if Reserve Bank of India mops up $30 billion from NRIs

The rupee is the worst-performing emerging market currency losing over 15 percent year-to-date

Weaker rupee, reforms make real estate investment lucrative for NRIs; to boost property sales by 10-12%
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Weaker rupee, reforms make real estate investment lucrative for NRIs; to boost property sales by 10-12%

With the real estate industry estimated at about Rs 3 trillion annually, about 7-8 percent of the inventory is being bought and held by NRIs each year

Economic affairs secretary SC Garg says there is nothing new in 10 April SEBI circular regarding foreign portfolio investors
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Economic affairs secretary SC Garg says there is nothing new in 10 April SEBI circular regarding foreign portfolio investors

SEBI in April, had asked Category II and III FPIs to provide list of their beneficial owner (BO) in a prescribed format within six months.

Preposterous to claim $75 bn FPI funds will move out of India on regulatory move: Sebi
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Preposterous to claim $75 bn FPI funds will move out of India on regulatory move: Sebi

Sebi in April, had asked Category II and III FPIs to provide list of their beneficial owner (BO) in a prescribed format within six months.

UK visa row: British govt defends decision to refuse right to live, work in Britain for Indian professionals
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UK visa row: British govt defends decision to refuse right to live, work in Britain for Indian professionals

The UK government has defended its controversial decision to deny residency rights to hundreds of highly skilled professionals, including Indians, who made legally acceptable amendments to their tax records, claiming the applicants caught up in the visa row are guilty of misconduct.

India has adequate 'firepower' of foreign exchange reserves to deal with rupee volatility, says Subhash Chandra Garg
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India has adequate 'firepower' of foreign exchange reserves to deal with rupee volatility, says Subhash Chandra Garg

Volatility is being driven by global factors including the proposed US sanctions on Iran and the mismatch in demand and supply of oil