Category: NRIs Corner

UK minister Priti Patel resigns over Israel meetings row

London: Indian-origin International Development Secretary of UK Priti Patel resigns amid controversy over her unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials, media…

Priti Patels future as UK minister hangs in balance

London: Britains senior-most Indian-origin minister, Priti Patel, is facing a very serious prospect of losing her Cabinet post after it…

Indian indentured labourers a story of success: Diplomat

Washington: Indians who had to migrate to several parts of the globe as indentured labourers showed a remarkable resilience and…

UK’s Liberal Democrats appoints Navnit Dholakia as Asia envoy

London: The UK's Liberal Democrats party today appointed country's leading NRI peer Navnit Dholakia as its special trade, cultural and…

Indian-Origin Ravi Bhalla elected as New Jersey Mayor

New York: Two Indian American candidates have overcome bigoted propaganda to win local elections in New Jersey - one of…

Indian arrested for stealing cash in Thailand

Bangkok: An Indian man has been arrested for stealing cash belonging to an Egyptian passenger at the Suvarnabhumi Airport here,…

Indian short film “The School Bag” wins award in Montreal

New Delhi: Indian short film "The School Bag", which tells a story based in Pakistan, has won the Best Short…

Trump’s ex-aide may flip to avoid harsh sentence: Indian-Origin Attorney

Washington: Former Indian American US Attorney Preet Bharara said that he believes that Trump's ex-aide Paul Manafort, who served as…

Bonn hosts 20,000 climate summit delegates: Mayor Ashok Sridharan

Bonn: This German city is hosting over 20,000 delegates and environmental activists of nearly 200 nations for the annual UN…

Indian ‘chicken king’ to resume scandal-hit UK factory

London: Indian-origin "chicken king" Ranjit Singh Boparan's 2 Sisters Food Group chicken factory in the UK is set to resume…

Indian-origin man in UK gets 8-year jail for killing cyclist

London: An Indian-origin driver has been jailed for eight years after running over and killing cyclist while he was high…

Indian Navy’s all women sailing vessel sails off from Australia

Fremantle: Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) -- Indian Navy -- Tarini left Australia's Fremantle on Sunday morning for its onwards…

Sushma condoles death of Indian-origin Kenyan, assures help

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday condoled the death of Indian-origin Kenyan national Bunty Shah, who was…

US flyers call first Sikh mayoral candidate terrorist

New York: A Sikh mayoral candidate in the US has been labelled a terrorist in slanderous flyers left on car…

Italy: Attacks on Indian students being investigated

New Delhi: The attacks on two Indian students in the Italian city of Milan are being investigated by the authorities…

Sushma seeks report over attack on Sikh boy in US

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said she has sought a report from the Indian Embassy in…

Indian-origin wins Senate OK to be Assistant Secretary of State

New York: Manisha Singh, a lawyer and Congressional staffer, has won Senate OK to be the Assistant Secretary of State…

Sikh teen in US thrashed by classmates, kin call it hate crime

WASHINGTON: A 14-year-old Sikh boy was beaten up by a classmate here, with his father claiming that he victim was…

Indian-origin UK minister Priti held undisclosed meetings in Israel

London: Indian-origin UK minister Priti Patel, held undisclosed meetings in Israel without telling the Foreign Office while accompanied by an…

PPF will not earn you the same rate if you become NRI

New Delhi: Amending rules on post office savings schemes like the National Savings Certificates (NSC) and Public Provident Fund (PPF),…