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Two-fold jump in NRIs registering as voters: Govt and EC data

The issue of voting by NRIs in Indian elections is being debated again with the government moving a bill in the Lok Sabha to extend proxy voting rights to them on the lines of service voters

Three of Kerala family in New Zealand hospital after eating wild boar meat

Shibu Kochummen, his wife Subi Babu and his mother Alekutty Daniel were found unresponsive at home by paramedics and subsequently admitted to the intensive care unit in Hamilton.

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NRI marital disputes: Govt to collect data of all registered marriages

The decision was taken during an inter-ministerial meeting where Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad were present besides Gandhi.

Punjab may scrap NRI sammelan this year

Sources in the NRI affairs department said the government was in no mood to host the event due to the embarassment faced by SAD leaders during their visits to the US, UK and Canada.

In major security breach, NRI rams SUV into Wagah border gate, arrested

The 42-year-old NRI from Canada, who originally hails from Jalandhar and was identified as Surinder Singh Kang, was later arrested by the BSF, Punjab Border Range IG Lok Nath Angra said.

Now, Mega Pravasi Bharatiya conference biennial affair

According to the new plan, the large-scale Pravasi Bharatiya Divas event will now be held every two years, with a small affair being organised every other year.

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Ministers’ panel to examine NRI voting rights

The PMO directed that the Inter-Ministerial Committee “examine the feasibility of extending the voting rights to migrant labourers/ workers within the country”.

Kerala: NRI applies for Aadhaar card for cat, police register case

The case was registered against Azeez Abdulla, an NRI from Kasargode, and a lady staff of an Akshaya centre, an IT-enabled services delivery centre, in the Kasaragod district.

Govt tells SC it has accepted EC view on NRI voting rights

Poll panel had proposed letting NRIs vote through proxy or an e-postal ballot system.

Centre to support NRI voting through e-ballot

The government is set to tell the Supreme Court soon that it supports e-ballot for NRIs.

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