Wednesday, Feb 08, 2023

Overseas Citizen of India


Vice journalist blacklisted, his documentary showed India in a negative manner: Centre to Delhi HC

January 28, 2023 9:15 am

The submission was made before a single judge bench of Justice Prathiba Singh, who was hearing Singh's plea against Centre's refusal to allow him to enter India.

On the eve of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, a plea by an Overseas Citizen of India: It’s time that government addresses ambiguities on the legal status of OCIs

January 08, 2023 6:57 pm

The government should go by the letter and spirit of the 2003 amendment to country’s citizenship law and not restrict the rights of OCIs to mere residency rights.

Delhi HC seeks Centre’s response to Sweden-based professor Ashok Swain’s plea against cancellation of OCI card

December 09, 2022 7:09 am

Swain claimed that he received a show cause notice from the Indian Embassy whereby his OCI card was arbitrarily barred on the alleged premise that he was indulging in “inflammatory speeches and anti-India activities”.

OCI cardholders to appear for JEE counselling under general category: Bombay HC

October 14, 2021 10:32 am

 As per the MHA notification, OCI cardholders can lay claim to only Non-Resident Indian (NRI) quota seats in educational institutions based on all-India entrance tests such as National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) and JEE, among others.

NEET 2021: SC allows OCI candidates to appear counselling under general category

October 01, 2021 9:34 am

OCI candidates will now be able to appear for counselling for all open category medical seats for the academic year 2021-22 at par with Indian citizens, instead of confining them to seats/ quota for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) students.

Subscribers joining NPS after 65 can take up to 50% equity exposure

August 30, 2021 1:15 am

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has revised the guidelines on entry and exit following an increase in the maximum age for joining the NPS from 65 year to 70 years of age.

Mumbai: Four persons booked for fraudulently obtaining OCI cards

August 10, 2021 10:48 am

In the month of June, the officials posted at the special branch department of the Mumbai police came across their documents and saw that there is a major age difference between the two foreign nationals and their wives.

Centre eases norms for re-issue of OCI cards

April 16, 2021 4:06 am

Presently, the OCI card is required to be re-issued each time a new passport is issued up to 20 years of age and once after completing 50 years of age, in view of biological changes in the face of the applicant.

OCI card holders no longer required to carry old passports for India travel

March 30, 2021 9:18 am

The Indian government has also decided to grant further extension of time till December 31, 2021, to get the OCI cards re-issued for those below the age of 20 years and above 50 years.

OCI card issued on spouse basis liable to be cancelled after divorce: Bombay HC

November 01, 2020 11:48 pm

The court rejected a writ plea by a Canadian citizen, who challenged the notices issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) asking her to surrender her OCI cards after dissolution of her marriage to an Indian citizen.