Politics

Green Cards Targeted in US Senators’ Bill to Halve Legal Immigration

The immigration reform under the RAISE Act could hit those aspiring to get a green card or permanent residency in the US, including a large number of Indians

India Will Bypass U.K. to Deal With Europe

The relationship we have had is historical but now it’s more about business, we are not talking about the emotional link.

Amid Uuncertainty in US, Indian Startup Founders Moving to Canada

Cracking the US immigration system is very hard. The main issue is, there is no stability.

Indian Techies Fear US Crackdown Will Crush Their Ambition

Three bills have been introduced to Congress which reportedly seek to restructure the H-1B visa programme

India Begins Looking West

Like everyone else, India is adding to its ancient ties and geopolitical compulsions to the changing global scenario as the West (read Brexit, Donald Trump’s America) is seeking to move away.

Donald Trump Leaves Indian Travellers Tense

The uneasiness comes following sporadic incidents of secondary inspection and detention at US airports.

US Policy of Containment Vis-à-vis India

The recently declassified records of the American Central Intelligence Agency confirm again that United States – India relations have always been a product of – and dependent on – America’s other global commitments.

Brexit Won’t Impact Indian Students in UK

ith over five lakh international students currently pursuing higher education in the United Kingdom, Britain's exit from the European Union will have no implication on students aspiring to pursue higher education there, said British Council South India.

India And Singapore Amend Tax Treaty

the governments of India and Singapore signed the Third Protocol to amend the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (“DTAA”) between the two countries.

Indian IT Firms to Meet Trump Officials on Visa Reform Concerns

India's software services industry is concerned about a bill introduced in the U.S. Congress seeking to double the salary paid to H-1B visa holders.

NRI Businessmen Welcome Abolition of FIPB in Budget 2017

The high investment in physical and social infrastructure and digital connectivity will lead to more jobs and income to households.

Indian IT Firms to Plead Case Before Trump Administration Officials

CEOs of India’s top IT firms will meet with US officials, lawmakers from 20 Feb to try, dissuade Trump’s team from raising requirements under H1B visa programme.

Pakistan Ends Ban on Screening Indian Movies

The four-month ban was imposed after Indian soldiers were killed in September and Pakistani militants were blamed.

IT Stocks Plunge on H1B Visa Reform Bill Worries

If the H1B visa reform bill is implemented, Indian IT firms such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro may need to make fundamental changes in their business strategies.

Trump Government Tables New H-1B Bill

A legislation has been introduced which calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to USD 130,000, making it difficult for firms to use the programme to replace American employees with foreign workers, including from India.

Indian IT Sector Warns Against U.S. Visa Bill

India's IT lobby warned that a bill before the U.S. Congress aimed at imposing tougher visa rules unfairly targets some of its members and will not solve a U.S. labor shortage in technology and engineering.

Benefits of The Third Protocol to The Singapore-India Tax Treaty

The purpose of the update was to bring parity between Singapore and Mauritius investors with respect to the alienation of shares of Indian companies.

Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm in S Africa Revived by India

Tolstoy Farm, which became the headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha campaign in South Africa, is being revived with support from the Indian government to help visitor.

NRIs Add to Poll Pitch in Punjab

Punjab's strong non-resident community has arrived in hordes from Canada, Britain, the US and other countries for the February 4 assembly elections in the state.

Reviving Gandhi's Legacy in Malaysia

Though Indian migrants' strong emotional linkages with the cause of India's Independence is recorded history, a mention of the memorial by the Indian PM surprised many in the audience.

Trump's Hindu, Sikh And Muslim Power Brokers

When Indian-American industrialist Shalabh "Shalli" Kumar donated close to a million dollars to the Trump campaign, many in the community dismissed it as a poor investment.

Google's Sundar Pichai Criticises Donald Trump's Immigration Order

Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai today criticised US President Donald Trump's controversial immigration order against people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

India’s Demonetization Shock Pushes Nepal Closer to China

Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters.

India's IT Industry Fears a Hit From Trump's Ban

One major target is expected to be the H-1B and L-1visa programmes that Indian IT companies use to move employees to the US for long periods to work on customer projects.

UK Loses Its Sheen as Most Popular Study Destination For Indians

Once the most popular overseas campus destination for Indian students, the UK continues to lose its sheen, especially after Brexit.

Indian-American Woman Stopped, Quizzed About Immigration Status in US

Pillalamarri has lived in Bel Air for more than 30 years and is a US citizen.

NRIs Hit The Road For AAP in Jalandhar

As soon as the convoy reached Nakodar, all NRIs alighted from their vehicles and started dancing on the tunes of lyrics of the songs sung for AAP.

Queen to Host Reception For UK-India Year of Culture

Queen Elizabeth II will host a special reception at Buckingham Palace to kick start the UK-India Year of Culture celebrations in Britain, the Indian high commissioner here has said, noting that the bilateral ties have merged "truly exciting".

Indian-American Lawmakers Slam Trump's Immigration Policy

Indian-American lawmakers today slammed US President Donald Trump for signing executive orders to reshape the country's immigration policies, describing the move as "anti-immigrant" that will "tear apart" families.

Trump Tells Modi India a True Friend And Partner

The two leaders also discussed opportunities to “strengthen the partnership between the United States and India in broad areas such as the economy and defense”.

Indian-American Lawmakers Slam Trump's Immigration Policy

Indian-American lawmakers on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for signing executive orders to reshape the country's immigration policies, describing the move as "anti-immigrant" that will "tear apart" families.

Trump's Hindu, Sikh And Muslim Power Brokers

"Shalli" Kumar donated close to a million dollars to the Trump campaign, many in the community dismissed it as a poor investment.

Vancouver NRI on Mission Report Card For India's Assembly Polls

With elections in five Indian states days away, a large number of NRIs from Canada have landed in India to garner votes for their favourite political parties.

Indian IT Industry Could Suffer if Trump Gets Tough on Visas

There is growing concern that India’s $150 billion information technology industry, which relies heavily on exports to the United States, could slow and become less competitive if the Trump administration tightens rules on hiring skilled foreign workers.

India Reaps What Iron Lady Sowed in The Gulf

Little did Margaret Thatcher realise when she urged British expatriate executives in the Gulf in the 1980s to buy British cars that one day it would turn out to be a good thing for India.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Visit Should Boost India’s Middle East Outreach

There’s no understating the significance of the visit of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to New Delhi as the chief guest of the Republic Day celebrations.

US President Donald Trump Invites Narendra Modi

US President Donald Trump has invited India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the United States after a phone call between the two leaders.

US-exit From TPP: Advantage For India And China

Among other things, January 23, 2017 will go down in history as the day on which America, under the Trump administration, decided to disrupt trade relations with its eastern allies by withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), one of Barrack Obama's pet projects.

How India And The U.S. Are Similar

Events in India could show what's to come for the U.S. and the U.K. following Donald Trump's election and Brexit.

India Writes To UK On Return Of Udham Singh’s Belongings

The Indian High Commissioner in London has written to the UK government to facilitate return of martyr Udham Singh’s belongings by reviewing its policy if necessary.

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