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Investment in real estate can give NRIs high returns, with InvestoXpert as guide

With a strong presence in Noida, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Gurugram, and Bengaluru, InvestoXpert has been revamping the realty sector with its online platform catering to millions of investors.
Headquarters of the Election Commission in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Postal ballots of NRI voters could be brought to India through diplomatic bag

While the postal ballots will be sent to NRI voters electronically, it is being suggested the voter give the ballot to an officer designated by the embassy, who would attest it.
Farmers protest at the Ghazipur border with Delhi, on 2 December 2020 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Farmers say NRI relatives supporting them, willing to fund protests

Many farmers claim their relatives living abroad have already sent money, material, and medical aid in support of the protests.
Rupee (Representational image) | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg File photo

Rs 35,000 cr in 5 months — NRI deposits surged as overseas Indians returned due to Covid

Deposits into repatriable accounts hit five year high, but the situation is returning to normal levels as workers are going back overseas for jobs.
File photo | An attendee wears a mask of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, Texas | Photo: Scott Dalton | Bloomberg

India is Hindu, Hindus are India — Why Indian Americans think the way they do

In ‘Open Embrace’, Varghese K. George writes how groups like Hindu American Foundation influence US thinking — from Modi visa ban to lynchings.
A still from @WanderingKamya's Instagram video | Instagram

Cool NRI cousins were once the gateway to the world. Now they’re chanting Mera Hinduism Mahan

An Indian-origin influencer went viral on social media recently for decrying hate against unfair treatment of Hindus and being bullied for wearing a bindi.
Air India plane departs for China to bring Indians

I had to sue Modi govt and Air India to be ‘rescued’ by Vande Bharat Mission

The harassment I went through as a stranded Indian in Germany during the coronavirus crisis, I wouldn’t wish upon anyone. And there was no heroic Vande Bharat rescue.
COVID-19 screening at the India-Pakistan border in Attari, Punjab (representational image) | Photo: ANI

Preacher who was Punjab’s 1st Covid-19 death could have been a ‘super-spreader’

Health officials in Punjab suspect three people, including a religious leader and the preacher, who defied quarantine advice may be ‘super-spreaders’.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman with Union Budget 2020 documents outside the Ministry of Finance in New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Modi govt to redefine who qualifies as NRI, tax those not paying tax in other countries

Tightening the residency norms, the Budget 2020 proposes reducing the period of stay in India to 120 days from 182 days.
Bhagat Singh Thind |

Bhagat Singh Thind’s story is a harsh lesson for NRIs in US supporting CAA

In light of the hardships faced by non-white immigrants for citizenship, the support of Indians in US for the CAA is rather ironic. 
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.