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NRIs have right to possess property in Punjab/Chandigarh: SC

Upholding the constitutional validity of Section 13-B of the East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949 (“Act”), the Supreme Court of India clarified that non-resident Indians (“NRI”) have the right to recover immediate possession of residential or non-residential buildings in … Continue reading

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Non-Indian citizenship denies certain rights under adoption proceedings: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that the right of a person during adoption proceedings in India as a resident Indian is lost after the person acquires a non-Indian citizenship even though the law does not contemplate such a situation. … Continue reading

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Expert Committee to look into issues faced by Indian nationals married to overseas nationals of Indian origin: Govt.

The Government of India has constituted an Expert Committee to look into the issues and difficulties faced by Indian nationals married to overseas nationals of Indian origin and suggest amendments in existing laws/policies/regulation. This is in light of a large … Continue reading

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High denomination currency notes withdrawn: Govt.

With a view to curbing financing of terrorism through the proceeds of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and use of such funds for subversive activities such as espionage, smuggling of arms, drugs and other contrabands into India, and for eliminating … Continue reading

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ECI launches online survey for Overseas Indian voters

In order to assess level of awareness about the registration and voting process, Election Commission of India (“ECI”) has initiated an online survey for Overseas Indian Citizens. The objective of the survey is to study and determine the registration and … Continue reading

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MOIA merged with MEA: Govt.

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) has been merged with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). Administrative arrangements of the merger are currently underway. A decision was taken to merge the two Ministries to bring better synergy for realising … Continue reading

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No surrogacy in India: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued Circular which is addressed, among others, to Indian Missions/Posts abroad, wherein it has been instructed that: (i) No visa should be issued by the Indian Missions/Posts to foreign nationals intending to visit India … Continue reading

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Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013 re-modified: Govt.

Government of India has further amended the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013, namely: – (1) These regulations may be called the Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2015. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in … Continue reading

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Indian Patent Office launches new search facility InPASS

Indian Patent Office has launched a new search facility “Indian Patent Advanced Search System (InPASS)” which allows a full-text search to be conducted in all the Indian Patents as well as Patent Applications. http://goo.gl/xbAjry INPASS supports wild-cards, truncation as well … Continue reading

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Indian Govt makes PIO Card valid for life time

Indian Government has notified that Person of Indian Origin Card (PIO Card) issued to an applicant shall be valid for his life time from the date of its issue provided that such applicant has a valid passport. The notification also … Continue reading

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