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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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Principles for determination of POEM of a Company formulated: Govt.

The Finance Act, 2015 has amended, with effect from April 1, 2016, the provisions of Income-tax Act relating to determination of residence of a company.  In accordance with the amended provisions a company would be said to be resident in … 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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Online filing of RTI applications: Govt.

Government of India has started a RTI online web portal whereby Right to Information (RTI) applications can be filed online by Indian citizens, including those who are living abroad.   The detailed procedure in filing of on-line RTI application is as … 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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