Indians Abroad

  • Indo-American pleads guilty to bribing officials for contract June 29, 2013

    Washington: An Indian American contractor has been pleaded guilty to the charges of bribing government officials for bagging a contract, the Department of Justice has said. 42-year-old Hitesh Desai, a resident of Jersey City in New Jersey, faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and fine of $...
  • India seeks details from UK on hefty visa bond proposal June 26, 2013

    New Delhi: There is growing tension between India and the UK over the 3,000 pound visa bond for high risk visitors including Indians, Nigerians, Sri Lankans and Pakistanis. India is asking for more information on the bond. Sources in the British High Commission say that it's not a policy decision yet,...
  • With false promises, fake mercantile institutes send students abroad June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A major overseas job racket has surfaced. Documents available with CNN-IBN show how fake mercantile institutes are duping hundreds of students. Agents and companies send students abroad on fake visas and there they are forced to work as labourers. Glossy ads, a salary in dollars and an exciting...
  • Indian taxi driver attacked, abused in Australia June 18, 2012

    Melbourne: An Indian taxi driver was attacked, abused and his car was smashed, as a group of baseball bat wielding youth went about attacking and robbing cab drivers in Melbourne suburbs. The gang ambushed and robbed five taxis in separate incidents in the western suburbs of Melbourne. Attackers wearing balaclavas and armed...
  • 'Steamy' movie haunts Canadian MP of Indian origin March 14, 2009

    Toronto: Ruby Dhalla, Canadian MP of Indian origin, who was featured in Maxim magazine as one of the world’s sexiest politicians, is in the centre of a controversy. Dhalla, MP from the Brampton-Springdale constituency on the outskirts of Toronto, is in a legal battle to stop distribution of DVDs of a...