Mauritian President: “I am a Bihari”

Indian diaspora is spread all over the world.  And it constantly returns to trace its roots and heritage.  One such visit was by the Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag.  He broke down as he met villagers from Bihar, who are apparently related to him.  Mauritius PresidentRajkeswur Purryag turned emotional and broke down a number of times while remembering his forefathers who sailed to an alien island some 150 years ago to work in the cane fields there. He arrived here on Sunday along with his w … [Read more...]

Punjab Govt bringing law to counter NRI Grooms who desert their Wives in India

In Punjab, the NRI grooms are notorious for deserting wives in India.  The people in Punjab are also obsessed about marrying NRIs and going abroad and for that they do whatever it takes to find and hook onto such a groom.  Many times it doesn't work out.  Not only is the girl deserted, but the in-laws have extracted a heck of a lot of money as well from the bride's family by then.  This needs to be stopped.  And now, after so many years the Punjab Government is proposing some measures. 15,000 wom … [Read more...]


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