INDIAN VISA

  • New Indian visa service centres open in six US cities May 20, 2014

    Washington: The new company to which the Indian Embassy in the US outsourced its visa related work for its diplomatic missions there, will be opening service centres across six cities in America. The service centres in Washington DC, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco, to be operational from...
  • UK: Indian visa centre to come up in Leicester June 1, 2013

    London: An Indian visa centre will be set up at Leicester after a 20year campaign by its citizens seeking the establishment of the facility in the city which has a significant Indianorigin population. The announcement was made by Deputy High Commissioner of India Dr Virender Paul on Thursday. The Indian government...
  • Government relaxes tourist visa rules December 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a boost to the tourism industry, India has relaxed its tourist visa rules by lifting restrictions imposed on foreign visitors to have a twomonth cooling off period between subsequent visits. However, citizens of Pakistan, China, Iran, Iraq, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sudan and people of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin...
  • India to adopt liberal visa policy with Bangladesh December 4, 2012

    Dhaka: India on Monday said it has decided to adopt a liberal visa policy for people of Bangladesh to promote economic engagement, peopletopeople contact and tourism between the two neighbouring nations. "There is no formal agreement between India and Bangladesh on the visa regime. As a step towards showing India's...
  • Azhar Mahmood gets visa, to join KXIP soon April 13, 2012

    Mohali: Former Pakistan allrounder Azhar Mahmood, who is now a British citizen, has finally got an Indian visa and would be joining his IPL team Kings XI Punjab soon, skipper Adam Gilchrist said here on Thursday. "I have just been told that he has received a...
  • Taslima trying for extension of her Indian visa June 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin is in New Delhi to get her Indian visa extended since the validity of the travel document expires in August. Taslima, who has been in and out of the country after she was dramatically bundled out of West Bengal in November 2007 in the...
  • Indian Consulate gave extended visa to terror suspect November 17, 2009

    New Delhi: It has come to light that the Indian Consulate in Chicago facilitated arrested LashkareToiba (LeT) operative Tahawwur Hussain Rana's entry into India and in violation of rules. Copies of visas issued to Rana and a woman called Samraz Rana show that both of them were issued multiple entry...
  • Jade Goody granted Indian tourist visa January 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Former Big Brother housemate Jade Goody, who allegedly passed racist remarks against actress Shilpa Shetty has been granted a six month tourist visa to India. According to the Indian High Commission in London, Goody had earlier applied for a normal tourist visa to visit India. The exact dates of...