INDIAN PASSPORT

  • Fresh trouble for Khobragade as daughters hold US, India passports March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: While the United States has cleared Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade of the charges against her, there is trouble brewing for her back home. The Indian government has found that Khobragade's two daughters had American passports as well as Indian diplomatic passports. Holding dual citizenship is a crime under the...
  • Dozens of Indian passports stolen from San Francisco March 11, 2014

    Washington: Several dozen Indian passports have reportedly been stolen from a private company, to which the Indian Consulate in San Francisco outsourced various visa and passport related services. The serious breach of security is being investigated by the San Francisco Police Department. Both the Indian Consulate and the local police have...
  • TN: 2 persons held with 71 fake Indian passports May 2, 2013

    Rameswaram: Two persons who were planning to send several Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to Germany using fake Indian passports were on Wednesday arrested and 71 counterfeit passports seized from them at Naripaiyur in Ramanathapuram district, police said. Cash to the tune of Rs 11.5 lakh was also seized from the duo...
  • Procuring passports to get costlier from October 1 September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Procuring passport will be costlier from October 1 as the government has decided to increase the passport and related services fees from Rs 1000 to Rs 1500 under the normal category and from Rs 2500 to Rs 3500 under Tatkal scheme. An announcement in this regard was made in...
  • Soon, get a passport in three days flat, and how? July 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Serpentine queues and endless waiting will soon be pass with the External Affairs Ministry planning to outsource passportrelated work that will make it possible to get passports in three days flat. "We are planning to outsource the front office work of the passport office. Very soon, one can get...