Visa Norms

  • 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...
  • UK likely to ease student visa norms July 9, 2012

    London: Under pressure from education and industry leaders to review recent curbs on student visas, British Prime Minister David Cameron is likely to reverse policy and remove international students from official immigration figures, a measure that may relax some of the restrictions. Due to the curbs, many international students have reportedly...
  • Mohali tie: MHA to ease visa norms for Pak fans March 25, 2011

    New Delhi: Sources have told CNN-IBN that visa norms will be relaxed for Pakistani fans for the semi final match with India at Mohali. 5,000 visas have already been issued for various matches. After Thursday's thrilling win over Australia, Indian fans are looking forward to the semi-final clash with Pakistan in...
  • India relaxes visa norms for Pak nationals June 10, 2010

    New Delhi: India on Thursday relaxed visa extension norms for a select category of Pakistan nationals, including Hindus, Sikhs and other minorities who have come to the country seeking Indian citizenship. The other categories of Pakistanis for whom norms have been relaxed include women married to Indian nationals and staying...
  • Krishna slams Tharoor for tweets on visa norms March 28, 2010

    Minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor's latest tweet has triggered off a tornado in the corridors of the MEA. He has now been told how the cookie crumbles in the Foreign Ministry by none other than the Foreign Minister. SM Krishna who has not taken kindly to his...
  • Watch: Tharoor tweets himself into trouble again December 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs, Shashi Tharoor has tweeted himself into trouble yet again. His boss, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and the Home Ministry are not amused with his tweets on stricter visa norms. ...
  • Krishna snubs Tharoor for tweeting on visa rules December 28, 2009

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Monday ticked off his junior minister Shashi Tharoor for publicly questioning new visa guidelines, saying if he had any "perceptions", those should be discussed within the "four walls" of the Government. "These (issues) are not to be discussed...
  • Will only take quality immigrants not cookery students: Oz July 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Australian government has made clear it will now filter Indians applying for immigration. Immigration minister Chris Evans says the policy has been modified and immigration visas will be issued to what Australia terms quality immigrants like doctors and engineers. “We invite quality immigrants like doctors, engineers to come to...