MODI VISA

  • Heads of state and government are eligible for A1 visas: US on Modi visa May 14, 2014

    Washington: Continuing to maintain silence on granting a visa to BJP leader Narendra Modi, US has said the heads of state and government are eligible for A1 visas and no individual automatically qualifies for an American visa. "Heads of state and heads of government are eligible for A1 visa classification...
  • Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, US may end 9year boycott of Modi February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The US government is likely to end its 9year long boycott of Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. US ambassador to India Nancy Powell has sought a meeting with Modi after officially boycotting him for years. The meeting scheduled on Thursday will be...
  • Modi visa: MP says he stands vindicated as experts call letter 'real' July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Days after the uproar over alleged forged signatures on a letter written by MPs to the US against a visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a forensic report in the US claims the letter is real. Independent MP Mohammed Adeeb, a signatory to the letter, has said...
  • News 360: Yechury's copypaste remark over Modi visa row sets off political war July 24, 2013

    The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. The MPs who have denied signing the...
  • Modi visa row: Confusion surrounds the letter addressed to US president July 24, 2013

    There is wide confusion over the signing of the letter sent to the US President Barack Obama. Rajya Sabha MP Mohammed Adeebs letter to President Obama requesting him not to grant Narendra Modi a visa has stirred a controversy in the national capital. While Adeeb claims to have the backing...
  • Modi visa controversy: Congress says it's up to US govt to decide July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid reports that 65 Members of Parliament (MPs) wrote letter to US President Barack Obama in late 2012 against granting a US visa to Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi, the Congress has washed its hands of the Modi visa controversy saying it does...
  • No change in policy on visa to Narendra Modi: US February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The European Union and the United Kingdom may have had a rethink on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but the USA is certainly not warming up to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader. Speaking to CNNIBN, US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said that there is no...
  • US calls Gujarat an important state for investment December 21, 2012

    Washington: Observing that Gujarat remains an important state for its investment, the United States on Friday said it would continue to engage with the Indian state across a broad range of issues including trade, investment, university linkages and peopletopeople exchanges. However, it refrained from making any comment on the just concluded...