158 Pak Hindus get Indian citizenship, 3733 Long Term Visas

Indian citizenship and Long Term Visas (LTV) have been granted to 158 and 3,733 Pakistani Hindu nationals respectively since the NDA government announced the setting up of Special Task Force in September last year.

Over 400 Pak Hindu families are seeking Indian citizenship

 More than 400 Hindu families from Pakistan who are living in Gujarat on Thursday attended a camp held by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and the district collector's office here.

Pak Hindus in Jalandhar meet DM, demand Indian citizenship

A group of Pakistani Hindus, who have been residing here for several years, submitted a memorandum to the district magistrate on Monday in which they have urged the Indian government to grant them citizenship.

Govt plans to merge PIO and OCI schemes; seeks suggestions

 Government is planning to merge the Persons of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India schemes saying that the latter is more popular and provides for lifelong visa through a process which is more user- friendly, quick and simple.

Home Ministry task force to monitor giving citizenship to Pak, Bangla Hindus

As a first step to grant Indian citizenship to nearly one lakh Hindu refugees from Pakistan and Bangladesh, the Home Ministry today approved setting up of a task force to monitor and expedite processing of their citizenship and Long Term Visa (LTV) applications.

I`d applied for visa extension, following procedure: Adnan Sami

Pakistani Singer Adnan Sami, who has been in the news for reportedly getting a notice from Mumbai police for overstaying in India, says he is a law abiding citizen and has followed due procedure and applied for extension for his visa on Sep 14.

Tibetans in exile can apply for Indian citizenship

Tibetan prime minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday said any Tibetan in exile in India could apply for Indian citizenship and his administration was not compelling anyone to apply for the citizenship.

Pak Hindus launch protest to seek Indian citizenship

Pakistani Hindu pilgrims staged a protest outside Rajasthan’s state legislature in a bid to seek political asylum in India.

764 Pakistanis granted Indian citizenship in 3 years

Indian citizenship has been granted to 764 Pakistani nationals during the 2009-11 period, the government on Wednesday told Parliament.

`Sindhis coming from Pak be granted citizenship`

A senior leader of the Sindhi community urged the Centre to take immediate steps to grant citizenship to Sindhis.

Over 700 Pakistanis got Indian citizenship

More than 700 Pakistanis have acquired Indian citizenship in the last three years, the Lok Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Pak woman granted Indian citizenship after 25 years wait

Twenty five years after she
applied for Indian citizenship, a Pakistani woman, married to
a villager here and residing in the country on a long term
visa, was granted Indian nationality.