Hand-written passports become invalid from November 25

Hand-written passports of Indian citizens are no longer valid from Wednesday as per government's directive.

'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves
'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh. Following a wait of over four decades, the two neighbours will on Friday midnight begin exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves. This marks the start of implementation of the landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

No proposal to make Aadhaar enrollment mandatory for citizens

The government is not considering any proposal to make it mandatory for citizens to get Aadhaar card issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Parliament was informed on Friday.

Indians can carry only up to Rs 25,000 to Nepal, Bhutan

The Reserve Bank on Thursday allowed Indians to carry high value denomination notes while travelling to Nepal and Bhutan with a cap of Rs 25,000 on the total amount.

Department of Posts to extend e-IPO facility for Indian citizens

The Department of Posts has accepted the proposal for acceptance of RTI fee from Indian citizens living abroad and residing in India through e-Post Office portal.

India, my `home sweet home`

Dumping one’s own country for another is like disowning the mother for someone who appears pretty.

Proposal of identity cards for citizens a priority: Govt

The issue of national identity cards for citizens has been prioritised by the government which Wednesday asked officials to bring proposals in this regard for approval at the earliest.

India asks its citizens in Thailand to take precautions

India today advised its nationals in Thailand to take usual precautions for their safety and keep track of developments in the crisis-hit country.

Call for developing DNA identification cards

DNA identification cards can be developed for Indian citizens to serve as a single comprehensive identity cards, said speakers at a conference on DNA here Saturday.

‘Genuine Indian citizens will not be harassed’

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi asserted that no genuine Indian citizen will be
harassed on the pretext of detecting doubtful voters in the state.

UK elections, an unreal experience for Indian citizens

For Indian citizens, who are used
to the heat and dust, loud sloganeering and the cut and thrust
of Indian politics, a general election in the United Kingdom
can be an unreal experience.