Passports with fee waiver for Kashmir flood victims

The government will issue passports with same validity and waiver of fees to those whose passports have been lost or damaged in the Jammu and Kashmir floods, an official said Tuesday.

Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport
Delhi High Court restores Lalit Modi's passport

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner, Lalit Modi can finally return to India. In a landmark judgment, Delhi High Court on Wednesday restored his passport. Besides, the ruling also set aside all the previous orders on the 48-year-old cricket administrator.

Fury in Russia over new Wi-Fi curbs

A new government decree requiring Russians to provide their passport details when logging on to public Wi-Fi networks had Internet users up in arms Friday.

Police verification for passport in Mumbai to become quicker

Mumbai Police, in association with Regional Passport Office, are devising a new simpler process whereby police verification report, a pre-requisite for passport, will be prepared and issued within ten days.

Italian tourist robbed of passport, cash in Rajasthan

An Italian tourist was allegedly robbed of her handbag containing her passport, Rs 10,000 and 300 euros in cash on board a Rajasthan government-run bus, police said here Tuesday.

UK passport delay leaves family stranded in India

British government`s intervention has been sought to help an Indian-origin couple stranded with their new-born surrogate twins in India for the past three months due to delays at the UK passport office.

Visa, passport services in US: HC issues notice to Centre

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre`s response on a plea of a visa and passport service provider challenging a contract awarded to another firm to provide visa services in the Indian Embassy and all consulates in the US.

Indian loses passport in jet, stuck for 5 days at UAE airport

An Indian was stranded for five days at Abu Dhabi airport as he forgot his passport in the plane while transiting for another flight to Saudi Arabia, according to a media report Wednesday.

Discrepancy in Malaysia Airlines passenger record: Report

A Chinese person whose passport number is among those listed for passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines flight did not in fact board the plane, state media reported Sunday.

From a handful of dollars to riches: Some unlikely finds

The discovery of Marvin Gaye`s passport at a US house clearance sale -- which could be worth $20,000 to collectors today -- is just the latest find of unlikely treasure

England cricketers Matt Prior, Stuart Broad prevent a suicide

England cricketers Matt Prior and Stuart Broad helped rescue a man preparing to jump off a bridge near the team hotel in Sydney.

Abu Salem jailed for seven years in fake passport case

A special CBI court awarded seven-year imprisonment to extradited gangster Abu Salem in a 2001 fake passport case.

Only 1 Nigerian out of 52 arrested last month had passport: Police

Goa police on Friday said that of the 52 Nigerians who were arrested for staging a violent protest on the national highway in the state last month, only one could produce a valid passport.

Saudi deports Indian Haj pilgrims alleging `forged` passports

Saudi Arabian immigration authorities have deported two Indian pilgrims, without allowing them to perform Haj, due to overwriting on their passports, which were considered "forged".

Bombay HC raps passport authorities for sitting on Monica Bedi`s plea

Irked with the Regional Passport Office`s failure to respond to a petition filed by actor and companion of gangster Abu Salem, Monica Bedi, the Bombay High Court today directed the passport authority to file its reply within two weeks.

Passport application of ex-militant`s son cleared: J&K govt

Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday said it has already cleared the application of the engineer son of a former militant for issuance of a passport.

DSP suspended for not verifying details of passport applicants

A Deputy Superintendent of Police has been placed under suspension by Tamil Nadu Home Department for not properly verifying background details of six persons.

Passport officer in Malappuram under CBI scanner

The CBI has initiated a probe against K Abdul Rasheed, Regional Passport Officer of Malappuram in Kerala, for alleged irregularities in issuing passports.

Adopt citizen-centric role, Khurshid urges passport officers

Salman Khurshid declared June 24 as "Passport Seva Divas", as the Passport Act 1967 was enacted on this day.