The UK Court of Appeal has cleared the way for a minimum income threshold of 18,600 pounds for British citizens bringing foreign spouses to live with them in the country, a move likely to affect thousands of visa applicants, including Indian-origin people.
Tourism Minister Kumari Selja Saturday
said her ministry has taken up the matter of new visa
regulations that curtails tourists stay in the country with
the External Affairs Ministry following complaints from a few
Surrounded by a controversy
following his comment on tightening of Indian visa rules on
Twitter, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor
Monday refrained from making any remarks, but his `followers`.
Unfazed by reservations from
nations like the US and UK, the Government appears to be in no
mood to relent on the new visa rules for tourists, saying it would not like to compromise with the country`s security interests.