visa rules

Tightening visa norms a blessing in disguise for IT firms: Pai

Tightening visa norms a blessing in disguise for IT firms: Pai

The tightening of H1-B work visa rules in the US would be advantageous to Indian IT firms as they would shift more work offshore and also be in a position to improve their billing rate, says industry veteran T V Mohandas Pai.

Apr 12, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

TCS, Infosys say they are fully compliant with visa rules

Bangalore-based IT services major Infosys said it has received "no indication of any broader investigation" on its visa practices.

Jun 12, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

Britain's tied visa rules fuel abuse of live-in maids, nannies

When Susi, a single mother from the Philippines, left for a job in Qatar, she convinced herself it was a sacrifice worth making for her children at home.

May 28, 2015, 13:01 PM IST

UK court clears stringent new visa rules for foreign spouses

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.

Jul 12, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

US tightening visa rules for students

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US will tighten oversight to help ensure that foreign students seeking to enter the US have valid student visas, according to various media reports.

May 04, 2013, 10:52 AM IST

Britain calls for relaxation of UK visa rules

British business secretary has urged the nation's Home Office to relax visa rules for international visitors, including those from India and China, to help promote inward investment.

Mar 05, 2013, 17:58 PM IST

China to launch US style visa rules for foreigners

China already has stringent rules for resident permits which are given every year for foreigners working here.

Dec 27, 2011, 13:16 PM IST

Clarify changes in visa rules: India to UK

Commerce Minsitry has sought several
queries from the UK government through diplomatic channels about changes in the British immigration rules .

Sep 27, 2011, 22:25 PM IST

Five Pakistanis deported for violating visa rules

Five Pakistani nationals,
including two women, were deported for violating visa rules
here, police said.

Aug 29, 2011, 09:18 AM IST

India liberalises visa rules for Russians

India took a lead in resolving the
vexed visa issue by liberalising its rules for the Russian
citizens visiting India on business and tourism.

Jun 25, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Indian-Americans protest over new Indian visa rules

Indian-Americans in major US cities have protested over the delay in receiving Indian visas following the introduction of new rules.

May 02, 2011, 21:01 PM IST

Britain explains new visa rules for interim immigration cap

UK govt`s interim limit on non-EU immigration will be implemented July 19.

Jul 01, 2010, 13:53 PM IST

India to ease visa rules for Bangladeshis: Govt

Building on improved relations with
Bangladesh, India Wednesday said it proposes to ease visa rules
for visitors from the neighbouring country.

May 05, 2010, 15:44 PM IST

New visa rules creating problems: Tourism minister

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

Mar 06, 2010, 22:16 PM IST

Tharoor mum on visa tweet, `followers` come out in support

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`.

Dec 28, 2009, 20:08 PM IST

New visa rules to have no impact on tourism: Minister

The Tourism Ministry Monday insisted the new visa rules would not affect inflow of
visitors and dismissed as a "joke" the apprehension of
Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor.

Dec 28, 2009, 19:24 PM IST

Govt in no mood to change new tourist visa rules

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.

Dec 28, 2009, 16:31 PM IST

Australia to tighten visa rules for students

Faced with sharp increase in student visa applications, Australia is set to tighten its visa policy to ensure bonafide and genuine candidates come to the country for higher studies.

Aug 21, 2009, 10:08 AM IST