Passport

Government takes back its decision to make changes in passport

Government takes back its decision to make changes in passport. Watch this video for more information.

Jan 31, 2018, 13:19 PM IST
No orange passport, current practice to continue: Government

No orange passport, current practice to continue: Government

Ministry of External Affairs issued a statement in this regard, saying the government has decided to continue with the current practice.

Jan 30, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
Passport won't serve as valid address proof anymore, new format soon

Passport won't serve as valid address proof anymore, new format soon

Under the new format, the last page of the passport will be left blank.

Jan 12, 2018, 19:52 PM IST
Drunk driving at New Year's party may harm prospects of getting passport

Drunk driving at New Year's party may harm prospects of getting passport

Drunken driving during the new year bash this time in the city may harm the prospects of one's getting a passport or visa as police will update such details in the Crime Records Bureau (CRB).

Dec 29, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Mobile Aadhar can now be used to enter airports

Mobile Aadhar can now be used to enter airports

Passengers entering airport premises need to produce any one of the ten identity proofs listed by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) in its latest communication, which include passport, voter ID card, Aadhaar or m-Aadhaar, PAN card and driving licence.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Power of Passport: India fares worse than Zimbabwe, but better than Pakistan

Power of Passport: India fares worse than Zimbabwe, but better than Pakistan

India's passport has risen from 78 to 75 in ranking for world's most powerful passports based on number of countries allowing visa-free travel. Indians are allowed visa-free access by 51 countries.

Oct 25, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Soon, Aadhaar and other govt IDs a must to book domestic flights

Soon, Aadhaar and other govt IDs a must to book domestic flights

Soon, you will have to mandatorily furnish the details of either Aadhaar, driving licence, passport or Pan number while booking a domestic flight ticket.

Sep 07, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Qatar introduces visa on arrival facility for Pakistani travellers

Qatar has introduced a visa-on-arrival facility for Pakistani passport holders, the media reported on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 12:33 PM IST

Mull over consequences if passport impounded during travel: HC to Centre

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to mull over the consequences Indian citizens would suffer if an order impounding their passport is issued while they are travelling overseas.

Aug 22, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

North Korea says door remains `open` for US tourists

Tour companies say some 5,000 Western tourists visit the North each year, with US citizens making up about 20 per cent of the market.

 

Aug 04, 2017, 12:28 PM IST
US issues ban on tourist travel to North Korea

US issues ban on tourist travel to North Korea

Strict warnings against travel to the North were already in place before the ban was first announced last month following the death of American student Otto Warmbier.

Aug 03, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Court seizes Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's passport, directs CBI to take action

A court here on Tuesday seized the passport of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and directed the CBI to take action against him for giving false information that no criminal case is pending against him.

May 23, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Women need not change names in passport after marriage: PM Modi

Women need not change names in passport after marriage: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that there is no need for women to change their names in the passport after marriage.  

Apr 13, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
Govt mulling making Aadhaar or passport must for flying

Govt mulling making Aadhaar or passport must for flying

The government is in the process of making Aadhaar number or passport mandatory for booking domestic flight tickets amid its plans to create a no-fly list to deal with unruly passengers.

Apr 09, 2017, 19:54 PM IST

High Court directs passport officer to reissue passport to Khushboo

The Madras High Court today directed the Regional Passport Officer here to process actress Khushboo's application for re-issue of passport in her favour.

Mar 01, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Want to apply for passport? Here is how you can file application at THESE select post offices from next month

Want to apply for passport? Here is how you can file application at THESE select post offices from next month

From next month, people in select cities will be able to apply for passports in post offices under an ambitious initiative of the External Affairs Ministry.

Feb 19, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
Indian passport ranks 78th among world's strongest with low visa-free score; Germany tops

Indian passport ranks 78th among world's strongest with low visa-free score; Germany tops

The Indian passport has been ranked a lowly 78 position in a global ranking of the world's most powerful passports with a visa-free score of just 46.

Jan 17, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

People's response to changes in passport rules positive: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said she has received positive feedback on the changes made in the passport rule under which norms for various categories of applicants were simplified.

Dec 27, 2016, 22:45 PM IST

Give passport to India-born Tibetans who meet criteria, rules HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said that nationality of Tibetans born in India between 1950 to 1987 cannot be questioned under the Citizenship Act and directed the government to treat all Tibetans who meet the criteria of being Indian citizens by birth, as Indians and to issue them passports.

Sep 23, 2016, 00:43 AM IST
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's passport stolen, unable to travel to Dubai

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's passport stolen, unable to travel to Dubai

Diego is really surprised by this saga, which has strangely happened right after he criticised the government.

Aug 29, 2016, 21:10 PM IST