US historian Peter Heehs gets 1-year visa extension

Heehs, whose visa will expire on April 15, had applied for extension of his stay before the Puducherry Foreigner Regional Registration Officer.

Birthday gift to Taslima, visa extended by a year

The government has extended the
visa of controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin by
another year from August this year.

Taslima returns to India, seeks visa extension

Controversial Bangladeshi writer
Taslima Nasreen, who was dramatically bundled out of West
Bengal in November 2007 in the wake of protests by radical
Muslim groups, has returned to India to seek extension of her
visa.