Tarun Gogoi clarifies stand on visa-free entry for Bangladeshis

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said he has not compromised with `national security` by divulging the BJP-led union government`s proposal to grant visa-free entry to Bangladeshi nationals under the age of 18 and over 65 years.

Assam opposes visa-free entry to select Bangladeshis again

The Assam government has rejected a revised proposal by the Centre for relaxation of visa norms giving free entry to Bangladeshi citizens below 10 years and above 70 years into India.

Govt promises to give PIOs life-long visa-free entry

Reaching out to the Indian
diaspora, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced a
special facility to enable them life-long visa-free entry into
the country and participation in business and other activities
here.