Gadkari meets Rajnath on visa, citizenship issues

A delegation of Sindhi and Bengali communities accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and submitted a memorandum to highlight their plight on visa and citizenship related issues.

Pak national waiting repatriation after completing sentence

A Pakistani national, who was arrested in 2011 here on charges of staying illegally in the country, is waiting to be repatriated after completing his sentence.

China praises South Africa for denying visa to Dalai Lama

China on Friday lauded South Africa for denying a visa to the Dalai Lama to attend a Nobel laureates' summit in Cape Town, appreciating its "correct position" on Chinese sovereignty over Tibet.

China praises South Africa over Dalai Lama visa row

 China on Friday thanked South Africa and praised its "correct position" for apparently denying a visa to Nobel Peace Prize winner and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Sri Lanka to review visa restrictions to deal Jihadist threat

Sri Lanka on Thursday said it was taking the al Qaeda threat "very seriously" and would review its visa restrictions to prevent jihadists from entering the country.

Taslima given 2-month visa, writer upset

Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, who is living in exile since 1994, has been refused a one-year visa by the government and instead given permission to stay in India for two months.

France to open visa centre in Ahmedabad

French Consul General in India Jean-Raphael Peytregnet met Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel in Gandhinagar today and discussed the possibility of exploring new avenues of co-operation.

Japan to issue multiple entry short-term stay visa to Indians

Starting on Thursday, Japan will issue multiple entry visas for short-term stay to Indians.

Sri Lanka revokes on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens

The Sri Lankan government has reportedly cancelled the on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens, and advised that they apply for a visa before boarding a flight to Sri Lanka.

Nigella Lawson`s US travel ban lifted

Nigella Lawson has been given the go-ahead by visa officials to fly to the US to film a new series of her cookery contest `The Taste.`

Indian missions in US scramble to clean up visa mess

Indian missions in the US have turned to social media like Facebook and Twitter as they scrambled to clear up a visa mess in the wake of a change of contractors for processing consular services.

`No visa-free entry for Bangladeshis`

There is no move to make provisions for visa-free entry of Bangladeshi nationals into India, a source in the external affairs ministry said Saturday.

Centre for visa-free entry for Bangladeshi nationals below 18 and above 65 years, Assam opposes

The Centre has proposed visa-free entry for Bangladeshi nationals below 18 years and above 65 years into Assam.

800 interviewed on student visa day at US embassy

The US embassy here Thursday organised a "student visa day" and around 800 applicants aspiring to study in America were interviewed.

UK, Ireland offer joint visa to Indian, Chinese tourists

Indian and Chinese tourists will soon be able to travel to the UK and Ireland on a single visa under a "ground-breaking" scheme jointly announced by both countries to boost tourism.

New Indian govt should look into visa problem of Sikhs in US

India`s new government should look into the issue of denial of visas to Sikhs who took political asylum in the US at peak of the militancy and in the aftermath of the 1984 riots, according to a top Sikh leader.

Pakistan nationals detained for flouting visa rules to be deported

Eighteen Pakistani nationals, who were detained in Rajasthan`s Dungarpur district last week for violating visa norms, will be send back to their country, a senior police official said today.

E-visa to be introduced to facilitate travellers: Minister

With a view to liberalise the visa regime, the Centre plans to introduce systems like e-visa (electronic visa) and expand the scope for visa-on-arrival in the country, Union Tourism Minister Shripad Naik said here on Friday.

Pakistan tells two Indian journalists to leave within week

Pakistan has told both Indian journalists stationed in Islamabad that they must leave within a week, the journalists told , saying they had been informed that their visas would not be renewed.

Visa, passport services in US: HC issues notice to Centre

The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre`s response on a plea of a visa and passport service provider challenging a contract awarded to another firm to provide visa services in the Indian Embassy and all consulates in the US.