Indian students

Indian students concerned about deportation, dropping out semester as US announces new visa rules

In a move that is expected to adversely impact thousands of Indian students, the US immigration authority has announced that foreign students will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only classes in this fall semester due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 12, 2020, 14:38 PM IST

American agency's decision on foreign students' visas: India raises issue with US

The issue was raised by Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla during an online meeting with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale.

Jul 07, 2020, 22:39 PM IST

Major setback for Indian students; foreign students will have to leave US if classes go fully online

More than 200,000 Indian students are currently pursuing various courses in the US.

Jul 07, 2020, 13:45 PM IST

Vande Bharat Mission: Special flight carrying 169 Indian students from Dhaka to arrive in Srinagar today

A special flight carrying Indian students stranded in Bangladesh’ capital Dhaka will land in Srinagar on Wednesday as part of government’s Vande Bharat Mission to help Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus lockdown. 

May 13, 2020, 09:13 AM IST

PM Modi met children who won the Bravery Award

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday praised the work done by the children who have won National Awards in various categories, saying that they get inspiration and energy from them.

Jan 24, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

250 Indian students arrested in fake varsity sting operation in US

A total of about 250 students, mostly from India, have been arrested in a sting operation by US immigration officials who set up a fake university in sting operation, according to media reports.

Nov 28, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Soon, Indian students can work for two years after completing graduation in UK

The British government has announced a new two-year post-study work visa which is open for all international students, including Indian students. The "graduate route" will be launched for 2020-21 students opting for British universities for graduate course.

Sep 11, 2019, 13:01 PM IST

US government misled Indian students by setting up fake university: Indian American attorney

As per last week's figures provided by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as many as 130 of the 600 students from the fake University of Farmington were detained last week.

Feb 06, 2019, 08:04 AM IST

India issues 'demarche' to American Embassy on detention of Indian students in US

139 foreign students arrested by US authorities for enroling at a fake university allegedly to remain in that country are largely Indians. 

Feb 02, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

India seeks consular access to its students detained in the US

External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India has also highlighted that a distinction should be made between those involved in recruiting or enrolling students and students who have been duped or defrauded in the process.z

Feb 01, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

India ranks second in list of foreign students studying in US, China at the top

77 per cent of all international students in the US call Asia home, said the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVIS) report of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations.

May 02, 2018, 09:20 AM IST

Number of Indian students in US increases by 12.3%: Report

The number of Indians studying in the US increased by 12.3 percent in 2016-17, according to a report.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

Apple to hold campus recruitment for the first time in India

About 350 techies (BTech, BE, MTech and MSc research students) have already registered for the placement drive.

Nov 05, 2017, 20:25 PM IST

India has taken up with Italy incidents of attacks on Indian students: MEA

MEA spokesperson said the Indian Embassy in Rome has already taken up the issue with the Italian foreign office.

Nov 03, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Hurricane Harvey: Indian student, rescued from Texas lake, dies

A 24-year-old Indian student died in the US state of Texas, after nearly drowning in a swollen lake where Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc.

Aug 30, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Number of Indian students in UK on the rise: Envoy

He added that there is no attempt from the UK government to hold back foreign students willing to pursue university education in their country.

Aug 25, 2017, 00:16 AM IST

Indian students worry about physical safety in US: Survey

Overall, international undergraduate yield has dipped slightly from 26 to 24 per cent from fall 2016 to fall 2017.

Jul 15, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Good news for Indian students: Bill seeking H-1B limits exemption for foreigners with US PhD introduced

The Bill is likely to benefit Indians given that they constitute the largest number of students doing PhD in the US.

May 27, 2017, 13:51 PM IST

Indian students help subsidise education costs for UK: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday that the UK must realise the importance of Indian students to its economy because they help "subsidise" education costs here.

Mar 01, 2017, 00:59 AM IST

Budget 2017: Expectations of students

With just a fortnight left for the presentation of the Union Budget, students are hoping that the forthcoming Budget would see some special announcemts being made by the Finance Minister.

Jan 17, 2017, 11:08 AM IST