Passport

5W1H: Mehul Choksi gives up Indian citizenship, surrenders passport

Bank fraud fugitive Mehul Choksi has given up his citizenship of India and surrendered his passport.

Jan 21, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Indian passport 79th most powerful, Pakistan fares fifth worst: Henley Index

Indians have access to 61 countries without the need for a prior visa. South Asian neighbours Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka don't fare too well on the index.

Jan 09, 2019, 19:50 PM IST

After facing online abuse, Sushma Swaraj hits back at trolls with a Twitter poll

A Passport Seva Kendra official, Vikas Mishra, in Lucknow was transferred after the interfaith couple alleged that he humiliated them when they went to the office with their passport applications recently.

Jul 01, 2018, 08:10 AM IST

Guess how many times MEA's passport mobile app has been downloaded in 2 days

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had launched the application, available in Android and iOS platforms on June 26.

Jun 29, 2018, 19:45 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj trolled on Twitter over issuance of passport to inter-faith couple, takes it on the chin

A Passport Seva Kendra official, Vikas Mishra, in Lucknow was transferred after the inter-faith couple alleged that he humiliated them when they went to the office with their applications. 

Jun 25, 2018, 00:51 AM IST

Indian-origin woman flies from UK to India via Dubai on husband's passport

The 55-year-old was able to check-in and board the flight and was waved through a stopover at Dubai on to New Delhi before the error was picked up.

May 02, 2018, 19:16 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Passport details submission made compulsory against loan above Rs 50 crores

Passport details submission made compulsory against loan above Rs 50 crores. Watch this video for more information.

Mar 11, 2018, 10:31 AM IST

PNB scam fallout: Government makes passport mandatory for bank loans above Rs 50 crore

Passport details of borrowers taking loans of Rs 50 crore and more have been mandatory to ensure a swift action in case of fraud and prevent fraudsters from fleeing the country, a top official said today.

Mar 10, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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