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Foreign visitors on e-tourist visa to India shoots up by 58% in January 2018

The number of foreign visitors arriving on e-Tourist visa in India registering a massive growth of 58.5% as compared to January 2017. 

Feb 13, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

Dutch citizens to get five-year business, tourist visa, says PM Modi in Netherlands

The PM said his government's thrust has been on "jan bhagidari" (people's involvement) in governance as he believed that the country's progress cannot be ensured only through the government's work.

Jun 28, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

Delhi Police begins hunt as Pakistani man goes missing; he was in India on tourist visa

A Pakistani man, who was in India on a tourist visa, has gone missing in Delhi.

Aug 08, 2016, 15:16 PM IST

Government plans new category visa to attract foreigners, boost trade

 India may soon roll out a long- term multiple-entry comprehensive visa by merging tourist, business, medical and conference visas into one to attract more visitors and boost trade.

Jun 26, 2016, 11:28 AM IST

India to extend visa-on-arrival to tourists from 180 countries

India will extend visa-on arrival to tourists of all nations barring eight, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Iran, as it looks to boost tourism, Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday.

Feb 05, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

India bans journalistic activities on tourist visa

India has banned journalistic activities by foreigners visiting the country on tourist visa.

Jan 02, 2013, 20:26 PM IST

New rules for tourist visa to `curb misuse`

Foreigners travelling to India on tourist visas have to give a two-month gap before they re-enter the country, according to new government rules aimed at avoiding "misuse" of the tourist visa.

Jan 13, 2011, 15:29 PM IST

Headley’s acquaintance in India for 9 years

Headley was in touch with another American who has been living in India on a tourist visa for 9 years.

Dec 28, 2009, 23:22 PM IST