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Government is working on issuing chip-based e-passport: PM Narendra Modi
News & Analysis

Government is working on issuing chip-based e-passport: PM Narendra Modi

The prime minister also said that along with the passport's, the rules around visa are also being simplified.

Sushma Swaraj comes to rescue of Indian citizen in US, who lost his passport days before his wedding
India

Sushma Swaraj comes to rescue of Indian citizen in US, who lost his passport days before his wedding

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday night assured help to an Indian man in the US who lost his passport in Washington just days before he was to travel for his wedding mid-August.

Banks collecting passport details of those borrowing over Rs 50-cr a possible precursor to change in passport rules
Business

Banks collecting passport details of those borrowing over Rs 50-cr a possible precursor to change in passport rules

Section 10 of Passport Act empowers authorities to revoke one’s passport in the interest of the sovereignty and integrity of India.

Home ministry says Aadhaar not acceptable document for travel to Nepal, Bhutan
India

Home ministry says Aadhaar not acceptable document for travel to Nepal, Bhutan

Aadhaar is not a valid identification document for Indians travelling to Nepal and Bhutan, the Union home ministry has said.

UK: 38 Indians detained in Britain for overstaying visa, immigration law breach
India

UK: 38 Indians detained in Britain for overstaying visa, immigration law breach

Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after conducting raids in two clothing factories in the city of Leicester.

Indian passports fare poorly, but are a prized item in fertile market of stolen documents
India

Indian passports fare poorly, but are a prized item in fertile market of stolen documents

Here is Mr S Kumar walking into Immigration clutching his passport with a valid visa, how do you know he is not his brother?

How powerful is an Indian passport? Not very, 166 out of 199 countries are better off
India

How powerful is an Indian passport? Not very, 166 out of 199 countries are better off

The endless barrage of documents and restrictions is quite commonplace for an India citizen. So how strong, or otherwise, is an Indian passport?

Children of single mothers can finally get passports made, but what took this long?
India

Children of single mothers can finally get passports made, but what took this long?

The Ministry of External Affairs has finally passed new rules meant to ease the passport application process. The new rules state that the name of only one parent is enough

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules
India

Applying for Indian passport to get easier, as MEA announces new rules

On Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs announced a list of rules to be followed while issuing new passports.

Police verification is key reason for India's sluggish passport issuance rate, says report
India

Police verification is key reason for India's sluggish passport issuance rate, says report

It took 71 days to issue an Indian passport in 2014, nearly three times as long as the 24 days fixed by the government, and the police took twice as long as they should (42 days instead of 21) to verify applicants’ information.

Whose law is it anyway? As far as the Jarawas are concerned, there are important social, moral issues at hand
India

Whose law is it anyway? As far as the Jarawas are concerned, there are important social, moral issues at hand

These questions will need to be resolved going into the future and their resolution must be a delicate one that takes into account a variety of interests including the right of the Jarawa to self determination.

Saudi Arabia refuses to accept new Indian passports
World

Saudi Arabia refuses to accept new Indian passports

Passport authorities in Saudi Arabia are refusing to accept new passports issued by Indian missions in that country and submitted by Indian expatriates for updating.