August 18, 2021 8:23 am
India has in the past granted long duration visas to Afghan nationals — of all religions — facing persecution in that country and many Afghans who fled the country during the first Taliban takeover and in the two decades of war after are living in India.
August 21, 2019 12:43 am
As per the new proposal, tourists will pay $10 for a 30-day e-visa in the lean season and $25 during the peak season. A new five-year e-visa will be introduced, which will cost $80, while the fee for one-year visa has been kept at $40.
November 15, 2018 7:57 am
Under the e-visa scheme, an applicant receives an email authorising him or her to travel to India after it has been approved.
November 14, 2018 9:18 pm
The top five countries whose nationals availed e-visa services in 2018 (till October 31,) are: United Kingdom -292,143, the United States 221,339, China 127,022, France 107,185, Germany 89,863.
January 03, 2018 3:05 am
E-visa has been in place at five major ports of Mumbai, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Kochi and Chennai.
July 31, 2017 3:41 am
Move aims to improve passenger experience for tourists coming to India
January 15, 2016 2:07 am
Currently, citizens of as many as 113 nations can obtain electronic visa for their travel to India for a maximum stay of 30 days.
May 16, 2015 3:52 am
The Congress said the issue of e-visas first came up during Manmohan Singh’s visit to China in 2013 but the then UPA government tagged it with the stapled visa issue.
May 14, 2015 1:56 pm
Civil aviation ministry sources said Modi may also announce additional flights to China.
November 29, 2014 12:21 pm
Govt has announced electronic-visa system for visitors from 43 countries, including the US, Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan and Russia.