September 24, 2020 7:38 am
In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said there are 43 countries which provide visa-on-arrival facility and there are 36 countries which provide e-visa facility to Indian ordinary passport holders.
December 13, 2019 1:53 am
Asked about the issue, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, “This symbol is our national flower and is part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports.”
July 18, 2019 5:33 pm
In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan said that in case anyone tampers with the chip, the system shall be able to identify it resulting in the failure of the passport authentication.
August 19, 2019 3:41 pm
Japan and Singapore hold joint top spot on the Henley Passport Index.
June 27, 2018 12:32 pm
The police verification, if required for a specific passport, would be conducted at the address specified in the application form.
January 17, 2018 8:34 am
The government has decided to not print the last page of the passport, which contains information like the name of the passport holder’s father, mother or spouse, address, Emigration Check Required (ECR) and any old passport number with the date and place of issue.
September 14, 2017 5:08 pm
Puducherry is the second Union Territory after Daman and Diu to launch the mobile App scheme.
July 24, 2017 6:10 pm
The Ministry of External Affair, which handles the issuing of passports in India, released new passport rules in December 2016. Few changes have followed afterwards as well. We look at all the significant changes enforced in recent months.
April 08, 2014 12:38 pm
The organisation has stated that many of the affected people have become legal residents of North American countries after being granted political asylum.
May 20, 2013 10:14 pm
Harried Indian expatriates are running from pillar to post to try and solve the issue.