OCI card

Threats against Indians in South Africa do exist, but government doing all it can to counter this: Mahatma's grand-daughter

Ela Gandhi herself, together with other community leaders in the Indian and black communities, is involved in various projects aimed at reconciliation.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Delhi HC asks Centre to reconsider fresh OCI card plea in view of man's educational qualifications

The court permitted the man to apply for an OCI card afresh by August 22 with the Indian Consulate closest to his residence in the US or with any other processing agency.

published on : 19th August 2021

HC questions Centre's decision denying visa to OCI card holder as mother visited Pakistan

The petitioner claimed that he, his wife and two daughters had applied for renewal of their OCI cards, and in January 2021, his wife's card was renewed.

published on : 24th May 2021

Why was UK citizen having OCI card deported, Delhi High Court asks Centre

Justice Prathiba M Singh said the Tablighi was long over and the petitioner, who has been blacklisted, did have a valid OCI card.

published on : 29th April 2021

Indian-Americans welcome revised OCI card rules

The OCI cardholders will now be required to get their document re-issued only once at the age of 20 instead of multiple times needed to be done currently, according to the Indian Union Home Ministry.

published on : 16th April 2021

Government simplifies norm for reissuing OCI card

If a person has obtained registration as OCI cardholder after attaining the age of 20 years, there will be no requirement of re-issue of OCI card, it added.

published on : 16th April 2021

Foreigners married to Indians cannot enjoy OCI status after divorce, Centre tells HC

MHA made the submission  while defending the decision of the Indian Embassy in Brussels, Belgium asking a Belgian woman to surrender her OCI card.

published on : 9th April 2021

OCI card holders no longer required to carry old passports for India travel; diaspora welcomes move

OCI card is issued to people of Indian origin globally which gives them almost all the privileges of an Indian national except for the right to vote, govt service and buying agricultural land.

published on : 30th March 2021