E-passports to have advanced security features: Government

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in Rajya Sabha that the personal particulars of an applicant would be digitally stored in the chip that would be embedded in the passport.

published on : 3rd February 2022

Hundreds queue for passports in bid to leave Afghanistan

Medics "put springs in my heart", he said, referring to a stent. "They need to be removed and it's not possible here."

published on : 19th December 2021

Taliban government resumes issuing Afghan passports in Kabul

Thousands of Afghans have applied for new travel documents to escape a growing economic and humanitarian crisis described by the United Nations as an "avalanche of hunger".

published on : 18th December 2021

UK's highest court rules against gender-neutral passports 

A panel of judges unanimously dismissed the appeal, saying the gender of passport applicants is a biographical detail that can be used to confirm their identity.

published on : 15th December 2021

Brothers get passports in just 5 hours to visit critically ill mother in Australia

The Regional Passport Office in Bengaluru opened its Koramangala office on Saturday evening and asked its staff to report for duty to issue emergency passports. 

published on : 9th July 2019

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi’s passports revoked

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi’s passports revoked

published on : 24th February 2018

Punjab National Bank fraud case: MEA suspends passports of Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi for four weeks 

The ministry gave them one week to respond why their passports should not be revoked.

published on : 16th February 2018

PNB fraud case: CBI seeks revocation of passports of Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi

Nirav Modi's wife Ami, a US citizen, left on January 6 and his uncle and business partner Choksi, the promoter of Gitanjali jewellery chain, left on January 4.

published on : 15th February 2018

Poet-activist Tenzin Tsundue opposes Tibetans seeking Indian passports

Tibetan poet and activist Tenzin Tsundue calls himself a warrior with a mission to free his country from Chinese occupation.

published on : 1st November 2017

Air India issues new directions for its crew operating in Saudi Arabia, asks to carry additional details written in Arabic

The national carrier has asked its crew members flying to Saudi Arabia to carry additional details written in Arabic with them.

published on : 1st August 2017