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Indian Home Ministry allows OCI cardholders from air bubble nations to travel to India

The Indian Home Ministry has given permission for Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders from countries with which air bubble...

Covid-19

Government further eases restrictions on OCI cardholders’ entry into India

The new rules easing restrictions on the entry of OCI cardholders as well as certain foreign nationals were issued last week.

Covid-19

Indian government announces easing of certain visa, travel restrictions for OCI card holders

On March 18 the government had suspended the visa-free entry facility granted to OCI card holders due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Covid-19

Indian government to soon take decision on lifting OCI cardholders' travel ban

The Indian government indicated that it would soon take an appropriate decision on the issue even as consulates in the USA assured...

Global

Indian government bars travel of all OCI card holders, suspends all visas

The government also announced the suspension of all existing visas granted to foreign nationals, barring a few categories, till...

Covid-19

India self-quarantines in fight against COVID-19, suspends all tourist visas till April 15

The suspension of visas will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure.

Covid-19

Indian-American activist calls for extension of OCI card renewal deadline

Following a statement issued by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs about the deadline for renewal of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards,...

Global

Relief for OCI cardholders as Indian government extends renewal deadline till June 2020

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders who are either below 20 years or above 50 years of age and have renewed their passports without...

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Are you an OCI cardholder planning a trip to India? Here’s what you need to know

With Christmas and New Year’s holidays approaching, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders across the world are travelling to India...

Global

Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh among 260 celebrities urging Indian government to restore Aatish Taseer’s OCI card

Over 260 prominent personalities across the world, including best-selling authors Orhan Pamuk, Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie and Amitav...

Global

Writer Aatish Taseer’s OCI status revoked by Indian government

The revocation comes for not complying with the "very basic requirements" and concealing information, said the Home Ministry.

Global

Great response to NPS from overseas Indians, says Indian government

The Central government has stated that they have received a great response from people of Indian origin holding citizenship of other...

Global

OCIs now eligible to enroll in Indian pension scheme, says Finance Ministry

The Indian Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said on Wednesday that an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can enroll...

Global

Indian government unlikely to allow dual citizenship: Chauthaiwale

The Indian government is unlikely to allow dual citizenship, at least in the near term, Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale, in-charge of the Bharatiya...

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