Category Articles: Passport

1.6 lakh Indians renounced their citizenship in 2021; Over 78000 got US citizenship

July 19, 2022
1.6 lakh Indians renounced their citizenship in 2021; Over 78000 got US citizenship

New Delhi: Ministry of Home Affairs on 19th July during the Monsoon Session of Lok Sabha presented the data about the people who renounced Indian citizenship till the Current year since 2019. According to that data, a total of 1,63,370 Indians renounced their citizenship in different countries, as compared to 85,256 in 2020 and 1,44,017 in 2019. Out of these 1,63,370 citizens, more than 78 thousand got US citizenship, whereas more than 25 Thousand got citizenship in Australia, 21597 got Ca...Read More

BSNL connectivity issues; Passport Seva Kendra services disrupted in Porbandar

June 08, 2022
BSNL connectivity issues; Passport Seva Kendra services disrupted in Porbandar

Porbandar: The passport related services are on halt at Passport Seva Kendra at head post-office in Porbandar due to fault in modem since 12th May. The officials on duty informed that the service will be resumed within 2 to 3 days after arrival of a new modem. The Passport Seva Kendra at Porbandar head post office provides service of issuing new passports and passport renewal. Average over 40 people visit it daily. A team of BSNL arrived after an official informed them about the issue. They ...Read More

CoWIN certificates to be linked to Passport of three types of travelers going abroad

June 07, 2021
CoWIN certificates to be linked to Passport of three types of travelers going abroad

New Delhi: Government of India has been supporting the efforts of States and UTs for an effective Vaccination drive under the ‘Whole of Government” approach since 16th January this year. With the aim to universalize the Vaccination drive, the Government has opened vaccination for all adults above 18 years of age with the onset of Liberalized Phase III of India’s vaccination strategy from 1st May 2021. It has been a constant endeavour of the Union Government to streamline the vaccinatio...Read More

8 nabbed by SOG in central Gujarat, 5 bogus passports of Spain, one I card of republic of Estonia seized

October 09, 2019
8 nabbed by SOG in central Gujarat, 5 bogus passports of Spain, one I card of republic of Estonia seized

Vadodara: The Special Operation Group (SOG) of the crime branch of police in the city has nabbed 8 people of a suspected fake passport racket with 5 bogus passports of Spain and an Identity cart of the republic of Estonia. Police today said that based on a tip off the eight people, two of whom are residents of Ahmedabad district, 5 from Mahesana and one from Mansa in Gandhinagar were nabbed yesterday from a tea point near Rajshri talkies in Sayajiganj area of the city. Five bog...Read More

Ahmedabad man held at Delhi airport with fake passport

May 29, 2019
Ahmedabad man held at Delhi airport with fake passport

Ahmedabad: A man from Ahmedabad was apprehended by Central Industrial Security Force(CISF) personnel at the Delhi airport for allegedly possessing a fake passport to travel to Canada. He was handed over to the Delhi Police which is probing the case. Ahmedabad resident Jaimin Patel was intercepted late Tuesday night as he was roaming suspiciously in the Terminal-3 building of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).He was looking nervous and he made a hasty retreat just before he was su...Read More

Bardoli to get Passport Seva Kendra

October 25, 2018
Bardoli to get Passport Seva Kendra

Surat: Southern Gujarat town Bardoli will get a new Passport seva Kendra from October 26. Citizens of Bardoli at present need to travel to Surat for passport related work. After inauguration of Bardoli passport seva kendra tomorrow in presence of state ministers, local member of parliament and regional passport officer, people in Bardoli will be able to complete their passport related works in Bardoli itself. DeshGujaratRead More

Now no Police public interface in passport verification process

June 30, 2018
Now no Police public interface in passport verification process

New Delhi: Taking one more step ahead towards people centric reform, Ministry of External Affairs has dispensed with address verification in Police Verification Report. It means, police will no more need to do address verification, the task which was delaying the passport issuance process in many cases. With this, Police public interface in Police Verification Request(PVR) is done away and there's no more requirement to visit Police Station. mPassportSeva app External Affairs Mi...Read More

Passport issuance delay at Ahmedabad RPO: Sushma Swaraj seeks reply from officer

May 28, 2018
Passport issuance delay at Ahmedabad RPO: Sushma Swaraj seeks reply from officer

Ahmedabad: Union minister of External Affairs through her twitter handle on Monday asked Regional Passport Officer of Gujarat, Nilam Rani to look into the issue of passport of one Santoshben Hariprasad and report her about the same. A twitter handle Hari Prasad Pandit had issued threat of self immolation outside the passport office in Gulbai tekra area of Ahmedabad if passport of Santoshben Hariprasad Pandit is not issued before 10th of June. Pandit in his tweet also mentioned that applic...Read More

Valsad and Navsari to get Passport Seva Kendra soon: RPO

October 05, 2017
Valsad and Navsari to get Passport Seva Kendra soon: RPO

Surat: Regional Passport Officer of Surat Anjanikumar Pandey announced two new Passport Seva Kendra(PSKs) at Valsad and Navsari in South Gujarat. Pandey was speaking at a function organized by Chamber of Commerce in Surat. He said such PSKs will be opened in next about four-month period. He said the new PSKs will help for reducing burden on Surat based passport office. He said last year 1.38 lakh passports were issued in Surat against which this year 1.38 lakh passports are a...Read More

Pakistani woman who got Indian citizenship had two fake voter ids, Kutch police lodges case

September 07, 2017
Pakistani woman who got Indian citizenship had two fake voter ids, Kutch police lodges case

Bhuj: After an interesting revelation, the police in Kutch district is investigating a case in which a Pakistani woman who had come to this bordering district of Gujarat on a long term visa in 1990 and was recently granted Indian citizenship following her marriage with an Indian national, was reportedly having two fake Indian voter identity cards even before getting the Indian citizenship. Police today said that one Banoli Zakihussain, a Pakistani woman who had married Abder Rahma...Read More

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