Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: visas

Not the right time to talk about tourist visas to Chinese amid Covid surge there, says MEA

Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi response comes after global airlines body IATA told on 20 April that India has suspended tourist visas for Chinese nationals.

India’s NY consulate official tells woman ‘take your money & go’ in viral video, disciplined

In 24 November incident, official behaved ‘rudely’ with a woman & refused visa. Later, Consulate General issued visa ‘expeditiously’ and initiated disciplinary proceedings.

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Locals protest after the incident in Udaipur's Maldas street | Twitter/@ANI_MP_CG_RJ

How India’s first blasphemy murderer was made Pakistan’s model citizen

Little in Ilm-ud-Din’s confession tells he was engaged with the communal currents post the publication of Rangila Rasul that attacked the Prophet’s sexual morality.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.