Free Press Journal
  • Sunday Gyaan! Not yet applied for a passport? Here’s how to do it

    Passport is a must while you are travelling abroad and is also an important identity proof. Earlier, it was a humungous task to apply for a passport. But, recently in June, the task was simplified. The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj launched a new scheme under which a person can apply for a passport from anywhere in India irrespective of the place of stay.

  • PNB Scam: ‘Hacked’ CBI account may explain why Nirav Modi stays ahead of law

    New Delhi: The CBI admitted on Monday that though information about Nirav Modi’s passport being revoked had been flashed in the Interpol central database on February 24, several countries ignored the alert and still allowed him to travel .The admission came even as TV channel News 18 revealed that the official email account of CBI Joint Director Rajiv Singh, who heads the banking fraud division, which

  • Police going digital for passport verification 

    Gurgaon: Gurgaon Police has decided to streamline the passport verification process by corroborating an applicant’s documents at their door-step and instantly uploading the data to its head office and the passport office.  The ‘M-passport’ initiative is likely to reduce the time consumed in processing the passport application procedure.

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    Sexual Harassment Case: Mumbai’s Bandra court directs angel investor to surrender his passport

    Mumbai: The Bandra Court passed the anticipatory bail order in Mumbai-based angel investor Mahesh Murthy’s second sexual harassment case, directing the accused to deposit its passport with the Investigating Officer (IO) till further order. Murthy had filed an anticipatory bail application before the Mumbai Sessions Court after another case of sexual harassment was registered against him on March 20.

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    Your passport may not qualify as address proof, if this happens

    Passport is considered the biggest address proof till now. But, this may not be the case in the near future. According to Indian Express, MEA is considering keeping the last page of the passport, which currently contains many details of the holder including the address, blank. The passport office and immigration department will store address records in their system.

  • Sushma Swaraj comes to the rescue of Miss India Tourism Ishika Taneja

    Mumbai: The Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj comes in a rescue of Miss India Tourism Ishika Taneja to help in procuring a passport for her assistant on the emergency basis. Taneja recently broke her elbow and she needed to fly to Malaysia to participate in Miss World Tourism which is scheduled on January 27.

  • Indore: Bouquet of services for happier year ahead

    Indore: After sweet and sore experience of 2017, New Year 2018 is sure to bring big smiles on faces of common man with new facilities and services added in the field of aviation, passport, taxation, and railway. These apart, more than 2,000 industries of Pithampur will receive 24X7 supply of Narmada water, with authorities obliging their long standing demand.

  • UK passports to change from burgundy to blue after Brexit

    London: Britain will return to a blue and gold passport design after the country leaves the European Union in 2019 “to restore our national identity”, its interior ministry announced today.

  • Indore: Long wait for appointment hassles passport seekers

    Indore: Too much rush in city’s Passport Laghu Seva Kendra (PLSK) is giving a tough time to the Regional Passport Office (RPO) office at Bhopal, who has been constantly in pressure to reduce the waiting time of applicants. In order to attend the whopping number of citizens applying for passport, since the inception of PSLK in city, RPO has so far increased the quota of per day appointments from 100 to 250

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    Aadhaar or passport number may become mandatory for domestic flights

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday will announce a draft rule for a ‘no-fly list’ for unruly passengers in the aftermath of the debacle surrounding Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who assaulted an Air India staffer onboard a plane.

  • ID copies not required to exchange notes: RBI

    New Delhi : The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday asked the banks not to insist on the photocopies of the customers’ identities for exchange of the old currency notes.


    Mallya has no intention to return, ED tells court

    New Delhi : Beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya has no intention to return to India and his passport was revoked due to his own conduct, the Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court, reports PTI. The submission was made before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass in the backdrop of Mallya’s claim that he wanted to return to India but was “incapacitated” to travel as his passport had been revoked by Indian authorities. The court had

  • Fake passport case: Charges framed against Chhota Rajan

    New Delhi : A special court on Wednesday framed charges for alleged offences of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy against gangster Chhota Rajan and three others in a fake passport case.