- Passport woes: The Times of India, 15th Feburary 2007. BANGALORE: While a passport gives you a very valid identity, the loss of it can be a nightmare. And if you have already booked tickets to travel, then your plans may come to a naught as there are no quick-fix solutions to get a duplicate. It may take days, sometimes even weeks, to get it.
- Married-to-NRI stamp on passport: The Times of India, 2nd Feburary, 2007. NEW DELHI: Indian women who marry NRIs will now get legal proof of their wedlock if the government has its way.The ministries of women and child development (WCD) and overseas Indian affairs are pushing for a mandatory certification of marriage on the wife's passport.
- The colour of our passports: The Hindu, 21st December 2003. Stopped from boarding a flight to London, recently, TABISH KHAIR reflects on how the new rule for transit visas had nothing to do with terrorism but everything to do with the terror of people with the wrong colour of passport.
- Held for possessing forged passport: The Hindu, 16th June 2004.NEDUMBASSERY, JUNE 15. Emigration officials at the Cochin International Airport Ltd. today detained a passenger for possessing a forged passport. A resident of Jaffna in Sri Lanka, Mr. Arumugam (26) was intercepted on arrival at the airport. He was to travel to Paris via Abu Dhabi by the Gulf Air flight GF 271. He was allegedly using the passport of a Pondicherry resident, Jean Paul by replacing the photograph.
- International aviation group offers to convert passports to e-passports: The Indian Express, 7th feburary 2007.NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 6: The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has offered technical assistance to India to implement a project on converting passports to e-passports. The offer was made during ICAO’s Secretary-General Taieb Cherif’s meeting with Civil Aviation minister Praful Patel today.
- Telgi II: Fictitious firm flee with govt security press's watermark: The Times of India, 3rd Feburary, 2007. NEW DELHI: Five years after Abdul Karim Telgi rocked India Security Press (ISP), which prints stamp paper and other security papers, the Nashik-based Central government establishment finds itself in another shocking scandal.
- Seeking a passport? Be patient: The Times of India, 10th feburary 2007. LUCKNOW: Meeting the passport officer seems to itself require a passport of some sort. What denies you access into these hallowed portals as it were?It could be a sudden meeting of the passport office on working days. Or the usual "chief-on-round" exercise that might at times deny you "easy access"to authorities there.
- Passport and VIsa to India:The Hindustan Times, 24th August, 2005: Passport, Visa Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes.
"We want to see your passports": Hindustan Times, 13th September, 2005:"We want to see your passports, demanded the leader of the four. I told him that we usually do not carry passports with us and showed him my University identity card which thankfully had a recent picture".
Making a ‘Menace’ of Migrants: Hindustan Times, 1st January 2006:"We actually encourage Nepalis to come and seek employment in India and have special laws in place that enable them to cross the border without passports and to work without visas."