15 Oct 2021: India opens to international travelers aboard chartered flights
India threw open its gates to foreign passengers traveling to the country on chartered flights from today. Tourist visas are once again being issued to such travelers. However, foreign tourists traveling by regular flights will have to wait till November 15 to get tourist visas. The move is a sign of the situation normalizing in the country and the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Background: All foreign visas were suspended last year due to COVID-19
India had canceled all visas granted