UK and India discuss visa issues and extradition


INDIA and the UK have discussed problems in granting visas to Indians, including students, caused by delays from British authorities. India’s home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi, who was in the UK this week as part of the India-UK Home Affairs Dialogue, which concluded on Monday (17), also discussed the extradition of fugitives “across the board” with his British counterparts. Asked if the extradition of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya and former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi were raised with the UK, Mehrishi said the issues that affect extradition “across the board” were discussed, rather than specific cases. “Mr Mallya’s…

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