Indian custody dispute resolved

A Norwegian court has formally resolved a bitter custody dispute over two children who’d been living in Stavanger with their parents from India. The children can now legally be placed in the care of an uncle in India. The children, aged one and three, were placed in a foster home last year after Norway’s state […]

Indian surrogates for Norwegian women increase

Indian women acting as surrogates for Norwegians are giving birth to a baby a week for Norwegian parents, as an increase in surrogacy tourism is met by a continued domestic ban on the method within Norway. Magazine Plot has revealed that the trend for Norwegians to seek foreign surrogates is on the increase in India, […]

Companies investing in India

Strong economic growth in India in attracting new investment from Norway. State business development agency Innovation Norway reports a surge of interest among Norwegian companies, and Norway’s embassy in New Delhi claims it can barely keep up with demand for information. “We’re getting so many inquiries that we have problems handling them all,” Rajeev Koul, […]

Indian embassy draws critics

India’s embassy in Oslo has been the target of massive criticism lately, over its allegedly difficult and slow procedures for issuing visas. Newspaper Aftenposten wrote about the problems last week and since has received a flood of reaction from frustrated travelers whose planned trips to India were ruined by the embassy’s failure or refusal to […]