The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at Wagah.
The FCO advise against all travel to Manipur and against all but essential travel to Imphal, the state capital of Manipur. See Local travel
The FCO advise against all travel to Jammu and Kashmir with the exception of (i) travel within the cities of Jammu and Srinagar, (ii) travel by air to the cities of Jammu and Srinagar, (iii) travel between these two cities on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, and (iv) travel within the region of Ladakh. The tourist destinations of Phalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg fall within the areas to which the FCO advise against all travel. See Local travel and Terrorism. and Terrorism.
Another major earthquake occurred in Nepal on Tuesday 12 May and has affected the nearby Indian states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. There are reports of some deaths, injuries and some damage to infrastructure. If you’re travelling in these areas you should monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities. Transport links between India and Nepal may also be affected as a result of the earthquake.
The Indian Embassy in Nepal will provide a visa service from 5 May. All British nationals travelling to India from Nepal from 5 May onwards must hold a valid Indian visa. India will stop issuing emergency temporary visas on arrival to British nationals arriving from Nepal on 5 May.
Over 800,000 British nationals visit India every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
Tropical cyclones are common, particularly off the east coast. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms and follow the advice of the local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters
There is a high threat from terrorism throughout India. Recent attacks have targeted public places including those visited by foreigners. See Terrorism
The Indian government has relaxed the rules on re-entering the country while on a tourist visa. See Entry requirements