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US prosecutors says Devyani Khobragade enjoys no immunity

Feb 01, 2014

US prosecutors says Devyani Khobragade enjoys no immunity

Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara's office argues in the court filings that Khobragade is a former diplomat and not immune from prosecution. #India #US #TheySaidIt #Diplomatic immunity #Preet Bharara #domestic help #New York #MEA #Ministry of External Affairs #Nancy Powell #diplomat #Minimum wage #Vienna Convention #Devyani Khobragade #Uttam Khobragade
Devyani Khobragade returns to Mumbai, RPI activists receive her

Jan 14, 2014

Devyani Khobragade returns to Mumbai, RPI activists receive her

Devyani, the daughter of retired IAS officer Uttam Khobragade, is expected to stay at her parents home in Versova for a few days. #India #US #NewsTracker #Diplomatic immunity #domestic help #New York #MEA #Ministry of External Affairs #Nancy Powell #diplomat #Minimum wage #Vienna Convention #Devyani Khobragade
Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

Jan 10, 2014

Ramesh writes to Odisha CM over delay in wages of MGNREGS workers

"Recent news accounts in national dailies and state reviews have highlighted the plight of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) workers on the issue of delay in wage payment," the letter from Ramesh addressed to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said. #Jairam Ramesh #NewsTracker #Naveen Patnaik #Odisha #MGNREGS #delay in wages

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Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

Jan 15, 2014

Devyani case: India should tell US 'don't mess with us again'

India needs to develop a culture of "I am not turning my other cheek, I am not ignoring your aggression, I am instead going to punch your nose, bash your head, break your knees, etc. whatever it takes for you to NEVER EVER mess with me again." #India #US #Visa fraud #Wages #LetterstoFP #diplomat #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #Wayne May #Alicia Mueller May
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Dec 18, 2013

Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

As an American citizen I find it deplorable that the worker, Mrs Richard, has been cast as a criminal for merely demanding the wages due her by US law. #Employment #USA #Labour laws #Devyani Khobragade #Mathew Brinkley #wage laws #unfair treatment

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Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 11, 2014

America can't shun this responsibility

The National Guard, drones, troops, the border patrol, it seems all of them will be urgently dispatched to the Mexican border. No, it is not that the U.S. is about to wage war with that country’s armed forces or the drug cartels; this time, the war i...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 10, 2014

Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine...
Why is the worker in Devyani Khobragade case being unfairly villainised?

Jul 10, 2014

Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine...