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Former PM Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: US tells court

Jul 11, 2014    

Washington Former prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.The US Department of Justice informed this to a Washington court on Thursday in response to a petition filed by the New York-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) in which it argued that since Singh is no longer the prime minister of India, the clause of immunity does not apply on him.Last September, when Singh visited the US to meet President Barack Obama at the Whit...

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