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MEA's Vijay Thakur Singh meets UN rights chief in Geneva, expresses India's concerns on Pakistan-backed cross-border terrorism
India

MEA's Vijay Thakur Singh meets UN rights chief in Geneva, expresses India's concerns on Pakistan-backed cross-border terrorism

A senior Indian diplomat on Thursday met UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet here and conveyed India's concerns on cross border terrorism from Pakistan.

Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says Indian representative to UN Syed Akbaruddin
India

Will not sit idle till Masood Azhar is brought to justice, says Indian representative to UN Syed Akbaruddin

Hoping that the UN would soon designate Masood Azhar as a terrorist, a top Indian diplomat has said that New Delhi will not sit idle till the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed leader is brought to justice.

Indian diplomat in Pakistan caught for taking photos inside court
World

Indian diplomat in Pakistan caught for taking photos inside court

Islamabad: A senior Indian diplomat had to apologise after he was caught taking photos inside the Islamabad High Court during the hearing of a case filed by a Pakistani man accused of forcing an Indian woman into marriage at gun point, a media report said.

Pick symbols of national pride carefully: What (mis)adventures of Khobragade has taught India
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Pick symbols of national pride carefully: What (mis)adventures of Khobragade has taught India

Devyani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat, who in 2013 became the symbol of all that was wrong with a weak-kneed UPA government unable to stand up to the American bully.

Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 in settlement from New York City
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Indian diplomat's daughter wins $225,000 in settlement from New York City

An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested in Feb 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a $225,000 settlement from NYC.

Arrest warrant issued against Devyani as prosecutors re-indict her
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Arrest warrant issued against Devyani as prosecutors re-indict her

An arrest warrant has been issued against Devyani Khobragade as US prosecutors today re-indicted her on visa fraud charges and accused the Indian diplomat of "illegally" underpaying and "exploiting" her domestic maid.

India told US that Devyani’s maid issue not subject to American rules
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India told US that Devyani’s maid issue not subject to American rules

The Indian note verbale contends that the matter of Khobragade’s maid Sangeeta Richards and the latter’s allegations against the former “are issues that are relevant to the relationship between the Government of India and its employees”.

India sympathetic to Khobragade, indifferent to Richards: NYT editorial
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India sympathetic to Khobragade, indifferent to Richards: NYT editorial

The damage caused to India-US relations by the Devyani Khobragade episode is unlikely to "dissipate soon", according to a media report that said the case might have been handled better by American authorities

Devyani Khobragade asks US court to dismiss indictment against her
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Devyani Khobragade asks US court to dismiss indictment against her

Devyani Khobragade has asked a court here to dismiss the indictment against her and terminate any "open" arrest warrants in visa fraud case

Burns meets Jaishankar, commits to move forward after Devyani conflict
World

Burns meets Jaishankar, commits to move forward after Devyani conflict

India and the US have affirmed their shared commitment to continue their work on a broad range of bilateral issues and move forward post the Devyani episode.

Khobragade crisis with India is over, let's get back to business: US
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Khobragade crisis with India is over, let's get back to business: US

The United States has voiced hope that a crisis with India over the arrest of a senior Indian diplomat last month would come to a closure and expressed its wish to get back to business and take bilateral ties forward.

Khobragade row: India not so ready to forgive and forget
India

Khobragade row: India not so ready to forgive and forget

The trust built through the US-India nuclear deal has been squandered recklessly through Manhattan Attorney Preet Bharara’s over reach of justice, and it will take sustained US efforts to mend the rift

Damaging US-India ties over Khobragade case was stupid: US officials
India

Damaging US-India ties over Khobragade case was stupid: US officials

Recognising the damage that the diplomat row has done to the India-US relationship, there is a realisation in the top American leadership that "it was the most stupid thing to do" on their part and that they would now have to "work overtime" to bring back the ties on track.

Khobragade incident: We stand with Sangeeta Richard, says rights group
India

Khobragade incident: We stand with Sangeeta Richard, says rights group

A coalition of South Asian rights bodies in the US has came out in support of Devyani Khobragade's maid Sangeeta Richard, who has claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat.

US to proceed with prosecution of Khobragade in visa fraud case
India

US to proceed with prosecution of Khobragade in visa fraud case

The US is proceeding with the prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and has no intention to withdraw the case of visa fraud against her.

Devyani Khobragade row: US columnist says Obama should clean up mess
World

Devyani Khobragade row: US columnist says Obama should clean up mess

"The Obama administration has to clean up this mess with an official and sincere apology. It should be issued by (Secretary of State John) Kerry," wrote CNN Contributor and Radio Talk Show Host Ruben Navarrette.

Devyani case: In US strip-search is standard practice for those arrested
World

Devyani case: In US strip-search is standard practice for those arrested

Indian officials have been angry over the way federal marshals handled Devyani Khobragade, the country's deputy consul general in New York, calling the treatment degrading and inhumane.

India needs to stand its ground against US on Khobragade
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India needs to stand its ground against US on Khobragade

The US went in 24 hours from regret and desire to look for a solution to telling India on Friday that Devyani Khobragade was not entitled to diplomatic immunity even in India’s UN mission in New York.

Devyani affair: Get ready for round two of diplomatic war
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Devyani affair: Get ready for round two of diplomatic war

The US State Department has said three things to warrant a new phase of the diplomatic tug of war to be unleashed between the two democracies.

Devyani case: UN immunity won't save her, says US State dept
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Devyani case: UN immunity won't save her, says US State dept

The United States has said it is yet to receive any request from Indian Government with regard to transfer of Devyani Khobragade to India's Permanent Mission to the UN and even when they do, the diplomat's immunity would not be retroactive.