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Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade


Devyani seeks dismissal of visa fraud case in US court

February 09, 2014 12:13 am

Arshack said the indictment must be dismissed because the immunity bestowed upon Khobragade 'applied retroactively'.

India raises evacuation of maid’s family with Kerry

January 23, 2014 12:36 am

Devyani’s arrest and strip-search has led the Indian government to retaliate and cut back on US diplomats’ privileges in the last one month.

India detects ‘visa fraud and tax evasion’ in US Embassy school

January 17, 2014 1:59 am

India puts school under scanner after it asked couples not to declare both jobs, officials say teachers’ spouses working without paying tax.

'Devyani told maid not to fall ill in New York'

January 16, 2014 1:21 am

Told her maid Richard medical treatment would be too expensive.

Indian Diplomat Row: Devyani Khobragade seeks dismissal of visa fraud case against her

January 15, 2014 10:10 am

Lawyer Arshack said Khobragade's immunity "should have prevented" her arrest, handcuffing, jailing, strip searching and imposition of bail conditions.

Immunity to Devyani disappointing: US trade union center

January 14, 2014 10:55 am

"The Department should consider taking action against governments that routinely misuse the program, like India," Trumka demanded.

Moves US court, seeks dismissal of fraud case

January 12, 2014 1:26 am

Khobragade flew back to India on Thursday night from the JFK airport on an Air India flight after she was accorded diplomatic immunity and asked to depart from the US.

Devyani Khobragade barred entry into US

January 12, 2014 1:21 am

Khobragade’s departure from the US, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said, does not change the charges against the 39-year-old diplomat.

Khobragade fallout: India expels senior US diplomat

January 10, 2014 7:48 pm

The diplomat was understood to be closely involved in the evacuation of the family of Khobragade's absconding maid Sangeeta Richard.

Devyani wants freedom to return to US but MEA has other plans for plea deal

January 09, 2014 10:52 am

All previous cases involving Indian diplomats and their domestic helps in the US have been civil offences.