Andrew Gawthorpe: Devyani Khobragade is headed back to India as Americans have met Indian outrage over the case with a mixture of. NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday transferred diplomat Devyani Khobragade to the Indian permanent mission to United Nations. The transfer to UN. Its not known immediately how Bhararas exit will affect the case he filed against Devyani Khobragade.

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Visa fraud case against diplomat Devyani Khobragade dismissed in US

Retrieved 13 October According to Indian diplomats serving in the Western khobragaed, paying lesser than what is actually on official papers is a common practice among the Indian diplomats. Retrieved March 15, Retrieved January 23, Khobragade, who was at Serial No. They can then recapture the essence of a truth which was written by an American political philosopher decades ago: It became clear that this was a conspiracy and some people trapped her,” he said.

Beyond stereotypes about it being the place where the long-haired go to “find themselves”, most westerners have little appreciation of the country’s culture or social system. Retrieved 22 December In other projects Wikiquote. Credic-Barrett also stated that anyone taken to holding cells of the New York federal courthouse is automatically subjected to a strip search if they are placed among other prisoners. Find this khobraagade offensive? In further protest, several senior politicians and officials from Indian government refused to meet the US Congressional delegation that was visiting India at that time.

The Times Of India. I think she’s been frustrated with the response that somehow has been on the victimization of the defendant. The judge found Khobragade had broad immunity from prosecution when she was indicted on charges of fraudulently obtaining a work visa for her housekeeper and lying to the government about the maid’s pay. US government officials maintain that they followed “standard procedures”, and that Khobragade has only ddevyani immunity, giving her protection from arrest related to her consular duties but not to crimes committed on US soil.


On December 17,Delhi Police removed security barricades on the road outside the US Embassy in New Delhi, citing need for improvement of traffic flow in that area. NIFTY 50 10, 2. Retrieved January 30, Narrating the sequence of events that began in June-July this year, he said the maid servant disappeared and a case was lodged with New York Police Department but no action was taken. This will alert our moderators to take action.

Case against Indian diplomat who was strip-searched in US dismissed – Telegraph

Embassy Vehicles will not be immune to traffic violations, the restrictions also requires the embassy not to hold ‘Commercial Activities’ in its premises. Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against a certain community Others. Wednesday’s ruling centred on the complexities of different levels of legal protection afforded to diplomats.

According khobrsgade him she has been charged with one count each of visa fraud and making false statements.

Devyani Khobragade case: Government transfers diplomat to Indian permanent mission to UN

On December 18,John Kerry expressed regret over the circumstances regarding the caes and strip-search of the Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and empathised as a father of two daughters at similar age as Khobragade. Retrieved from ” https: But it can be a disappointment only because it is also a hope”. And while Khobragade’s immunity ended when she left the country, the indictment still could not stand. On December 20 a group of nearly devani people representing migrant domestic workers protested for an hour outside the Indian Consulate in New York City.

Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now. This is the case even in Britain, despite the imperial legacy and a long, subsequent history of emigration from India.

Devyani Khobragade incident

It is now threatening the warm relationship developed between two countries over the past years. On July 1,Khobragade received a phone call from a person claiming to be Richard’s lawyer and requesting her to process a change in visa status of Richard and provide compensation based on 19 hours of work per day. A better understanding of India’s colonial inheritance — particularly its nationalism and class structure — might have led many Americans to appreciate the sensitivities involved, even if it didn’t change their views on the merits of the case.


Retrieved 5 April Still, many in India saw the arrest as unnecessarily humiliating. It is denying that the proper procedure was not followed the arrest. Marshals Service and strip searched by a female Deputy Marshal in a private setting. The strip searching and handcuffing of Devyani added fuel to the fire. Bharara, who was born in India but moved with his family to the US, also said Khobragade wasn’t handcuffed, restrained or arrested in front of her children.

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Retrieved 13 January Sangeeta’s in-laws had worked with expelled US diplomat”. While I was going through it, although I must admit that I broke down many times as the indignities of repeated handcuffing, stripping and cavity searches, swabbing, hold up with common criminals and drug addicts were all being imposed upon me despite my incessant assertions of immunity, I got the strength to regain composure and remain dignified thinking that Devyaani must represent all of my colleagues and my country with confidence and pride.

In the last quarter ofDevyani Khobragade gave a series of interviews to the Indian press, suggesting that the Indian government seek a political resolution of her case with the United States.

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Powell clarified that immunity from US courts only applies to “acts performed in the exercise of consular functions. Views Read Edit View history. Sangeeta Richard, 42, an Indian national and earlier holder of an Indian diplomatic passport, worked as nanny and domestic help for Khobragade from November until June