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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On December 10,Philip Richard, along with two children, went to the U. Archived from the original on December 24, But the ruling left open the possibility prosecutors could bring a new indictment against her, and they “intend to proceed accordingly,” said James Margolin, a spokesman for Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.

We know much more about America. Retrieved 3 March Retrieved December 24, Retrieved December 20, The New York Times. I take comfort in the confidence that this invaluable support will also be translated into strong and swift action, to ensure the safety of me and my children, as also to preserve the dignity of our service which is unquestionably under siege.

Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. To Americans and indeed most Europeans, what is at stake is a caze matter of social justice — if Khobragade couldn’t afford to pay her domestic help a humane wage, she shouldn’t have had domestic help at all.


Retrieved 13 January On January 9,a US grand jury indicted her on two counts, for visa fraud and making false statements to get a work visa for Sangeeta Richard, her housekeeper in New York. The Supreme Court of India in its Judgment stated “The mode of allotment was amended for the Batch in such a calculated fashion that Ms.

She disagreed, and then, on the day before her Jan 9 indictment, she got a new appointment that conferred wider immunity. On March 14,Khobragade was re-indicted on the same charges. I can do no better than to reiterate the U.

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

In a strong response to the arrest of a young Indian woman diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York, Khobragaxe is now even refusing to entertain a high level visiting US Congress delegation. Decyani July 8,”Access Immigration”, a law office representing Richard, called for a meeting with Khobragade. Khobragade was granted a G-1 visa by the United States Department of State on January 8,under the terms of Section 15 of the Headquarters Agreement between the United Nations and the United States which gives her full diplomatic immunity and would preclude any court jurisdiction over her.

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It is now threatening the warm relationship developed between two countries over the past years. I think she’s been frustrated with the response that somehow has been on the victimization of the defendant.


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Views Read Edit View history. This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: According to Indian diplomats serving in the Western countries, paying lesser than what is actually on official papers is a common practice among the Indian diplomats.


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Marshals Service and strip searched by a female Deputy Marshal in a private setting. So in this case, she fell under that specific kind of immunity, and would be liable to arrest pending trial pursuant a felony arrest warrant,” says US State department complicating the matters for India.

She joined Indian Foreign Service in If American officials believe these programmes are necessary, they must understand cass cultural barriers and a lack of understanding about American society and its aims often impede understanding of American actions, just as India’s actions in the Khobragade case seem baffling. It says as per the US laws, submitting false papers is a very serious crime and the offender faces up to 15 years behind bars.

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