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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As per the US laws which are extremely hard on human exploitation and human trafficking, Devyani has committed a very serious crime. Indian consulate officers informed Richard that she was required to return to India as she was on an Indian diplomatic passport and that compensation regarding work hours would be settled before departure to India.

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Devyani Khobragade – Wikipedia

In Januaryjust a few days after Sangeeta and her husband had started to live together in U. This is the case even in Britain, despite the imperial legacy and a long, subsequent history of emigration from India. In India, much of criticism of the actions of the US authorities centered on the claims made by Indian media that Khobragade was handcuffed in public, subjected to a strip search, and made to share a cell with “drug addicts”.

For now, at least, Wednesday’s ruling closes the case against Devyani Khobragade on the grounds of diplomatic immunity. In a strong response to the arrest of a young Indian woman diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York, India is now even refusing to entertain a high level visiting US Congress delegation. But American public diplomacy today faces the problem of convincing people in many countries that American foreign policy is indeed a force for good in the world.


T he withdrawal of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade from her country’s consulate in New York means we are entering the final stages of a row which has done unfortunate damage to Indian-American relations. They even mention the Rajat Gupta incident.

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

Archived from the original PDF on January 12, She also surrendered her passport. 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. Devyani herself is getting not more than Rs 4 lakh per month. TarapurMaharashtra, India [1]. Sangeeta’s in-laws had worked with expelled US diplomat”. Defence Defence National International Industry. Retrieved January 31, The Times Of India.

This is not to say that American officials acted wrongly in the case against Khobragade. Centre to Delhi High Court. The transfer to UN mission will help ensure that Khobragade is eligible for full diplomatic immunity. Khobragadw such as the acse drone campaign in Pakistan and beyond and the NSA’s surveillance activities make it hard to construct a positive narrative about American activity in the world. In NovemberKhobragade employed Richard, as a nanny and domestic servant for residence in New York.

Fired US prosecutor Bharara had build case against diplomat Khobragade

Singh reiterated India’s commitment to work within an international framework to tackle the problem of trafficking but rejected any “unilateral assessments” by another country saying “We will never accept it” and downplayed the importance of the visits: Khobragade was arrested the next day, subjected to a body-cavity search, presented to a judge and released the same day.

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.


Thursday 27 DecemberAn Khhobragade Tragedy: Archived from the original on December 24, How can a mid-ranking diplomat pay Rs 2. Diplomat’s arrest in NYC barbaric”. Saturday 29 December This will alert our moderators to take khobragae Name Reason for reporting: Later, Richard contacted Safe Horizona nonprofit that has an anti-trafficking program, which took Richard to the State Departments with the allegations.

Diplomat’s arrest in NYC barbaric”. Retrieved January 23, Drag according to your convenience. Still, many in India saw the arrest as unnecessarily humiliating. NIFTY 50 10, 2. She is in New Delhi, continuing to work for the government in foreign affairs, Arshack said.

Indian officials said the housekeeper had tried to blackmail the diplomat, which the housekeeper’s advocates disputed. 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.

Company Corporate Trends Deals. Khobragade’s attorney, Daniel Arshack, said the former deputy general consul, now back in her homeland, was pleased by the ruling. Based on the exchange rate at that time, 30, rupees is equivalent to Following the July 8 meeting, the Indian government revoked Richard’s Indian diplomatic passport with effect from June 22, and informed OFM about the termination of the devyank.

The judge asked the question of whether the crimes Khobragade was accused of committing would have been considered “official acts” covered by the earlier, more limited immunity.