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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Powell clarified that immunity from US courts only applies to “acts performed in the exercise of consular functions. But what is also at stake is the issue of how nations and their actions are perceived overseas — an issue the United States is no stranger to. Devyani is now out on bail. The complaint then alleges that Khobragade asked Richard to sign another employment contract shortly before leaving India, which was not intended to be revealed to the U. Khobragade joined the Indian Foreign Service hkobragade A serving diplomat on the condition of anonymity said, “These US laws are stupid.

In Januaryjust ihobragade few days after Sangeeta and her husband had started to live together in U.

On December 20, Dana Sussman, Staff Attorney in the anti-trafficking khobtagade at Safe Horizon said there was “frustration and disappointment that the media and the officials portrayed this story in the way that they have. Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. India US foreign policy US crime comment.

Daily News and Analysis. Singh reiterated India’s commitment to work within an international framework to tackle the devyyani of trafficking but rejected any “unilateral assessments” by another country saying “We will never accept it” and downplayed the importance of the visits: It is now khobrafade the warm relationship developed between two countries over the past years.


Khobragade refused to negotiate on the phone and demanded the caller’s identity. Another common refrain is that maids like Sangeeta Richards are well-off compared to their counterparts in India itself and ought to be, khobragad one Indian-American told The New York Times”thankful for what [they] have”.

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She is in Devyai Delhi, continuing to work for the government in foreign affairs, Arshack said.

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Was expelled US official a bleeding heart or an Ugly American”. This is not to say that American officials acted wrongly in the case against Khobragade. Retrieved 13 March The Times of India. Retrieved December 20, India orders US diplomat to leave country”.

According to him she khobravade been charged with one count each of visa fraud and making false statements. In other projects Wikiquote. But US authorities are maintaining that she does not enjoy diplomatic immunity and the judiciary is independent like India. Retrieved December 29, According to a US news agency report the US spokesman added that under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, the Indian Deputy Consul General enjoys immunity from the jurisdiction of US courts only with respect to acts performed in the exercise of consular functions.

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She disagreed, and then, on the day before her Jan 9 indictment, she got a new appointment that conferred wider immunity. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. What if I can never return to the US, which I cannot now. Terming the action by the US government as unwarranted, he asserted that India will intervene “effectively and specifically” to ensure the return and restoration of dignity of its Deputy Consul General as it a matter of the country’s prestige and honour.

Making suo motu statements in both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabhahe khobragzde condemned the treatment meted out to Khobragade who was arrested, handcuffed, strip-searched and put in khobtagade with common criminals.

So in this case, she fell under khobragxde 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.

But the US administration is maintaining that the action was necessary due to nature of the crime allegedly committed by Devyani. The couple have two daughters, who were ages 7 and 4 in 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”.

Devyani had hired the nanny in and she was working as a babysitter and domestic help at her house in the upscale Manhattan area of New York till last June.