India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 8, 2015
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has appointed senior Indian diplomat Atul Khare as the Under Secretary-General for Field Support and will head the department that provides dedicated support to peacekeeping missions around the world.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Diplomat Devyani Khobragade at the centre of a bitter row with the United States has been stripped of her duties over unauthorised statements to media, a government source and reports said on Saturday.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday December 20, 2014
Taking a serious view of the statements made by diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the media, the Ministry of External Affairs has stripped her of her duties as director in the partnership development division. The ministry has said that Ms Khobragade di...
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Amnesia about this reflects poorly for India, writes Shashi Tharoor.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 19, 2014
An Indian diplomat's daughter who was suspended, arrested and forced to spend a day in jail during her senior year in February 2011 on cyber-bullying charges, has won a $225,000 settlement from New York City.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 7, 2014
The paedophile son of an Indian diplomat, who was jailed for a decade in Australia last year, has appealed the sentence "as too harsh", media reported on Thursday.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday June 18, 2014
Some 40 Indians are stranded in the violence-torn Iraqi town of Mosul, which fell to Islamist militants on June 10. New Delhi says they cannot be contacted. India is sending seasoned diplomat Suresh Reddy, who was ambassador to Iraq till recently, t...
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Abducted in Afghanistan, Indian aid worker Alexis Prem Kumar is safe. India is confident of getting him rescued unharmed soon, according to a top Indian diplomat in Kabul.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday June 16, 2014
PM's advice to young diplomats analysed.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 1, 2014
The Devyani Khobragade case came up for a discussion at Harvard Law School with India-born United States prosecutor Preet Bharara telling the graduating class that the "intense" criticism and accusation hurled at him for charging the Indian diplomat ...
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 30, 2014
India's general election is getting more attention in the US than ever before, a former top American diplomat who played a key role in revival of Indo-US ties after India's 1998 nuclear tests, has said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 13, 2014
He had earlier led the prosecution of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and Wall Street executive Rajat Gupta
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 5, 2014
India today dismissed as "ridiculous" suggestions that the arrest of an American police officer in New Delhi was a tit-for-tat response to last year's detention and strip-search of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 15, 2014
An arrest warrant has been issued against Devyani Khobragade as US prosecutors yesterday re-indicted her on visa fraud charges and accused the Indian diplomat of "illegally" underpaying and "exploiting" her domestic help.
India News | Reuters | Saturday March 15, 2014
A grand jury in New York has returned a new indictment against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade for visa fraud, two days after a US judge dismissed a similar indictment because she had diplomatic immunity.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 14, 2014
The Obama Administration has expressed surprise over the dismissal of a federal indictment against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the visa fraud case.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday March 13, 2014
A US court has dismissed visa fraud charges against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest and strip-search in New York sparked a bitter diplomatic row.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Seeking to deepen Indo-US ties after a recent series of setbacks, including a stand-off over the Devyani Khobragade episode, a top US diplomat of Indian origin today began her three-day visit to India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 1, 2014
A top Obama administration diplomat is travelling to India next week to hold talks with Indian officials in New Delhi, and the private and corporate sector in Bangalore.
India News | Associated Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
The US brought a trade complaint against India on Monday over a solar energy program it says discriminates against American manufacturers, adding another wrinkle to a bilateral relationship strained by the recent arrest and strip-search of an Indian ...
India News | Reuters | Saturday February 8, 2014
A top White House adviser attempted to smooth over troubled ties between US and India on Friday, saying the two countries should not allow the dispute over Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade to "derail the future we are working diligently to build".
India News | Reuters | Saturday February 1, 2014
Devyani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat whose December arrest led to a major international dispute, holds no immunity from U.S. prosecution and should continue to faces charges of visa fraud, Manhattan federal prosecutors said in court papers filed o...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Upset over the Devyani Khobragade episode, India today raised with the US its concerns over "trafficking" visas issued to family members of Sangita Richard, the absconding maid of the Indian diplomat whose arrest had triggered a row between the two c...
India News | Reuters | Wednesday January 22, 2014
Devyani Khobragade case: The case of the Indian consul arrested and strip-searched in New York last month was handled "appallingly" and needs to be resolved, but the United States remains probably India's most important ally, the Indian ambassador to...