The US may soon find out that making a scapegoat of Nancy Powell only solves half its problem relating to India. The other half may well prove to be much tougher to resolve in the coming days.
Full text of the ruling by U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin dismissing the indictment against the Indian diplomat
Full text of the grand jury charges in United States of America Vs Devyani Khobragade
When the dust over the Devyani Khobragade episode settles down, India will have to answer some tough questions that hitherto it had been avoiding to address.
'... that we not allow this unfortunate public issue to hurt our close and vital relationship with India.' Full text of US Secretary of State John Kerry's statement.
'That victim is Devyani Khobragade— a serving Indian Diplomat on mission in the United States.' The MEA joins issue with the statement issued by the Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara.
'It was also conveyed in no uncertain terms that this kind of treatment to one of our diplomats is absolutely unacceptable.'
The Indian embassy version of events leading to the arrest of Devyani Khobragade on December 12, 2013
'...And False Statements In Connection With Household Employee’s Visa Application.' announces the Manhattan U.S. Attorney
Statement Of Manhattan U.S. Attorney: 'There has been much misinformation and factual inaccuracy in the reporting on the charges'
Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar
Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...PTI Photo
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.