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India says no U.S. standoff as diplomat returns home

India says no U.S. standoff as diplomat returns home

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Devyani Khobragade

By Ashok Sharma
Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) – India’s government said that there was no standoff with the United States over the arrest and strip search of an Indian diplomat in New York, as both countries appear eager to defuse the month-long dispute.

After meeting with the diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, following her return to New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid downplayed tensions with the U.S., saying the two countries would sort out their issues. Read the full story

Posted in National News, Vol 33 No 4 | 1/18-1/24Comments (0)

India diplomat outraged by invasive arrest

India diplomat outraged by invasive arrest

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Devyani Khobragade (Photo from Facebook)

By Nirmala George
Associated Press

NEW DELHI (AP) – An Indian diplomat said she faced repeated “handcuffing, stripping, and cavity searches” following her arrest in New York City on visa fraud charges in a case that has infuriated the government in New Delhi. Read the full story

Posted in Features 52, National News, Vol 32 No 52 | 12/21-12/27Comments (0)

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