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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But US authorities are maintaining that she does not enjoy diplomatic immunity and the judiciary is independent like India. Khobragade had pleaded not guilty.

A serving diplomat on the condition of anonymity said, “These US laws are stupid. Retrieved December 18, In return, you got a maid and a drunken driver. A better understanding of India’s colonial inheritance — particularly its nationalism and class structure — might have led many Americans to appreciate the sensitivities involved, even if it didn’t change their views on the merits of the case.

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 khobtagade full diplomatic immunity and would preclude any court jurisdiction over her.

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The Times Of India. According to him she has been charged with one count each of visa fraud and making false statements. Akash Singh Rathore, who is currently a visiting scholar in the department of Arts and Sciences at University of Pennsylvania.

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The couple have two daughters, who were ages 7 and 4 in Devyani Khobragade” Press release. On July 1,Khobragade received a phone call from a person claiming to be Richard’s lawyer and requesting her to process a change in visa khobragqde of Richard and provide compensation based on 19 hours of work per day.

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Saturday 29 December Your Reason has been Reported to the admin. This is the case even in Britain, despite the imperial legacy and a long, subsequent history of emigration from India. Fill in your details: Get instant notifications from Economic Times Allow Not now.

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The petition also stated that Uttam Khobragade had called Richard’s family in India and threatened them with dire consequences if Richard complains. 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 khpbragade consular functions.

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On March 12,Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered that all charges against Khobragade be dismissed because she had diplomatic khoobragade at the time of her indictment. Retrieved December 24, The transfer to UN mission will help ensure that Khobragade is eligible for full diplomatic immunity.

On January 8,the U. Retrieved from ” https: Diplomat row charges dropped in US”. She can escape from the clutches of the US laws, only if the Indian government forces the American government to extend diplomatic immunity to her.

Visa fraud case against diplomat Devyani Khobragade dismissed in US

Richard staying by saying that, “You dwvyani lost a good friend. The government on Wednesday transferred diplomat Devyani Khobragade to the Indian permanent mission to United Nations. Preet BhararaU. Loading comments… Trouble loading? When Khobragade was arrested, US officials said her status as a consular officer provided immunity limited to acts performed in the exercise of official functions.

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