December 27, 2013

The Case Against India's Diplomat

Omer Aziz, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

There are complex historical reasons for India’s outrage over the recent arrest of one of its diplomats.

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TAGGED: India, Devyani Khobragade, United States


December 26, 2013
India, Take a Look in the Mirror
Juliet Sorensen, NY Daily News
The umbrage expressed by Indian officials about this relatively tame treatment fails to acknowledge the gravity of the underlying crime. more ››
December 26, 2013
Indian Diplomats Can't Afford U.S. Minimum Wage
S. Pal, The Hindu
Every Indian diplomat in the U.S. has told the same lie, because none of them can afford to pay the local minimum wage when their own pay, even with the foreign allowance, is barely more than that. more ››
December 19, 2013
Outrage and Overreaction in India
The Hindu
It is not surprising that the details of the treatment to which Devyani Khobragade, the Indian deputy-consul in New York, was subjected after her roadside arrest on charges of fudging her domestic help’s visa forms and... more ››
December 20, 2013
America Does Not Respect India
Times of India
There's a hard lesson in international affairs that India must take away from the Devyani affair. Even as India's leadership allowed its growth story to implode, the global economic downturn has placed the West in a sour mood and... more ››
December 20, 2013
The Odd Case of the Indian Diplomat
New York Post
One wonders why there is so much outrage about the alleged treatment of the Indian national accused of perpetrating these acts but precious little outrage about the alleged treatment of the Indian victim and her spouse. more ››