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'
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar being received at the 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State in Dushanbe.PTI Photo
BJP leader and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Sewa Diwas”, organised to celebrate birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a vaccination centre in Rampur.PTI Photo
Members of Bhartiya Kissan Union block a road during a protest against Punjab Government in support of their demands in Patiala.PTI Photo
Union Home Minister Amit Shah waters a sapling planted under the 'All India Tree Plantation Campaign-2021' by CAPF, at CRPF Training Centre in Nanded.PTI Photo
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greets PM Narendra Modi on his birthday by writing a message on a board during inauguration of Maha Tikakaran Abhiyan 2.0 at Patliputra Sports Complex, in Patna.PTI Photo
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It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates
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