Consul General

  • Devyani Khobragde's arrest in the US: Animated spoof that went viral 19-12-2013 03:49 PM

    A spoof video has surfaced which takes a dig at the arrest of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragde in the US. Khobragade was arrested on December 12 while she was dropping her daughters off at a school in Manhattan. She was released on the same day on a $250,000...
  • Foreign Secretary summons US Ambassador over arrest of top Indian diplomat 13-12-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: In the wake of the arrest of the Deputy Consul General at the Indian consulate in New York, Devyani Khobragade, Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Friday summoned US Ambassador to India Nancy Powell. Devyani Khobragade, was arrested reportedly on visa fraud charges. She has been released from custody...
  • 'Graft during YSR rule was above norm in India' 16-09-2011 12:50 PM

    Hyderabad: A leaked diplomatic cable dispatched by the US Consul General in Chennai in 2007 had nailed the then Congress government headed by YS Rajasekhara Reddy in Andhra Pradesh for 'widespread corruption that was beyond the pale' even for India. In the name of social programmes targeted at the common...
  • Maid case now in Indian govt hands: Prabhu Dayal 26-06-2011 08:06 PM

    New York: Indian Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal, who is accused of treating a former domestic help as a slave and making sexual advances, has said the Indian government will now have to decide how to proceed with the forced labour lawsuit filed against him by his former...
  • Maid who sued Indian diplomat scared, says lawyer 22-06-2011 07:47 AM

    New York: Santosh Bhardwaj, the maid who has sued a top Indian diplomat in New York for alleged forced labour, was scared to take legal action against him given his high profile stature, her lawyer said on Tuesday. "She has been very afraid to do anything given the stature of...
  • 'Charges against me are complete nonsense' 21-06-2011 12:56 PM

    The Indian Consul General in New York, Prabhu Dayal, who has been slapped with a forced-labour suit has said the charges against him are complete nonsense and are a complete fabrication. ...
  • NY Indian Consul General slapped with labour suit 21-06-2011 09:43 AM

    New York: Prabhu Dayal, the Indian Consul General in New York, has been accused of treating a former domestic help as a slave and making sexual advances, a charge rejected by Dayal as 'complete nonsense'. Santosh Bhardwaj, Dayal's former maid, has filed a forced labour-suit against him for making her...
  • India's Consul General given clean chit 01-03-2011 04:20 PM

    Cairo: Liberia has said that it has not granted political asylum to the Honorary Consul General of India and the document being widely circulated in India in this regard is "forged" and "fake". The Liberian Foreign Ministry has issued a statement saying that there is no record that the Honorary...
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