US Diplomat

  • Devyani Khobragade case: India expels senior US diplomat 10-01-2014 07:23 PM

    India on Friday expelled senior American diplomat within hours of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade being asked to leave the US after her indictment in a visa fraud case for which she was arrested nearly a month ago, triggering strong reaction from the government in New Delhi. The unnamed Director-rank American...
  • MEA statement on Devyani Khobragade case 19-12-2013 04:57 PM

    The arrest of India's deputy consul general in New York, Devyani Khobragade, has threatened to affect the Indo-US ties with New Delhi publicly hitting out at Washington over the development. Khobragade, was strip-searched, cavity-searched and swabbed for DNA after her arrest in New York last week on charges of visa...
  • Full text: Devyani Khobragade's letter to her colleagues 19-12-2013 04:41 PM

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has thanked her colleagues in the External Affairs Ministry for their support in the case pertaining to her arrest by the US authorities. Khobragade, India's deputy consul general in New York, was strip-searched, cavity-searched and swabbed for DNA after her arrest in New York last week...
  • US hopes diplomat's arrest won't hit bilateral ties 14-12-2013 09:51 PM

    New Delhi: Despite stern words from India, the US is neither apologising nor promising to reconsider the charges against Indian deputy-consul general Devyani Khobragade in New York. US has also said it was hopefull the incident to affect Indo-US ties, but it already has, even as Khobragade, who has surrendered...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 13-12-2013 10:39 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • US: Whistleblower Bradley Manning not found guilty of aiding the enemy 31-07-2013 09:01 AM

    Whistleblower Bradley Manning - responsible for the leak of US diplomatic cables is found not guilty of aiding the enemy, however the Military court found him guilty of most other charges including 5 counts of theft. The US soldier was responsible for the largest ever leak of 7 lakh sheets...
  • Russia says CIA agent caught trying to recruit spy 15-05-2013 02:46 AM

    Moscow: Russia expelled a US diplomat on Tuesday after saying he had been caught red-handed with disguises, special equipment and wads of cash as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent to work for the CIA. Apparently detained in an incongruous-looking blond wig, with props reminiscent of a schoolboy's...
  • Pak, US try to narrow differences, officials meet 03-08-2011 02:34 AM

    Islamabad: The United States and Pakistan are working to smooth over travel curbs which Islamabad has imposed on US diplomats, a senior US official said on Tuesday, the latest strain in ties that have worsened since the killing of Osama bin Laden. Pakistan says it has introduced the restrictions on...
  • Davis case: Pak exploring 'blood money' option 18-02-2011 03:08 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan government is exploring a possible "blood money deal" between American official Raymond Davis, arrested for double murder in Lahore, and relatives of the victims for ending the tense standoff with the US. Finding itself on a sticky wicket on the issue of freeing 37-year-old Davis, the government is...
  • Focused on getting Davis released: White House 18-02-2011 07:41 AM

    Washington: The White House has said that US is currently focused on getting its diplomat Raymond Davis released from Pakistan, notwithstanding the setback it received at the hands of Pakistani courts. Davis, who held US diplomatic passport, is currently under arrest in Pakistan on charges of murder of two Pakistani...
  • US comments on radio tagging disturbing: Sibal 02-02-2011 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: HRD Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday termed as "disturbing" the comments of a US diplomat calling ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students in California as "very hip and happening." "Comments of the US official (on ankle monitors tagged on some Indian students) are disturbing...," Sibal told reporters...