Diplomat

  • PM Modi to US President Obama in his final leg of US tour Yesterday

    In the final leg of his five days trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reach Washington on Monday and will meet US President Barack Obama. Modi will have a private dinner with Obama. The American President also wanted to try and move beyond points of friction that had come up...
  • The world started to take India seriously when it began growing at 9%, says Fareed Zakaria 3 days ago

    The world started to take India seriously when the country started to grow at 9 per cent, said CNN's strategic affairs expert Fareed Zakaria while talking about India's global image and how the world perceives Narendra Modi. ...
  • PM Modi to meet 250 businessmen at Taj Pierre in New York today 4 days ago

    Executive editor Bhupendra Chaubey talks about what's on the agenda for PM Modi on this big US trip and the expectations from it. Modi will be meeting a group of industrialists and around 250 businessmen as he lands in New York on Friday. ...
  • Americans want to know India's position on WTO 4 days ago

    Bhupendra Chaubey talks about the expectations from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit. Americans are looking for some time bound action from the PM on the question of intellectual property rights and India's position on WTO. ...
  • Devyani's re-indictment an act of aggression, says her father March 15, 2014

    In a major setback to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, an arrest warrant has been issued against her in the US after she was re-indicted in the US visa fraud case. Devyani Khobragade's father, Uttam Khobragade said that this is a clear act of aggression and looks like it was deliberately...
  • Very happy to be back in Mumbai: Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade January 14, 2014

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has returned to Mumbai from the US. The envoy who was slapped with visa fraud charges has said she is happy to be back but she still misses her children. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus links US freeze with Khobragade diplomatic row January 19, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha compares US freeze with the deadlock between India and US over Devyani Khobragade diplomatic row. ...
  • Hope the Khobragade incident does not affect ties: Talbott January 13, 2014

    ExDeputy Secretary in the US government, Strobe Talbott, expressed concern over the diplomat row between India and the US. "Let's hope this issue passes into history. Hope this incident does not spoil one of the most important relations in IndoUS relations does not affect the ties between the two counties,"...
  • It's a battle half won, US should apologise, says Devyani's father January 10, 2014

    Beaming at the return of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, her father said that the battle is half won adding that 120 crore people have given the verdict that she is innocent. He also said that the government of India has taken a very conscious legal stand that charges must be...
  • Have never heard expressions like cavity search: Khurshid December 21, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that he was deeply saddened by the treatment meted to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade adding that expressions like cavity search were unheard off. "Indian Supreme Court has said we will not handcuff people for it lowers their dignity. I am sorry the US courts...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 19, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • IndoUS diplomatic war: Is mere regret enough in Devyani case? December 19, 2013

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed his regret over the arrest and strip search of Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade in New York City. State Department Deputy Spokeswoman Marie Harf said Kerry called Menon, who has slammed the diplomat's treatment as, in his words, "despicable and barbaric." ...
  • News 360: Drop case against Devyani, India to US December 19, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Thursday stuck to his stand that the case against Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in the US was a conspiracy and demanded that the case against Devyani be withdrawn. "The Devyani case is unwanted. The first thing I want to do is to protect my...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 17, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is India justified by acting strongly against US over diplomat's arrest? December 17, 2013

    As the Congressled United Progressive Alliance government and the political class hardened its stand over the arrest, stripsearch and illtreatment meted out to Indian Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York police on the charges of visa fraud, the IndiaUS bilateral relations have been severely hit after New Delhi...
  • News 360: India hits back at US over diplomat's arrest, cuts embassy security December 17, 2013

    India has hit back strongly at the United States of America over the public arrest and stripsearch of Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York Police as Delhi Police removed barricades from outside the US Embassy in Delhi. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) had requested the police to...
  • India acts tough against US, withdraws diplomatic privileges December 17, 2013

    The Indian government has hit out at the US diplomats based in India announcing a slew of measures against them until the US apologises or rethinks its decision to arrest and humiliate Indian diplomat Deeyani Khobragade. ...
  • Devyani's father reiterates stand, says his daughter is innocent December 17, 2013

    Uttam Khobragade, Father of Indian Consular Devyani Khobragade has reiterated that his daughter is innocent and she was not arrested on any act that is criminal in the US. He denied allegations of visa fraud and illtreatment of domestic help, calling it simply bullying and harassment. ...
  • Political parties back government in Devyani case December 17, 2013

    Political parties are united and have backed the government's strong stand against the US over the arrest, stripsearch and illtreatment over Deputy Consul General Devyani Khobragade by New York police. The government has taken a slew of measures against US diplomats in India to protest against the Devyani Khobragade case. ...
  • Hopeful US will address India's concerns on Khobragade case: Khurshid December 15, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid expressed concerns over the arrest of Indian Deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade. Khurshid said that he was hopeful that the US will address the issue in a proper way. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey December 14, 2013

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

    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...
  • B'lore: Woman turns CJ to expose husband accused of raping minor daughter April 13, 2013

    When a father is accused of allegedly raping his twomonthold daughter, a mother turns Citizen Journalist to expose the brutality. ...
  • The Last Word: Could India have handled the Italian marines issue in a better way? March 13, 2013

    With Italy's decision to not to send back the marines dominating the news, Karan Thapar discussed with a panel of experts whether India could have handled the matter in a better fashion. ...
  • Relations with Gujarat is not about endorsing Modi: British envoy October 22, 2012

    British High Commissioner to India James Bevan said that the talks with the Gujarat Chief Minister were not an endorsement of any person, but an engagement with the state. ...
  • I demand that justice be served: French diplomat's wife June 19, 2012

    French Embassy official Pascal Mazurier's Indian wife accused him of raping their threeandahalfyearold daughter in Bangalore last week. ...
  • We shouldn't ape the West: Writerdiplomat Pavan Varma January 21, 2012

    Writerdiplomat Pavan Varma talks about Rushdie's absence from the festival and why we need to look at this from a different perspective, especially as compared to the MF Husain case. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 25, 2011

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • I was wrongly accused: Krittika to CNNIBN May 25, 2011

    An Indian diplomat's daughter sued NYC for $1.5 million after being wrongly arrested for sending obscene emails to teachers. ...
  • Indian High Commission shielded UK diplomat January 27, 2011

    The attack on Anil Verma's wife was more serious than described by Indian High Commission. ...