Envoy Pat Down

  • Frisking row: US assures better sensitivity December 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Days after a senior Indian diplomat was asked by security staff at a US airport if they could check his turban, US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer Wednesday met representatives of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) in New Delhi and assured them that the US will strike a balance...
  • Will take up pat down issue with US: Krishna December 14, 2010

    External Affairs Minister SM Krishna slams Indian envoy's pat down and said that India will take up the issue with the US. ...
  • Indian envoy insulted, denies facing pat down December 13, 2010

    Texas: The US has done it again - but this time, its not the sari but the turban that has raised eyebrows. India's envoy to the UN Hardeep Puri refused to have his turban patted down at the airport in Austin, Texas. The incident happened on November 13 when Puri...
  • Indian envoy denies he was humiliated December 13, 2010

    Texas: India's permanent representative to the United Nations, Hardeep Puri, who was reported to have been patted down in Texas, has denied being humiliated by the security persons. Talking to CNN-IBN, Hardeep said, "This is something that happened a month ago, on November 13. When I entered the airport, the...