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Devyani Khobragade, India's deputy consul general, attends the India Studies Stony Brook University fundraiser event in Long Island, New York

Devyani Khobragade, India's deputy consul general, attends the India Studies Stony Brook University fundraiser event in Long Island, New York, December 8, 2013. India urged the United States to withdraw a visa fraud case against Khobragade, one of its diplomats, in New York on Dcember 18, 2013 suggesting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's expression of regret over her treatment while in custody was not enough. Picture taken December 8, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Jaffer/SnapsIndia (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY CRIME LAW) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

Indian Diplomat, Devyani Khobragade arrested in NYC

Yahoo NewsDecember 17, 2013

An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search caused a major rift in U.S.-Indian ties was effectively expelled from the United States on Thursday as part of a deal in which she was granted diplomatic immunity from charges of visa fraud and lying about underpaying her nanny.

Devyani Khobragade, who was deputy consul-general in New York, was arrested on December 12 and indicted on Thursday by a grand jury for visa fraud and making false statements about how much she paid her housekeeper. (Reuters)

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