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The Brains Behind Modi Sarkar

How did a little-known think-tank end up supplying so many bureaucrats to the NDA government? Brijesh Singh reports Illu What do Ajit Doval, Nripendra Misra and PK Misra have in common? Of course, they are top bureaucrats whom Narendra Modi… Continue Reading →

Nannygate: Humiliation versus Exploitation

By Anand Teltumbde It has been over a week after Devyani Khobragade, Deputy Consul General (DCG) for Political, Economic, Commercial and Women’s Affairs was arrested and humiliated in New York on 12 December but the uproar in media is refusing… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Immunity ≠ Impunity Devyani Khobragade Indicted

10 January, 2014 Will the Indian government do the Right Thing in India? Gharelu Kaamgar Sangathana, Haryana welcomes the indictment, of Devyani Khobragade by the grand jury in the United States on two counts – that of visa fraud, and… Continue Reading →

No sick leave, $1 per hour for maid in US-India row – court papers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) By Alistair Scrutton     – An Indian diplomat accused of visa fraud and lying about underpaying her maid coached the nanny to mislead U.S. officials, confiscated her passport and made her work 100-hour, seven-day weeks, according to… Continue Reading →

Having a servant is not a birth right- But living with Dignity Is !

By Sharmistha Uttam Khobragade Devyani’s detractors have two main arguments against her: 1) Devyani should not have hired a domestic servant if she could not afford to pay her the US minimum wages. 2) Devyani is not above the law… Continue Reading →

Devyani Khobragade case: A worker’s rights versus a diplomat’s privileges

  ,  ET   By Chaumtoli Huq The recent arrest in New York of India‘s deputy consul general Devyani Khobragade for alleged immigration fraud has created an uproar and tension in India-US relations. Patriotic muscles are flexing in India, urging… Continue Reading →

Tale of US Govt.’s Racism and Indian Govt’s Class Bias

  By – Kavita Krishnan, from facebook post Several urgent concerns need to be addressed in the wake of the arrest of Indian Deputy Consul Devyani Khobragade on charges of visa fraud and under-paying her domestic worker. The issues of… Continue Reading →

Standing with Sangeeta Richard for Rights of Domestic Workers

 20th dec, 2013,    With Chaumtoli Huq* You might not have heard of Sangeeta Richard, but you’ve certainly heard the numerous opinions and reactions that her case has sparked. Ms. Richard’s experiences as a domestic worker in the home of… Continue Reading →

#India – Who is Sangeeta Richard ? Devyani Khobragade Case

Arpita De,TNN | Dec 20, 2013,    Sangeeta Richard reportedly went missing on June 21, 2013. NEW DELHI:  The arrest of Devyani Khobragade, India‘s deputy consul general in the Consulate General of India in New York has been in the limelight for some days… Continue Reading →

#DevyaniHumiliated -India-US diplomat row- Immunity, impunity and the gender factor

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013, | Agency: DNA Swarna Rajagopalan If you look at the Devyani Khobragade issue through a gender lens, what do you see? Swarna Rajagopalan delves into this rather sensitive issue Devyani Khobragade This week, the object of… Continue Reading →

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