Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kumble at India day parade in New York

Thousands of Indian-Americans gathered at Madison Avenue in Manhattan here for the annual India day parade to commemorate the 66th independence day of their homeland, with actor Saif Ali Khan and cricketer Anil Kumble gracing the occasion as special guests.

Maid drops charges against Indian diplomat

A former domestic help who accused Indian Consul General in New York Prabhu Dayal of making sexual advances, has now dropped the "sexual harassment" charges in an `amended complaint` filed in a US court here.

‘Charges against Consul General Dayal ill founded’

The newly appointed lawyer for
Prabhu Dayal, the Indian Consul General in New York, has said
that the forced labour charges filed by his client`s former
maid, are "ill founded".

Consul General seeks removal of maid from US

Indian Consul General in New York
Prabhu Dayal has been accused of treating a former domestic help as a
slave and making sexual advances.

Slavery charges a matter of law enforcement: US

The charges of misconduct and
sexual harassment against Indian Consul General in New York
Prabhu Dayal are a law enforcement matter, the US State
Department has said.