FDI in retail should benefit farmers: Meera Shankar

Former Indian Ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar said FDI was not successful in sectors like vegetables.

`Indo-US ties on much better trajectory now`

The India-US relationship has deepened and expanded across a very broad spectrum -- political, strategic and economic, India`s top diplomat Meera Shankar said.

Clinton praises outgoing Indian envoy Shankar

US Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton appreciated the significant role played by Meera
Shankar in her capacity as the Indian Ambassador to the US.

India threatens US of action over pat-down search

The MEA summoned US Deputy Chief of Mission Donald Lu to convey the government’s protest.

US seeks to cool row over envoy pat down

Awaiting a formal complaint from India regarding the pat down screen of its Ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport, the United States says it`s trying to work out ways to avoid such incidents that may spark diplomatic tensions.

India should take up Shankar issue more strongly: Cong leader

Senior Congress leader Anil
Shastri today asked the Central government to take up "more
strongly" with Washington the incident of `pat-down` search of
Ambassador Meera Shankar at a US airport.

Envoy`s airport search will be taken up with US embassy: Rao

On Dec 4, Shankar was subjected to a rigorous public "pat down" at the Jackson-Evers International Airport after a visit as a guest of the Mississippi State University.

US regrets Indian envoy`s frisking

Meera Shankar was pulled from an security line and patted down by a security agent in Mississippi.

Krishna terms pat-down search of Shankar unacceptable

Terming as "unacceptable" Indian Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar being subjected to a `pat-down` search at an airport there, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said the matter will be taken up with the American government.

Indian diplomat `patted down` in US

Meera Shankar was pulled from an security line and patted down by a security agent in Mississippi.

Outsourcing: Need to watch US political scenario, says envoy

India needs to watch how the anti-
outsourcing sentiment evolves in the "new political scenario"
in the US, Ambassador to the US Meera Shankar said today.