Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud

A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately USD 160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency.

Khobragade incident `extremely irksome`, time for closure: Khurshid

Terming the Khobragade episode "extremely irksome", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said it was time there should be a "closure" to the issue for which the US should find a "political solution".

Visa fraud case: Devyani Khobragade`s father hits out at US

Hours after the US re-indicted Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in a visa fraud case, her father has reacted angrily to the development.

Devyani Khobragade re-indicted in US visa fraud case, faces arrest

An arrest warrant has been issued against Devyani Khobragade as US prosecutors re-indicted her on visa fraud charges.

India welcomes dismissal of visa fraud charges against Devyani Khobragade

India Thursday termed as "good as far as it goes" the dismissal of visa fraud charges by a US court against senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade, whose arrest and strip-search had triggered a diplomatic row between the two countries.

Devyani Khobragade`s husband, children to join her soon

Devyani Khobragade, the Indian diplomat at the centre of an Indo-US diplomatic spat, is to be soon reunited with her family.

I wonder if I`ll ever reunite with my family, says Devyani Khobragade

An Indian diplomat at the centre of a bitter row with the United States told Sunday of her "immense stress" at leaving behind her young family in New York, and vowed to clear her name.

Devyani case: India says US could have avoided `mini-crisis`

India on Saturday blamed the United States for a "mini crisis" over the arrest and strip search of an Indian envoy, and said more work was needed to repair ties a day after the withdrawal of diplomats seemed to draw a line under the row.

Diplomat row: India insists US drop charges against Devyani Khobragade

India on Saturday insisted that the US should drop the charges of visa fraud against its diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who has returned here after being expelled by the American authorities.

Devyani Khobragade moves US court, seeks dismissal of visa fraud case

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has moved a federal court here to dismiss the visa fraud case against her, saying there is lack of personal jurisdiction since she had been accorded full diplomatic immunity by the US Department of State.

Top US leadership feels diplomat row `most stupid thing to do`

Recognising the damage that the diplomat row has done to the India-US relationship, there is a realisation in the top American leadership that "it was the most stupid thing to do" on their part and that they would now have to "work overtime" to bring back the ties on track.

Devyani Khobragade to take charge of office in India today

India`s former deputy consul-general, Devyani Khobragade, is likely to take charge of office in Ministry of External affairs headquarters on Saturday.

US to withdraw diplomat at India`s request after Devyani`s indictment

The United States said on Friday it would withdraw one of its diplomats from New Delhi at India`s request after Washington effectively expelled an Indian envoy at the center of a dispute between the allies.

Diplomat row: India demands US withdraw diplomat as dispute festers

The United States said on Friday it would withdraw one of its diplomats from New Delhi at India`s request after Washington effectively expelled an Indian envoy at the centre of a dispute between the allies.

Deeply regret that India expelled our diplomat: US

The United States on Friday "deeply regretted" that India felt it necessary to expel an American diplomat after senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade was asked to leave the country following her indictment in a visa fraud case.

Devyani Khobragade no longer enjoys immunity, may face arrest warrant: US

The United States on Friday said senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who returned to New Delhi, no longer enjoys immunity and an arrest warrant might be issued against her.

Diplomat row: Preet Bharara submits contracts to court signed between Devyani,maid

Manhattan`s top prosecutor Preet Bharara has submitted to a federal court here two employment contracts signed between Devyani Khobragade and her domestic help Sangeeta Richard, showing different salaries to be paid to Richard, as a proof that the Indian diplomat had made false statements to US authorities to obtain a visa for her.

As Devyani returns home, India orders US diplomat to leave country in retaliatory move

As Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade flies home after charged with visa fraud and underpaying her housekeeper, India on Friday asked the US embassy in New Delhi to withdraw an officer of similar rank as her.

Maid breaks silence, claims Devyani Khobragade exploited her

As Devyani Khobragade heads back to India, her domestic worker Sangeeta Richard Friday broke her silence and claimed that she suffered while working for the Indian diplomat.

Devyani`s father thanks nation, says ulterior motives behind her indictment in US

Hours after Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who arrest and indictment over visa fraud charges in the United States sparked an intense diplomatic row between New Delhi and Washington, her father on Friday thanked the entire nation for supporting his daughter`s cause.