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January 20, 2014

GOVERNANCE | Give what you get

diplomacy controversy
Give what you get
TIndia must insist on a reciprocal level playing field with the US on the question of diplomatic privileges and immunities, without any exception of any kind
By Niranjan Desai
THE Devyani Khobragade incident has created widespread outrage and revulsion in India primarily because of the inhuman and humiliating treatment accorded to her by the arresting authorities. It would not be wrong to say that in terms of the magnitude of the adverse impact it has created in Indo-US relations, this would rank after the decision of the Nixon-Kissinger duo to send the US Seventh Fleet into the Bay of Bengal during the war for the liberation of Bangladesh..... Read More

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