Asia

Arrest of Indian Consular Official in NY Sparks Disputei
X
December 20, 2013 2:51 AM
An international controversy, sparked after the arrest of a senior Indian consular official in New York, is continuing. The Indian official was charged with paying her domestic employee far less than New York’s legal minimum wage, and with causing her employee to lie on her U.S. State Department visa application. Indian protesters say her arrest violated her diplomatic immunity.

Arrest of Indian Consular Official in NY Sparks Dispute

Published December 19, 2013

An international controversy, sparked after the arrest of a senior Indian consular official in New York, is continuing. The Indian official was charged with paying her domestic employee far less than New York’s legal minimum wage, and with causing her employee to lie on her U.S. State Department visa application. Indian protesters say her arrest violated her diplomatic immunity.


You May Like

Lion Cecil's Killing Sparks 'Canned Hunting' Debate in S. Africa

Conservationists believe incident, which triggered worldwide outrage, will reshape debate about practice in which hunters are allowed to target animals bred for hunting More

Environmentalists Issue Warning on Mekong Biodiversity

Scientists say decades of economic development, hydropower-dam construction, lax law enforcement and trafficking have taken their toll More

US Urges Taliban to Stay With Afghan Peace Talks

Top US Afghan diplomat also meets with Pakistani, Afghan officials following news of Mullah Omar's death More