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Diplomat Devyani Khobragade's arrest: India acts tough with US, takes tit-for-tat measures

New Delhi: The Delhi Police removed security barricades from outside the sprawling US embassy in the capital today, as a furious India retaliated with a slew of measures to pare down the privileges of American diplomats after details of the arrest of its diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York last week became public. (Pics: Delhi Police removes barricades outside US embassy)

US diplomats in consulates across India have been asked to surrender identity cards issued to them and their families, which entitle them to special privileges including diplomatic immunity. India has also withdrawn all airport passes for consulates and import clearances for the embassy.

Ms Khobragade was subjected to a humiliating strip search, was swabbed for DNA and was

Added: Dec-17-2013 Occurred On: Dec-17-2013
By: Desh Da Dushman
Regional News
Tags: Diplomat, Devyani Khobragade's, arrest: India, rape, acts tough, with US, takes tit-for-tat measures, usa
Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India (load item map)
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