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No question of apology in Devyani khobragade's case, says the US
The United States has decided to proceed with the prosecution of Devyani Khobragade, senior Indian diplomat in the US. They have made it clear that they have no intention of dropping the case. US sources in New York also said that the US government has gathered more evidences against the 39 year old Indian Diplomat.

This decision of not apologising by the US has evoked a sharp response in Delhi. A 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer, Khobragade, who was serving as India's Deputy Consul General in New York, was arrested on 12 December 2013 on charges of making false declarations in a visa application for her domestic help, Sangeeta Richard, and was then released on bail.

This triggered a diplomatic row between the two countries, India and the US, as Khobragade had the the consular immunity status then. The US government has taken a stand and are emphasizing on filing an indictment against her. Sources also cleared that if Khobragade has the diplomatic immunity, even then the case would be in suspension, but the case won't be dismissed, as reported by NDTV.

The diplomat has now been shifted from Indian Consulate in New York to the country's mission in the United Nations, which will enable her to apply for the full diplomatic immunity. India has cleared the US about this transfer, and said that she had been accredited to the United Nations as a member of the country's delegation to the General Assembly, before all these things happened.

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