What was Devyani Khobragade case?

Devyani Khobragade was charged and arrested by US Marshals in December 2013 when she was serving as acting consul general of the Indian Consulate in New York. Devyani Khobragade was accused of lying on the visa application form of her maid, Sangeetha Richard, by paying her less than the stipulated wages.

Where is Devyani Khobragade posted now?

Indian Foreign Service officer Devyani Uttam Khobragade has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to Cambodia, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. Khobragade, a 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, is currently serving as a joint secretary in the ministry at its headquarters in Delhi.

What caste is khobragade?

The Khobragades are a prominent family from a sub-caste of Dalits called Mahars, who were once street sweepers and village watchmen forbidden to enter temples or drink water from the same wells as the upper castes.

Where is Devyani now?

She is currently serving as ambassador of India to Cambodia at Embassy of India, Phnom Penh.

Has any IFS officer married a foreigner?

Clause 8(1) of the Indian Foreign Service (conduct and discipline) Rules, 1986 says no member of the service shall marry any person other than an Indian citizen “without the prior permission in writing of the government”.

What is the salary of an IFS officer?

around 60000 INR
An IFS Officer’s overall salary would be around 60000 INR including all the perks and allowances. This amount varies again depending on the country they are posted.

Do IFS get pension?

IFS Officer Salary The overall salary of an IFS officer is 60,000 per month. Moreover, they are provided with several benefits like accommodation, transportation, medical expenses and much more. On the other hand, a government servant enjoys a pension and many retirement benefits.

What is the history of the Indian Consulate New York?

The Consulate building is a part of the Upper East Side Historic District, as declared by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of New York in 1981. It was built in 1903, for Ms. Carrie Astor (later known as Mrs. Orme Wilson) as a private residence. In 1950, it was bought by the Government of India and came to be known as New India House.

How the Consulate General of India New York celebrated 72nd Republic Day?

Consulate General of India, New York celebrated 72nd Republic Day at the Consulate premises. Consul General hoisted the national flag and read out the President of India’s address to the nation The Consulate General of India, New York organized a virtual Indian Seafood Promotion Event in partnership with MPEDA and USISPF.

Is holding an Indian passport a cognizable offense under the Act?

Holding an Indian passport or acquiring an Indian Passport or Traveling on an Indian passport after acquisition of foreign citizenship constitutes an cognizable offense under the Indian Passport Act and attracts penalties and imprisonment or both. Q. Can the imposition of penalty be waived?

Why Gujarat conclave in New York?

Gujarati Associations of North America in partnership with Consulate General of India, New York organized Gujarat Conclave for promoting investments and tourism in the state Consulate General of India, New York celebrated Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas on January 09, 2021 at the Consulate premises.