Indian Diplomat Devyani Khobragade Arrest: An Insight into the Condition of Domestic Workers in India

The 39-year-old senior Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade, was arrested in New York for alleged visa fraud and exploiting her babysitter cum housekeeper. The 1999-batch Indian Foreign Service officer, was taken into custody while she was dropping off her daughter to school. The police handcuffed her in public, but was later released on a USD 250,000 bond after pleading not guilty. Dec 14, 2013