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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
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Modi: Sourav Ganguly to be Sports Minister if BJP Wins

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi did not just offer former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly a ticket to fight for Lok Sabha elections, but also assured a post in the Union Cabinet if the party wins with a majority. Dec 14, 2013
A woman holds a portrait of former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden in front of her face as she stands in front of the US embassy during a protest in Berlin.

'Hostage Taker' or Whistleblower: Snowden Relevant for Right to Privacy

The CBS interview with Rick Legget, the man in-charge of the Snowden Leak Task Force and the NSA Director, is important in the context of understanding the increasing gap in the high-ranks of the US intelligence agencies, which since 9/11 has been thriving on the fears of the American people. Dec 13, 2013