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Posted: December 20, 2013 at 5:36 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We need to remember the simple fact that there is only one victim in this case.That victim is Devyani Khobragade — a serving Indian diplomat on mission in the United States.” Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid, who demanded that the U.S. drop a case against a diplomat who was arrested and strip-searched in New York City

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