The arrest and strip-search of Devyani Khobragade, an Indian diplomat in New York accused of alleged visa fraud, has strained relationships between India and the U.S. This is how India reacted to her "humiliating" and "barbaric" treatment by the U.S.
1. Protestors from a small political party called Republican Party of India vandalized a Dominos Pizza outlet in Mumbai, demanding a ban on U.S. goods.
2. No one was hurt in the attack according to the police and the Indian franchise of the U.S. pizza chain.
3. The student wing of the Congress, India's ruling party, protested outside the U.S. consulate in Mumbai. The message on the sign "Atithi Dev Bhavo" translates to "The Guest is God."
6. Supporters of a Hindu hardline group, the Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena, shouted anti-U.S. slogans during a protest near the U.S. embassy in the nation's capital of New Delhi.
9. Members of the Democratic Youth Federation of India protested outside the U.S. consulate in Kolkata on Dec. 19.
10. Activists from a political party affiliated with India's main opposition party — the BJP — burned Obama effigies during a protest in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneshwar.
11. Protestors burned an Obama effigy in the city of Ajmer in west India.
13. India's Left Party activists protested near the U.S. consulate in the city of Hyderabad.
15. Police removed security barricades that were erected as a safety measure outside the U.S. embassy in New Delhi.
16. On one of the top-rated primetime shows on an English news channel, anchor Arnab Goswami blatantly criticized the U.S.'s handling of the matter.
17. Goswami also berated U.S. Attorney for NY, Preet Bharara for defending the U.S. in the matter.
Goswami said Preet Bharara was the man "responsible for the arrest and humiliation of an honest diplomat."
He added that Bharara's comments have led him to being "completely isolated tonight, so much so that even America has distanced itself from his biased and prejudiced view in the case."
18. The hashtag #DevyaniHumiliated trended on Twitter as Indians took to social media to express their differing opinions on the issue.
19. A Facebook group called "I support Devyani Khobragade" was started and has more than 900 likes.
20. Narendra Modi, the opposition party's prime ministerial candidate for 2014, refused to meet a U.S. delegation in India to protest the treatment of "our lady dipolmat."
21. In a rare show of unity, politcians from rival political parties collectively outraged at Khobragade's arrest.
Tasneem Nashrulla is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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