All the US consulates in India experiencing delay in visa issue because of PIMS which was implemented late Nov/earlt Dec 07 ... so when your wife went for stamping it was not an issue - even when I last stampped my visa it was not an issue ... but PIMS has changed everyting ...
Originally Posted by nissan_1
My wife went for H1B stamping in Calcutta April last year. No problem. The visa officer were very good. She was asked one or two question and got her stamping. She received her passport within 2 days.