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1 Dec 2014

WikiLeaks shows US push behind Australia-India nuke deal

In September, Prime Minister Tony Abbott signed an agreement which will allow sales of Australian uranium to India for the first time. India has consistently refused to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and has manufactured up to 110 nuclear warheads, but has been given a free pass to take part in international nuclear trade by virtue of its new strategic relationship with the United States.
In September, Prime Minister Tony Abbott signed an agreement which will allow sales of Australian uranium to India for...

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25 Jan 2012

Indians Against Democracy

A U.S. diplomatic cable released this year by Wikileaks shows a senior Hindu nationalist politician admitting that virtually all economic growth of recent years has been concentrated in the four southern states, two western states (Gujarat and Maharashtra) and "within 100km of Delhi." In another cable about Pranab Mukherjee, the finance minister being groomed to be India s next PM, Hillary Clinton is revealingly blunt: "To which industrial or business groups is Mukherjee beholden?"
A U.S. diplomatic cable released this year by Wikileaks shows a senior Hindu nationalist politician admitting that...

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27 Dec 2011

Rise of Gandhi dynasty’s ‘reluctant prince’

''Congress insiders complain that [Rahul Gandhi] is a neophyte who does not have what it takes to become prime minister,'' the US charge d'affaires to India, Geoffrey Pyatt, wrote in a 2007 cable published by WikiLeaks.  But Rahul's supporters say he is biding his time. ''There is no suspense about it,'' senior Congress figure Digvijay Singh says. ''He has a role, which is increasing constantly.''
''Congress insiders complain that [Rahul Gandhi] is a neophyte who does not have what it takes to become prime...

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12 Sep 2011

US embassy felt AI-Boeing deal was ‘well-scripted’

Wikileaks reveals embassy said it was important to touch right political bases. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) may not agree, but for the US embassy in New Delhi, the Air India - Boeing aircraft purchase agreement of 2005 was perfect, a scripted plan, jointly executed by its officials and those of the US aircraft manufacturer.
Wikileaks reveals embassy said it was important to touch right political bases. The Comptroller and Auditor General...

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12 Sep 2011

Rights activists demand release of suspected Maoist sympathiser

Civil rights activists Sunday demanded the early release of a Chhattisgarh resident arrested on suspicion of being a Maoist sympathiser and allegedly involved in illegal money transfer by the Essar group for the rebels - a claim strongly denied by his supporters. Journalist-activist Lingaram Kodopi was arrested Friday along with contractor B.K. Lala following recent WikiLeaks revelations that Essar was paying "protection money" to Maoists in Chhattisgarh.
Civil rights activists Sunday demanded the early release of a Chhattisgarh resident arrested on suspicion of being a...

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12 Sep 2011

Contractor behind bars

Dantewada police on Friday apprehended a contractor, who had allegedly helped the Essar Group to end a deadlock with Maoists over a pipeline issue. The breakthrough came about a year ago when reports of the corporate funding Maoists were exposed. This was before the WikiLeaks revelations of Essar Group paying Chhattisgarh-based rebels
Dantewada police on Friday apprehended a contractor, who had allegedly helped the Essar Group to end a deadlock with...

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5 Sep 2011

Maya opposition to nuclear deal rhetoric, said aide

Shashank Shekhar Singh, the Cabinet Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government, assured US Charge d Affaires Peter Burleigh at the time of the Lok Sabha elections in 2009 that Mayawati s opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal was 'rhetoric', and that there will be no change in India s foreign policy if Mayawati became the prime minister.
Shashank Shekhar Singh, the Cabinet Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government, assured US Charge d Affaires Peter...

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4 Sep 2011

Opposition slams government on WikiLeaks disclosures

The opposition today slammed the government on WikiLeaks disclosures with CPI-M saying the main trend of these cables have shown that the government has been "succumbing to American pressures" and BJP accusing it of "completely failing" to grab the opportunity of getting LeT operative David Headley extradited.
The opposition today slammed the government on WikiLeaks disclosures with CPI-M saying the main trend of these cables...

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18 Mar 2011

WikiLeaks cash-for-votes exposé rocks Parliament

Proceedings in both Houses of Parliament were marred on Thursday by repeated adjournments and uproar as a united Opposition demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh following fresh disclosures alleging bribing of MPs during the July 2008 confidence vote, which the UPA-I government won by a slim majority.
Proceedings in both Houses of Parliament were marred on Thursday by repeated adjournments and uproar as a united...

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15 Jan 2011

Indian journalist defends WikiLeaks at British parliament

Whistle-blower website WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange "do not deserve to be treated like common criminals" for upholding "such precious freedom" that does not exist in many countries, a leading Indian journalist said. The US athorities want to charge Assange for revealing state secrets after his website published thousands of documents, including files related to US-led war in Afghanistan and Iraq war and diplomatic cables sent to and from American embassies across glob.
Whistle-blower website WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange "do not deserve to be treated like common criminals" for...

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17 Dec 2010

Abuse ‘widespread’ in Kashmir jail

Torture has been routinely used in prisons in Indian-administered Kashmir, a US cable released by the whistleblower website WikiLeaks has suggested. The cable, released on Thursday, says that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) had briefed US diplomats on widespread torture in 2005.
Torture has been routinely used in prisons in Indian-administered Kashmir, a US cable released by the whistleblower...

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10 Dec 2010

WikiLeaks hoax hits Pakistan media

Several leading Pakistani newspapers have acknowledged that they were hoaxed, after publishing reports based on fake WikiLeaks cables that contained crude anti-India propaganda. The reports, which featured prominently in several papers on Thursday, cited alleged US diplomatic cables as confirming many right-wing Pakistani views and conspiracy theories about the country's arch enemy India and the disputed Kashmir region.
Several leading Pakistani newspapers have acknowledged that they were hoaxed, after publishing reports based on fake...

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