2009

Contrary to what its chief Mohan Bhagwat has been claiming, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is in full control of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). The way the RSS has leaned on the BJP leaders to select the next president amply proves the point I am making.

With the crisis in the BJP over leadership change seems to be coming to an end, as promised in the previous posts, we bring you some more exclusive details of the raging behind-the-scenes battle over the leadership issue in the ‘party with a difference’.

Read More The inside story of BJP’s leadership battle

While the uncertainty prevails over the claimed arrest/surrender of United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) Arabinda Rajkhowa, Canary Trap brings you exclusive photos of the elusive ULFA chief and the organization’s deputy Commander-in-Chief and Military spokesman Raju Barua.

Rajkhowa, 53, is among a few top leaders who founded ULFA in 1979. Now, almost the entire leadership of the outfit, barring the Commander-in-Chief of its military wing Paresh Baruah, is arrested.

Read More Exclusive photos of Arabinda Rajkhowa and Raju Barua

The findings of the internal inquiry of RAW into the Rabinder Singh episode will never be known even to the Indian Parliament or a parliamentary committee. How then can we be sure of their effectiveness in gathering information and protecting the country.

The Home Minister has to ensure that an oversight mechanism be created to ensure that such vital issues (Rabinder Singh episode) affecting national security are not swept under the carpet and appropriate lessons are drawn from it.

Read More India’s intelligence woes