WikiLeaks India Cables

  • Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Arrests 55 Indian Fishermen
    Fifty-five Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency for allegedly fishing in the country's territorial waters.
  • With Email Dumps, WikiLeaks Tests Power Of Full Transparency
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders?
  • Malaysia Deforestation Liked To Human Cases Of Monkey Malaria
    Deforestation in Malaysia and the changes it causes to the environment are highly likely to be to blame for a steep rise in human cases of a type of malaria usually found in monkeys, scientists said on Thursday.
  • White House Still Seeking Coalition in Mideast War
    The White House said it will find countries willing to send combat troops to fight Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq, but it's too early to identify them.
  • China island centenarians claim secret of long life
    The elderly residents of one Chinese county have endured invasion, civil war and famine, and many live in unheated concrete shacks on only a few dollars a day. But they are apparently among the longest-lived people on earth.
  • Israel police ban Jews from Jerusalem holy site
    Israeli police have temporarily barred Israeli Jews and tourists from entering the most hotly contested Jerusalem holy site after Palestinian demonstrations.
  • Mom of 6-year-old victim pleads for gun control at White House
    Choking back tears almost from the start, the mother of a Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim made a deeply personal plea from the White House for Americans and their leaders to embrace her call to act on gun violence.
  • WikiLeaks cable on Sanjay Gandhi's attempts to become Indira Gandhi's eventual successor
    A US cable released by Wikileaks reveals how former prime minister Indira Gandhi's younger son, Sanjay Gandhi, positioned himself to take over the country's top job.
  • WikiLeaks cable on Defence Minister Bansi Lal pledging loyalty to Indira Gandhi
    A new cable - released by WikiLeaks - sent by US diplomats in India to their home office in Washington illustrates the sycophancy of then Defence Minister Bansi Lal towards Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
  • Sriprakash Jaiswal defends coal block allocation, slams CAG
    After the CAG report on coal block allocations was tabled in Parliament. Coal Minister Srtiprakash Jaiswal spoke to the media and slammed the CAG report. The report by the government's auditor - the Comptroller and auditor General or CAG - states that nearly 150 coal fields were allotted to private and state-run firms without transparency and objectivity between 2005 and 2009. Highlights of his press conference.
  • Google lodges Nokia, Microsoft complaint with EU
    Google alleges collusion between Nokia and Microsoft in order to increase prices for smartphones and tablets.
  • Libyan official says Gaddafi buried at dawn
    A Misrata military council official said Moammar Gaddafi, his son Muatassim and a top aide were buried at dawn Tuesday in a secret location, with a few relatives and officials in attendance. In a text message shown to The Associated Press, spokesman Ibrahim Beitalmal said Islamic prayers were read over the bodies. The information could not be independently verified.
  • WikiLeaks launches the first of four fundraising auctions
    The first of four WikiLeaks fundraising auctions features unique items such as a framed, signed limited edition cable describing Hillary Clinton's spying orders against the United Nations, one of two computers used to prepare Cablegate, complete with full historical data, invite-only tickets to Vivienne Westwood's Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show in Paris later this month and sealed prison coffee smuggled out of HMS Wandsworth by Julian Assange on December 17. All items have been donated to WikiLeaks by Julian Assange or the guests to his 40th birthday party on July 10, 2011 (while under house arrest). The money raised will be used exclusively to support WikiLeaks right to publish. Starting prices reflect initial pre-auction bids from the guests. The four auctions will be announced through the WikiLeaks official Twitter account,@wikileaks.
  • Graft during YSR rule was above norm in India: WikiLeaks
    A leaked diplomatic cable dispatched by the US Consul General in Chennai in 2007 had nailed the then Congress government headed by YS Rajasekhara Reddy in Andhra Pradesh for "widespread corruption that was beyond the pale" even for India.
  • Send me jet, I'll bring you sandals: Assange to Mayawati
    They're unlikely sparring partners. And yet, Mayawati and Julian Assange are now engaging in some not-so-friendly fire.

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