After The Indian Express exposed the eavesdropping on Pranab Mukherjee's office, the finance minister brushed it all away, saying the Intelligence Bureau had investigated his complaint and found nothing serious.
That spies could easily walk in and out the finance ministry is scandalous enough. (Were they insiders, and if they were, aren't we compromising national security by not identifying them and punishing them?) And for our finance minister to say it was just a trifling little matter seems even more scandalous. He first sought a secret investigation and then called in private sleuths to check what was happening. Obvious question: Why didn't he call in the home ministry's detectives? (Possible answer three paras on).
Also, is the government trying to hush it all up? One explanation being given out is that adhesive was found under the tables, but it was just some chewing gum. Really? And why would anyone stick chewing gum at 16 strategic spots, and in rooms where India's topRead More »from Who’s spying on Pranab, PM in waiting?