US CABLES

  • 3 assassination bids were made on Sanjay Gandhi: WikiLeaks April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The US Embassy cables accessed by WikiLeaks have claimed that there were three assassination attempts on late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's second son Sanjay Gandhi. A 1976 dispatch says Sanjay was the target of an unknown assailant in a "well planned assassination attempt" during the Emergency. It...
  • WikiLeaks: AK Antony 'flatly criticised' Sanjay Gandhi April 9, 2013

    New Delhi: AK Antony was "one of the only" leaders apart from Priyaranjan Dasmunsi who "flatly criticised" Sanjay Gandhi during 1976 AICC session in Guwahati during Emergency when the latter's political graph was on the rise, US diplomatic cables have claimed. The cables, made public by Wikileaks, also said the...
  • Secret cable warns about terror safe havens in Pak February 25, 2012

    Washington: In a "topsecret" cable to the Obama administration, America's envoy to Kabul has warned that the existence of terror sanctuaries in Pakistan and insurgent activities of the "lethal" Haqqani network were a "dealkiller" for the US strategy in Afghanistan. The cable written by Ambassador Ryan C Crocker last month "amounted...
  • US knew of ISI's links with Tiger Memon: WikiLeaks September 7, 2011

    Washington: American officials knew for a very long time that ISI had created various terrorist groups, including those based out from Nepal, to carry out attacks in India including the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast, according to the latest US cables released by Wikileaks. The US cables clearly show that Americans also...
  • WikiLeaks: Assange faces extradition hearing February 6, 2011

    London: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his entourage of lawyers, supporters, protesters and journalists are headed back to a London court for a showdown between the secretspilling computer hacker and Swedish authorities who want him extradited to face sex crimes allegations. A twoday hearing that begins on Monday will decide Assange's...