WIKILEAKS CABLES

  • Delhi's Maulana Azad Medical College finds mention in WikiLeaks cable April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Maulana Azad Medical College finds a rare mention in a US diplomatic cable during Henry Kissinger era which says that the hospital caters to around 3,000 out patients daily. In a cable to Washington, the then US Ambassador Daniel Moynihan said Dr Hari Vaishnava, professor of medicine,...
  • 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 takes on Bollywood September 7, 2011

    New Delhi: As Julian Assange's WikiLeaks continues to cause embarrassment to governments across the globe, its latest target is the world's largest maker of movies Bollywood, the reference of which appears in several of the leaked embassy cables made public by the whistleblowing website. Many of the cables are surprisingly succinct...
  • US trying to topple the Left govt in WB: CPM April 22, 2011

    Kolkata: A recent report states that the US is keen on Mamata Bannerjee winning the West Bengal assembly elections. After the Wikileaks cable on how a Mamataled government may be friendlier to the US, the Left is seeing red. "It's very clear that the United States wants Mamata Banerjee to come...
  • Wiki on Jaitley: 'Hindutva an opportunistic issue' March 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley became the latest target as more details emerged from candid cables sent by diplomats at the US embassy in New Delhi to Washington, which have been released by WikiLeaks and accessed by The Hindu newspaper. One such cable dated May 2005 claims that senior...