Wikileaks

  • US: Whistleblower Bradley Manning not found guilty of aiding the enemy July 31, 2013

    Whistleblower Bradley Manning responsible for the leak of US diplomatic cables is found not guilty of aiding the enemy, however the Military court found him guilty of most other charges including 5 counts of theft. The US soldier was responsible for the largest ever leak of 7 lakh sheets...
  • The Last Word: Has India's response to Snowden's revelations been supine or pragmatic? July 3, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday defended the vast US surveillance programme under which India is the fifth most tracked country, saying, "it is not actually snooping". ...
  • Assange defends Snowden as Kerry demands his return to US June 25, 2013

    US Secretary of State John Kerry has defended US' controversial surveillance programme and has also demanded that whistleblower Edward Snowden is returned to the country to face the law. However, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has come out in defence of the NSA leaker. ...
  • The Last Word: Do WikiLeaks revelations serve any purpose? April 10, 2013

    WikiLeaks returned to haunt the Congress party on Monday which trashed reports claiming that Rajiv Gandhi was a middleman for a Swedish aircraft company before entering politics but the Opposition demanded that the "truth" be made public. ...
  • WikiLeaks to release 1 million new documents: Julian Assange December 21, 2012

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who continues to be confined to the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for six months now, made an appearance on the embassy's balcony. The 41yearold addressed the public promising more highpowered exposes in the near future. Assange said that WikiLeaks will release one million documents next year...
  • Black money: Govt's intentions malafide, says Kiran Bedi November 11, 2012

    Former Swiss bank employee Rudolf Elmer, who gave WikiLeaks the black money list, told CNNIBN on Sunday that the list included Indian politicians, cricketers and film stars. ...
  • US must stop probing me, says Julian Assange October 26, 2012

    In an exclusive interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, he gives us an idea of how life has been at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been there since June, 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. When asked what is it like living in an embassy, Assange said, "It...
  • Persecution by US must end: Assange to Obama September 27, 2012

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appealed to the US to stop persecuting him and his website for releasing classified US files. Assange has been holed up in Ecaudor since midJune to avoid extradition to Sweden. Assange made a personal appeal to US President Barack Obama. "It is time for President Obama to...
  • Assange making wild allegations against us: US August 21, 2012

    The Obama administration has accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of making wild assertions against the US and say it's to deflect attention from the sexual misconduct allegations he faces in Sweden. ...
  • Stop witchhunt against WikiLeaks: Julian Assange August 19, 2012

    Amid cheering supporters and heavy police presence, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange made a rare public appearance from the balcony of the Ecuador's embassy in London on Sunday and made a direct appeal to US President Obama Barack to stop the witchhunt and FBI prosecution against WikiLeaks. ...
  • No safe passage for Assange: UK Foreign Secretary August 17, 2012

    The British government says it will not make it easy for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to leave the country. ...
  • Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange, Britain gets angry August 17, 2012

    As Ecuador granted political asylum to Julian Assange, Britain has said it will not provide a safe passange to the WikiLeaks's founder. ...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav, Suhasini Haidar May 30, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav and Suhasini Haidar. ...
  • News 360: Wait for Norway NRI children gets longer February 27, 2012

    India's special envoy Madhusudhan Ganpathi has taken up the matter with the Norwegian Foreign Minister in Oslo. ...
  • Assange to appear before British Supreme Court February 1, 2012

    This will be the third but not necessarily the last stage in Julian Assange's attempts to resist extradition to Sweden. ...
  • Assange can continue extradition fight in UK December 6, 2011

    London High Court ruled that Julian Assange can fight his extradition to Sweden now in Britain's top court. ...
  • Decision on Assange's plea on extradition today December 5, 2011

    A High Court in London will decide on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assanges plea against extradition to Sweden. ...
  • Assange not above the law: Meghnad Desai November 2, 2011

    On Julian Assange's extradition issue, Desai said Sweden is a law abiding country with good of human rights record. ...
  • The Last Word: the WikiLeaks fallout September 9, 2011

    Karan Thapar examines if WikiLeaks revelations have embarrassed the politicians and bureaucrats. ...
  • FTN: Is Mayawati caught in an image trap? September 6, 2011

    A WikiLeaks cable had said that Mayawati sent a private jet to Mumbai to get a pair of sandals for herself. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 6, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Twitter abuzz over WikiLeaksMayawati tussle September 6, 2011

    Mayawati called WikiLeaks' owner mad after the cable revealed that she sent a private jet to Mumbai to get her a pair of sandals. ...
  • WikiLeaks reveals Mayawati's sandal scandal September 6, 2011

    UP Chief Minsiter Mayawati says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a lunatic to suggest that she sent her private jet to Mumbai to pick up her favourite pair of footwear. ...
  • Mayawati corrupt, authoritarian: WikiLeaks September 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has a "penchant for personal corruption" and a strong authoritarian streak, according to WikiLeaks. The whistleblower site claims that Mayawati's close confidante and Rajya Sabha MP Satish Mishra told US officials on May 29, 2007, 16 days after...
  • D Raja demands explanation from govt over WikiLeaks September 4, 2011

    D Raja reacts to the WikiLeaks cable that quotes former national security adviser as saying India wasn't serious about David Headley's extradition. ...
  • Find a security glitch, get paid $ 500: FB September 1, 2011

    Facebook has announced that it is ready to pay people at least $ five hundred if they point out security glitches. ...
  • Wikileaks provide new insight on Osama and AlQaeda April 26, 2011

    9/11 mastermind Khaled Sheikh Mohammed reportedly told interrogators Al Qaeda has hidden a Ndevice in Europe. ...
  • Left will win Bengal, Kerala polls: Karat March 27, 2011

    This week on Devil's Advocate, Karan Thapar talks to CPI(M)General Secretary Prakash Karat about the Left's view of its prospects in the forthcoming elections, WikiLeaks and more. ...
  • Wiki on Jaitley: 'Hindutva an opportunity for BJP' March 26, 2011

    Arun Jaitley told an embassy official that Hindu nationalism was just an opportunistic issue for BJP. ...
  • PM hits back at BJP, Advani over WikiLeaks March 23, 2011

    The PM said no one from the Congress or the govt indulged in any unlawful activity during the trust vote. ...