World  /  Published 12.10.19

Le Carré emerges from morally murky world of spies

When John le Carré was running agents for the British secret intelligence service MI6 in the early 1960s, there were certain qualities he looked for in a candidate. Gregariousness, cocktail party cha...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 04.01.19

Spy or not? American who loves Russia caught in new Cold War

He loved to travel around Russia by train, collected tea glass holders stamped with Russian historical scenes and maintained social media friendships with ordinary Russians, from a hairstylist to reti...
By Julian E. Barnes and Neil MacFarquhar/NYTNS in Washington

World  /  Published 07.11.19

Ex-Twitter workers spied for Saudis

Ali Alzabarah was an engineer who rose through the ranks at Twitter to a job that gave him access to personal information and account data of the social media service’s millions of users.Ahmad Aboua...
By Kate Conger, Mike Isaac, Katie Benner and Nicole Perlroth/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.20

Those things in our skies

Dangerous things. Never make light of them. Although you might be tempted to think they are light because they are floating about in the sky. They are not all airy things. Or fairy things. Ever heard ...
By Sankarshan Thakur

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Before Pegasus, there was Galileo

Pegasus hacked WhatsApp, but Galileo was not far behind. Emails from the Wikileaks stash can establish several years of interactions between an Italian spyware company called the Hacking Team and...
By Vishal Narayan in New Delhi


India  /  Published 18.12.18

Pak frees Indian prisoner: Report

A software engineer from Mumbai, who was detained in Pakistan six years ago for entering Pakistan illegally to reportedly meet a girl he had befriended online, has been set free. Hamid Nihal Ansari, 3...
By PTI in Islampur

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Officer letter to CM reveals police posting racket

A senior Uttar Pradesh police officer’s public outburst after finding himself the subject of smut videos has opened a can of worms, indicating an alleged bribery racket involving police postings and...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

World  /  Published 26.11.18

UAE pardons British academic accused of spying

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned and will free a British academic sentenced to life in prison for spying after showing journalists a video of him purportedly saying he was a captain in British in...
By AP in Abu Dhabi

India  /  Published 17.07.19

Review Kulbhushan Jadhav case, ICJ tells Pakistan

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague on Wednesday said Pakistan must review the conviction and death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav, a former Indian naval officer arrested by P...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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