India Selling Secrets for a Song

An extensive espionage network is exposed in New Delhi

What next? After the shocks of the past six months, including the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and a leak in a chemical plant in Bhopal that killed more than 2,500 people, Indians were stunned last week by yet another national crisis. This time the bombshell was the exposure of an espionage network that had penetrated to the highest reaches of the government. Before clamping a tight lid on details of the investigation, India's youthful new leader, Rajiv Gandhi, whose Congress (I) Party won a sweeping majority in national elections only a month ago, gravely informed Parliament that the country's...

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