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Here Is Why India’s 1 Million Bankers Are On Strike

More than 12 lakhs (1.2 million) bankers working in around 10,300 branches around India are on a one-day nationwide strike today protesting against the...

Demonetisation & GST Myths Exposed By Parliamentary Committee Report & Statistics

In the special Demonetisation & the Global War on Cash issue of GreatGameIndia magazine we explained the historical geopolitical forces and provided an insight...

CIA’s ‘Hindi-Chini Bhow-Bhow’ Operation

Recently, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta was forced to quit as editor of the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) after the Sameeksha Trust, which publishes the...

When Indian Prime Minister Offered To Spy For KGB For $50,000

Oleg Danilovich Kalugin was a former KGB general (stripped of his rank and awards by a Russian Court decision in 2002). He was a...

A KGB Spy Recruitment Account In India

This is the story of a KGB officer Vadim Nikolaevich Sopryakov's (Comrade Maxim) key recruitment that he made in 1968 while serving under diplomatic cover in...

When US Spy Planes Targeted China To Help India

The CIA declassified a series of documents on the history of the U-2 surveillance planes. Written by agency historians Gregory Pedlow and Donald Welzenbach,...

How India’s Defence Secrets Were Traded For Black Label Whisky

One of the most extraordinary and longest-running cases of espionage carried out for financial gain occurred in India in the 1970s and 1980s and...

A 60s Book That Explores The Deep State Behind Kennedy Assassination...

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for the crime, but he was...

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