The Research and Analysis Wing (raw) is the official intelligence agency dealing with external security. During the Janata regime, Morarji Desai brought raw under parliamentary review to ensure that it did not meddle in domestic politics. He thought Indira Gandhi had misused raw for partisan domestic politics.
Last week, a similar charge against raw surfaced in a report by The Indian Express. According to it, Dr J.K. Jain, former MP and member of the bjp national executive, who also owns a TV channel, wrote a letter to the prime minister.
Dr Jain wrote: "A report, which originated from the Research and Analysis Wing of the Cabinet Secretariat, has branded me a Pakistani agent and Jain TV as an isi outfit, without the knowledge or approval of the Hon'ble Home Minister. If India's premier intelligence outfits like the Research and Analysis Wing of the Cabinet Secretariat are corrupted and their reports are manipulated, where are we leading the country to?"
The Express claims it has a copy of the letter. When it confronted Dr Jain, he...