Sting Operations: Caught on Camera

Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP and party senior leader Sultan Ahmed arriving to appear before CBI in connection with Narada sting operation case, in Kolkata.

PTI Photo

Harish Rawat, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Headquarter, for questioning on sting which purportedly shows him giving bribes in exchange for support in a trust vote, in New Delhi.

Sanjay Rawat

Electronic Media's OB Vans at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Headquarter in New Delhi.

Sanjay Rawat

Aniruddha Bahal, Cobrapost founder, at a press conference to release details of 'Operation Janmabhoomi', which claims to prove that Babri Masjid Demolition was planned by the Sangh Parivar.

Outlook/Sanjay Rawat

Jaya Jaitly Videgraphers’ Association Rolling Trophy: Abhishek Manu Singhvi. After an Anonymous Coward caught him with his pants down—and uploaded video evidence on YouTube, and the Congress ejected him as spokesperson. By winter, he was rehabilitated.

Illustration by Sorit

Jindal vs Zee A slap dealt to its reporter from steel tycoon MP Naveen Jindal prompted Zee to go to town on the company’s role in Coalgate. But Jindal stung back, catching unsuspecting Zee editors on videotape demanding Rs 100 crore for a truce. Ze extortionists cool their heels in jail. Pleased as punch about his win, but the MP’s put the steel back in the sting.


File TV Grab image shows the two Zee News editors in a sting operation video. The two editors were arrested on charges of trying to extort Rs 100 crore from a Congress MP Naveen Jindal's firm, were today sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a Delhi court.

TV Grab

Mathew Samuel

Tribhuvan Tiwari

Fingers in the grease The Tehelka stings, in the end, became stories about the reporters themselves