Failed ‘Agent Vinod’ style attempt to bring back fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi makes very embarrassing reading. Legalities apart, it doesn’t show Indian law enforcement/security agencies mature or competent. Choksi must be brought back home to face the law in India. But through legal and diplomatic methods, not risky covert operations.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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