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ISRO Misfired
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ISRO Misfired
The Espionage Case That Shook India

First Edition


August 2019 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
An infamous espionage case took the country by storm in 1994 and destroyed the lives and careers of many people. It has finally been put to rest after 25 years. The main accused, Nambi Narayanan, was vindicated and in compliance with the Supreme Court’s order, received Rs50 lakh compensation from the Kerala Government. He was also awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2019. But was all this too late? And what about the others who were accused? Has their honour been restored? Do we know the full story yet?

Ex-IB officer K. V. Thomas reveals the long saga of interrogations, investigations and legal battles. Full of original disclosures, the book exposes deep secrets and closed-door conversations of India’s most sensational spy case. 

 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Unfolding the Story
 
Mariam’s Tale
 
Fauzia, a Mother in a Telefilm
 
The Honey-traps and Honey Bees
 
A Confession Video
 
The Bearded Man with Sparkling Eyes
 
The Bearded Man Weaves New Characters
 
The Great Scientist
 
Colourful Narration of a Senior Scientist
 
The Forced Confession
 
Caught by the Red Hands of Judiciary
 
Politics that Ignited the Fire
 
Game Over: CBI versus IB
 
The Ghost That Haunted IB
 
Orchestrated by and for Media
 
Battle of Armageddon and the Final Judgement
 
In Hindsight Ad Nauseam

‘The author, a senior official of the Indian Intelligence Bureau, who was associated in various capacities in the alleged  ISRO espionage investigation speaks out the truth about what really happened in the so-called ISRO espionage case. The Supreme Court has now declared the case as false and concocted. The author talks about the victimological ill-effects and ramifications, exposing the reality from many hitherto unknown areas. The book will interest anyone concerned with criminal and victim justice.’

Dr James Vadackumcherry,
renowned criminologist and advocate, Neethi Law Chambers

“This book should be essential reading for police officers at all levels.”

Outlook, 29 November 2019

Thomas reveals the long saga of interrogations, investigations and legal battles.”

The Free Press Journal, 1 December 2019

“His book is a clarion call to the civil society of India that in sensational issues, it should not be carried away by motivated propaganda.”  

Rajasthan Patrika, 2 December 2019

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ISBN: 9789353285845
£16.00