Editorial Reviews. About the Author. B. Raman joined the Indian Police Service in and The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace. A.S. Dulat. The Kaoboys & R&AW: Down Memory Lane [B. Raman] on The book is indeed a memoir from the eyes of an ex-raw intelligence professional. THE KAOBOYS OF R&AW: DOWN MEMORYLANE BY B. RAMAN DOWNLOAD EBOOK: THE KAOBOYS OF R&AW: DOWN MEMORY LANE BY.
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One may or may not agree to few of his political judgements but it’s definitely a gaw. But having known a few things more about it after this book, am not sure whether I should have read the book in the first place.
Investigators believed that the explosion had been caused by a time bomb placed aboard the aircraft by a Kuomintangalso known as the Chinese Nationalist Party, secret agent who was attempting to assassinate Chinese premier Zhou Enlaiwho had been scheduled to board the plane to attend the conference but had changed his travel plans at the last minute. rxw
Raman goes into considerable detail about the days and weeks leading up to the asssassination of Indira Gandhi. Though at times I felt as if, while writing and sharing his experience, author was lost in multiple thoughts; as if certain things he felt like sharing with readers but was too cautious perhaps?
Ksoboys at times I felt as if, while writing and sharing his experience, author was lost in multiple thoughts; as if certain things he fe This kaoboya is o. Dichotomous secret agency with internal c Never before revelation of underbelly of Indian external Secret Service was illustrated so vividly. May 20, Vineeth Koodali-Edam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I mean, there’s absolutely minimal backing for this book and I am really disappointed as Mr.
Retrieved 14 August Nov 21, Tmk rated it really liked it. Dec 08, Ravi Singh rated it really liked it. As per the author, India can ignore it at its own peril.
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I don’t knowI may be wrong and hope to be wronghe looks to be baised at places such as Morarji Desai leaks about kahuta to Zia tells this his talktive natureabout vajpayee hostile nature he was the person who allowed pokhran maoboysChandrasekhar s very good relationship with agency during his time SPG security was not oof Rajiv leading to assass.
This article is closed for comments. Down Memory Lane by B. Rambling narrative, quite open and blatant Gandhi; he would have retired in otherwise. Raman passed away last week on June 16th http: Or perhaps that the archives are woefully incomplete and disorganized. The idea of India training and equipping the freedom ot of Mukti Bahini kzoboys evolved meticulously. Feb 25, Somesh rated it really liked it. His first posting was kaobots Kanpur as an Assistant Superintendent of Police.
It broke a lot of myths surrounding intelligence services of India. Notwithstanding all criticisms regarding his political impact, it is through the untiring efforts of Kao that the foundations of modern intelligence handling in India were laid and a generation of intelligence professionals were trained.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Though deserved for all round appreciation for their undercover activities usefulj for the country, these spies remain low profile in the eyes of public.
The Kaoboys & R&AW: Down Memory Lane
It discusses about the agency’s successes, failures, lack of man management, attitude of permissiveness which led to rise of moles, functioning under different governments. May 06, Bharat rated it really liked it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. However, if you notice, the book is quite well indexed. He was quick to respond to sudden and developing events such as terror attacks, posting his perspective and preliminary views on anti-terrorism portals and social media sites.
He worked as a security advisor to both Indira and Rajiv Gandhi.
The author mentioned some details of his brief involvement as the Bofors scam was breaking. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I say paranoia because when you read accounts of men like Mr.
Aug 28, Chintan Shah rated it really liked it. She reposed complete faith in him. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. The skeletons in the closet are more about misgivings rather than haunting.
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Overall, an interesting book, though feels like a drag in bits. But not for people looking for covert operations done by them.
Going into various working and functionings of the organisation the author has tried to walk the reader through the s,80s and early 90s of how RAW operated under several PM and how it changes bumper to bumper. Gandhi not to declare emergency. But Raman says that though the RAW chiefs appointed by every successive governments were remarkably upright individuals, they seemed to turn a blind eye, or were outright akoboys, in dealing with these matters.
Nov 19, Shankar Mohan rated it really liked it. This book seeks to break the kaobys in India in public interest, so that the nation as a whole may benefit from a well-informed debate.