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Did an intelligence failure lead to the mumbai massacre ?

Asked by sumati gayki, 02 Dec '08 09:58 am
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It dose not seem to be intelligence failure. From what ever information that have trickled till now it looks like there were data available with the intelligence agencies about the possibility of a terror attack. It also seems the information have been passed on to concerned department in the government but then it looks like government has not acted on these information. Possibly our ministers were too busy worrying about their losses in the stock market or watching cricket match between In India and England or some such activities and have not bothered to go thru the reports submitted by the intelligent wing. It looks like it is the failure to act on intelligence report rather than intelligence failure that has led to the mumbai massacre.
Answered by Shyam, 02 Dec '08 03:09 pm

 
  
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You may say so but there are other factors too.
Answered by madanmohan, 06 Dec '08 12:25 am

 
  
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This is true..

but they are not magician like me so ... maaf kardo dear!
Answered by Shekhar, 04 Dec '08 12:45 pm

 
  
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Twice RAW informed their counterpart in India about the approaching terror attack clearly intercepting the conversation between terrorists. India failed to respond to warning at the cost of so many innocent lives. Still we are not shedding the working principle " It is not my area. The other person should take action.".
Answered by venkat ramani ramachandran, 04 Dec '08 09:31 am

 
  
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It is not intelligence failure it is political failure, in our country all power have in political persion, one police man or officer can't fire on terrorist without the permission of political person(home minister/cm) if do , if he will be suspended, you heard many times that encounter specialist suspended / murdered by indirectly political people
Answered by Sanjeev Gupta, 03 Dec '08 08:10 pm

 
  
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Failures on all fronts.
Answered by kishore malhotra, 03 Dec '08 10:04 am

 
  
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Terrorists are intelligent they have kept there program so secret that nobody knows it
Answered by pramod rajapurkar, 02 Dec '08 08:18 pm

 
  
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When a station officer incharge of a police station could not identify the miscreants of his own area and unable to prevent the burgalaries how could a small unit of intelligence ,prevent the tresspassers who enter in disguise of fishermen through the huge belt of the sea.
Answered by Ravindra Yadav, 02 Dec '08 04:27 pm

 
  
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Mr PM, I listened to your speech following the brutal attacks on Mumbai. You asked the people to maintain peace and equilibrium. You think you are spiritual guru or what? You have certain responsibilities and you are accountable. Better carry out your job rather than bluffing. In last one year, there have been 10 terrorist attacks in various cities. Under RTI, I WANT certain answers from you and Shivraj: 1. Who were the terrorist groups behind each of the attacks? 2. How many of the terrorists and local people (who helped the terrorists) were caught? How many of them were trialled? Under which IPC/law? How many of them were punished? What were the punishments given? How many of them were declared innocent and why? I am sure you folks have failed to catch anyone, forget trial and punishment. 3. What measures have been taken to prevent such attacks in future? 4. Terrorists are coming with innovative ideas to attack, e.g. carrying the ammunition and the terrorists via sea. Now we have sta ...more
Answered by Deepak, 02 Dec '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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Intelligence had informed the concerned persons before but it is thePM, PRESIDENT, CM & THEIR followers failed in their responsibility which was witnessed by everyone & their denial about their knoledge & stupid comments lead to the chios now.l
Answered by skumar, 02 Dec '08 12:10 pm

 
  
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