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Real-life Byomkesh Bakshis seek govt recognition

Their work includes snooping, stalking, eavesdropping, all without a 'license to kill'

IANS  |  New Delhi 

She is a real-life lady "James Bond" -- snooping on and stalking individuals, eavesdropping, planting bugs and hacking into personal accounts. She does it all to solve the toughest of cases. But Rajani Pandit rues that while the fictitious British spy is "licensed to kill", she and her ilk have to operate without a licence. Her complaint is that private detectives are not recognised by the government even as related legislation is pending since 2007. Without a regulatory law and government recognition, she says, her ilk often treads a thin line between ...

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First Published: Mon, June 12 2017. 16:10 IST
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