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India downplaying Scorpene threat: Journalist who broke story

This is a major and serious data leak despite the self-interested spin from India and France in trying to play it down, he added

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Australian investigative journalist Cameron Stewart, who broke the sensational story on the leak of data on Indian Scorpene submarines, has questioned the Indian Navy's attempt to downplay the leak, saying his newspaper can post all the leaked documents online if India feels they pose no threat. In an email response to questions from IANS, Stewart, an Associate Editor with The Australian, said the Navy was just trying to do "damage control". "The Navy is just trying to control the public relations damage of the leak, so they are trying to play it down. If ...

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First Published: Fri, August 26 2016. 16:58 IST
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