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Accountability vs stability vs independence

Agencies in India have never been truly independent

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Mihir S Sharma 



Mihir S Sharma

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI, has raided the residence of the former president, Donald Trump, at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. This is unprecedented in American politics, where ex-presidents have never before been the subject of law enforcement actions due to their actions in office. (One who could have been, Richard M Nixon, was famously pardoned by his successor Gerald R Ford. The decision to do so probably cost Ford re-election in 1976.)

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First Published: Fri, August 12 2022. 23:17 IST

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