28 February, 2021

The Lone Strafer

Lalit Modi’s bombs blow up reputations everyday

P. Lashkari
The Lone Strafer

L’affaire LaMo

  • Ex-interpol chief says there is no blue corner notice issued by the UPA government against Lalit Modi
  • Arun Jaitley says there is a “light blue corner notice” issued by the directorate of revenue intelligence
  • MEA tells Outlook that there was no request for extradition of Lalit Modi by the Enforcement Directorate


In World War II, the Germans developed something called the sprengbombe dickwandig aka the ‘cluster bomb’, which with its number of explosions over a wider area posed risks to all in its vicinity—and some even far beyond. Some two weeks ago, and for whatever reason, a human cluster bomb called Lalit Kumar Modi was set off by someone.

Its first big blast hit external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on June 7. And on a nightly basis since then, various sub-bombs let off by LaMo have affected civilians across the divide. Raj­asthan CM Vasundhara Raje one day, her...

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