In 2011, The Hindu became the first Indian newspaper to begin an investigative collaboration with WikiLeaks. The Hindu published a series of stories titled The India Cables and The Pakistan Cables. These gave unprecedented insights into both countries' foreign policy and domestic affairs, diplomatic, political, economic, social, cultural, and intellectual – all encountered, observed, tracked, interpreted, commented upon, appreciated, and pilloried by U.S. diplomats cabling the State Department in Washington D.C.

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