Editorial Reviews. About the Author. B. Raman joined the Indian Police Service in and The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace. A.S. Dulat. The Kaoboys & R&AW: Down Memory Lane [B. Raman] on The book is indeed a memoir from the eyes of an ex-raw intelligence professional. THE KAOBOYS OF R&AW: DOWN MEMORYLANE BY B. RAMAN DOWNLOAD EBOOK: THE KAOBOYS OF R&AW: DOWN MEMORY LANE BY.

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These are the places of the book where the macabre world of spycraft are written for all to see.

Raman sir by the website: He returned when Indira made a comeback in Kindle Edition File Size: The book cou Great account of how the agency works by an ex official at highest levels. Raman highlights the role played by RAW in setting the stage for negotiations that ultimately brought an end to insurgency by the MNF.

He interacted with various political leaders and the Indian government to see that the Kashmir problem was not forgotten. He has dedicated chapters on each PM from to kapboys how they interacted with the agency.


Feb 25, Somesh rated it really liked it.

R. N. Kao – Wikipedia

Highly recommend for people with interest towards RAW and other intelligence. Maybe good for people who just want to read how bureaucracy and politics work in spy agency in India. Retrieved 13 August Kao was handpicked by Jawaharlal Nehru himself, who knew him well, from his years kalboys Nehru’s Head of Personal Security.

This has since disappeared. Oct 07, Hemant Kumar rated it really liked it. May 23, Aman Rai rated it really liked it Shelves: But this is true of much of what is said og the book. Retrieved 14 May However it is no secret that Kao made immeasurable contributions to the security of India.

Oct 29, thought rated it it was amazing. Not recommended for others About Kao, whom he knew well and admired, the Count remarked:. Content very specific to Indians and I doubt if non-Indians could relate to any part of this book. Pathankot, Surgical Strikes and More.

In this you will get complete picture of Indian Intelligence, aurthor has described both strength and weakness of Intelligence apparatus in our country. The book is a detailed account of RAW and how it operates.


A Kao-boy till the end

Forgive me for digressing; On to the review of kkaoboys book then. Through each of these chapters, Raman brings out the intricacies and counter-intuitive nature of intelligence work. I started this book with hope that it might give glimpse in to the workings of indian intelligence agencies. According to Gunaratna, the Bangladesh operation took place in two phases: The paragraphs are repetitive at a times and opinions are more inclined towards cynicism.

The writing is simple. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was a team leader who rode out notorious inter-departmental and inter-service rivalries, which is commonplace in India. I was introduced to Late B. Retrieved 23 July