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Ostracized and labelled as a traitor even while he fought to clear his name, it has been a long and uphill battle for Sharma, 62, who kept fighting as he wanted his reputation to be restored.
The spy case broke when Nambi Narayanan and other scientists were on the threshold of a major scientific breakthrough.
On September 14, the Supreme Court had awarded Nambi Narayanan Rs 50-lakh compensation for the sufferings and ignominy he underwent after his arrest in the ISRO spy case.
Narayanan alleged the conspirators had identified him and Raman Srivastava as their targets before starting the investigation.
Arrested for his apparent association with Narayanan and Chadrasekhar, Sharma recalls, "I was tortured by the police."
SK Sharma, who also went through much the same humiliation and misery, besides being socially ostracised as a “traitor” for his “involvement” in the alleged ISRO spy scandal, is now battling cancer.
Branded a spy in the infamous ISRO spy scandal of 1994 but fully exonerated by the Supreme Court four years later — the past 24 years have been an excruciating trial by fire for Nambi Narayanan.
For his family, what followed was a period of unparalleled misery.
The scientist said he would now devote himself to his family, which he neglected all these years.
Muraleedharan said the names of K Karunakaran and two other leaders had figured prominently when a replacement for Narasimha Rao was being considered after the Babri Masjid demolition.
The apex court may issue verdicts in these cases: removal of leprosy as grounds for divorce, a plea by former spy-accused ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan; and on the anti dowry harassment law.
Supreme Court reserved its verdict on a plea by a former ISRO scientist, who was discharged in an espionage case, seeking action against former Kerala DGP Siby Mathews & others who probed the matter
The Supreme Court's observed the Former ISRO scientist S Nambi Narayanan should be given compensation.
Nambi Narayanan’s account of the drama, subtitled How India and I survived the ISRO spy case, fills us with equal parts of pride and shame.
Former state police chief T P Senkumar said the ISRO spy case was the result of search for a rented house for Rishiraj Singh, who was a deputy commissioner in Thiruvananthapuram in 1994.