Politics The story of why and how R&AW was formed Updated : November 26, 2019 12:05 PM IST While militarily India clearly had an upper hand at the end of the war, the Indian Army could have done better with a little more dash and imagination on part of its leaders. The grant of special dispensations demanded that the head of the R&AW exercised these powers objectively with a deep sense of responsibility. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.