In late 2017, the Australia's Four Corners TV programme travelled to India to investigate the business practices of energy giant Adani. This followed revelations of plans in Central Queensland's Galilee Basin to create Australia's largest ever coal-mining operation to feed India's thirst for the fossil fuel.

They exposed a complex web of allegations of bribery, corruption, money laundering, environmental crime and fraud. A quick search of the Times of India website reveals good analysis of ongoing investigations. A former Indian energy official said Australian politicians obviously hadn't done their homework in engaging with the company. Furthermore, the proposed mine