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Digvijaya asks govt to come clean on Israeli spyware Pegasus, demands JPC

New Delhi: Calling attention on the snooping scandal involving Israeli spyware Pegasus, senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday alleged in the Rajya Sabha that top leaders of the government had full information about it. In a scathing attack, the veteran Congress leader said that the government had procured Pegasus as part of an organised plan […]

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WhatsApp shared ‘technical jargon’ with govt agency, didn’t mention Pegasus: Govt sources

New Delhi: Soon after tech giant WhatsApp got into a face off with the Indian government claiming its officials met the Indian government in the last five months, government sources say the information provided was “pure technical jargon”. Government sources also say that WhatsApp had given information to CERT-IN, a government agency in May, but without […]

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Congress may move court against Center’s decision on snooping: Abhishek Manu Singhvi

Kolkata (2 Min Read) : Criticising Centre’s decision to allow 10 intelligence and investigating agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information on computers, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Friday said the party may move court against the MHA order. Terming the BJP-led Central government as a government of “snooping and surveillance”, the senior […]

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Uproar over snooping order, government says just ‘repeated’ UPA notification

New Delhi :  A major controversy broke out on Friday with the government authorising ten central security and investigating agencies to monitor and intercept all computers, a decision that came under severe attack from the Opposition which accused the government of creating a surveillance state. Strongly defending its action, the government hit back at the […]

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Opposition attacks centre over its decision on intercepting all computers

New Delhi (3 Min Read) : The Opposition on Friday attacked the BJP-led government over its order allowing 10 central security and investigative agencies and Delhi Police to intercept, monitor and decrypt any computer, terming this a breach of right to privacy and describing it as a “surveillance and Orwellian” state. “Through this order the […]