The case relates to the `leak' of a report prepared by IPS officer Rashmi Shukla about alleged corruption in police transfers in Maharashtra during Subodh Jaiswal's tenure as DGP.
The Jonathan Nolan created show which ran for five seasons deals with the theme which has become a discussion point in every living room across the world right now – mass surveillance
Reports suggest that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide and an Enforcement Directorate officer were among potential snooping targets of the Pegasus spyware list.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "We know what he’s been reading- everything on your phone!" following the release of the Pegasus Report on Sunday night.
No evidence was found against any of them in ‘phone tapping’ case, say police.
The PIL filed by an NGO seeks a cessation on surveillance projects that allow for bulk collection and analysis of personal data.
FIR had been lodged on Oct 1 at Jaipur’s Police station against Lokendra Singh who is the media manager of former Dy CM Sachin Pilot and Sharat Kumar, a Rajasthan-based senior journalist working with Aaj Tak news channel.
The way government and police work now bears part resemblance to the dystopian setting of Oceania in George Orwell’s book 1984, writes Pushkar Raj.
Fadnavis said the state government was free to conduct an inquiry into the phone-tapping charges against him.
Recently seven navy personnel were arrested for allegedly leaking sensitive information to a spy racket connected to Pakistan.
Tharoor has said the alleged use of technology to snoop on Indian citizens was a matter of 'grave concern'.
The police allegedly tapped around 30 phone numbers by inserting them between numbers of suspected smugglers.
The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones than previously reported suggests the WhatsApp cyber intrusion could have broad political and diplomatic consequences.
Several political leaders have accused Kumaraswamy of being behind the alleged phone tapping episode to save his government, which was then rocked by dissidence within.
Several BJP leaders, including former chief minister Jagadish Shettar, have directly accused Kumaraswamy of being behind the episode to save his government which was then rocked by dissidence within.
Hundreds of black-clad protesters armed with bamboo poles and baseball bats fought with police officers wielding batons on a main road following a march against "smart lampposts" that was sparked by surveillance fears.
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa's announcement comes after disqualified JDS MLA A H Vishwanath, who later turned rebel, accused H D Kumaraswamy government of tapping phones and spying on more than 300 leaders, including him.
Mamata Banerjee has accused several Hindutva organisations including the RSS of hatching a conspiracy in the wake of the Pulwama attack to create divisions in the country, including in her state.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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