WhatsApp breach: Remember, right to privacy became a fundamental right under Narendra Modi government

As complaints about hacking of WhatsApp data by the Pegasus spyware developed by an Israeli firm NSO group came up, Amit Malviya, IT Cell chief of the BJP, questioned the timing of their complaints also asked if they were contacted by WhatsApp earlier, why didn’t they come and say it earlier. In a tweet, while replying to Rahul Gandhi, Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that privacy became a fundamental right under the Narendra Modi government.

The Union government was quick to spring into action as complaints about hacking of WhatsApp data by the Pegasus spyware developed by an Israeli firm NSO group came up. 

Even as the government sought an explanation, some decided to make it a political slugfest after it was said that around 12 lawyers, journalists and activists had been targeted. 

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Karnataka election date: ‘My tweet based on news channel report,’ says Amit Malviya

The BJP’s IT Cell Chief Amit Malviya has said that his tweets on the dates of the Karnataka elections were based on a news break put out by a television channel.

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