This is not organised, authorised, targeted tapping, but more a fishing expedition. The article seems to have been planted by some disgruntled ntro elements with the sole motive of fixing their opponents (Who’ll Monitor the Monitor?). This is organisational politics Outlook has got into irresponsibly and sensationalised. R. Krishnamurthi, Calcutta
Giving an mnc a contract in return for a job or scholarship for one’s ward is very common in India. Investigate top officials of almost any government body and you would find this in at least half of the cases. Anshul Gupta, Bangalore
Looks like some interested parties are feeding Outlook. Phone-tapping of such nature is common worldwide. Vibhaas, Doha, Qatar
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