Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021

Phone Tapping & Surveillance

'Person Of Interest': The Most Relevant Show Today

Jul 30, 2021 Samarth Goyal

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

Pegasus Scandal: Arvind Kejriwal's Aide, ED Officer On Snoop List

Jul 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Pegasus: Rahul Gandhi Says 'We Know What He's Reading' In Apparent Dig At PM Modi

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.

Rajasthan Police Close Case Against Sachin Pilot’s Aide, Journalist

Dec 05, 2020 Tabeenah Anjum

No evidence was found against any of them in ‘phone tapping’ case, say police.

High Court Seeks Centre's Stand Over NETRA, NATGRID Surveillance Impeding Right To Privacy

The PIL filed by an NGO seeks a cessation on surveillance projects that allow for bulk collection and analysis of personal data.

07 October, 2020

FIR Against Sachin Pilot's Media Manager, Journalist For Reporting 'MLA's Phone Tapping'

Tabeenah Anjum

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.

19 June, 2020

Orwellian Dystopia Is Here, So Is The New India

Pushkar Raj

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.

24 January, 2020

'Phone-Tapping Not In Maharashtra's Culture': Fadnavis Denies Shiv Sena-Led Govt's Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

Fadnavis said the state government was free to conduct an inquiry into the phone-tapping charges against him.

30 December, 2019

Indian Navy Bans Smartphones, Social Media On Its Bases, Ships


Recently seven navy personnel were arrested for allegedly leaking sensitive information to a spy racket connected to Pakistan.

06 November, 2019

Shashi Tharoor-Led Parl Panel To Look Into WhatsApp Snooping Case


Tharoor has said the alleged use of technology to snoop on Indian citizens was a matter of 'grave concern'.

06 November, 2019

Bengaluru Police Used Smuggling Case To Tap Phones Of 30 Public Figures: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The police allegedly tapped around 30 phone numbers by inserting them between numbers of suspected smugglers.

01 November, 2019

Govt, Army Officials In 20 Countries Targets Of WhatsApp Hacking: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

29 September, 2019

Kumaraswamy Rules Out Involvement In Phone Tapping Of Seer


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.

31 August, 2019

CBI Takes Over Probe Into ‘Phone-Tapping’ Of Politicians During Cong-JDS Govt In Karnataka


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.

24 August, 2019

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Pro-Democracy Protests Take Violent Turn Again


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.

18 August, 2019

Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa To Order CBI Probe Into Alleged Phone-Tapping Scandal

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

18 February, 2019

My Phone Is Being Tapped By Central Agencies: Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

08 February, 2019

DGP Mukesh Gupta, SP Rajnesh Singh Booked In Chhattisgarh Illegal Phone Tapping Case

Ankit Mishra

Highly placed sources in the EOW informed that in this case about 12 to 15 phone numbers were under interception without proper permission.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

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