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Why Pegasus Report Revelations Spell Good News For TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

Jul 20, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

The recent Pegasus report identified West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek, his personal secretary Sumit Roy and her political advisor Prashant Kishor as snooping targets.

Data Of 20 WhatsApp Users May Have Been Accessed Using Pegasus Spyware: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Dec 04, 2019 PTI

Whatsapp had said that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Pegasus spyware.

'PM Modi, Amit Shah Should Provide Answers On WhatsApp Snooping,' Demands Congress

WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that 121 Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware Pegasus, but IT ministry contended that the information provided was inadequate.

WhatsApp Snooping Row: 'BJP Is Bharatiya Jasoos Party, Says Congress

Nov 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

'It is, thus, clear that the BJP government including the Ministry of Information Technology, was fully aware of the cell phones hack in April-May 2019,' says Congress.

'Priyanka Gandhi's Phone Suspected To Be Hacked Via WhatsApp,' Says Congress

'Priyanka Gandhi purportedly received the message around the same time when WhatsApp was sending similar messages to those whose phones were allegedly hacked,' Congress claims.

03 November, 2019

6 Things To Know About WhatsApp Snooping Row

Aakar Patel

The Modi government did not deny that it had acquired the NSO platform and did not deny that it was spying on its citizens by hacking into their phones.

02 November, 2019

'Which Govt Wing Bought Pegasus? Who Ordered The Snoop?' Congress To Centre On WhatsApp Snooping Row


On the one hand WhatsApp claims that it had informed the Indian government authorities of the breach in privacy while on the other hand the government says that no such information was shared and only 'technical jargon' conveyed.

02 November, 2019

'Had Notified Indian Government In May': WhatsApp Responds On Snooping Row

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, WhatsApp revealed that journalists and activists in India have been the target of surveillance by operators using the Israeli spyware Pegasus.

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.

01 November, 2019

Congress Accuses Govt Of 'Snooping', Wants SC To Hold Centre Accountable


The Facebook-owned messaging service has said that Indian scribes and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli sypware Pegasus.

04 November, 2017

Detective, Wife Arrested While Accepting Rs 1 Crore 'Extortion Money' From IAS Officer In Maharashtra

Outlook Web Bureau

Satish Mangle and his wife Shraddha had allegedly demanded Rs 7 crore from him for not releasing those tapes and also to retract their allegations of corruption against him, made earlier.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu speaks at the release of the book ‘Public Service Ethics – A Quest for Naitik Bharat’ by Prabhat Kumar at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas in New Delhi.

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Akhada Parishad seers felicitate Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami in Haridwar.

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Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu talks to the media as he joins guest teachers' protest near Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's residence, in New Delhi.

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