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The controversy around phone tapping erupted in July last year when former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and 18 other Congress MLAs rebelled against chief minister Ashok Gehlot.(HT Archive/For Representative Purposes Only)

In state assembly, Rajasthan govt denies tapping phones of MLAs and MPs

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 07:15 AM IST
  • The BJP, however, sought an inquiry led by the Central Bureau of Investigation and created a ruckus in the assembly which led to adjournment of the House twice.
Chandrababu Naidu brought to the notice of PM Modi that even private individuals were using cutting edge technology and equipment to unlawfully tap the phones. (Photo @ncbn)
Chandrababu Naidu brought to the notice of PM Modi that even private individuals were using cutting edge technology and equipment to unlawfully tap the phones. (Photo @ncbn)

Chandrababu Naidu accuses Jagan Reddy of tapping phones; petitions PM Modi

HindustanTimes, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 01:05 PM IST
In a letter written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the former chief minister alleged that the YSR Congress government in the state had been indulging in tapping phones of the opposition leaders, advocates, journalists and social activists.
The government, on its part, said it is for better tracking and surveillance of patients and that it was experimented in many places earlier also. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The government, on its part, said it is for better tracking and surveillance of patients and that it was experimented in many places earlier also. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

‘Surveillance state’: Congress on Kerala tapping phones of Covid patients

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent | Edited by AshutoshTripathi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2020 09:26 PM IST
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in pandemic situations such drastic steps will be needed but police will ensure that these records are not misused. He also said it was part of a scientific method to contain the spread of virus.
BSP chief Mayawati has sought President’s rule in Rajasthan(HT FILE PHOTO)
BSP chief Mayawati has sought President’s rule in Rajasthan(HT FILE PHOTO)

Mayawati wades into phone tapping row in Rajasthan, seeks President’s rule

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2020 01:36 PM IST
Mayawati’s demand for President’s rule in Rajasthan came shortly after the BJP sought a CBI probe into the Congress’ allegations that it has audio tapes to prove that the BJP was in collusion with rebel Congress leaders to bring down the Ahsok Gehlot government.
Two opposition leaders in Rajasthan have claimed that their phones are being tapped.(Representative image/REUTERS)
Two opposition leaders in Rajasthan have claimed that their phones are being tapped.(Representative image/REUTERS)

Rajasthan govt tapping phones, says Opposition ahead of RS polls

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Sachin Saini| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Rajasthan’s police chief has denied that phones of lawmakers are being tapped.
“Government didn’t give “blanket permission to any agency for the interception or monitoring or decryption and permission from competent authority is required, as per the due process of law and rules, in each case,” said minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy.(AP Photo)
“Government didn’t give “blanket permission to any agency for the interception or monitoring or decryption and permission from competent authority is required, as per the due process of law and rules, in each case,” said minister of state for home G Kishan Reddy.(AP Photo)

10 government agencies can tap phones, Lok Sabha told

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 02:10 AM IST
Ministry of home affairs also stated that any interception or monitoring or decryption of any information from any computer resource can be done only by authorised agencies as per due process of law, and subject to approved safeguards and standard operating procedures.
The BJP government in Karnataka asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) last month to probe the phone tapping scandal.(PTI)
The BJP government in Karnataka asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) last month to probe the phone tapping scandal.(PTI)

Kumaraswamy distances himself from phone tap scandal as CBI raids former Bengaluru top cop

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2019 06:07 PM IST
The CBI carried out the search at the former Bengaluru Police Commissioner’s residence more than a month after the Yediyurappa government handed over the probe into allegations of phone tapping to the agency.
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