Updated on: July 19, 2021 18:19 IST

Muqabla | Opposition target Modi govt over phone tapping row

The central government dismissed allegations of tapping phones of prominent individuals including ministers, opposition leaders, journalists, businessmen and others. The government said similar claims were made in the past regarding the use of Pegasus on WhatsApp by India. Those reports, the statement said, had no factual basis and were categorically denied by all parties, including WhatsApp in the Supreme Court.