India Bought Israeli Spyware Pegasus As Part Of Weapons Deal in 2017 when Prime Minister Modi visited Israel in 2017: New York Times Reported
After the report claims India purchased Pegasus spyware in a deal with Israel, Opposition targets Modi Govt Rahul Gandhi Tweeted “Modi Govt bought Pegasus to spy on our primary democratic institutions, politicians and public. Govt functionaries, opposition leaders, armed forces, judiciary all were targeted by these phone tappings. This is treason.
Modi Govt has committed treason”.
Congress Leader Randeep Singh Surjewala Tweeted, “INC will seek accountability of the PM & Govt in Parliament on the deployment of #Pegasus
We will seek accountability of BJP and Modi government in people’s court.
We also urge upon the Supreme Court to take note of the deception.
This is ‘Treason’! “.
Randeep Singh Surjewala also tweeted, “The truth is clear that Modi Govt –
(1) Purchased the #Pegasus spyware,
(2) Duped the Parliament,
(3) Misled the Supreme Court,
(4) Used public money to spy upon its own people,
(5) Hijacked the Democracy in the runup to the 2019 Lok Sabha,
(6) Committed ‘Treason’! “.
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For 74 years, India had maintained a policy of what it called “commitment to the Palestinian cause”.
But After a $2 billion deal of Pegasus and a missile system, in June 2019, India voted in support of Israel at the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council to deny observer status to a Palestinian human rights organization, a first for the nation.
Brief History of India-Israel Relationships
- On 17 September 1950: India recognized Israel as a nation.
- On 29 January 1992 India and Israel established full diplomatic relations.
- On 29 January 2022 India and Israel celebrated the 30 years of India-Israel Friendship.
PEGASUS is the hacking software or spyware, developed by Israeli firm NSO. Once it has wormed its way onto your phone, without you noticing, it can turn it into a 24-hours spying device. It can copy messages you send or receive, harvest your photos and record your calls. It has the capability to record your calls, copy your messages and secretly film you or activate the microphone to record your conversations. It can pinpoint where you are, where you’ve been, and who you’ve met. It works both on iOS and Android operating systems.