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The first day of the monsoon session of Parliament turned into a ruckus. After this, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla adjourned the proceedings till 11 am on Tuesday. Something similar happened in the Rajya Sabha as well. If everything goes well today, the session can start again after 11 o’clock. Here, Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh has given notice for discussion in zero hour on the media report of Pegasus project.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also going to hold an all-party meeting at 6 pm today. In this meeting, the government can give a presentation in front of the opposition regarding the preparations for Corona. In this, the further preparations of the central government regarding vaccine and vaccination will be told. Along with this, there is a possibility of discussion in the meeting regarding the preparations for the third wave of Corona. However, whether the opposition parties will attend the meeting or not, it will be known this morning.
Opposition in a ruckus mood
The opposition tried to surround the government on the very first day itself regarding the Corona Management, the farmers’ movement, the rising prices of diesel-petrol and the Rafale aircraft case. Even before the government could recover, the case of Israeli spyware Pegasus phone espionage added to the new trouble. There was a lot of uproar about this on the first day of the session. However, later IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav came forward to stand for the government. Amit Shah and Ravi Shankar Prasad also targeted the opposition.
Congress demands Shah’s resignation
On Monday, Congress leaders alleged that the phones of journalists and several leaders were being tapped. The names of Rahul Gandhi and Prashant Kishor also surfaced. The opposition even demanded the resignation of Amit Shah on this issue.
Report claims- Government ministers are also under the purview of hacking
The report said that not only Congress leaders but also the phones of Union Culture Minister Prahlad Patel and IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, who defended the government in Parliament, were hacking targets. Among the names mentioned in the report, these are the prominent ones.
1. The phones of Leader of the Opposition Rahul Gandhi and Abhishek Banerjee, nephew of Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, were also included in this list.
2. The name of IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav, who defended the government in Parliament, was also included in this list.
3. The name of election strategist Prashant Kishor has also been mentioned in this list. It was he who branded Modi in 2004.
4. The name of former Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa is also included in this list, who had disagreed with the Election Commission’s decision on the complaint against Modi-Shah in the 2009 elections.
Spying on journalists abroad
According to the report, Pegasus clients in different parts of the world spy on journalists who have been exposing the government’s failures or criticizing its decisions. From Asia to America, many countries spied on journalists through Pegasus or kept them on watch lists. In the report, the names of some countries of the world have also been given, where the eyes of the government are on journalists. Topping the list is Azerbaijan, where 48 journalists were on a government watch list. In India this figure is 38.
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