MHA Snooping Order: Rahul Gandhi calls PM Modi an insecure dictator

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, Dec 21: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi by calling him “an insecure dictator” over the recent order by the Ministry of Home Affairs allowing several central agencies to intercept and monitor any information on computers.

“Converting India into a police state isn’t going to solve your problems, Modi Ji. It’s only going to prove to over 1 billion Indians”, the Congress chief tweeted along with a news story.

Gandhi took a jibe saying “what an insecure dictator you really are”.

Yesterday, the MHA issued an order allowing ten central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt “any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer resource”.

Among the institutions that have been authorised to access any computer system, are “the Intelligence Bureau, Narcotics Control Bureau, the Enforcement Directorate, the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Central Bureau of Investigation, National Investigation Agency, Cabinet Secretariat (RAW), Directorate of Signal Intelligence (For service areas of Jammu & Kashmir, North-East and Assam only), and the Commissioner of Police, Delhi.


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