IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw speaks within the Lok Sabha, on the primary day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, Monday, July 19, 2021. (LSTV/PTI Photo)
The Pegasus adware controversy will dominate Parliament when it resumes Thursday after a day’s break, as Opposition events search an investigation and the federal government defends itself.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, former election commissioner Ashok Lavasa and two union ministers have been amongst Indian residents probably focused by the Israeli telephone hacking software program, a global media investigation reported Monday, sparking a political storm in Parliament on the primary day of its monsoon session.
Information expertise minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, who defended the federal government in Parliament Monday hours earlier than he was named a possible spying goal, and Prahlad Singh Patel, minister of state for Jal Shakti, have been authorities figures spied upon, based on The Wire web site.