The Union home ministry on Tuesday declined a direct reply to DMK MP and former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran’s query in Rajya Sabha whether the government had used Israeli spy software to tap WhatsApp calls and messages, but placed it on record that the government’s power to intercept phones and computer resources could only be exercised as per provisions of law, rules and standard operating procedures

Govt can intercept phones as per law: Minister

WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that 121 Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware Pegasus, but IT ministry has contended that the information was inadequate and incomplete, according to sources

WhatsApp says alerted govt in Sept too; IT min says info wasn’t enough

Amid the allegations of an Israeli software being used to spy, WhatsApp on Friday said it has taken "strong action" in the incident & supports the Indian government's stand on the need to safeguard the privacy of all citizens

Agree with Indian govt on need to protect citizens’ privacy: WhatsApp

The government said on Thursday it had asked WhatsApp to explain how the Israeli spyware “Pegasus” had been used to infect the phones of many Indian human rights activists, lawyers & journalists to spy on them & how the company would protect the privacy of Indians

Govt asks WhatsApp to explain breach amid phone snoop row

With WhatsApp revealing that Indian scribes and human rights activists were among users targeted by an Israeli spyware, the government on Thursday asked the Facebook-owned messaging platform to explain the breach and list out measures that have been taken to safeguard privacy of millions of Indians

Israeli spyware row: Centre asks WhatsApp to explain breach

The IT Ministry has sought a detailed response from WhatsApp on the issue of an Israeli spyware that was allegedly used to target Indian journalists & human rights activists through its platform

WhatsApp gets 3 days to reply on ‘spying’ case

MBDA's Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile and Scalp cruise missile will be the mainstay of the weapons package of the 36 Rafale jets being procured by India

‘Meteor & Scalp missiles on Rafale to give IAF unrivalled capability’

Indian infantry soldiers now finally have a new weapon to destroy advancing enemy tanks on the western front with Pakistan

Army inducts Israeli ‘tank killers’ till DRDO develops indigenous ones

Former US astronaut Jerry M Linenger said, “India was trying to do something very, very difficult

All is not lost, Chandrayaan-2 not a failed mission: World media, experts

Ahead of an unprecedented snap polls on September 17, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party has put banners featuring his pictures with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, US President Trump and Russian President Putin to lure support by presenting him in a "different league"

Modi features in Israel PM’s election campaign