Opposition led by Congress Thursday upped the ante against the government on the bugging issue demanding a judicial probe and a statement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the matter which, they said, has put NDA`s credibility at stake.
Unconvinced with Nitin Gadkari dismissing a report about bugging of his residence, Congress and other opposition parties Monday demanded that the government give a statement in Parliament on the issue.
Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party president Laxmikant Bajpai defended Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari over bugging devices being found from his residence, and said that matter should be considered closed as Gadkari has denied this.
Commenting on bugs being found from the house of Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, former union information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari said that the government has to make people aware of the legal provisions which safeguard one`s privacy from government`s intrusion.
The US intelligence service NSA had bugged the EU embassies in Washington and in New York as well as its offices in Brussels and infiltrated their internal computer networks, a German weekly news magazine has said.
Government appears to have closed the
probe into the reported bugging episode in the offices of
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his senior aides as
neither Intelligence Bureau nor private detectives "found"
Caught in a cleft over the alleged
bugging of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee`s offices, the
government and Congress party continued to downplay the issue
but Digvijay Singh would not let it rest when he demanded an