Rahul Gandhi's jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Vyapam scam invited sharp retort from BJP which reminded him of his "silence" over scams exposed during the UPA dispensation and said unlike Congress its government had gone for a CBI probe.
Uttarakhand Information Commissioner Anil Kumar Sharma, who recently unearthed irregularities in government spending of relief money for 2013 floods, today claimed he was receiving death threats and sought security cover from the Centre.
Taking a dig at former prime minister Manmohan Singh for criticising the NDA government, Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Thursday said had he broke his silence two years ago the nation would have avoided so many scams and scandals.
Attacking the Congress over ex-CAG`s claims, BJP said the opposition party stood "exposed" and demanded that the identity of leaders who "approached him" to drop names of those involved in scams during the UPA regime be revealed.
The office of CAG, which hogged limelight for coming up with presumptive loss figures in 2G, CWG and Coal blocks allocation scams, was today termed by President Pranab Mukherjee as the "conscience keeper" of the government.
Warning against the threats posed by ransomware such as Cryptlocker, AVG Technologies Australia security advisor Michael McKinnon has reportedly said that the emergence of such sophisticated modern malwares can result in scams and scoops.