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Congress deletes mobile App from Google Play store post BJP's data theft charge

The BJP And Congress Are At Loggerheads With Each Other With Both Parties Accusing Each Other Of Forcing Their Mobile Applications To Sway Citizens In Their Favor To Gain Political Mileage.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 26 Mar 2018, 12:51:19 PM
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New Delhi:

The Congress party on Monday deleted its official mobile phone application from Google's Play Store. The party made this move after BJP levied charged that the party's app was being used to route data to Singapore.

The BJP and Congress are at loggerheads with each other with both parties accusing each other of forcing their applications to sway citizens in their favor to gain political mileage.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he's the "big boss who likes to spy on Indians".

“Modi’s NaMo App secretly records audio, video, contacts of your friends & family and even tracks your location via GPS. He’s the Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians,” Rahul tweeted.

The Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused PM Modi of forcing 13 lakh NCC cadets to download his personal mobile application, which Rahul alleged, leaks data to the American companies.

“Now he wants data on our children. 13 lakh NCC cadets are being forced to download the (Narendra Modi) APP,” the Gandhi scion said.
Earlier on Sunday, Rahul had accused PM Modi of having compromised the personal data of millions of Indians, who had downloaded his personal mobile application.

“Hi! My name is Narendra Modi. I am India's Prime Minister. When you sign up for my official App, I give all your data to my friends in American companies,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

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First Published : 26 Mar 2018, 12:48:29 PM

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