Line-by-line verification of the IT Minister's Statement on the Pegasus Hacks

On July 19, 2021, the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw, presented his statement in response to the Pegasus Project revelations. The reports, published by The Wire, reveal how the Israeli-organisation NSO Group's spyware, Pegasus, was able to successfully compromise the devices of several Indian citizens, including journalists like Siddharth Vardarajan, MK Venu, Rohini Singh as well as potentially target politicians like Rahul Gandhi, Vaishnaw himself and the woman who shared her experience of being sexually abused by the former CJI, Ranjan Gogoi.

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