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Concerns that an Indian security agency was tapping the mobile phones of politicians have forced the adjournment of the country's parliament, the BBC reports. Reports by Outlook that phone calls made by politicians, including federal agriculture minister Sharad Pawar, were being intercepted sparked angry scene in both the …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Big Brother

    But its ok to tap citizen's phones

    Funny place, India. Politicians don't like their own phones tapped. All those shady deals and backstabbing might come out in the open and they don't want that to happen naturally.

    But they are pretty gung ho about having phones of citizens tapped without even producing warrants. They authorize keyloggers for computers in cybercafes, photo IDs for browsing from cyber cafes, insist on interception facilities in cellphone switching centres...

    Big Brother because he wanted it that way.

    1. Graham Marsden
      Big Brother

      Of course...

      ... it's always one rule for them and another for everyone else.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    'called for an inquiry'

    I bet they didn't use a pnone to make that call.

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