Modi govt 'afraid' of no-confidence motion, says Rahul Gandhi

AICC President Rahul Gandhi speaking at Janashirvada Yathra in Chamarajanagara on Saturday

Congress Party president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and claimed that the NaMo app is sharing data with "American companies".

Gandhi even credited the chief minister with running a "clean government".

Referring to French security researcher's claim, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also accused Prime Minister Modi of leaking details of users to US firms through the NaMo app. Watch News Nation's special coverage to know more details regarding the same. The app, the party claimed was one-of-its kind, which offers users a "guest mode" that does not require any permission or data. "Analytics on the user data is done for offering users the most contextual content", it said. The data mining and analysis firm has come under the scanner for alleged breach of Facebook user data. "On Bhutan's land, China builds a road and a helipad and keeps a guard and the 56-inch person does not speak a word", he said, taking a jibe at the prime minister.

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Gandhi had written in his tweet, "Hi!"

Recently a French researcher, Elliot Alderson through a series of tweets claimed that the Narendra Modi android app is allegedly sharing private information of users to third-party United States company, Clever Tap, without their consent, reported Indian Express.

"Mr. Rahul Gandhi, the notice given to Cambridge Analytica for Data Manipulation has naturally anxious you".

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Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Tuesday alleged that the Congress has links with Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting company, alleged to have harvested private data of Facebook, while warning the popular social networking site against any attempt to influence India's electoral process. When his name was proposed for the Supreme Court, Modi ji's ego was hurt.

"The permissions required are all. cause-specific", the BJP tweeted.

Reacting to Rahul Gandhi's tweet the Bharatiya Janata Party's official twitter handle posted a series of rebuttal tweets. "All they do is scare the masses about technology while they continue to steal data using "Brahmastra" of Cambridge Analytica". "He is so rattled by the Cambridge Analytica expose that he daily tries to divert attention from it, yesterday it was the judiciary and today it Namo App".

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