China Is Spying Over PM Modi, Paytm, Zomato, Flipkart & 10,000 People, Companies In India
The relations between China and India have gone from bad to worse day by day, and a lot of unpleasant events are going down between the two countries.
The country unleashing the COVID-19 pandemic on the world, tensions at the LAC, India banning a huge chunk of Chinese apps, including the popular PUBG and TikTok are some of the few.
And now, in a shocking revelation, it has come to notice that China has been keeping an eye on more than 10,000 Indians and organizations.
Read on to find out if China is spying on India and how!
Chinese Company Spying On 10000 Indian Individuals And Organizations
A report has claimed that Zhenhua Data Information Technology Co. Limited is keeping an eye on more than 10000 Indian individuals and organizations. They are included in the company’s database of “foreign targets.”
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and their families; Chief Ministers Mamata Banerjee, Ashok Gehlot, and Amarinder Singh to Uddhav Thackeray, are some of the prominent personalities that are being spied on by the company.
Additionally, 15 former Chiefs of the Army, Navy, and Air Force; Chief Justice of India Sharad Bobde, along with start-up tech entrepreneurs like Nipun Mehra, founder of Bharat Pe (an Indian payment app), and Ajay Trehan of AuthBridge, an authentication technology firm, to top industrialists Ratan Tata and Gautam Adani are also under the radar of the Chinese company.
As per reports, the Heads and founders of Nykaa, Uber India, PayU, Flipkart, Zomato, Swiggy are also being targeted. Some apps that are being targeted include Paytm, Razorpay, PhonePe, Pine Labs, Avenues Payments, Bigbasket, Daily Bazaar, Zappfresh, Fresh Meat Market, Zomato, Swiggy, FoodPanda, online meat delivery platforms, and now.bike.
Government Sets Up Panel To Investigate Reports
Under the National Cyber Security Coordinator, the Government has set up an “Expert Committee” to verify these claims of China keeping an eye on multiple well known personalities and organizations of India.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar confirmed the news, saying that the committee will be evaluating the implications of the Chinese company’s surveillance. As per reports, the committee will be assessing the law violations and will submit the recommendations within 30 days.