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Look into hacking of Rahul, Cong twitter accounts: TMC to govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today asked the to look into the hacking of the official Twitter accounts of Indian National and its Vice president Rahul Gandhi.

The hacking issues should be "taken up on priority," TMC leader in said amid the continued Opposition protest against the on the issue.

"should rise to the occasion and take care of the situation," he said.

The official Twitter accounts of and Gandhi were hacked today and some messages laden with expletives and profanities posted on it.

Gandhi's account was hacked last night too and some obscene remarks were posted online for about an hour after which it was rectified.

The Congress has, meanwhile, filed a complaint with the Cyber cell of Police on the hacking of its Vice President's twitter account.

After the hacking, Congress raised questions on the safety of all Indians and said it reflected "disturbing insecurities" of the prevalent "fascist culture" in the country.

Gandhi's account was hacked around 8.45 PM last night and some messages with profanities were put out, but these were deleted soon thereafter.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 15:07 IST