Spat gets messier: India slams ‘defiant’, ‘misguided’ WhatsApp



Hours after it emerged that WhatsApp was suing the Indian government over new digital rules, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, pulling no punches, hit back at the messaging platform, and, among others, accused it of avoiding responsibility and being ‘misguided’.

The sensational no-holds-barred attack on WhatsApp from the IT Ministry makes it clear that the Indian government sees WhatsApp moving the court as an act of unacceptable defiance. 



Hours after it emerged that WhatsApp was suing the Indian government over new digital rules, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, pulling no punches, hit back at the messaging platform, and, among others, accused it of avoiding responsibility and being ‘misguided’.

The sensational no-holds-barred attack on WhatsApp from the IT Ministry makes it clear that the Indian government sees WhatsApp moving the court as an act of unacceptable defiance. 

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