Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter account hacked, party calls it ‘roguish, unethical’

Several unsavoury tweets were sent out from the handle to its 1.21 million followers.

New Delhi | Updated: December 1, 2016 11:58 am
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The Twitter account of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was hacked Wednesday evening leading the party social media machinery to condemn it, calling it “unscrupulous, unethical and roguish”. Several unsavoury tweets were sent out from the handle to its 1.21 million followers.  The name of the account, which is called “Office of RG”, was first changed and then abusive comments posted from the hacked Twittle handle.

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Congress blamed Internet “trolls” for the act, adding that a “fascist culture” was behind the act. “Such unscrupulous, unethical and roguish conduct of venal trolls to hack @OfficeOfRG reflects disturbing insecurities of prevalent fascist culture,” party spokesman Randeep Surjewala tweeted immediately afterward.

The last tweet from the official handle before being hacked was about the Opposition’s walkout from Parliament over alleged “disrespect” shown by the government over the death of soldiers in the Nagrota attack. At 9.20 pm, the hacked account posted the last abusive tweet.

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  1. Rathna LK
    Dec 1, 2016 at 3:08 am
    Yes its the work of the evil minded and idle brains.As we know an idle man's brain is a devil's workshop.And hacking twitter account is the meanest thing one can do.This proves that Shri Rahul hi's relentless work is giving nightmares to the weak opponents.
    1. A
      Dec 1, 2016 at 6:49 am
      pappu's iq lvl is less than 2nd std boy lt;br/gt;pappu once said india is bigger than america europe put together
      1. K
        Dec 1, 2016 at 2:10 am
        Raga is 10th std failed italian jocker
        1. Suresh Chennala
          Dec 1, 2016 at 3:10 am
          For Congress it is perfectly ethical to loot, per, keep millions of Indians in poverty. They developed corruption to such a fine art, that India is still a poverty stricken country that has a huge number of illiterates