Citing “personal reasons”, Urjit Patel quit weeks after a fractious faceoff with the government. Patel, 55, took over as the 24th Governor on September 5, 2016, when he was chosen by the BJP-led government after his predecessor Raghuram Rajan was denied a second-term.
"The alliance, after winning the elections, is going to form the Government collectively and continue to work as alliance partners. This is for your Excellency perusal and information," read the notification letter which was signed by the leaders of the four parties.
The database reviewed by The New York Times, a sample of information gathered in 2017 and held by one company, reveals people’s travels in startling detail, accurate to within a few yards and in some cases updated more than 14,000 times a day.