Cambridge Analytica controversy rocks Indian politics: Who said what

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Wasting no time, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded an apology from Congress . He told reporters in New Delhi: “Today the whistleblower Christopher Wylie has confirmed that Cambridge Analytics worked with Congress. This has exposed Rahul Gandhi who was denying all along. Congress and Rahul Gandhi must now apologize.”
Countering Prasad’s allegations, Congress leader Surjewala said, “It is all false, why is India’s perpetually lying Law Minister throwing allegations in the media, he is in power why doesn’t he show all proof and then register an FIR. We challenge you. They fear they will be exposed if they probe.”
Both the BJP and the Congress have been trading charges with each other over using the services of the tainted firm. Even though Cambridge Analytica’s Indian partner Ovleno Business Intelligence (OBI), owned by Amrish Tyagi, son of senior JD(U) leader KC Tyagi, lists BJP, Congress and JD(U) as its clients on its website, all the parties had said they have not used the data firm’s services in elections. Congress had alleged that the government had “invented” a story about the Congress’ alleged links with a controversial data firm to divert the media attention from the death of Indians in Iraq’s Mosul.

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