Highlights

  • Tweets on Ukraine crisis, crypto posted from BJP president JP Nadda's account
  • Account compromised briefly, talking to Twitter about it: BJP sources
  • 2 tweets: one asked for donations to aid Russia, other for Ukraine

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Tweets on Ukraine crisis, crypto posted from BJP president JP Nadda's account

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Twitter account was also hacked briefly in December last year, and message related to Bitcoin was posted.

Multiple tweets were posted from BJP president J P Nadda's account on the Ukraine crisis and also on crypto currency issues on Sunday, in another case of hacking of a prominent public figure's Twitter account.

BJP sources said Nadaa's account was compromised briefly.

"It is now under control. We are speaking with Twitter to ascertain the exact reason," a party leader said.

One tweet from Nadda's account solicited donations to help Ukraine and another sought to help Russia.

"Now accepting crypto currency donations," it added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Twitter account was also hacked briefly in December last year, and message related to Bitcoin was posted.

Some other handles, including those of government departments, were recently hacked as well.

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