This article has been removed following a request by the author. According to a report on the Hindustan Times, in a widely circulated statement issued on Wednesday evening, the government called the claims “malicious, nefarious and unsubstantiated” and threatened to pursue legal actions against the Security Brigade, the company which originally published the article. Since then, the original article this story was cross-posted from has been taken down, and the government has also retracted its public statement.