But its ok to tap citizen's phones
Funny place, India. Politicians don't like their own phones tapped. All those shady deals and backstabbing might come out in the open and they don't want that to happen naturally.
But they are pretty gung ho about having phones of citizens tapped without even producing warrants. They authorize keyloggers for computers in cybercafes, photo IDs for browsing from cyber cafes, insist on interception facilities in cellphone switching centres...
Big Brother because he wanted it that way.