Pegasus

House panel on spyware found nothing : TDP MLA Payyavula Keshav

Keshav said the ruling YSRC made a hue and cry on the alleged purchase of Pegasus spyware and theft of data by the TDP government and constituted the House Committee.

published on : 21st September 2022

Ramana: A judge who delivered landmark judgments

A day before his retirement, a bench led by him sought the Centre & Gujarat government’s response in a plea challenging remission granted to convicts in the Bilkis Bano case.

published on : 28th August 2022

Govt had something to hide, says Rahul Gandhi on Centre's non-cooperation in Pegasus probe

After perusing the report submitted by former apex court Justice R V Raveendran, Chief Justice N V Ramana also noted that the Central government did not cooperate with the Pegasus probe.

published on : 25th August 2022

No proof that Pegasus spyware used in phones examined: SC; says Centre didn't cooperate in probe

The top court had ordered a probe into allegations of the use of Israeli spyware by government agencies for targeted surveillance of politicians, journalists, and activists.

published on : 25th August 2022

Pegasus row: Committee finds malware 5 out of 29 phones, not clear if Pegasus

It also noted that it appeared from the report submitted by the committee that the Government of India wasn’t cooperative. 

published on : 25th August 2022

Snooping row: Supreme Court likely to hear Pegasus case on Thursday

Earlier, SC had asked the panel to expedite its investigation into the Pegasus row with the first deadline set for May 20, and then extending time till June 20 for submission of the final report. 

published on : 25th August 2022

A year later, Supreme Court set to hear Pegasus snooping case

The issue assumed political significance after NSO Group maintained that it sells products only to government intelligence and law enforcement agencies.

published on : 16th August 2022

Trouble for Chandrababu? Andhra panel accuses TDP of using controversial Pegasus spyware

MLA Karunakar Reddy said the then government made a mockery of democracy by stealing data only to desist the then Opposition party from coming to power. 

published on : 7th July 2022

Pegasus spyware: TDP-led Andhra Pradesh government shared data with private agencies, says panel

The House Committee members K Abbaiah Chowdary and M Jaganmohan Rao and officials from the Home and Information Technology departments attended the meeting held in the Assembly hall.

published on : 6th July 2022

TDP-led Andhra Pradesh government used Pegasus spyware for election benefit: Probe panel

House Committee Chairman Bhumana Karunakar Reddy accused the previous government of collecting the data of people through the Smart Pulse Survey and misused it for its political interests.

published on : 16th June 2022

Pegasus: SC extends time for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware 

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana said the technical committee has been examining mobiles for the spyware and has also recorded statements of persons including some journalists.

published on : 20th May 2022

Spain says PM Pedro Sanchez targeted by Pegasus spyware

Defence Minister Margarita Robles phone was also infected last year by software owned by the Israeli-based firm NSO, which is the target of numerous investigations worldwide.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Spain vows to be transparent in probe of Pegasus spyware use

The Spanish government has not denied nor confirmed whether it uses Pegasus or other hard-to-detect spyware, saying that any surveillance is conducted under the supervision of judges.

published on : 24th April 2022

No contravention of rules: Suspended IPS officer AB Venkateswara Rao over Pegasus press conference

In a four-page reply, Rao said that he had informed the government that he would address the media on Pegasus issue as it was of public importance.

published on : 7th April 2022

Bhumana to head Andhra House Panel on Pegasus probe

Giridhara Rao is one among the TDP MLAs, who extended support to the ruling YSRC. 

published on : 26th March 2022

Snooping row: SC Pegasus panel seeks comments from public on 11 queries

The questionnaire can be filled online at https://pegasus-india-investigation.in/invitation-to-comment/  on or before March 31.

published on : 26th March 2022

SC's Pegasus panel seeks comments from public on 11 queries

The form also seeks comments from the public on ways to strengthen the cyber security of the nation, and on what laws and safeguards should be put in place against surveillance by private entities.

published on : 25th March 2022

House panel for in-depth probe on Didi’s Pegasus bombshell against TDP 

TDP general secretary Nara Lokesh refuted allegations that the TDP government had purchased the spyware.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Mamata says Bengal was offered controversial Pegasus spyware for Rs 25 crore, 4-5 years ago

The Telugu Desam party denied assertions made by her on Wednesday that the then chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu, had purchased the spyware during his tenure.

published on : 17th March 2022

'Acceptance of criminal activity': Left parties slam government on New York Times' Pegasus report

CPI general secretary D Raja said the government hid the truth on the issue from Parliament and they were now answerable.

published on : 29th January 2022