Pegasus row

Centre again cites security to duck full affidavit, SC order on Pegasus soon

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said the Centre did not want matters of national interest to be part of public discourse or judicial debate through an affidavit.

published on : 14th September 2021

Pegasus row: Don't wish to file detailed affidavit in larger national interest, Centre tells SC

The government told a bench that the disclosure whether the country is using a particular software or not may cause 'harm' and alert all potential targets.

published on : 13th September 2021

Supreme Court to hear on Monday pleas seeking independent probe into Pegasus snooping row

The Centre had earlier filed a limited affidavit in the apex court saying the pleas seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations are based on 'unsubstantiated media reports'.

published on : 12th September 2021

Opposition unity sounds good but tough to achieve

Many regional leaders have national aspirations and issues like Pegasus spyware that united them may not resonate on the ground to as far as electoral fortunes are concerned. 

published on : 14th August 2021

Opposition MPs raise Pegasus snooping issue in debate on OBC bill in Lok Sabha

Pitching for a discussion on the Pegasus issue, opposition parties have repeatedly disrupted the proceedings in Parliament, resulting in frequent adjournments in both houses.

published on : 10th August 2021

Only PM can answer on behalf of all ministries, why is he silent: P Chidambaram on Pegasus row 

Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt, while replying to a question in Rajya Sabha on Monday, said, "Ministry of Defence has not had any transaction with NSO Group Technologies."

published on : 10th August 2021

'Have faith in the system': Supreme Court takes exception to parallel debates over Pegasus on social media

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, told the bench that he needed some time to take instructions from the government on the issue raised in the petitions.

published on : 10th August 2021

Rajya Sabha adjourned till 12 noon amid opposition uproar over Pegasus row 

The opposition members, however, insisted that the Pegasus matter be taken up for discussion and trooped into the Well.

published on : 10th August 2021

Snooping row: Defence ministry didn’t buy Pegasus. So, who did?

In its first response to the Pegasus snoopgate controversy, the Ministry of Defence on Monday said it did not have any transaction with Israel-based NSO Group, which owns the spyware.

published on : 10th August 2021

Health Minister Mandaviya slams Opposition in Lok Sabha for not allowing MoS Bharti Pawar to speak

Pawar started replying to a question, but members of the opposition raised the Pegasus snooping and farm laws issues and protested against the government.

published on : 6th August 2021

PIL questions Maharashtra officials' 2019 Israel tour; lawyer claims it was to acquire Pegasus-like spyware

Several rules regarding the sanctioning of such foreign tours were violated in the process, the Public Interest Litigation alleged.

published on : 5th August 2021

Rahul Gandhi says Pegasus a 'tool to silence people' in fresh attack on Modi govt

Addressing a 'Sansad Gehrao' protest here by the Indian Youth Congress, he targeted the prime minister over the issue of employment too.

published on : 5th August 2021

Logjam continues in Parliament as Opposition hardens stand on Pegasus row  

The Opposition also unequivocally conveyed that the discussion on the farmers’ issues and agitations arising from the three laws should follow the discussion on Pegasus.

published on : 4th August 2021

Opposition blames government for Parliament logjam, demand debate on Pegasus and farmers' issue

18 leaders from 14 parties said that it is unfortunate that the government has 'unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition'.

published on : 4th August 2021

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar breaks ranks, is first NDA ally to join Pegasus probe chorus

Echoing the Opposition demand, Kumar said since the issue has been raised for so long, it should be discussed.

published on : 3rd August 2021
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