Pegasus snooping

Unbelievable that Centre refusing to file detailed affidavit on Pegasus: Petitioners to SC

The court was told by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for N Ram and Sashi Kumar who have filed one of the pleas, that the government can't tell the apex court to 'shut your eyes'.

published on : 13th September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: SC to pass interim order on pleas seeking independent probe

The pleas are related to reports of alleged snooping by government agencies on eminent citizens, politicians and scribes by using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.

published on : 13th September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: Bengal assures SC that Lokur panel will not proceed for time being

The State government in its affidavit has called the Union government "non-committal and evasive" while justifying the setting up of a two-member Commission of Inquiry.

published on : 25th August 2021

Govt telling SC it can't divulge its info in public is 'confession' that spyware was used: Chidambaram

The Centre on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that divulging information on whether the country uses spyware like Pegasus or not would involve national security aspect.

published on : 18th August 2021

Pegasus controversy: SC issues notice to Centre

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana sought the Centre's response on the pleas and said it will take up the matter after 10 days and see what course should be adopted.

published on : 17th August 2021

Pegasus row: Nothing to hide, will constitute committee of experts, Centre tells SC

With a view to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests and with an object of examining the issues raised, it said, the government will constitute a committee of experts.

published on : 16th August 2021

UN experts call for more rules on countries' use of spyware 

The independent experts, who focus on a number of rights issues under mandates from the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council, are in “direct communication” with NSO and the Israeli government.

published on : 12th August 2021

Pegasus row: Lok Sabha Speaker meets officials on not appearing before Tharoor-led Parliment panel

The three secretaries wrote to Tharoor conveying their unavailability to depose before the panel at its meeting on July 28.

published on : 12th August 2021

No transaction with NSO Group: Defence Ministry on the firm at the centre of Pegasus snooping row

NSO Group has been under increasing attack following allegations that its Pegasus software was used for surveillance of phones of people in several countries, including India.

published on : 9th August 2021

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day amid protests by opposition members over Pegasus, other issues

Congress leader Manish Tewari said the introduction of bills amidst opposition protests is violation of the Constitution.

published on : 9th August 2021

'Mr Modi, listen to us': Opposition releases video of members speaking on Pegasus, farmers

The video compiles these statements made by the opposition MPs in the Upper House, with the words "farmer" and "Pegasus" in the opening lines.

published on : 8th August 2021

Centre weakening four pillars of democracy: Sanjay Raut on Pegasus row

Talking to reporters in Delhi, Raut expressed surprise that the central government was not even paying heed to the Supreme Court's observation that the Pegasus case, if true, was a serious matter.

published on : 6th August 2021

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid opposition protests

The Congress, TMC and other members continued to raise slogans in the well soon after it met for Question Hour.

published on : 6th August 2021

Govt not blinking for fear of putting leadership in a spot  

For public posturing, though, the party asserts that the government is ready for discussion on any issue, including Pegasus, and it’s the Opposition that is running away. 

published on : 6th August 2021

20 bills passed in monsoon session without debate

The government has stuck to the strategy of passing as many bills as possible, which are essentially replacements for ordinances.

published on : 5th August 2021
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