Snooping

SC to set up technical experts’ panel on Pegasus

The information assumes significance since the Centre had earlier offered to set up a panel on its own to look into allegations of snooping on civil society.

published on : 24th September 2021

A Supreme Court of possibilities 

The Indian judiciary is at a crossroads. The CJI can do a lot in bringing in reforms in the system as demonstrated by Willy Mutunga, former Chief Justice of Kenya

published on : 24th September 2021

Congress welcomes setting up of technical expert committee on Pegasus, but seeks SC-monitored probe

Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate also said that based on media reports, a probe into the matter will ensure that national security is not compromised.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Pegasus snooping row: SC to pronounce order on pleas seeking independent probe next week

The pleas seeking an independent probe 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 : 23rd September 2021

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

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

Has the media lost perseverance?

The media, of course, always loves the latest news. But that is no reason to abandon worthwhile causes halfway without taking them to their logical conclusion

published on : 3rd 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

Enemies will change, modulate software if information is disclosed: Centre to SC in Pegasus matter

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said those involved in terror activities may take pre-emptive steps if the government divulges details of which software is used for various purposes.

published on : 17th 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
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