Pegasus snooping scandal

Pegasus row: Centre need not disclose anything that compromises national security, says SC

The bench, also comprising Justices Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the apex court does not want the government to disclose anything which may compromise national security.

Aug 17, 2021, 12:48 PM IST

SC asks Centre to bring on record whether Pegasus was bought or used

SC asked the Centre if it will bring on record whether the government bought Pegasus or used it or if it wasn`t used at all to address the contentions of the petitioners.

Aug 16, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

Pegasus row: Centre denies snooping allegations in SC, says petitions based on 'conjectures and surmises'

Centre alleged that the batch of petitions seeking an independent probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations is based on "conjectures, surmises" and unsubstantiated media reports and a group of experts will examine all issues raised.

Aug 16, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Nobody should cross the limits, avoid parallel debates: SC on pleas for probe into Pegasus snooping row

The apex court was hearing a batch of pleas, including the one filed by the Editors Guild of India, seeking an independent probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping matter. 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.

Aug 10, 2021, 12:29 PM IST

No transaction with Pegasus maker: Defence Ministry tells Parliament amid snooping row

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

Aug 09, 2021, 17:05 PM IST

Derek O'Brien can have ‘fish curry’ if he is allergic to 'chaat-papri': Centre’s delectable twist to Pegasus snooping row

Hitting out at Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’ Brian, who is facing intense criticism for his ‘papri chaat’ remark, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said 'he could have fish curry if he was allergic to ‘papri chaat’.

Aug 04, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

Pegasus row: Let's unite against this, Rahul Gandhi urges Opposition at the breakfast meeting

The opposition parties have been seeking a court-monitored probe in allegations concerning surveillance through Pegasus spyware. The government has denied opposition allegations. Opposition parties had met last week to put forth their demands on the issue. Rahul Gandhi was also present. 

Aug 03, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Pegasus snooping scandal: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking independent probe next week

The plea said the alleged snooping represented an attempt by agencies and organisations to muzzle and chill the exercise of free speech and expression of dissent in India.

Jul 30, 2021, 11:27 AM IST

Pegasus row: Rahul Gandhi speaks immaturely, can thousands of people be spied upon, asks Govt

The reactions from  Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi comes after Rahul Gandhi once again attacked the government, accusing it of not allowing the opposition to work and discuss issues of national importance like Pegasus controversy, farmers agitation and inflation.

Jul 29, 2021, 12:23 PM IST

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah have hit soul of democracy by using Pegasus against India, its institutions: Rahul Gandhi

Addressing the media outside the Parliament, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, along with several other Opposition parties, slammed the Center over reports of alleged snooping using the Pegasus spyware.

Jul 28, 2021, 14:21 PM IST

Pegasus snooping scandal: Parliamentary panel to question IT, MHA officials today

The panel, which has the maximum members from the ruling BJP, has summoned officials from the Ministry of Electronics, Information and Technology and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Jul 28, 2021, 11:05 AM IST