Supreme Court to set up technical expert panel to probe Pegasus snooping row

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.

Sep 23, 2021, 12:26 PM IST

Leaders of 19 Opposition parties meet virtually, make 11 demands including SC-monitored probe into use of Pegasus

In a joint statement, the leaders called upon the people of India to rise to the occasion. "Save India today, so that we can change it for a better tomorrow," they said.

Aug 21, 2021, 12:07 PM IST

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

Rajya Sabha clears 3 crucial bills as Opposition sharpens attack on govt over Pegasus, farm laws and fuel price hike

Amid din, the government managed to pass three bills between brief adjournments -- The Constitution (Scheduled Tribe) Order (Amendment) Bill, The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, The Essential defence services bill, 2021.

Aug 05, 2021, 17:18 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi lashes out at Opposition for stalling Parliament; hails UP CM as 'Karma Yogi'

PM Narendra Modi attacked the Opposition for disrupting the proceedings inside the Parliament over a wide range of issues including the Pegagsus scandal, farm laws and COVID management.

Aug 05, 2021, 16:21 PM IST

Pegasus row: Supreme Court to hear pleas seeking probe into alleged snooping

The Supreme Court will hear a clutch of pleas seeking an independent investigation into the alleged Pegasus snooping matter.

Aug 05, 2021, 06:38 AM 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

Will shave my head if Amit Shah makes statement in Parliament on Delhi rape: TMC MP Derek O'Brien

Trinamool Congress MP Derek O'Brien, who is facing criticism for his ‘papari chaat’ remark on the way government was passing important bills, has now said that he will shave his head if Union Home Minister Amit Shah comes to Parliament on Wednesday and makes a statement on the alleged rape of a 9-year-old girl in Delhi.

Aug 04, 2021, 10:30 AM IST

Pegasus Controversy: Many opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi reached Parliament from cycle in protest

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday led a cycle rally along with opposition MPs towards Parliament to protest the hike in fuel prices. In the Constitution Club of Delhi, Rahul Gandhi also held a meeting with 17 MPs of opposition parties in the morning on the Pegasus espionage case.

Aug 03, 2021, 13:58 PM IST

Pegasus snooping controversy: How much 'boil' in 'tea' of Anti-Modi protest?

To present a united face on the Pegasus spyware issue, leaders of several opposition parties attended a breakfast meeting organized by former Congress President Rahul Gandhi at the Constitution Club on Tuesday. Several opposition MPs reached Parliament on bicycles after the meeting to raise the issue of rising fuel prices.

Aug 03, 2021, 12:18 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 Case: Nitish Kumar demands probe amid continuous postponement of Monsoon Session

BJP ally and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday supported the opposition, demanding a probe into the matter, amid continuing uproar in the monsoon session of Parliament over the Pegasus spying case. Kumar said the investigation should be made public.

Aug 03, 2021, 08:24 AM IST

Gravitas plus: Who is behind Pegasus project?

Many of the organisations associated with the Pegasus project have been found to be linked with George Soros’ Open Society Foundations (OSF). 

Aug 02, 2021, 19:34 PM IST

Pegasus row: Nitish Kumar demands investigation, calls for discussion in Parliament

Meanwhile, both houses of the parliament saw repeated disruptions as opposition members kept pushing for a discussion on the matter, while the Centre refused to entertain it.

Aug 02, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

Centre launches ‘Sandes’ messaging app, check how to download homegrown messaging platform

Sandes app has been rolled out for both Android and iOS users. You can easily download the app from Google Play Store or Apple iOS Store, depending on the operating system you’re using right now.

Jul 31, 2021, 19:49 PM IST

Pegasus snooping scandal: Israel launches probe against NSO Group

Politicians, rights activists and journalists were among those targeted with phone spyware sold to various governments by the Israeli firm, according to an international media consortium.

Jul 30, 2021, 16:18 PM IST