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Pegasus Row: SC Extends Time For Submitting Probe Report On Use Of Israeli Spyware

Pegasus Row: SC Extends Time For Submitting Probe Report On Use Of Israeli Spyware

Standard operating procedure for testing the 'infected devices' will be finalised too, it said, adding the probe by the technical committee may be over by the May end and then the supervisory judge would be making a report for the perusal of the bench.

20 May 2022
Pegasus Row: Fresh Plea Filed In SC Seeking Probe Into 2017 India-Israel Defence Deal

Pegasus Row: Fresh Plea Filed In SC Seeking Probe Into 2017 India-Israel Defence Deal

According to ML Sharma, who is one of the original petitioners in the case before the top court, said the deal was not approved by Parliament.

30 January 2022

Jagdeep Dhankhar Invokes Constitutional Provision To Seek Bengal Government's Records On Pegasus Probe Panel

Article 167 of the Constitution deals with the duties of a chief minister about furnishing of information to the governor.

SC stays proceedings of WB’s Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations

SC stays proceedings of WB’s Lokur panel probing Pegasus snooping allegations

An international media consortium has reported that over 300 verified Indian mobile phone numbers were on the list of potential targets for surveillance using...

17 December 2021

Supreme Courts Stays Justice Lokur Commitee's Probe On Pegasus Snooping Allegations

The Supreme Court observed, despite the assurance of the West Bengal government that the Lokur panel would not proceed with the inquiry, the commission has...

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02 December 2021
Those 'Directly Affected' By Pegasus Row To Soon Depose Before WB Govt-Formed Panel

Those 'Directly Affected' By Pegasus Row To Soon Depose Before WB Govt-Formed Panel

Deposition of persons claiming to be "directly affected" by alleged phone-tapping using Pegasus software will commence from December 13 before a two-man...


28 October 2021
SC’s Pegasus Order Gives Tremendous Credibility To Investigative Journalism: Dushyant Dave

SC’s Pegasus Order Gives Tremendous Credibility To Investigative Journalism: Dushyant Dave

Senior Supreme Court lawyer and former president of the Supreme Court Bar Association Dushyant Dave spoke to Outlook about the SC order to set up an expert...


28 October 2021
Pegasus Issue: Supreme Court Can't Be Stymised By Witnesses Failing To Appear, Shashi Tharoor Says

Pegasus Issue: Supreme Court Can't Be Stymised By Witnesses Failing To Appear, Shashi Tharoor Says

Referring to how the Parliamentary Committee on IT was thwarted from looking into pegasus issue by a lack of quorum, the chairperson Shashi Tharoor said,...


27 October 2021
Only PM Or HM Could Have Ordered Use Of Pegasus Spyware: Rahul Gandhi

Only PM Or HM Could Have Ordered Use Of Pegasus Spyware: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi termed as a 'big step' the Supreme Court appointing a three-member panel of cyber experts to probe the alleged use of Israeli spyware for...


27 October 2021
Pegasus Probe | SC Appoints Expert Committee To Investigate, Says 'Important To Protect Right To Privacy'

Pegasus Probe | SC Appoints Expert Committee To Investigate, Says 'Important To Protect Right To Privacy'

A bench comprising Chief Justice N V Ramana and Justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli said the three-member committee will be headed by former apex court judge RV...


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23 September 2021
Congress Welcomes SC Observation To Set Up Expert Committee Over Pegasus Row

Congress Welcomes SC Observation To Set Up Expert Committee Over Pegasus Row

The Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Supreme Court observation of setting up a ‘technical committee’ on Pegasus row is a ‘right step in...


23 September 2021
SC To Announce Its Decision On Pegasus Snooping Row Next Week

SC To Announce Its Decision On Pegasus Snooping Row Next Week

The Supreme Court said the decision on the pleas into the Pegasus snooping row will be announced next week.


13 September 2021
Pegasus Row: Centre Tells SC Matter Is Not For 'Public Discussion', Refuses To File Detailed Affidavit

Pegasus Row: Centre Tells SC Matter Is Not For 'Public Discussion', Refuses To File Detailed Affidavit

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that a committee of domain experts will be constituted and its report would be made available to the Supreme Court.


12 September 2021
SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Into Pegasus Snooping Case

SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Into Pegasus Snooping Case

The pleas before the Supreme Court demand an independent probe into the alleged snooping on certain people in the country involving Israeli spyware Pegasus.


07 September 2021
Pegasus Row: SC Allows More Time To Centre, Fixes Pleas For Hearing On September 13

Pegasus Row: SC Allows More Time To Centre, Fixes Pleas For Hearing On September 13

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana had issued a notice to the Centre on the pleas on August 17, while making it clear that it did not want...


20 August 2021
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17 August 2021
‘Govt Need Not Disclose Anything That Compromises Security’: SC On Pegasus Issue

‘Govt Need Not Disclose Anything That Compromises Security’: SC On Pegasus Issue

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...


10 August 2021
Pegasus Row: ‘No Parallel Debates On Social Media’, Supreme Court To Petitioners

Pegasus Row: ‘No Parallel Debates On Social Media’, Supreme Court To Petitioners

The Supreme Court said there must be some discipline and they must have 'some faith in the system'


06 August 2021
After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

After Effects Of Pegasus: More Use Of Basic Phones, Multiple Sims, No WhatsApp, iMessage

Cybersecurity experts say that keeping phones updated with the latest version, not giving excessive data permissions to apps, reporting any malicious activity...


05 August 2021
Bombay HC Issues Notice On PIL Questioning State Officials' 2019 Israel Tour

Bombay HC Issues Notice On PIL Questioning State Officials' 2019 Israel Tour

The petition filed by Laxman Bura and Digamber said that there was apparently 'a nexus between the phone tapping cases, which are a matter of public knowledge...


05 August 2021
Snooping Allegations Serious If True: Supreme Court On Pegasus

Snooping Allegations Serious If True: Supreme Court On Pegasus

Editors Guild of India has sought in its plea that a special investigation team (SIT) be set up to conduct probe into the reported surveillance of journalists...


05 August 2021
Govt Has Committed A Crime Against Me, Alleges Journalist As He Moves SC

Govt Has Committed A Crime Against Me, Alleges Journalist As He Moves SC

In a conversation with Outlook, Rupesh Singh talks about the Pegasus attack, the story he was pursuing when he was snooped upon, his message to the government...


02 August 2021
Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.


01 August 2021
Congress Was The ‘James Bond Of Spying’ When In Power: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi On Pegasus Row

Congress Was The ‘James Bond Of Spying’ When In Power: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi On Pegasus Row

On the Opposition insisting on debating the Pegasus issue, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said they want to waste Parliament's time on ‘fake and...


01 August 2021
Pegasus Probe: SC To Hear Petitions By Senior Journalists, Politicians Next Week

Pegasus Probe: SC To Hear Petitions By Senior Journalists, Politicians Next Week

A two-judge bench consisting of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant will be hearing the petitions by senior journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar, and...


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