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Pegasus Probe

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

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

SC To Announce Its Decision On Pegasus Snooping Row Next Week

Sep 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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.

SC To Hear Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Into Pegasus Snooping Case

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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

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 the government to disclose anything which compromises national security.

17 August, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

10 August, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Cybersecurity experts say that keeping phones updated with the latest version, not giving excessive data permissions to apps, reporting any malicious activity that the user perceives, not sharing OTPs are some of the measures that people can take to ensure privacy and security.

05 August, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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 now, and the Israel tour'.

05 August, 2021

Snooping Allegations Serious If True: Supreme Court On Pegasus

Outlook Web Bureau

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 and others.

05 August, 2021

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

Astha Savyasachi

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 and much more.


02 August, 2021

Nitish Kumar Supports Opposition’s Demand To Investigate Pegasus Snooping

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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 fabricated issues that have no identity’

01 August, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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 politician John Brittas.

30 July, 2021

‘If Israel Govt Can Probe Snooping, Why Can’t Our PM': Rajya Sabha MP Who Moved SC On Pegasus Row

Preetha Nair

John Brittas spoke to Outlook on why he is demanding a SIT probe on snoopgate.

30 July, 2021

Pegasus Snooping Row: Israel Launches Probe Into Allegations Against NSO

Outlook Web Bureau

Representatives of several bodies visited the office of NSO to assess the allegations raised in regards to the company on Wednesday, a spokesperson for Israel's Ministry of Defence said.

30 July, 2021

Israel Raids Pegasus Maker NSO Group’s Offices, Company Claims It Was Only A ‘Visit’

Outlook Web Bureau

Israel Defence Minister Benny Gantz said his country is investigating the Pegasus matter ‘with the utmost seriousness’.


29 July, 2021

'Some Elements' Reducing Parliamentary Panel On IT To 'Ping Pong Match': Shashi Tharoor

Outlook Web Bureau

The panel that was set to question government officials on Wednesday on the Pegasus spyware issue was postponed due to lack of quorum.

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