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’.
The Supreme Court said the decision on the pleas into the Pegasus snooping row will be announced next week.
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.
The pleas before the Supreme Court demand an independent probe into the alleged snooping on certain people in the country involving Israeli spyware Pegasus.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court said there must be some discipline and they must have 'some faith in the system'
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.
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'.
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.
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.
This is the first time an NDA ally has supported the Opposition’s demand for probe into the Pegasus spyware scandal.
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’
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.
John Brittas spoke to Outlook on why he is demanding a SIT probe on snoopgate.
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.
Israel Defence Minister Benny Gantz said his country is investigating the Pegasus matter ‘with the utmost seriousness’.
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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The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates