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

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

13 January 2022

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 commenced its work.

Spyware Similar To Pegasus Found In Phones Of Egyptian Dissidents

Spyware Similar To Pegasus Found In Phones Of Egyptian Dissidents

13 January 2022

One piece of malware recently found on an iPhone belonging to Ayman Nour, a dissident and 2005 Egyptian presidential candidate who subsequently spent three...


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...

Amoral 21st Century Mercenary: Apple Sues Pegasus Maker NSO Group

Amoral 21st Century Mercenary: Apple Sues Pegasus Maker NSO Group

24 November 2021

Apple said in a complaint filed in federal court in California that NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, had been used to attack a small number of Apple...


Hungary Admits To Using NSO Group's Pegasus Spyware

A lawmaker from Hungary's ruling party has acknowledged the Interior Ministry bought and used Pegasus spy software. While he said no laws were broken, minutes...

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28 October 2021
‘Don’t Want To Get Into India’s Domestic Matters’: Israel’s New Ambassador To India On Pegasus Row

‘Don’t Want To Get Into India’s Domestic Matters’: Israel’s New Ambassador To India On Pegasus Row

Naor Gilon, new Israeli ambassador to India statement comes day after the Supreme Court announced the setting up of an expert panel to look into the Pegasus...


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...


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...


27 October 2021
Pegasus Row: SC To Pronounce Its Verdict On Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Today

Pegasus Row: SC To Pronounce Its Verdict On Pleas Seeking Independent Probe Today

A Supreme Court bench had previously said it only wanted to know whether or not the Centre used the Pegasus spyware through illegal methods to allegedly snoop...


09 January 2022
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...


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09 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
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...


10 January 2022
Parliament Can Follow ‘UK And Canada’ Model To Avoid Disruptions: PRS Legislative

Parliament Can Follow ‘UK And Canada’ Model To Avoid Disruptions: PRS Legislative

Quality discussions in Parliament on key issues require that MPs have adequate time to not only express themselves but also to hear the viewpoints of others,...


10 January 2022
Stormy Monsoon Session Comes To Abrupt End As Lok Sabha Adjourned Sine Die

Stormy Monsoon Session Comes To Abrupt End As Lok Sabha Adjourned Sine Die

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the House when the adjournment happened.


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10 January 2022
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...


11 January 2022
Mixed Shots

Mixed Shots

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10 January 2022
Opposition Leaders Attend Breakfast Meet Hosted By Rahul Gandhi To Discuss Pegasus Row

Opposition Leaders Attend Breakfast Meet Hosted By Rahul Gandhi To Discuss Pegasus Row

The meeting comes amid continued standoff between the Opposition and the Centre over the Pegasus snooping issue with the Opposition demanding an SC-led probe.


10 January 2022
Rahul Gandhi To Host Opposition Leaders For Breakfast Tomorrow

Rahul Gandhi To Host Opposition Leaders For Breakfast Tomorrow

Gandhi's invite signals a realisation that Congress must take lead in forging Opposition unity at a time when regional satraps like Mamata Banerjee, Sharad...


10 January 2022
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.


10 January 2022
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...


10 January 2022
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...


10 January 2022
Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Lost 40 Working Hours, Productivity Was 21.60% In First 2 Weeks

Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha Lost 40 Working Hours, Productivity Was 21.60% In First 2 Weeks

During its nine sittings in the first two weeks, the Upper House could have only 1 hour 38 minutes of Question Hour and only 1 hour 24 minutes for legislative...


10 January 2022
Tharoor Seeks Action Over Officials' Not Attending Panel Meet, Dubey Urges For His Removal

Tharoor Seeks Action Over Officials' Not Attending Panel Meet, Dubey Urges For His Removal

In his letter to the speaker, Tharoor said the action of representatives of three ministries constitutes "breach of parliamentary privilege and contempt of the...


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

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 commenced its work.

13 January 2022
Spyware Similar To Pegasus Found In Phones Of Egyptian Dissidents

Spyware Similar To Pegasus Found In Phones Of Egyptian Dissidents

One piece of malware recently found on an iPhone belonging to Ayman Nour, a dissident and 2005 Egyptian presidential candidate who subsequently spent three years in jail, originated with the increasingly embattled NSO Group of Israel.

13 January 2022
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 commission of inquiry set up by the Mamata Banerjee government, one of its constituents Justice (retd) Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya said on Thursday.

13 January 2022
Amoral 21st Century Mercenary: Apple Sues Pegasus Maker NSO Group

Amoral 21st Century Mercenary: Apple Sues Pegasus Maker NSO Group

Apple said in a complaint filed in federal court in California that NSO Group's spyware, called Pegasus, had been used to attack a small number of Apple customers worldwide.

24 November 2021
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