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Pegasus Probe

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

Dec 02, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

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

Oct 28, 2021 Preetha Nair

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 committee to look into the snooping scandal using Israeli firm NSO's spyware Pegasus.

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, Supreme Court can't be stymised.

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

Oct 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 surveillance of certain people.

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 Raveendran.

23 September, 2021

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

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’.

23 September, 2021

SC To Announce Its Decision On Pegasus Snooping Row Next Week

Outlook Web Desk

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

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.

07 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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’

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