Oct 27, 2021 12:46 PM IST
The Supreme Court has appointed a three-member panel of experts to probe into the alleged use of Israeli spyware Pegasus for surveillance of some persons, saying every citizens needs protection against violation of privacy.
- Aug 17, 2021 12:41 PM IST
The Centre told the Court today that it doesn't want to file additional affidavit in the matter as it involves national security.
- Aug 16, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The Centre cited threat to national security saying the government cannot be compelled to declare whether Pegasus was procured or not.
- Aug 16, 2021 12:33 PM IST
In its two-page affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the government also informed the top court that it will soon set up a committee of experts to examine all issues raised in the Pegasus Project row to dispel any wrong narrative spread by certain vested interests.
- Aug 13, 2021 11:24 AM IST
The meeting on August 20 comes days after Opposition parties displayed unity against the government during the Monsoon Session of Parliament that concluded two days ahead of schedule on August 11.
- Aug 12, 2021 11:38 AM IST
The protest march comes a day after both Houses of Parliament were adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion of the Monsoon Session.
- Aug 11, 2021 08:14 PM IST
Earlier in the day, Lok Sabha was also adjourned sine die, two days ahead of scheduled conclusion on August 13.
- Aug 11, 2021 06:16 PM IST
Both the Houses saw rare unity between the government and the Opposition during the passage and voting of the Bill that seeks to restore the powers of states to have their own lists of OBCs for reservation in jobs and educational institutions.
- Aug 11, 2021 11:52 AM IST
In this Monsoon Session, scheduled to conclude on August 13, the only time the proceedings could be carried out in an orderly manner was during the passage of the Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 on August 10 when the Opposition suspended its protests
- Aug 10, 2021 10:41 AM IST
Union minister for social justice and empowerment Dr Virender Kumar, who introduced the bill in Lok Sabha on August 9, will move it for consideration in the Lower House on August 10
- Aug 09, 2021 04:40 PM IST
The Bill that seeks to abolish many appellate tribunals set up under various Acts, was passed in Lok Sabha by voice vote without a debate amid Opposition's protests on August 3.
- Aug 09, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said the government welcomed all the discussions and was ready to debate throughout the day.
- Aug 09, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Congress is likely to pause protests during the discussion on Constitution (127th) Amendment Bill to prevent the government from projecting it as a party opposing key legislation related to OBCs.
- Aug 06, 2021 01:25 PM IST
As many as 200 farmers have been camping at Jantar Mantar since July 22 as part of the “Kisan Sansad’ (farmers’ parliament) against three farm reform laws
- Aug 06, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Amid the din and without discussion, the Lok Sabha passed the Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill and the Central University (Amendment) Bill.
- Aug 05, 2021 03:47 PM IST
Addressing a 'Sansad Gehrao' protest by the Indian Youth Congress, Rahul Gandhi targeted the prime minister over the issue of employment too.
- Aug 05, 2021 12:31 PM IST
The Court asked the petitioners in the Pegasus Project report case to serve copies of their petitions to the Centre.
- Aug 05, 2021 11:16 AM IST
The petitions will be heard by a Bench of Chief Justice of India NV Ramana and Justice Surya Kant.
- Aug 04, 2021 02:52 PM IST
In a joint statement by 18 leaders representing 13 parties, the Opposition said that the discussion on the farmers' issues and agitations arising from the “three anti-farmers and black agri-laws” should follow discussions on Pegasus Project report.
- Aug 03, 2021 08:14 AM IST
Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have failed to transact any significant business, except passage of some bills due to the continued protests. The Parliament could function for just 18 hours out of possible 107 hours since the beginning leading to the loss of Rs 133 crore worth taxpayers’ money as the Opposition disrupted the business of both the Houses, reports said last week citing an official notification.
- Jul 30, 2021 11:41 AM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Ram and veteran scribe Sashi Kumar, that the petition has been filed and numbered and needed to be heard in view of the large ramifications of the alleged snooping.
- Jul 28, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi rejected the government's charges over the disruption of Parliament and said the Opposition was only fulfilling its responsibility.
- Jul 27, 2021 07:24 PM IST
The government may claim it is not spying on others but it could itself be the target of the spyware by unknown countries. If even President Emanuel Macron of France is the target of Pegasus spyware, the Indian government top brass should be concerned.
- Jul 26, 2021 12:59 PM IST
VK Jain, a former IAS officer who worked as a personal assistant to the Delhi CM also appears to have marked as a person of interest in the leaked records in 2018, the latest report by The Wire said.
- Jul 23, 2021 11:47 AM IST
On Friday, Chidambaram took to Twitter to say, "On the scale of freedom, rank India against a liberal democracy like France and a stern democracy like Israel."