Aug 03, 2021 07:03 PM IST
The guild submitted that citizens of India have a right to know if the government is infringing upon the limits of their authority under the Constitution and what steps have been taken to safeguard their fundamental rights.
- Aug 03, 2021 04:50 PM IST
The Bill empowers the central government to prohibit strike and lockouts in any industrial establishment or unit engaged in essential defence services.
- Jul 27, 2021 06:55 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee told reporters that she discussed COVID-19 vaccine supply, COVID-19 situation, renaming of West Bengal, and the Pegasus Spyware case with the Prime Minister.
- Jul 27, 2021 01:44 PM IST
The petition, likely to come up for hearing within next few days, sought to investigate if the illegal hacking into the phones using the Pegasus spyware represented an attempt by agencies and organisations to muzzle and chill the exercise of free speech and expression of dissent in India.
- Jul 27, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The former home minister said that based on investigations by an international group of journalists, news portal "The Wire" has reported that there was "an Indian client of the NSO Group".
- Jul 26, 2021 02:12 PM IST
This will be first formal inquiry into allegations that between 2017 and 2019 an Indian client of Israel's NSO Group used Pegasus to hack hundreds of phones of opposition leaders, journalists and government officials.
- Jul 23, 2021 12:32 PM IST
Soon after the obituary references and laying of papers, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan moved a motion for Sen's suspension after the Trinamool Congress (TMC) member snatched papers from Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and tore those in the House on July 22.
- Jul 21, 2021 08:49 PM IST
The toolkit that was developed by Amnesty to enable users to check for malicious apps that may have infected their devices can be used to find out if the Pegasus spyware developed by Israel’s NSO Group to snoop in on journalists, ministers, and businessmen, has extracted data from your phone too.
- Jul 21, 2021 03:28 PM IST
In a live virtual address to mark Martyrs’ Day to pay homage to the 13 persons who had died at a Youth Congress rally in Kolkata in 1993, the Bengal CM said that the Central government should be “plastered” to save the country.
- Jul 20, 2021 10:49 PM IST
The French presidency said that if the revelations about Macron's phone being tapped were true, they would be very serious.
- Jul 20, 2021 07:15 PM IST
In its tweet Signal commented on the government's new IT laws that require messaging apps to break encryption, 'trace' chats and identify users in a conversation chain.
- Jul 20, 2021 12:53 PM IST
A day after a stormy start, Parliament proceedings on its second day on July 20 witnessed high-voltage protests over the ‘Pegasus Project’ report with the Opposition training guns at the government. Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned over protests by Opposition members.
- Jul 20, 2021 08:59 AM IST
“The report by Forbidden Stories is full of wrong assumptions and uncorroborated theories that raise serious doubts about the reliability and interests of the sources. It seems like the ‘unidentified sources’ have supplied information that has no factual basis and are far from reality,” the NSO Group said in a statement.
- Jul 20, 2021 08:37 AM IST
TMC’s Sukhendu Sekhar Ray has given a 267 notice, seeking suspension of Rules of business in the Rajya Sabha, for a discussion on Pegasus. AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh has given Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha on the issue while Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over the issue.
- Jul 20, 2021 08:28 AM IST
In a series of tweets, Chidambaram said the minister should answer if the government acquired the Pegasus software/spyware.
- Jul 19, 2021 08:10 PM IST
Shah also hit out at 'rudderless' Congress for jumping on to the Pegasus bandwagon and trying to derail anything progressive that comes up in Parliament.
- Jul 19, 2021 06:13 PM IST
Spyware is a malicious tool designed to extract data from an user's device
- Jul 19, 2021 03:55 PM IST
An international media consortium reported on Sunday that more than 300 verified mobile phone numbers, including of two serving ministers, over 40 journalists, three opposition leaders and one sitting judge besides scores of business persons and activists in India could have been targeted for hacking through an Israeli spyware sold only to government agencies.
- Jul 19, 2021 03:16 PM IST
The spyware was discovered on the phones of many prominent journalists and activists
- Jul 19, 2021 10:16 AM IST
The report published by The Wire revealed that at least 300 Indian phone numbers, including those of over 40 senior journalists, opposition leaders, government officials, and rights activists were found on a leaked database of targets for hacking that used Israeli spyware 'Pegasus',
- Nov 20, 2019 08:06 PM IST
Last month, the Facebook-owned company had showed that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Pegasus spyware.