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Pegasus: Supreme Court Hearing On Plea Seeking SIT Probe-LIVE UPDATES

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
17 Aug 2021 6:12 AM GMT
Pegasus: Supreme Court Hearing On Plea Seeking SIT Probe-LIVE UPDATES
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Supreme Court to continue its hearing today of a batch of petitions seeking SIT/judicial probe into the reports of snooping using #Pegasus spyware.A bench led by Chief Justice of India to hear the pleaClick here to read the full account of Yesterday's...

Supreme Court to continue its hearing today of a batch of petitions seeking SIT/judicial probe into the reports of snooping using #Pegasus spyware.

A bench led by Chief Justice of India to hear the plea

Click here to read the full account of Yesterday's hearing 

Live Updates

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:49 AM GMT

    Notice has been issued pre admission ONLY to Union of India. The #Pegasus matter to be heard again after 10 days.

    Court says it will also deliberate upon the course of action. 

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:44 AM GMT

    CJI: We will discuss what needs to be done, if committee of experts needs to be made, or some other committee

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:43 AM GMT

    CJI: We will see that. This is all stage of admission. We had thought a comprehensive reply will come but it was a limited reply. We will see, we will also think and consider what can be done.

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:40 AM GMT

    Sibal: We don’t want them to give any information as to security of the State. He must reply if pegasus as a technology was used.

    SG: Mehta: Court may consider letting us form a committee, and report can be placed before Court

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:40 AM GMT

    Bench: We are thinking, we will issue notice

    . Let us see in meanwhile we will see if we have to constitute a committee and see what to do

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:37 AM GMT

    SG: I wish to make it clear, it is not my case that I don’t wish to divulge. Limited point is let me say that before a Committee of experts.

    CJI: You understand we are not asking you to divulge what you don’t want to, we aren’t here for that. We aren’t compelled u

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:33 AM GMT

    SG for Union of India: I’m not saying i will not tell anyone, i just wish to not say it publicly. 

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:31 AM GMT

    SG: For example, What if there is a terrorist organisation. And any government says pegasus wasn’t used I’ll modulate my device to a certain extent

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:30 AM GMT

    Bench: What can be done is, We will issue a simple notice, let competent authority under rules take decision to what extent information is to be disclosed and we’ll see what is to be don

  • 17 Aug 2021 6:30 AM GMT

    Bench to SG: We as a court and you as SG and lawyers as officers of court, none of us would like to compromise with security of this country or defence of nation, irrespective of prayer or no praye

    Bench: Here the issue is different, there are people alleging hacking of their phones. In case of civilians also rules permit, but only on permission by competent authority

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