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Union’s Refusal to Submit an Affidavit in Pegasus Case Comes into Sharp Focus

A New York Times article reveals that Indian government had bought the Pegasus spyware in 2017 as part of a $2 Billion arms deal.

2nd Feb 2022

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Freedom of the Press

The Court recognised that press freedom and privacy were allies and that the fear of surveillance is an ‘assault’ on the press.

21st Dec 2021

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State Surveillance: From Phone-Tapping to Pegasus

DESK BRIEF: While the Court hears petitions regarding the alleged use of Pegasus, it first heard a similar case of phone-tapping in 1997.

7th Sep 2021

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Aadhaar Mission Creep: Facebook & WhatsApp Linkage

DESK BRIEF: These cases will redraw the application of Aadhaar, social media regulation and permissible State and private surveillance.

22nd Aug 2019

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Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Court will decide whether there must be an investigation into the Government of India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware on journalists, activists and public officials.

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Next Hearing: December 22, 2021

Last Updated: 20211027

Bench:Surya Kant J, N.V. Ramana CJI, Hima Kohli J

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