Pegasus Snoopgate case: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court

Earlier, the Centre had sought time to reply but no official notice was issued to the Government.
Surya Kant, CJI Ramana, Aniruddha bose, Pegasus
Surya Kant, CJI Ramana, Aniruddha bose, Pegasus

The Supreme Court will resume hearing today a batch of petitions seeking various prayers including a court-monitored probe, a judicial inquiry and directions to the government to reveal details about whether it had used the Pegasus software to spy on citizens.

The Bench led by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana had earlier granted time to the Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to file a reply. However, no official notice was issued to the Central Government.

The Supreme Court had also observed that while the allegations in news reports regarding the Pegasus controversy are serious in nature, if true, no efforts seem to have been made by the affected persons to file criminal complaints with the police before approaching the top court.

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In a related development, former RSS ideologue KN Govindacharya has filed an application to revive his 2019 petition seeking a probe into the Pegasus scandal, which he had withdrawn earlier to explore alternative remedies.

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