Pegasus

Pegasus Row: SC to set up probe committee

The Supreme Court on Thursday revealed that it will set up an expert committee to probe into the Pegasus snooping case. Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said that the court may pass a detailed order in this regard next week. In open court, Justice Ramana told advocate CU Singh that the apex court wants...

Pegasus row: Surjewala lashes out at Centre, says refusal to answer Supreme Court is its insult

New Delhi: Several weeks after it surfaced, the Pegasus row continues to remain in spotlight. A day after the Centre refused to file a detailed affidavit regarding the spyware scandal citing security issues, Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala lashed out at the BJP government for insulting the apex court. In a tweet on Tuesday morning,...

In the Parliament: Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day

Demands for discussions on important issues continue in Lok Sabha New Delhi: The one thing that the 2021 monsoon session of the Parliament will be remembered for is the spate of daily disruptions, and not a single day of adjournment-free functioning of either House There are just three days left for the monsoon session to...

First day of last week of Parliament’s monsoon session: Logjam continues

New Delhi: The monsoon session of the Parliament entered its last week on Monday. However, the spate of adjournments of both Houses continues. On Monday, too, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha witnessed multiple adjournments amid continued protests by the Opposition leaders. The monsoon session ends on August 13. In the latest adjournment of...

Both Houses of Parliament adjourned for the day; 7 days of monsoon session left

New Delhi: The monsoon session of the Parliament, which began on July 19, might end up being almost a wash-out, considering the number of protests and adjournments in both Houses daily. On Wednesday, too, the two House were adjourned multiple times before being adjourned for the day. It is noteworthy that since the start of...

Rahul Gandhi calls for unity among Opposition parties to take on govt

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi later cycled to the Parliament with other MPs as mark of protest against rising prices of fuel New Delhi: At the breakfast meeting of all leaders of Opposition on Tuesday, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi called for the Opposition to unite their forces and raise their voices against the government. Rahul Gandhi...

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day as Opposition continues protests

New Delhi: The second week of the ongoing monsoon session in the Lok Sabha ended several hours earlier, with the House being adjourned till 11 am on Monday over continuous disruptions by the Opposition leaders demanding a discussion on the Pegasus snooping row and other issues. Earlier last week, reports of the phone numbers of...

‘Khela Hobe’ at Parliament: Saga of adjournments continues in Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: After initially being adjourned till 11.30 am and then 12.30 pm, the Lok Sabha was once again adjourned till 2 pm on Thursday as the Opposition continued to raise slogans in the House. Placards and banners, too, were displayed. Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge said they only want discussion on Pegasus snooping issues,...

At BJP Parliamentary meet, Modi tells MPs to ‘expose’ Opposition

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday instructed all MPs of the party to expose the attempts of the Opposition leaders to distrupt proceedings in the Parliament during the ongoing Monsoon session. He was speaking at the BJP’s Parliamentary meeting in New Delhi. Ever since the monsoon session began, neither House of the Parliament...

Disruptions in Parliament continue; Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned thrice in a day

New Delhi: The Parliament continued to see disruptions on Monday. After initial adjournment, the Lok Sabha was once again adjourned till 2.45 pm following protests over the Pegasus snooping row and the farm laws. Earlier in the day, both Houses of the Parliament had been adjourned initially till 12 noon and then for the second...

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut compares Pegasus row to Hiroshima bombing

Mumbai: Even as the Pegasus snooping row has been triggering intense debates and discussions, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday questioned who had funded the alleged snooping by the spyware in the country. Raut went ahead to compare the row with Hiroshima atomic bombing, saying that people had died in Hiroshima, while the Pegasus...

Ruckus continues in Parliament; both Houses adjourned

New Delhi: The trend of adjournments that started on Day 1 of the monsoon session of the Parliament continues. In fact, since the start of this session, neither House has been able to have an entire day free of interruptions as the Opposition seeks to corner the ruling government on various issues. On Thursday, both...