Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Pegasus

Our take on Azad’s Congress exit, revision of J&K electoral rolls, SC on Pegasus—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Surveillance state isn’t a secure one. Indian govts need to get this

For all practical purposes, India’s intelligence services acted as instruments of the prime minister—with no legal framework for their operations, nor accountability.

A PM who suffered Emergency should get why Pegasus is a problem

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SC extends time for submitting probe report on use of Israeli spyware Pegasus

The top court said the technical committee has been examining 29 'infected' mobile phones for the spyware and has also recorded statements of people, including journalists.

Pegasus is seducing, but good intelligence isn’t just tech. India needs more than software

Things truly important aren’t discussed on the phone. India should introduce institutional reforms its intelligence services desperately need.

Pegasus, media, show-cause — why suspended Andhra IPS officer & Jagan govt are sparring

Suspended cop A.B. Venkateswara Rao, intelligence chief in former TDP regime, has been accused of buying and using Pegasus spyware in his tenure. He has denied the allegations.

Pegasus makers came to Bengal police to sell spyware, claims Mamata, ‘I said we don’t want it’

West Bengal CM's claim came in backdrop of her budget speech for state home department Wednesday, when she alleged BJP-ruled states such as Karnataka, UP & MP had bought Pegasus.

SC to hear pleas seeking probe into Pegasus row on 23 February

This is the first time the apex court will hear the batch of petitions after 27 October last year when it had ordered setting up of a three-member panel of cyber experts.

Accountability is democracy’s cardinal character. Pegasus just ruined that in India

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Modi politicising migrant crisis of 1st wave, diverting attention from his 2nd wave failures

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.