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Congress MP moves adjournment motion in Parliament to discuss Pegasus spyware and Indian govt’s alleged role in it

In the wake of the Pegasus exposé, the Indian Parliament has witnessed chaotic proceedings with an increasing number of MPs demanding a judicial probe of the issue.  Indian National Congress MP Manickam Tagore on Monday filed an adjournment motion in the Parliament's Lok Sabha to discuss the Pegasus spyware attack that was perpetrated on many Indians and the Indian government's alleged role in it, the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee announced. Why this matters? Tensions have been high between the government and opposition parties since the start of the Parliament’s monsoon session on Monday, following reports that 300 verified Indian numbers were listed for potential surveillance using the NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware. This has led to disrupted proceedings of Parliament, with the Rajya Sabha being adjourned three times in one day. There were similar disruptions in the Lok Sabha as well. Many…

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