The Supreme Court has decided to conduct hearing on the petitions accusing the Central government of spying on a number of politicians, activists and journalists with the help of Israel spyware Pegasus, on February 25.
The bench ,commenting on the situations, said, ''What kind of society we are emerging into, if the situation persists the day is not far when the politicians and officers will be lynched by the public at large."
In its affidavit to the Supreme Court on Wednesday, the Centre said that there is no difference between a public servant and an elected representative while also pointing out that there are no specific service conditions laid down in respect of elected representatives.
Though amendments have been made to the Representation of the People Act, politicos have shamelessly sold themselves to the highest bidder. Is it time parties sign “prenuptial” pacts with their candidates?
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea of former AIADMK Rajya Sabha member Sasikala Pushpa for permanent injunction restraining the social media giants and the government from publishing of distributing photographs or audio messages concerning her behaviour.