‘Govt Need Not Disclose Anything That Compromises National Security’: SC On Pegasus Row
The Centre Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it has “nothing to hide” in the Pegasus row and that the matter concerns “national security.”
A Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana issued a notice to the Centre and said that the government must reply within ten days on allegations that the Israeli spyware was used for snooping, adding it will decide on forming a committee after getting the response. The bench, also comprising Justices Surya Kant and Aniruddha Bose, told Solicitor General Tushar Mehta that the apex court does not want the government to disclose anything which may compromise national security.
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- 18 Aug 2021