Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal mentions the plea filed by Journalists N Ram and Sashi Kumar before a CJI NV Ramana led bench
#SupremeCourtOfIndia #pegasus @nramind @karuppadanna
Sr Adv Sibal: The civil liberties of citizens, politicians belonging to opposition parties, journalists, court staff have been put under surveillance. This is a issue which is making waves in India and world over and requires an urgent hearing.
CJI NV Ramana: We will hear the matter next week

@KapilSibal : Please dont keep it on Tuesday or Wednesday

CJI: we will take care of it

#pegasus #snooping @KapilSibal
[BREAKING] "We will hear it next week:" Supreme Court on plea seeking probe into Pegasus scandal

report by @DebayonRoy

#PegasusProject #PegasusSnoopgate #SupremeCourtOfIndia

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