Parliament Monsoon Session: Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till tomorrow (July 23), amid uproar in the House by the Opposition MPs which started as soon as Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw rose to speak on the ‘Pegasus Project’ media report.
Likewise, the Lok Sabha was adjourned following a ruckus in the House by the opposition. IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw was scheduled to give a remark in Rajya Sabha on ‘Pegasus Project’ media report.
The opposition parties have been slamming the Centre over the alleged ‘Pegasus Project’ media report. The Centre is accused of targeting politicians, journalists, and constitutional authorities by Israeli spyware Pegasus.
Most of the opposition leaders say that the issue was more serious than the state of Emergency in the 1970s.
Karnataka Congress President DK Shivakumar said, “Our democracy has been repeatedly assaulted by BJP Govt, with latest being Pegasus spying attack, showing how morally bankrupt this govt is! Protested against the same at Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue at Vidhana Soudha before laying siege at Governor house, alongside Congress leaders.”
Likewise, former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said, “This govt rules on Mars? It sees no Oxygen-shortage deaths, no Pegasus spying, no Chinese evil on borders, no price rise despite petrol across Rs 100 per ltr and diesel close behind and says farmers are dying opposing pro-farmer laws. This is no longer the Govt of India that we live in.”
Meanwhile, Subramanian Swamy said, “NSO claims it blacklists clients misusing Pegasus to violate human rights. So will it publish those blacklisted so far by chronology?”