Mansoon Session: Power and opposition rumble on Pegasus espionage issue, will Shantanu Sen be suspended?

Pegasus snooping Row: The opposition is attacking the government over the alleged Pegasus espionage scandal. He wants the government to discuss this in Parliament. IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav gave a statement on this issue on Thursday.

Mansoon Session: Power and opposition rumble on Pegasus espionage issue, will Shantanu Sen be suspended?
Government and opposition standoff over Pegasus spying scandal. | Image credits: PTI

New Delhi: Pegasus espionage case has gained momentum. The opposition is an attacker on the government. He is adamant to get the issue discussed in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament. However, the government has been dismissing this case as espionage. There was a ruckus in the Parliament on Thursday due to which the proceedings of the house had to be adjourned repeatedly. Information Technology and Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnav was giving a statement in the Rajya Sabha on this espionage scandal when Trinamool Congress MP Shantanu Sen snatched the paper from his hand and tore it. There is talk that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may move a resolution to suspend Sen against Sen's conduct.

Monsoon Session Updates 

Opposition members gave adjournment motion In the
Pegasus case, Congress MP Manickam Tagore has given notice of adjournment motion in Lok Sabha. At the same time, CPI(M) MP Elaram Karin has given notice under Rule 267 to discuss this espionage issue. Apart from this, Congress leaders Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, TN Prathapan, NK Premachandran of RSP, AM Arif of CPI(M) and ET Mohammad Bashir of AIUML have given adjournment motion in the lower house. While Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur have given an adjournment motion to discuss agricultural laws. 

Many NDA MPs, including
BJP MP Vishnu Dayal Ram, Ravi Kishan, Sunil Kumar Singh, JDU MP Alok Kumar Suman, want measures to control population, on the need to take major steps under the Private Member Bill to control population. Emphasized. Congress, DMK, Shiv Sena MPs protest against Pegasus espionage case in front of Gandhi statue in Parliament House. 

BJP leader
meets Venkaiah Naidu . Shantanu had snatched the paper from it along with the IT minister Ashwini Vaishnav yesterday.