1. Supreme Court To Examine Government's Controversial 'Snooping' Order  NDTV News
  2. SC issues notice to Centre on MHA’s ‘snooping’ order, seeks reply within six weeks  The Indian Express
  3. SC Issues Notice to Centre on Plea Against Snooping Nod to 10 Agencies, Deadline is 6 Weeks  News18
  4. SC issues notice to Centre on PIL against 'snooping', gives its six weeks to respond  Times of India
  5. Supreme Court notice to Centre over MHA order giving `snooping` power to 10 central agencies  Zee News
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The petition, filed by advocate Manohar Lal Sharma, seeks quashing of the government's December 20 order which empowers the agencies to intercept any computer under the Information Technology Act.

In his plea, advocate Manohar Lal Sharma alleged that the Ministry of Home Affairs' blanket surveillance order must be tested against fundamental right to privacy.

India News: The MHA order authorised 10 Central agencies, including the Intelligence Bureau (IB), Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (C

Ministry of Home Affairs order allowed 10 agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored in any computer in India.