The state government, on its part, defended its decision of setting up the probe panel in November 2013.
“Since the regime has changed, this is quite natural,” he told reporters here after a meeting with Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
BJP had strongly opposed the controversial move by the then Manmohan Singh government and demanded that the probe be stopped.
Rijiju said that the decision to order a probe into any case needs to be based on merit and has to be without any bias.
The joint petition also sought protection of their fundamental right to privacy and the right to live with dignity.
All of UPA’s exertions on ‘Snoopgate’ have invited suspicions of political motivation and timing.
Arun Jaitley said there was nothing left to investigate in the matter as there is already a Commission of Inquiry.
‘Demanded a bungalow, staff, official vehicle and office space’
J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said the decision should have been implemented when it was taken in December.
UPA government has conveniently forgotten the reports of scams like CWG and Adarsh, said Amit Shah.
The UPA government also decided to set up a judicial commission to probe the matter.
Official sources said a panel of three retired judges have been selected for snoopgate, but no announcement has been made.
Pradeep Sharma faces stiff opposition from the Gujarat government, which has filed a number of cases against him, including one for trying to flee the country with a false passport.
Judging from Rahuls speech to FICCI members in Delhi,he appears to have seen the light.
It is a clear case of political vindictiveness,it is a witch-hunt,said Nirmala Sitharaman.