Tag: Parliamentary Committee

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Parliamentary Committee On IT Summons Google, FB On June 29

Parliament Standing Committee on Information Technology (I&T) has issued summons to Facebook India and Google India asking them to send their representatives to appear before it on Tuesday to hear their views on safeguarding citizens' rights and prevention of misuse of social online news media platforms.

Parliament Panel Summons Twitter Over Misuse Of Its Platform

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology has asked Twitter to appear before it on June 18 and put its views on the prevention of misuse of its platform.

Parliamentary Panel Invites View On Bilateral Investment Treaties
Parliamentary Panel Invites View On Bilateral Investment Treaties

New Delhi: The Parliamentary committee on External Affairs has invited memoranda containing views and suggestions from stakeholders, industry representatives, experts as well as members of general public as it started examining the India’s Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs). Considering the importance and the significant implications of the matter, the committee, under the Chairpersonship of BJP MP […]

Jual-Oram-Bhartruhari parliamentary panel committee
Oram New Defence Panel Head, Mahtab Appointed Chairperson Of Labour Committee

Bhubaneswar: The Central government Friday night announced the constitution of various parliamentary panels and standing committees for the newly constituted 17th Lok Sabha. After the Lok Sabha Secretariat updated the details of the same, it was found that two crucial parliamentary panels, the standing committees on finance and external affairs, which were headed by Congress […]

India should have law on data privacy: Parliamentary panel

New Delhi: As India moves towards growing digitisation of the economy against the backdrop of rising cyber crime, a parliamentary committee has suggested that the government should expeditiously bring in a legislation on data privacy. The recommendation was made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, headed by Congress leader M. Veerappa Moily, in its […]

'Padmavati' row based on rumours: Bhansali tells Parliamentary panel

New Delhi: In the midst of a raging controversy over his film “Padmavati”, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Thursday appeared before a Parliamentary committee here and maintained that the row over the yet-to-be released movie was just based on rumours, strongly rejecting charges that he had distorted historical facts about the 16th century Rajput queen. […]

SC reserves verdict on whether it can look into parliamentary panel report

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the question whether the courts could look into and rely upon the report of the parliamentary committee for deciding an issue before them. The five judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra reserved the order as Centre and drug company – MSD […]

Deposited demonetised notes still being counted: RBI Governor

New Delhi: RBI Governor Urijit Patel on Wednesday told a parliamentary committee that the amount of junked notes deposited after demonetisation was still being counted. Patel gave this information at a meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance when a member specifically asked him to give details of the value of the Rs 500 […]