A Parliamentary Committee has flagged concerns about infrastructure projects in protected areas and recommended important steps for transfer or transport of live elephants that are put in use by religious institutions for traditional purposes.
Noting that with an advancement of technology, cyber crimes have emerged as a major issue all across the globe and transcend geographical boundaries making it tough to track criminals, the panel expressed its deep concerns over the rising trend of cybercrimes in the country.
Referring to the Law Commission's report in its recommendation, the Parliamentary Committee has asked the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to discuss with the Ministry of Law and Justice the early implementation of the Law Commission's recommendations to make paid news an electoral offence.
Twitter on Friday said it "stands prepared" to work with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT on safeguarding citizens' rights online, even as the panel categorically told the microblogging platform that rule of the land is supreme and not the company's policies.
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 […]
New Delhi: The Parliamentary Committee on Information Technology has issued summons to officials of Facebook and Twitter for January 21, to question them over misuse of the social media/online news platforms. The schedule of meeting on the Lok Sabha website read: “Evidence of representatives of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and to hear the […]