Parliamentary panel

BJP's Nishikant Dubey demands Shashi Tharoor's removal as head of Parliamentary panel on IT 

Dubey raised the issue in the Lok Sabha, saying a letter has already been submitted to the Speaker in this regard on Tuesday.

published on : 28th July 2021

Parliamentary panel meeting to question govt officials on Pegasus postponed due to lack of quorum

BJP members of the panel who were present in the meeting room didn't sign the attendance register in protest leading to a lack of quorum required for holding the meeting.

published on : 28th July 2021

Social media misuse: Facebook, Google representatives depose before parliamentary committee

Facebook's country public policy director Shivnath Thukral and general counsel Namrata Singh deposed before the panel on Tuesday.

published on : 29th June 2021

Parliamentary panel on IT summons Google, Facebook on June 29

The Committee has called the representatives of the two IT giants to register their views on the matter.

published on : 28th June 2021

Rule of land is supreme, not your policy, Twitter told by Parliamentary panel on IT

Twitter India's public policy manager Shagufta Kamran and legal counsel Ayushi Kapoor deposed before the panel on Friday.

published on : 18th June 2021

Parliamentary panel members question top government officials over rising prices of petroleum products

Petroleum Secretary Tarun Kapoor and top officials of state-run firms IOCL, BPCL, HPCL and GAIL appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas Affairs.

published on : 18th June 2021

COVID -19: Parliamentary panel had asked govt in March to ramp up vaccine production capacity

Ramesh said it was clear to the panel from the submissions made by the govt that the current production would be inadequate to meet demand for vaccines.

published on : 12th May 2021

COVID-19: Parliamentary panel asked govt in November last year to augment oxygen production, cap price 

The panel  in November itself had flagged the "new normal" wherein patients were being turned away from hospitals due to lack of vacant beds.

published on : 24th April 2021

Parliamentary panel on defence intents to visit Galwan Valley, Pangong in eastern Ladakh: Sources

The panel's visit to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) depends on the approval from the government.

published on : 13th February 2021

MEA should make sincere efforts to enhance global cooperation on maritime piracy: Parliamentary Panel

The Ministry of External Affairs had first on April 24, 2012, piloted a separate comprehensive domestic Anti-Piracy legislation to deal with piracy.

published on : 12th February 2021

Health secretary briefs parliamentary panel on COVID vaccine's development and distribution

The meeting of the panel is being held days before the start of the countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive from January 16.

published on : 12th January 2021

Congress MPs, former Akali leader walk out from parl panel meeting on agriculture

Due to the refusal of the chairman to allow the situation to be discussed by the committee, the three MPs decided to walk out of the meeting in protest, the sources said.

published on : 11th January 2021

Parliamentary panel examining Personal Data Protection Bill recommends 89 changes: Meenakshi Lekhi

The bill was drafted following a Supreme Court judgement in August 2017 that declared 'Right to Privacy' a fundamental right.

published on : 7th January 2021

Stopped from raking China, Rahul Gandhi walks out of Defence House panel meeting

He said that the panel's time was being wasted in discussing armed forces' uniform instead of the crucial issue of national security, sources said.

published on : 16th December 2020

Continue virtual courts in post-COVID period as digital justice is faster, cheaper: Parliamentary panel

This is the first report to be presented by any Parliamentary Panel on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 11th September 2020
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