parliamentary panel

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

Defence Ministry tells parliamentary panel it won't be advisable to visit Leh in current scenario: Sources

The sources said the Defence Ministry has informed the PAC that it may not be advisable to visit Ladakh now as the Army is engaged in the situation on the border.

published on : 30th October 2020

Isn't Google violating users' fundamental rights by 'controlling' choices? Parliamentary panel asks

Some members posed questions about whether data being processed and stored in the country of origin or somewhere outside.

published on : 29th October 2020

Amazon executives depose before parliamentary panel, quizzed about revenue and tax paid in India

Members questioned Amazon about its revenue mode, how much revenue it generates and what per cent of it Amazon reinvests in India.

published on : 29th October 2020

Parliamentary panel on data protection bill summons Jio, Airtel, Uber, Ola, Truecaller

The committee, chaired by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi, is examining the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019.

published on : 28th October 2020

5G Chinese telecom gear: Parliamentary panel quizzes top government officials

Members questioned the top government officials on whether Chinese companies were banned from being part of the 5G infrastructure in India.

published on : 27th October 2020

Panel to monitor construction of new Parliament building

Officials briefed Birla about the progress made in the shifting of facilities and other infrastructure from the area proposed for the construction.

published on : 24th October 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

Facebook India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel debating misuse of social media platforms

Mohan was inside the room for more than two hours but details about his deposition could not be immediately ascertained.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Parliamentary panels have started scrutinising handling of COVID-19 in India: Venkaiah Naidu

In a Facebook post hailing the media's role during the pandemic, Venkaiah Naidu said Parliament is on course for holding the Monsoon session.

published on : 19th July 2020

Why are cheaper COVID-19 medicines not being promoted, Parliamentary panel asks govt officials

Cutting across party lines, the committee members questioned why expensive medicines were often being recommended for COVID-19 treatment, sources in the panel said.

published on : 15th July 2020

UK Parliament panel calls for citizenship for foreign healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemic

The IHS, introduced in April 2015, is imposed on anyone in the UK on a work, study or family visa for longer than six months.

published on : 16th June 2020
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