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Meenakshi lekhi

Nov 18, 2020 19:15
According to Parliamentary panel’s chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi, Twitter’s deposition has come in form of an affidavit signed by Damien Karien, Chief Privacy Officer of Twitter Inc. read more
Nov 18, 2020 17:12
Last month, the Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill had come down heavily on Twitter for showing Ladakh as part of China, saying it amounted to treason and had sought an explanation by the US-based parent of the social media platform in form of an affidavit. read more
Nov 10, 2020 03:56
In a letter to panel chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi, O’Brien argued that more stakeholders should be consulted and said it was difficult for MPs living outside Delhi to attend successive meetings within a week. read more
Nov 06, 2020 00:06
The issue has been a recurring theme for the panel. Last week, Patym and Google were asked similar questions about their relationship with the neighbouring country. read more
Oct 29, 2020 23:50
According to people cited by PTI, some panel members asked the search engine is “controlling the choices of your users, isn’t it violation of fundamental rights?” read more
Oct 28, 2020 20:09
According to those who attended the meeting, legal issues regarding data protection were raised and written submissions from both Amazon and Twitter will follow. read more
Oct 28, 2020 18:21
Committee chairman Meenakshi Lekhi had told PTI that Twitter’s explanations to the panel on showing Ladakh as part of China were “inadequate” and that the act amounts to criminal offence attracting imprisonment of seven years. read more
Oct 28, 2020 16:15
Representatives of Twitter appeared before the joint committee of parliament on Data Protection Bill, 2019 and were questioned by the members on showing Ladakh as part of China, Lekhi said. read more
Oct 24, 2020 05:48
According to another functionary aware of the matter, Amazon wrote to the committee that it would be unable to attend due to risks associated with travel during the Covid-19 pandemic. read more
Oct 23, 2020 23:25
The company’s comment came following a hearing by a Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill, 2019, chaired by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi. read more
Jul 08, 2020 05:14
The Centre agreed to grant a permanent commission to women in 10 non-combat streams and was directed by the apex court to complete the process in three months. read more
Mar 11, 2020 17:17
BJP MP Menakshi Lekhi blamed AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan, AAP councillor Tahir Hussainand JNU student Sharjeel Imam for the violence in northeast Delhi last month. read more
Feb 17, 2020 17:35
Women officers of the Indian Army welcomed the historic SC verdict that allows them permanent commission. read more
Feb 17, 2020 11:37
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the Centre’s submission against a 2010 Delhi high court order which had approved permanent commission for women officers. read more
Jan 21, 2020 13:50
Actor Saif Ali Khan has been attacked for recent comments in which he suggested that the concept of India was defined by the British, and calling out Tanhaji’s inaccurate depiction of history. read more