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The parliamentary panel led by MP Shashi Tharoor, on Friday will begin a week-long visit to Jammu & Kashmir, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai. (PTI)

House panel to review implementation of govt schemes in J&K

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2021 02:38 AM IST
The panel, comprising 31 members, will also review access to internet services in J&K
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News updates from HT: Tharoor says officials' absence from parliamentary panel

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 05:10 PM IST
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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at Parliament House in New Delhi,(PTI file photo)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor at Parliament House in New Delhi,(PTI file photo)

Panel asks Facebook, Google to comply with new IT rules on social media misuse

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Facebook and Google representatives were asked to appear before the Parliamentary Standing Committee to offer views on prevention of misuse of social and online news media platforms including special emphasis on women security in the digital space.
At one point, the BJP’s Sakshi Maharaj insisted on voting, but panel chairman and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh did not agree, a person with knowledge of the developments said.(HT File Photo)
At one point, the BJP’s Sakshi Maharaj insisted on voting, but panel chairman and Congress leader Jairam Ramesh did not agree, a person with knowledge of the developments said.(HT File Photo)

BJP leaders protest, walk out of House panel meet

By Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 04:51 AM IST
The BJP members opposed any discussion on the vaccine policy at the meeting of the science and technology committee of Parliament.
Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens’ rights on social media platforms.(REUTERS)
Twitter CEO and top officials have declined to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT that had summoned them over the issue of safeguarding citizens’ rights on social media platforms.(REUTERS)

Twitter CEO, top officials decline to appear before parliamentary panel: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2019 05:46 PM IST
The Parliamentary Committee, headed by BJP MP Anurag Thakur, had issued a summon to Twitter via an official letter on February 1.
The Parliamentary Committee for Home has recommended that the services of Indian Police Service (IPS) be gradually phased out in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and their deputation be reduced to just 25%(AFP)
The Parliamentary Committee for Home has recommended that the services of Indian Police Service (IPS) be gradually phased out in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and their deputation be reduced to just 25%(AFP)

Removing IPS from CAPF is a constitutional violation

By Himanshu K Lal
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 07:45 AM IST
A militarised force isn’t enough in all situations. The IPS leadership can handle critical issues with a human touch.
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