Parliamentary panel

Parliamentary panel questions Facebook on WhatsApp's privacy terms and how it will impact users

Facebook executives on Thursday (January 21) fielded questions from an Indian parliamentary panel about changes to WhatsApp`s privacy policy, days after the country`s technology ministry asked the messaging platform to withdraw them. The committee asked why Facebook needed to change WhatsApp`s privacy terms and how it will impact users, a panel member told reporters on condition of anonymity after the meeting. 

Jan 21, 2021, 22:49 PM IST

Google, Paytm summoned by Parliamentary panel on data security on October 29, Amazon refuses to appear

A joint committee of Parliament on Friday issued summons to Google and Paytm representatives asking them to appear before it on October 29 in connection with data protection and security. News agency PTI quoted sources to confirm the development.

Oct 23, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan parliamentary panel approves govt's bill to seek review of Indian death row prisoner's conviction

A Pakistani parliamentary panel has approved a government bill that seeks a review of the conviction of death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, complying with the directives of the International Court of Justice, according to a media report on Thursday.

Oct 22, 2020, 12:57 PM IST

CDS Gen Bipin Rawat appears before parliamentary panel on defence

Amid a prolonged standoff between India and China along the LAC in Ladakh, Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat on Friday appeared before a parliamentary panel on defence.

Sep 11, 2020, 16:21 PM IST

Facebook India head Ajit Mohan probed by Parliamentary panel over alleged political 'bias'

Sources said Ajit Mohan was questioned by ruling as well as opposition members of the committee, he gave an oral reply to some questions while he has been given nearly 90 questions, to which he has to respond in writing.

Sep 03, 2020, 00:02 AM IST

Facebook India confesses to be anti-BJP

The head of Facebook India gave this statement in front of the parliamentary panel

Sep 02, 2020, 23:50 PM IST

Instances where state hesitated to share intelligence: IB Director to Parl panel

The Director also stated that they were setting up district-level intelligence units across India.

Mar 06, 2020, 08:39 AM IST

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur part of Parliamentary Panel on Defence led by Rajnath Singh

Sadhvi Pragya, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, is an MP from Bhopal. She successfully defeated senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh in the Lok Sabha election held earlier in 2019. 

Nov 21, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Parliamentary panel asks FB, WhatsApp to tackle fake news, engage more with ECI

The panel asked the social media companies to tackle fake news and engage more with the poll panel.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:02 PM IST

Go all out to explain to world reasons behind air strike inside Pakistan: Parliamentary panel to Foreign Secretary

A parliamentary panel on Friday asked the government to go all out to explain to the international community reasons behind India's decision to carry out air strike on Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp inside Pakistan. 

Mar 01, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Twitter officials arrive in Parliament for discussion, snubbed by panel members

A parliamentary committee had summoned Twitter officials over the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights on social media platforms.

Feb 11, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Parliamentary panel summons Twitter CEO to appear before it on February 25

Sources said the panel members took a serious note about the Twitter head not appearing before it on Monday.

Feb 11, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

Parliamentary panel takes exception to Nirbhaya Fund being used for construction of buildings

The committee said it strongly recommends that the home ministry should desist from sanctioning funds for schemes like construction of buildings from the Nirbhaya Fund and adhere to its original purpose.

Feb 10, 2019, 15:37 PM IST

Action likely, hints govt after Twitter officials refuse to appear before Parliamentary panel

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other top executives of the company had declined to appear before the parliamentary panel citing "short notice" period.

Feb 09, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Watch detailed news stories of today, January 8th, 2019

This segment of Zee News brings detailed top news stories of the day. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

Morning Breaking: Parliamentary Panel slams Modi government for inadequate funds in Defence Budget

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest from defence Budget over which the Parliamentary Panel has slammed Modi government for inadequate funds to Defence. Watch full video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

Morning Breaking: IndiGo worst performing airlines for consumers, says parliamentary panel

A parliamentary panel on Thursday called private airline IndiGo the “worst performing” carrier for consumers. Trinamool Congress MP Derek O’Brien, who heads the Standing Committee on Tourism, Culture, Road, Shipping and Aviation, said the panel had taken a strong note of the fact that during the festive season, some airlines, including IndiGo, were overcharging passengers.

Dec 28, 2018, 08:56 AM IST

Parliamentary panel wants Niti Aayog to formulate policy on PSUs' financial health

The committee observed that Air India functioned under a large debt burden, which became unmanageable and increased to gigantic proportions year after year.

Dec 21, 2018, 11:51 AM IST

Parliamentary panel to take stock of debt-ridden IL&FS Group

The total debt of the group was pegged at Rs 94,215.6 crore as of October 8.

Nov 28, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Over optimistic bankers, growth slowdown responsible for bad loans: Rajan

Rajan, who was RBI governor for three years till September 2016, is currently the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at Chicago Booth School of Business.

Sep 11, 2018, 10:33 AM IST