Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology: News

18 Jun 2021


Indian laws supreme, not your policies: Parliamentary panel tells Twitter

Twitter officials on Friday deposed before a Parliamentary panel over the prevention of misuse of the microblogging platform.

20 Aug 2020

Shashi Tharoor

BJP MPs seek Tharoor's removal from parliamentary panel

Two Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarians have sought the removal of Shashi Tharoor as the chief of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology.

26 Apr 2019


You can report election-related fake news on Twitter. Hogwash much?

Twitter is bolstering its reporting tools as part of an effort to keep people from spreading fake news on the platform.

25 Feb 2019


Parliamentary Committee gives Jack Dorsey 10 days to answer questions

On Monday, the Parliamentary Committee on IT met with Twitter's Global Vice President of Public Policy Colin Crowell in lieu of CEO Jack Dorsey.

11 Feb 2019


Twitter CEO told to appear before Parliamentary Panel

Days after it was reported that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had refused to appear for a hearing before India's Parliamentary Committee on IT, panel head Anurag Thakur has said that he has again been summoned for a hearing on February 25.

09 Feb 2019


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey refuses to appear for Parliamentary hearing

Reportedly, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and other top Twitter officials have refused to appear before a Parliamentary Committee on IT that had earlier summoned them to discuss the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights on social media.

01 Aug 2018


FRDI Bill withdrawn on apprehensions expressed by public: Piyush Goyal

The government has decided to withdraw Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill following apprehensions expressed by the public with regard to the "bail-in" clause to resolve a failing bank and insurance cover on bank deposits, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal told a Parliamentary Committee.

19 Aug 2017


How much would climate change cost India?

As global green house gas emissions continue to grow, India is starting to feel the impact of climate change; be it through bad monsoons or through extreme weather events.

08 Aug 2017


Bank unions to go on strike on Aug 22

Banks will remain shut on August 22 as 10L employees go on strike against privatization of public sector banks.

Demonetization: Still counting number of returned notes, says Urjit Patel

RBI Governor Urjit Patel appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance to answer queries regarding demonetization.

04 Aug 2016


Parliamentary Panel for External Affairs

The Shashi Tharoor-led Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs expressed concerns over the deteriorating quality of Indian Foreign Service (IFS) recruits.