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Parliamentary panel raise apprehensions over draft telecom Bill provisions

NEW DELHI: Members of the parliamentary panel on IT on Friday expressed apprehensions about some provisions of the new draft telecom bill and sought details from the Telecom Ministry about how the law will ensure data safety and privacy, sources said. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology chaired by Shiv Sena MP Prataprao […]

Facebook’s India head deposes before Parliamentary panel

KOLKATA: Lashing out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her remarks that the BJP was ‘spending money’ to bring in a party from Hyderabad to her state to divide Hindu-Muslim votes, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said Muslim voters were not her ‘jagir’ (property). Rebutting Banerjee’s comments, Owaisi tweeted, “So far you’ve only dealt […]

Parliamentary panel calls telcos, TRAI to discuss 5G preparedness

NEW DELHI: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology will review India’s preparedness for 5G technology in telecom on Tuesday. The panel has called representatives of telcos, DoT and TRAI to hear their views. The parliamentary panel, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, will hear the views of the representatives of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, […]

Industries cannot be forced to pay wages during lockdown

NEW DELHI: Industries cannot be forced to pay wages to their employees during the coronavirus-induced lockdown, BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab, who chairs the parliamentary panel on labour, said on Monday. Amid the countrywide lockdown to check the spread of the novel coronavirus, the parliamentary panel on labour on Thursday submitted its report on the Industrial […]

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