We've not leveraged advantage of being world's largest data market: Meenakshi Lekhi
Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Gurugram can become the hub of innovation and capitals of data processing if we have the data protection regime in place, Lekhi said.
Parliamentary panel grills Twitter over 'obscene' tweets by Kunal Kamra targeting SC, CJI
A parliamentary committee questioned Twitter on Thu...
Google says its products make relevant info readily accessible for users globally
"Our goal is to create the best possible products for users...
Isn't Google violating users' fundamental rights by 'controlling' choices? Parliamentary panel asks
A parliamentary panel on Thursday questioned "neutrality" of Google when it is engaged in both advertising and content, and asked was it not violating fundamental rights of users by "controlling" their choices.
Twitter apologises to house panel on Ladakh map goof-up
Though Twitter tendered an oral apology for this mistake and said it understands the sensitivity of the issue, Meenakshi Lekhi maintained that the matter pertains to the sovereignty and integrity of the country and not respecting it is an act of treason that can lead to imprisonment of seven years.
Amazon executives depose before parliamentary panel, quizzed about revenue & tax paid in India
Days after Amazon refused to appear before the parliamentary panel on data protection bill, its top executives in India on Wednesday deposed before the committee and were questioned about the company's revenue model and how much tax it pays in the country.
Parliamentary panel on data protection bill summons Jio, Airtel, Uber, Ola, Truecaller
A Joint Committee of Parliament issued a notice on Wednesday calling representatives of telecom operators Reliance Jio and Airtel and cab aggregators Ola and Uber to depose before it on the issue of data security.
Twitter's explanation on showing Ladakh as part of China inadequate: Joint parliamentary panel chairperson Meenakshi Lekhi
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. "The committee was unanimous in its opinion that Twitter's explanation on showing Ladakh as part of China was inadequate," Lekhi said.
Facebook officials depose before Parliamentary panel, 'fail to give satisfactory responses'
Facebook officials Ankhi Das and Bhairav Acharya deposed before the joint committee on Friday during a sitting that lasted for more than two hours. Members cutting across party lines posed questions and most of them were not satisfied with the replies given by the company representatives.
Parliamentary panel quizzes Facebook on its revenue, profit, tax payouts in India
A parliamentary panel on Friday quizzed social media giant Facebook about the quantum of their revenue, profit and tax payouts in India and ...
Will work with Parliamentary Panel to set record straight: Amazon
The US-based online retailer’s clarification comes following reports that claimed the company’s refusal to depose before the committee had irked several of its members, including chairperson and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi.
Amazon refuses to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill
E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Data Protection Bill on October 28 and this amounts to breach of privilege, panel chairperson and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday.
Amazon India refuses to appear before Parliament panel on data privacy
E-commerce giant Amazon has refused to appear before the Joint Committee of Parliament on the Data Protection Bill on October 28 and this am...
Joint committee of Parliament summons social media giants Facebook, Twitter on data privacy
Summoning officials of Amazon and Google on the same issue is also under active consideration of the joint committee of Parliament, the sources said.
Delhi BJP to hold tractor pujas, rallies to counter opposition attack on farm laws
The preparations for the campaign covering 365 villages up to October 15, were discussed in the first meeting of the newly appointed state office bearers on Saturday, party leaders said.