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Parliamentary panel likely to question officials on Pegasus phone tapping allegations on July 28: Sources | India News

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel on IT headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is likely to question top government officials, including from Home Ministry, next week on allegations related to phone tapping of many using Pegasus spyware, sources said on Wednesday. An international media consortium has claimed that several Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, two …

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Pegasus row: Congress demands probe by Joint Parliamentary Committee | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday stepped up its attack on the government over the Pegasus snooping controversy and demanded a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee. The opposition party along with other parties also stalled proceedings of both houses of Parliament while raising the issue. Opposition members raised uproar in both houses and demanded …

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Restore access to all journalists to cover parliamentary proceedings, media bodies tell Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla | India News

NEW DELHI: Representative bodies of journalists in the country including the Press Club of India, Press Association, the Editors Guild of India, the Delhi Union of Journalists and the Working News Cameramen’s Association have written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla asking him to restore access to all media persons to cover house proceedings in …

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Explain need to accord revisionary powers to govt for cinematic content, Parliamentary panel on IT asks MIB | India News

NEW DELHI: The parliamentary standing committee on information technology on Tuesday asked the information and broadcasting ministry why it could not bring a comprehensive Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, covering all aspects of film-making including piracy, film certification and age-related classification of film content in one go, instead of following a piecemeal approach to addressing concerns. A …

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Parliamentary panel gives Twitter two days’ time | India News

NEW DELHI: Taking umbrage at Twitter‘s decision to block the account of information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Lok Sabha Secretariat on Tuesday sought a written explanation from the social media firm in two days on why it temporarily blocked the minister on its platform. The missive was sent out following directions by Congress …

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Covid cases with variants of concern rose from 10% in May to 51% till June 20: Parliamentary panel told | India News

NEW DELHI: In a step towards bolstering strategic deterrence capabilities, India on Monday successfully tested a new-generation nuclear capable Agni ballistic missile from the test range on the Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha. The advanced two-stage missile called `Agni-Prime’ has a strike range from 1,000 to 2,000-km. “Test-fired at 10.55 am, the …

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