wordpress blog stats
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

IT Parliamentary Standing Committee questions MEITY, MHA on ‘Chinese’ app ban, Aarogya Setu

china, tiktok banned
Credit: Aditi Agrawal

After a gap of four months, punctuated by Chairperson Shashi Tharoor’s repeated calls for virtual meetings, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology finally met in person on July 14. Of the 29 members, only eight members attended the meeting. Representations from MEITY and Ministry of Home Affairs were heard on Aarogya Setu and cybersecurity, Tharoor tweeted. It is understood that the ban on 59 'Chinese' apps was extensively discussed at the meeting, which lasted almost three hours. Which MPs attended the meeting? From Tharoor’s tweet, apart from him, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (BJP), Tejasvi Surya (BJP), Santosh Pandey (BJP), Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma (BJP), and Sanjay Seth (BJP) attended the meeting. The other two MPs in attendance were — Nishikant Dubey (BJP) and Anil Agarwal (BJP). Tharoor tweeted that many who wanted to participate were prevented from doing so by…

Please subscribe/login to read the full story.
Written By

Send me tips at aditi@medianama.com. Email for Signal/WhatsApp.

MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.

Views

News

Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement

News

Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?

News

A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'

News

India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...

News

There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data

You May Also Like

News

Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...

Advert

135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...

News

By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...

News

Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...

MediaNama is the premier source of information and analysis on Technology Policy in India. More about MediaNama, and contact information, here.

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ

Subscribe to our daily newsletter
Name:*
Your email address:*
*
Please enter all required fields Click to hide
Correct invalid entries Click to hide

© 2008-2021 Mixed Bag Media Pvt. Ltd. Developed By PixelVJ