Data Protection Bill: Govt breaks silence but secrecy remains
Thursday, December 12, 2019, 8:47 PM
In two tweets yesterday, Shashi Tharoor, chair of the standing committee on IT, explained why his committee, which examines matters related to the IT-ministry which includes the Personal Data Protection bills hadn't met yesterday, as had been the plan. Birla had assured Tharoor that all standing committees such as those on railways and urban development, also scheduled to meet yesterday would meet another day.
Lok Sabha Speaker chairs all-party meeting ahead of Parliament winter session
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8:52 PM
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday chaired an all-party meeting with the leaders of parties in the House ahead of the beginning of the Winter Session of Parliament. The meeting or the smooth functioning of the winter session is being held in the Parliament Library Building. The Winter Session of Parliament would begin from Monday (November 18) and continue till December 13.
Parliament's Winter Session likely from November 18
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:34 PM
The Winter-session of Parliament is likely to commence from November-18 and may last for a month, sources in the government indicated. While there was no official announcement on the session, the indication from sources came after a meeting of the Cabinet-Committee on Parliamentary Affairs to decide on the dates. The meeting was held at the residence of Defence-Minister Rajnath Singh, who heads the panel.