Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Telecommunication Bill

Rajya Sabha passes Telecommunications Bill that allows Union govt to take control of services

The Rajya Sabha on 21 December passed the omnibus Telecom Bill 2023 that provides for the Centre to temporarily take control of telecom services in the interest of national security.

Lok Sabha passes Telecom Bill 2023

The Lok Sabha on 20 December passed the omnibus Telecom Bill 2023 which will replace existing laws, including the 138-year-old Indian Telegraph Act.

Telecom Bill introduced in Lok Sabha, vests more powers with Union to suspend services over ‘national security’

The Indian Telecommunication Bill 2023, introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday, includes significant changes in the telecom sector. 

How Draft Telecommunication Bill 2022 fails to protect the right to privacy?

The new draft telecommunication Bill by Union of India heightened scope for state surveillance and monitoring.