Parliamentary panel meet begins, Facebook officials begin deposition

The meeting of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT has begun. Officials from Facebook India & Google India are present to give their views on citizens' rights and preventing misuse of online platforms. Earlier remember, the Parliamentary standing committee on Information Technology, headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, had called Twitter officials amid the company’s standoff with the government over new IT rules. The panel had called the representatives of tech giant Google and social media company Facebook to appear before it to hear their views about safeguarding the rights of the citizens and how to stop the misuse of social media. TIMES NOW's Mohit Sharma brings in the news analysis. Listen in!

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