Regulation of Over the Top or OTT (Communication Services) Platforms

Regulation of Over the Top or OTT (Communication Services) Platforms Context: The inclusion of Over the Top or OTT (Communication Services) within the ambit of the draft Indian Telecommunication Bill, 2022 that was unveiled recently for public comments, is a feature that has drawn much attention. One of the major reason or the argument that the Over the Top or OTT (Communication Services) must be regulated was the principle of “same service, same rules”. What are the arguments in favor of OTTs? Same service implies that a person should […]

Parliamentary Privileges

Parliamentary Privileges Context: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said has recently held that members have a wrong notion that they have a privilege from action by investigating agencies, while the session is on. This immunity is available to the members only in the civil […]


KIRAN SCHEME Context: During 2020-21, the Department of Science and Technology has provided financial support of the tune of around Rs. 95 crores on various women centric programmes under KIRAN (Knowledge Involvement in Research Advancement for Nurturing) Scheme. Around 110 women scientists from 24 States/UTs […]