The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put pressure on the standing committee on information technology (IT) to modify its agenda for two days of meetings of the parliamentary committee whose senior leaders have been sparring over a series of issues related to the committee, including the role of panel’s chairman, Shashi Tharoor.

A revised notice for the meeting on 1 September has officially dropped the words “UT of Jammu and Kashmir” with respect to the discussion on suspension of telecom and internet services, which had been criticized by BJP members in the panel.

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