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BJP, oppn clash over J&K net clampdown at panel meet

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 25 November 2020
A meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on information technology headed by Shashi Tharoor saw a sharp exchange between BJP and opposition over whether “national security” issues can be taken up in the context of suspension of internet and telecom services, particularly in Jammu & Kashmir.
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