Salve: If that power is not given, it will lead to considerable degree of friction. I think Mr. Dhawan appeared for the State of TN when WTO treaty was challenged. For such a debate, would they have the privilege of summoning the secretary of foreign affairs to give evidence?
Salve: Privileges are primarily directed to the crown. Can the GOI be heard to say that any information with the Govt or any of its agencies will not be made available to the parliamentary committee? Or can it say you are preventing me from exercising my functions?