New Delhi, Nov. 18 -- With the possibility of strict action being recommended against Twitter looming large over the map row which showed Ladakh as part of China, the social media platform on Wednesday has tendered a formal written apology to the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) on Personal Data Protection Bill.

The 30-member parliamentary committee was unanimous in its criticism against Twitter and most of the members were of the view that JPC should ask the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to take strict action against the social media platform.

"We have received an affidavit from Twitter in which they have accepted their mistake of wrongly geo-tagging a part of Ladakh and showing it as part of China. They have now informed that ...