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Ravi Shankar Prasad


J&K will witness new dawn of peace: Ravi Shankar Prasad

January 25, 2020 2:12 am

In Srinagar, Pokhriyal says will not allow varsities to become centre of politics

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad wants use of blockchain technology for improving govt schools

January 19, 2020 3:10 pm

According to NIC, new and previously unforeseen applications of Blockchain in the Government are expected to enhance transparency, traceability and trust in e-governance systems.

Will clear doubts on CAA, but won't talk to those raising Azadi slogans: Ravi Shankar Prasad

January 05, 2020 8:44 pm

Stating that citizens have the right to protest in a democratic country like India, Prasad said there can be no "compromise with national security".

No to CAA: Prasad tells states to seek better legal advice, Pinarayi hits back

January 02, 2020 4:34 am

A day after the Kerala House passed a resolution demanding the scrapping of the CAA, Prasad cited Constitutional clauses and asked state governments to get “better legal advises”.

States rejecting CAA should seek better legal opinion: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

January 01, 2020 9:46 pm

His remark came a day after the Kerala Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution demanding that the CAA, a legislation ratified by both Houses of Parliament and the President, be scrapped. 

All telecom players, including Huawei, can join 5G trials: Ravi Shankar Prasad

December 31, 2019 5:36 am

Telecom companies and equipment makers are scheduled to meet Department of Telecom (DoT) officials Tuesday to discuss terms of the trial, government sources said. The discussion will also include circles and population areas that the trials could cover.

Wikipedia writes to IT Minister: New govt guidelines will severely disrupt our model

December 30, 2019 10:03 am

Because the resource is curated by language and not geographic market, the rules would change the entire website, not just Indians’ access to the knowledge, the Foundation said.

Will consult states before NRC... may or may not use NPR data for it: Law Minister

December 29, 2019 12:59 pm

Ravi Shankar Prasad's remarks, in a detailed interview to The Sunday Express, assume significance as more than half-a-dozen state governments, including Bihar, led by BJP ally JD(U), have opposed implementation of a nation-wide NRC. At least two have also said they won’t allow the NPR as it might lead to an NRC.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: Need for NPR because Census detail can’t be made public to any authority

December 29, 2019 1:24 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, the Union Law and Justice Minister talks about the National Population Register, nationwide NRC and their connection with the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: ‘Free WiFi to all villages connected through BharatNet till March 2020’

December 26, 2019 4:45 am

At present, around 48,000 villages connected through the BharatNet project have WiFi access.


PM Modi, other lawmakers take oath as Monsoon Session of Parliament kicks off

June 19, 2019 10:11 am

The Lok Sabha will have a total of 30 sittings and Rajya Sabha 27 sittings, ending July 26.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at Express Adda in Mumbai

June 09, 2016 1:57 pm

At the Express Adda, Prasad was in conversation with Vandita Mishra, National Opinion Editor, The Indian Express, and Maneesh Chhibber, National Bureau Chief, The Indian Express.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani participate in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’

September 26, 2014 12:33 pm

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani were seen participating in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.


Ravi Shankar Prasad tells Parliament about the plan to control WhatsApp rumours

July 28, 2018 3:00 am

The Union Minister made an elaborate speech in the Rajya Sabha where he listed out the various incidents of violence - like lynching - which were reported because of rumour-mongering on WhatsApp and laid out the plan to tackle it.

Budget 2016-17 provides boost to electronics manufacturing sector: Ravi Shankar Prasad

March 01, 2016 11:17 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister of Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday praised Budget 2016-17. He said that with India emerging as a global hub of electronic manufacturing, the proposals relating to the sector were welcome. He added that a lot has improved, but more needed to be done in the communication sector and the government is ready to take all the required measures.

Ayush Ministry to collaborate with WHO: Prasad

February 17, 2016 11:31 am

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Cabinet has decided to collaborate Ayush Ministry with the World Health Organization (WHO). He further said the decision has been taken to give a filip to the branding for international acceptability and create awareness about Indian system of medicines.

Telecom Minister lauds mobile companies for spreading mobile technology

January 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday appreciated the mobile companies for spreading mobile technology in the entire country. He said the responsibilities of the mobile operators do not end there; their main responsibility is to provide good service and for this the government is ready to take any strict actions. He further stated that if mobile operators can provide mobile services to villages, they should also provide better services as it is their responsibility.

NDA Government Intolerant Of Dissent?

August 18, 2015 10:55 am