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Ravi Shankar Prasad


Delhi Confidential: Taking Precautions

August 04, 2020 1:44 am

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad chose to be home quarantined for at least a week as he had a meeting with Shah on Saturday.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: 200 new Indian apps created after ban on Chinese apps

July 19, 2020 7:13 am

Ravi Shankar Prasad said various government technologies in architectures — called “stacks” — will be the “powerhouse of data for India.”

Chinese apps banned, government calls homegrown ones to rise to challenge

July 05, 2020 7:26 am

As part of the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge, the Central government has identified sub-categories for developers to build apps.

IT Min postpones meet with officials of 59 banned Chinese apps ‘until further notice’

July 04, 2020 12:49 am

One of the reasons for postponing the meeting, an official said, is to allow time to all the apps to come up with an explanation for the charges leveled against them.

Chinese apps ban was 'digital strike': Ravi Shankar Prasad

July 02, 2020 1:22 pm

The government had on Monday announced an interim ban on 59 apps with Chinese links, citing “emergent threats” to the country’s sovereignty and national security.

Ravi Shankar Prasad: ‘Dependence on foreign apps which have agenda must stop’

July 02, 2020 5:44 am

Prasad also requested Nasscom president Debjani Ghosh and Infosys’ non-executive chairman Nandan Nilekani, who were present at the conference, to encourage startups and individuals which made such apps.

RS Prasad targets Cong: They can’t control polity through court

May 31, 2020 12:33 am

Mehta has been facing criticism for his remarks during a hearing in a case on the plight of migrants, taken up by Congress leader Kapil Sibal, among others.

Need to guard against those trying to weaken country’s morale: Ravi Shankar Prasad

May 30, 2020 6:06 am

Speaking about what the lockdown has achieved, Prasad cited India’s low death rate due to Covid-19.

Centre, states doing their best; open to suggestions: Ravi Shankar Prasad

May 27, 2020 8:35 pm

Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government's efforts in controlling the pandemic were visible in the results. “The results, India in comparison to the world as far as the death toll is concerned, speaks aloud on our initiatives.”

Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at Rahul Gandhi, says Congress-ruled states imposed lockdown first

May 27, 2020 3:08 pm

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday had said the aim and purpose of the nationwide lockdown has “failed” and asked the Centre to spell out its strategy now to contain the spread of coronavirus.


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

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

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