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Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Ravishankar Prasad


Ravishankar Prasad promises to take broadband to masses; sees India as export hub for electronics

July 01, 2019 3:45 pm

Outlining an ambitious vision for Digital India 2.0, the minister exhorted Indian IT companies and its apex software body Nasscom to participate in creation of 'Digital Villages' in the country.

Draft IT rules to track content: Govt asks for public feedback

December 25, 2018 10:54 am

The Indian Express had reported Monday that the government’s proposed amendments to rules under Section 79 of the IT Act make it mandatory for online platforms to “proactively” deploy technology to enable access to content seen as “unlawful”.

Roadmap for digital economy: Ravi Shakar Prasad to discuss with industry leaders on June 16

June 12, 2017 8:51 pm

Infosys co-founder S Gopalakrishnan, Wipro Chief Strategy Officer Rishad Premji, Flipkart founder Sachin Bansal, Google India VP Rajan Anandan, among others, are to attend the meeting

Opposition not ready for debate on conversion: Ravi Shankar Prasad

December 21, 2014 6:26 pm

The Telecom Minister said that the opposition parties were indulging in the logjam deliberately.

Working on system to reduce number of undertrials: Prasad

September 01, 2014 3:02 am

He stated that in the pilot system at Tihar Jail, details of prisoners can be obtained online with the click of a button.

Centre working on software to track undertrails in prisons

August 31, 2014 9:41 pm

NDA government is working with the National Informatics Centre to create a ‘software’ and a database of prisoners

Ravishankar Prasad returns to Union Cabinet with a bag of experience

May 26, 2014 7:48 pm

Ravishankar Prasad began his political career as a fiery student leader in Patna University under the leadership of Lalu Prasad.

BJP comes out with chargesheet on Cong’s ‘dark decade’

April 05, 2014 4:12 am

It accuses the Congress of undermining important institutions like CAG, CVC, CBI, Joint Parliamentary Committees among others.

BJP steps up attack on PM over Lokpal selection panel

February 06, 2014 12:07 am

The BJP sought to lay the blame squarely at the doorstep of PM for not trying to forge a consensus.

BJP slams govt for rushing Bangla land-swap Bill

December 20, 2013 4:13 am

BJP MP Raman Deka said the party will oppose the Bill in Lok Sabha.


How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Instant triple talaq a crime now: here are five things to know about ordinance approved by cabinet

June 22, 2020 6:15 pm

The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance making instant triple talaq a punishable offence with a three-year jail term on Wednesday. Here are five things to know about the government's ordinance.