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Ravi Shankar Prasad

Congress Leader Accuses BJP Of 'Political Immorality' For Using Covid-19 As Election Sop

Oct 23, 2020 PTI

Is it vaccine for votes or for all, Anand Sharma asks PM

Joint Committee Of Parliament Summons For Social Media Giants Facebook And Twitter

Oct 22, 2020 PTI

Panel also considering summons for Amazon and Google on the issue of protection of data and its privacy


Shatrughan Sinha Hopes To Avenge ‘Injustice’ In LS Polls Through His Son Luv Sinha In Patna

Shatrughan Sinha had joined Congress after being denied ticket last year by the BJP to contest from his home town, which he had won in 2009 and 2014.

‘Will Consider Revoking Suspension Of 8 RS MPs, If They Apologise’, Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Sep 22, 2020 PTI

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded that the eight suspended Rajya Sabha MPs apologise for their ‘unruly behaviour.’


'Bias And Inaction' By Facebook India Team': Ravi Shankar Prasad Writes To Zuckerberg

The letter comes a day before the meeting of a Parliamentary committee where opposition parties are likely to raise the issue of Facebook India's alleged bias towards BJP, and reports of its public policy head Ankhi Das supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and disparaging opposition in internal messages.

17 August, 2020

Citing Report, Rahul Gandhi Says BJP Controls Facebook; 'Losers,' Retorts Union Minister

PTI

The Congress demanded a probe by a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) into the charges mentioned in the report, saying they threaten the foundation of Indian democracy and need to be investigated.


02 July, 2020

Banning Chinese Apps Was A ‘Digital Strike’: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Outlook Web Bureau

“We banned Chinese apps to protect data of countrymen, it was a digital strike,” Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.


10 June, 2020

Union Minister Slams Rahul Gandhi For Asking China Questions On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

Ravi Shankar Prasad said that Rahul Gandhi should know that on international matters, like China, questions should not be asked on Twitter.


14 May, 2020

Congress Is Trying 'Its Best To Save' Fugitive Nirav Modi, Alleges BJP

PTI

Though Modi had fled India during the BJP-led NDA government's rule, most of his alleged crimes pertained to the period of the Congress-led UPA rule, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.


19 April, 2020

Coronavirus Lockdown: These Economic Activities Will Begin From Monday

IANS

The exemption will be applicable from April 20 in those areas of the country where the effect of coronavirus is negligible, or which are less affected areas.


28 February, 2020

Don't Preach Us 'Rajdharma': BJP Slams Congress Over Delhi Riots

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress has demanded the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah for "abdication of duty" during the communal violence in northeast Delhi.


01 February, 2020

Govt Ready To talk To Shaheen Bagh Protesters But In A 'Structured Form', Says Ravi Shankar Prasad

PTI

Law Minister Ravi Prasad said it was a 'good thing' that people were protesting for days but some people were heard saying on television that there would not be dialogue until the CAA was rolled back.


27 January, 2020

'Shaheen Bagh Using Indian Flag To Protect Those Who Want To Divide Country': Ravi Shankar Prasad

Outlook Web Bureau

The Union minister said the anti-CAA protest in Shaheen Bagh was being supported by the 'tukde tukde gang'.


31 December, 2019

No State Legislature Has Power On Citizenship Law: Ravi Shankar Prasad

PTI

Ravi Shankar Prasad's assertion came hours after the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution seeking scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, which provides Indian nationality to persecuted minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.


08 December, 2019

Rape, POCSO Case Probes Should Be Completed In 2 Months: Ravi Shankar Prasad To Write To CMs, CJs

PTI

Prasad's comment came in the backdrop of nationwide outrage over the alleged rape and murder cases at Hyderabad and Unnao.


04 December, 2019

Data Of 20 WhatsApp Users May Have Been Accessed Using Pegasus Spyware: Ravi Shankar Prasad

PTI

Whatsapp had said that Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using Pegasus spyware.


25 November, 2019

'Unruly Behaviour': BJP Reacts To Congress' Lok Sabha Protest Over Maharashtra Crisis

Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress has alleged that LS security personnel manhandled their women MPs during protest.


25 November, 2019

Women MPs 'Manhandled' In LS During Protest Over Maharashtra Crisis, Says Congress; Sonia Writes To Speaker

Outlook Web Bureau

The party said it is waiting for action to be taken against the incident.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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