August 13, 2020 09:02 (IST)
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Ravi Shankar Prasad goes into self-isolation, met COVID-19 Amit Shah on Saturday

New Delhi/UNI: Union Communications, Electronics & Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that he was absolutely fine and has isolated himself at home for few days as he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah a day before the former BJP president tested Corona positive.

Ban on Chinese apps was a digital strike on China: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday described the sudden ban on 59 Chinese apps a "digital strike" after the bloody face-off in Ladakh's Galwan valley almost two weeks ago.

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Rahul Gandhi after he accuses PM Modi of going 'absolutely silent' on China issue

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday slammed former Congress president Rahul Gandhi hours after he accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "absolutely silent" even as the Chinese "have taken our territory".

No plans to shut down or sell BSNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/UNI: The government has no plans to shut down or sell BSNL to private players, Union Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Women’s contribution in cleanliness drive is immense: Union Minister Ravi Shankar

Patna/UNI: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said that the contribution of women in cleanliness drive across the country has been immense.

BJP slams Congress on its 'Rajdharma' jibe

New Delhi/UNI: BJP on Friday lashed out at the Congress for teaching 'Rajdharma' to the saffron party and alleged that Congress president Sonia Gandhi was instigating people.

Don't preach us rajdharma: Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back at Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when Delhi is on edge after witnessing the deadly violence over the new citizenship law, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked Congress chief Sonia Gandhi not to teach his party the 'rajdharma'.

Congress slams BJP-led Centre over Justice S Muralidhar's transfer, BJP calls routine one

New Delhi/IBNS: Hours after the transfer of Delhi High Court judge Justice S Muralidhar, who came down hard upon the Centre, Delhi government and police over the Delhi violence, which has claimed 32 lives, the Congress on Wednesday traded charges against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of pressurising the judicial system on Wednesday to only get refuted by the saffron party which called the transfer as a "routine" one.

Kerala: Court summons Union Law Minister in defamation case

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) here on Saturday summoned Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to appear before it, in a defamation case filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor representing the Lok Sabha seat here.

No 'escape' for states from implementing CAA: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said there is no "escape" for states from implementing the contentious Citizenship law, even as the Kerala Assembly passed a resolution against the same and asked the Centre to revoke it.

BJP had the popular mandate to form govt in Maharashtra: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi/UNI The BJP on Saturday shrugged off Congress and NCP's criticism of ridiculing constitutional values, saying it has "electoral and moral" backing to form the government in Maharashtra adding that its alliance with the Ajit Pawar faction of NCP was guided by the evolving circumstances, media reports said.

Family and commerce run hand-in-hand for Congress: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 New Delhi/UNI: The BJP on Saturday blasted the Congress party and the Gandhi family in the wake of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal's decision on Friday and said for Congress, family and commerce run hand-in-hand, and that they are integrally linked and given a political color.

Congress gets Rafale blow in Supreme Court again, Rahul Gandhi warned over 'chowkidar' remark

New Delhi/IBNS: A day after celebrating the Karnataka verdict, the Congress on Thursday suffered a blow in the same Supreme Court which for the second time cleared the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of all the charges of corruption levelled by the rival party on the purchase of 36 Rafale jets from France.

Rahul Gandhi must apologise to nation: Ravi Shankar Prasad on Rafale verdict

New Delhi/IBNS: Slamming Rahul Gandhi over the Supreme Court's dismissal of Rafale review plea, Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Ravi Shankar Prasad, on Thursday said the Congress leader must apologise to people of the nation.

Indian activists, lawyers, journalists snooped by Israeli spyware, reveals Whatsapp in a lawsuit

New Delhi/IBNS: Facebook-owned messaging service Whatsapp has sued Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO group in a San Fransisco federal court for snooping into user accounts using spyware Pegasus even as the Indian government asked WhatsApp to explain the breach of privacy of Indian users reportedly targeted by the Israeli spyware.