Articles about Ravi Shankar Prasad
08 Jul 2021India
Twitter today informed the Delhi High Court that it needs eight weeks' time to appoint a grievance officer in India, in compliance with the Indian government's new Information Technology rules.
08 Jul 2021Politics
India saw a flurry of resignations from some of the top jobs in the country on Wednesday.
25 Jun 2021India
Triggering a fresh controversy, microblogging platform Twitter on Friday blocked Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad's account allegedly over complaints of violation of the US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
17 Jun 2021India
Union Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that the government does not want all WhatsApp messages decrypted.
16 Jun 2021India
Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, today launched an attack on Twitter for failing to comply with the new IT rules yet.
24 Mar 2021India
The government is working to provide optical fiber connection to 6.5 lakh villages, Minister of Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.
25 Feb 2021Business
The Centre on Thursday released a set of new guidelines to regulate digital content.
11 Feb 2021Politics
Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday told the tech companies that they are free to work in India only if they follow the Indian Constitution.
10 Feb 2021India
Twitter, pulled up by the Indian government for failing to comply with its orders, on Wednesday released a verbose blog highlighting the measures it took and didn't take in the recent days, only to receive a scathing response from the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) on Koo, the homegrown alternative of the micro-blogging website.
22 Jan 2021Business
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a complaint against United Kingdom-based consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research in connection with the Facebook data theft case.
16 Dec 2020India
The central government on Wednesday said that it will prepare a list of trusted and non-trusted sources of telecom vendors in the name of national security.
22 Sep 2020Politics
The Opposition has boycotted the Parliament in protest of the farm bills. They on Tuesday staged a walkout of the Lok Sabha after a similar move in the Rajya Sabha.
03 Sep 2020Politics
Facebook, which is at the center of a storm in India after a report claimed it didn't act against hate speech of members of the ruling BJP, on Thursday banned T Raja Singh from its platform.
18 Aug 2020Politics
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his criticism of the PM-CARES (Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund.
16 Aug 2020Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his second death anniversary.
22 Jul 2020Business
With rising coronavirus cases overwhelming the medical infrastructure, the government has, once again, decided to relax remote working norms for IT companies and BPOs.
12 Jul 2020Technology
Google plans to hold its sixth annual "Google for India" event on Monday, July 13.
08 Jul 2020Politics
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday announced it was setting up a panel to investigate the alleged wrongdoings of three trusts of the Gandhi family — namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
02 Jul 2020Politics
Endorsing what the government's supporters have been saying after 59 Chinese apps were banned this week, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India conducted a "digital strike" with the surprise move.
26 Mar 2020India
The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.
19 Mar 2020India
Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi took oath as a Rajya Sabha parliamentarian on Thursday, days after his nomination to the Upper House by President Ram Nath Kovind sparked a controversy.
18 Feb 2020India
Shaheen Bagh, a small pocket in South Delhi, got a new identity in December when hundreds of women decided to sit on the streets to protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
16 Feb 2020India
A couple of protesters of Shaheen Bagh, the epicenter of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act agitation in Delhi, are planning to march towards Union Home Minister Amit Shah's residence at 2 pm today to discuss the contentious law.
28 Jan 2020Politics
Union Minister Anurag Thakur behaved irresponsibly at an election rally when he openly called for shooting the "traitors" of the country.
27 Jan 2020Politics
BJP doesn't approve of what is happening in Shaheen Bagh and has claimed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi have a link with it.
18 Jan 2020India
Five months after the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was put under an unprecedented communication blackout, the administration announced on Saturday that SMS and voice calls will be restored for all prepaid mobile users.
02 Jan 2020Politics
Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan got the state Assembly to back his stand on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). This week, the legislators passed a resolution blocking the Act's implementation in the state.
02 Jan 2020Politics
In what could ignite fresh tensions between Centre, ruled by BJP, and the Trinamool government in West Bengal, the Ministry of Defense rejected the state's tableau proposal for Republic Day parade.
29 Dec 2019Politics
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and plans of implementing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) across the nation.
29 Nov 2019Technology
WhatsApp has come under the scanner of the Indian Government.
29 Nov 2019Politics
After losing the West Bengal assembly by-polls to the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cast doubts on the reliability of electronic voting machines (EVMs). Ironical much?
28 Nov 2019India
In a disturbing incident, a woman in Rajasthan was allegedly raped by her father-in-law and another relative, and beaten by her brother-in-law, while her husband pronounced Triple Talaq (instant divorce) to her, all on the same day.
15 Nov 2019Politics
With the Supreme Court dismissing pleas seeking review on its earlier order that said it was satisfied with how the deal for 36 Rafale jets was signed with France, the Bharatiya Janata Party got new ammunition to target Congress.
12 Nov 2019India
On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection to a criminal defamation suit filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar.
26 Oct 2019Politics
Jannayak Janata Party's founder Dushyant Singh Chautala has a reason to celebrate as his father Ajay Chautala has been granted furlough for two weeks.
23 Oct 2019Business
In a bid to revive the two ailing telecom public sector units (PSUs), Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), the government announced a four-step plan on Wednesday.
18 Oct 2019India
A case has been registered against a 35-year-old man for giving Triple Talaq (instant divorce) to his wife.
16 Oct 2019India
In a major development, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, has said that the Personal Data Protection Bill is ready and will be tabled in the Parliament soon.
13 Oct 2019Politics
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.
13 Oct 2019Business
The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.