Prahlad Singh Patel: News

Prahlad Singh Patel is an advocate and Indian politician who is serving as the Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti of India, as of 2021. He is also serving as a member of Parliament from Damoh Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh. Patel was born on June 28, 1960, in Narsinghpur and completed his education at Jabalpur’s Government Science College. Patel is also an advocate by profession. Previously, Patel has served as the Minister of State for Coal in the Third Vajpayee Ministry. In 1989, Patel was first elected to the 9th Lok Sabha following which he was again re-elected to the 11th Lok Sabha in 1996 for a second term. After this, Patel was again elected to the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999 for the third term from Balaghat. In 2014, he was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha for the fourth term and in 2019, to the 17th Lok Sabha (fifth term) from Damoh. In 2019, Patel was appointed the Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Tourism.

27 Jul 2023


Minister Prahlad Patel blackmailed with porn video call, 2 arrested

The Delhi Police arrested two men from Rajasthan's Bharatpur for allegedly making "sextortion calls" to Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti, Prahlad Singh Patel, reported PTI.

23 Apr 2021

Madhya Pradesh

'Do khayega': BJP minister tells son seeking oxygen for mother

At a time when people are running from pillars to posts looking for help for their infected family members, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel told a man that he would slap him.

25 Jan 2021


Kargil to be developed as adventure tourism destination: Tourism minister

The Centre is committed to creating international level infrastructure in the Kargil district of Ladakh to make it an adventure tourism destination, Union Minister for Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel said on Sunday.

10 Sep 2020


Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

National Award-winning veteran actor Paresh Rawal (65) has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new chairperson of the renowned New Delhi-based theater institute National School of Drama (or the NSD).

All monuments to reopen for public from July 6

In a major development, all monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.