Articles about Prahlad Singh Patel

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.

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

23 Apr 2021

Politics
'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.

On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

27 Jan 2021

India
On Red Fort rampage, Rakesh Tikait says farmers deflected 'unknowingly'

Rakesh Tikait from the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spoke on Tuesday's Red Fort incident claiming that "some farmers" deflected toward the Delhi monument "unknowingly" and returned after police guided them.

Kargil to be developed as adventure tourism destination: Tourism minister

25 Jan 2021

India
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.

As coronavirus cases rise, Monsoon Session could be cut short

19 Sep 2020

Politics
As coronavirus cases rise, Monsoon Session could be cut short

The Monsoon Session, being held in the shadow of coronavirus, may be cut short as there's a palpable fear about a rise in infections.

Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

10 Sep 2020

Entertainment
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

02 Jul 2020

India
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.

BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

29 Dec 2019

Politics
BSP Chief Mayawati suspends party MLA for supporting CAA

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP boss, Mayawati, has suspended a party MLA from Madhya Pradesh after the latter allegedly supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

07 Aug 2017

Politics
Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.

Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

04 Aug 2017

Politics
Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.

Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

02 Aug 2017

Politics
Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

I-T raided Bengaluru's Eagleton Golf Resort this morning, where Congress is housing about 40 of its Gujarat MLAs whom it flew out amid an exodus.

BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

31 Jul 2017

Politics
BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

Forty-two Gujarat Congress MLAs being housed at a resort till the Rajya Sabha polls have denied they were being held "in semi-captivity" against their wishes.

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out  MLAs to Bengaluru

29 Jul 2017

Politics
Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out MLAs to Bengaluru

The Gujarat Congress has gone into damage control mode after six of its MLAs resigned in two days ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls.

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

28 Jul 2017

Politics
RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.