Rajeev Chandrasekhar: News

Rajeev Chandrasekhar is an Indian politician, technocrat, and entrepreneur who is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He serves as the Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and Information Technology of India. Chandrasekhar represents Karnataka as a Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha. Previously, he was also a National Spokesperson of the BJP and the Vice-Chairman of the Kerala wing of the BJP-led coalition National Democratic Alliance. Chandrasekhar joined the BPL Group in 1991 and founded BPL Mobile in 1994. Following this, he founded Jupiter Capital. In 2008, he started Asianet News Online Private Ltd. and in 2018, he was appointed as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha as a BJP member. As a first-term MP, he became the first person to raise corruption such as the 2G Scam case in the parliament. In 2013, Visvesvaraya Technological University awarded him with an honorary doctorate for his work as an entrepreneur. In 2017, Chandrasekhar was ranked #41st in India’s 50 Most powerful people by India Today magazine.

GAC portal to address social media grievances from March 1

The portal for Grievance Appellate Committees (GAC) aimed at looking into complaints against online platforms is likely to be activated by March 1.

29 Jul 2022


BGMI game removed from Indian app stores after government ban

Two years after it banned PUBG, the Indian government has brought down the curtain on BGMI, the second coming of the former.

22 Jul 2021


Centre slams Twitter in Parliament over non-compliance of IT rules

The Indian government said that Twitter's earlier statement expressing concerns over freedom of expression in India was a tactic to divert attention from its non-compliance with the country's laws at that time.

05 May 2017


Dear Arnab, the Republic of India doesn't need a messiah

Come 6th May and it doesn't matter if the nation wants or doesn't want to know, Arnab Goswami will resurface from his long sabbatical to tell the nation, what he thinks that the nation should know.

13 Jan 2017


Kerala NDA Vice Chairman investor, director at Arnab's venture

Sources said Rajya Sabha member and Kerala NDA vice chairman Rajeev Chandrasekhar has invested over Rs.30 crore in Arnab Goswami's upcoming media venture, Republic.

16 Dec 2016


Goswami's venture to be called 'Republic'

Senior journalist Arnab Goswami announced that his new enterprise would be called the 'Republic'.