Didn't appreciate Vodafone Group threat to quit India: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom minister assured that a monopoly was not on agenda & state-run BSNL & MTNL were important assets
Government not to remain postman in appointment of judges: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad said there is a process while appointing judges of high...
Wikimedia flags worries on data law
In the letter, Amanda Keton, General Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation said the new draft rules have not been made public even after a year since official consultations on the draft were completed.
Order on AGR applies to all telecom licensees: Ravi Shankar Prasad
“While most of the licensees of DoT were not direct party to the dispute, the ratio of the judgement will be applicable on all the licensees,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, answering a question in the Lok Sabha. This implies that companies with even minor telecom businesses may have to pay dues based on their entire revenue with retrospective effect.
Congress releases fifth list for Jharkhand polls, 29 candidates named so far
Congress president Sonia Gandhi approved the candidature of Sona Ram Sinku from Jaganathpur (ST), Suresh Baitha in place of Rajiv Kumar from Kanke (SC) and Sunny Toppo from Mandar. The Jarkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), the Congress and Lalu Prasad Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal had recently announced a pre-poll tie-up for the state with former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren.
High time to have All India Judicial service: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the exam for the judicial services can be conducted "at the national level, something like the UPSC (and) obviously under the Supreme Court's control, where we can induct the best talent."
BJP to stage countrywide stir on Saturday seeking Rahul's apology on Rafale issue
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Bhupender Yadav told reporters here that the Congress and Gandhi were "exposed" by the apex court's verdict and they should now tender an apology.
CSCs to offer free Wifi till March 2020
CSCs or Common service centers have got permission to manage BharatNet’s last mile deployment in 1,20,000 panchayats. This means that in the panchayats where BharatNet — countrywide optical fibre network — has reached, the CSC will connect it to schools and primary health centers in the village through necessary fibre infrastructure.
Govt creating framework for deployment of secure 5G services: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government is creating an enabling framework for deployment of affordable and secure 5G services in India, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.
Devotees eagerly wait for a grand Ram temple
The 67-acre area around the temple is full of overgrown vegetation and tall grass with dilapidated buildings as islands. Passing through a narrow corridor, where even two people cannot pass together till the makeshift temple, devotees are not allowed to carry a mobile phone, camera, electronic item or even a pen.
BSP fast losing its leaders to Samajwadi Party
The latest defector into SP fold is of East Uttar Pradesh’s OBC face Ram Prasad Choudhari, who was expelled from BSP about two months ago. Choudhari, who joined the SP two days back, was member of the state assembly for five terms.
Nirmala Sitharaman, Ravi Shankar Prasad to speak at Times Network’s India Economic Conclave
Over the years, India Economic Conclave has been instrumental in addressing critical issues related to the country’s economy. As a platform, it has brought together the sharpest minds in business, governance and policymaking and has become the hallmark of economic thought leadership.
Congress announces first list of five candidates for Jharkhand polls
Jharkhand will vote in five phases, with the first on November 30 and the last on December 20. Results will be declared on December 23. The five candidates are from seats that will go to polls in the first phase on November 30. November 13 is the last date of filing nominations.
DRDO successfully test-fires Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile off Odisha coast
Chandipur (Odisha), Dec 23 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired Quick Reaction Surface to Air...
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