Govt committed to revival of BSNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Centre is committed towards...
No going back on CAA: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There is no question of our going back on the CAA," the minister asserted. Prasad made the remark ...
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visits riot-hit areas of Delhi
New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visited the violence affec...
Pay taxes honestly to generate funds for development works: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday more and more people in the country should honestly pay their taxes to generate the funds required for development works.
Time to introspect on death-row convicts using delaying tactics: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The four men -- Mukesh Singh (32), Pawan Gupta (25), Vinay Sharma (26) and Akshay Kumar Singh (31) -- convicted for the 2012 gang rape and murder of the 23-year-old physiotherapy intern, who later came to be known as 'Nirbhaya', were hanged at 5.30 am inside Delhi's Tihar Jail.
Govt committed to revival of BSNL: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
The minister said the central government wanted the revival of the BSNL for public service and fairness. He said 74 per cent of the BSNL revenue goes towards salaries of employees while in case of the private sector telecom operators, the salary outgo is less than 10 per cent.
Justice Muralidhar transferred on recommendation of SC collegium: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The minister's reaction came after the Congress alleged that Justice Muralidhar was transferred by the government to save BJP leaders in the Delhi violence case.
Terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Speaking at the International Judicial Conference 2020 – 'Judiciary and the Changing World' at the Supreme Court, the minister said populism should not infringe upon the settled principles of law. Prasad said governance must be left to the elected representatives and delivering judgements should be left to the judges.
Opposition leaders were 'unable' to state any clause in CAA that takes away citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad
On Shah's response to the discussion on the Delhi violence, Prasad told reporters in Parliament Complex that when the Home Minister asked the opposition leaders, including Azad and Sibal, to state one clause which takes away citizenship of any minority, "they were unable to answer".
Kerala court summons Ravi Shankar Prasad in defamation case
The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) took cognisance of the complaint and asked the Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to appear before it on May 2. Tharoor had in December 2018 filed a defamation case against Prasad for allegedly making derogatory remarks in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.
Open your health centres to poor: PM Narendra Modi to welfare bodies
PM Modi told spiritual leaders to help counter superstitions and misinformation. PM stressed on the importance of giving medical and scientific advice and also recalled Mahatma Gandhi’s statement that serving the poor and downtrodden is the best way to serve the nation.
Situation peaceful but tense in Delhi; Sri Sri Ravi Shankar visits riot-hit areas
Security personnel have been holding regular talks with locals to maintain communal harmony. "The situation is under control now. There is adequate force deployed in all the areas of the northeast district. We are holding talks with locals and are trying to rebuild confidence in them," a senior police official said.
Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurates circuit bench of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal in Dehradun
“The Circuit Bench at Dehradun shall cater to the appeals arising from the State of Uttarakhand. Hitherto, the appeals and applications under the income tax arising from the area of Uttarakhand were falling within the jurisdiction of Delhi Benches,” the statement added.
IT Act needs rejig to keep up with times: Ravi Shankar Prasad
An expert committee will be constituted to suggest a new framework, he said, adding that inputs will be sought from the industry and experts. “A thinking is going on in the department to revisit the IT Act, it has been in place for the last 20 years and the IT ecosystem has developed beyond recognition (in that time),” said Prasad.
COVID-19: PMO asks Union ministers to file daily report on measures taken
All Union ministers have been assigned a state with the direction to maintain daily contact with district magistrates and superintendents of police on steps being taken to check the spread of coronavirus, which has infected over 700 people in the country and claimed at least 17 lives. The ministers have also been asked to send their feedback to the PMO "on a daily basis.
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