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Centre to 'examine' Shariat court proposal

The AIMPLB had proposed to set up Shariat courts in all districts of the country, to resolve all issues within the Islamic law, instead of approaching other courts.

published on : 10th July 2018

Government calls for mechanism to curb fake news on WhatsApp

The government on Wednesday called for several changes in the way the Facebook-controlled WhatsApp operates in India.

published on : 5th July 2018

Simultaneous elections will bring stability, save money: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said simultaneous elections will bring stability in the electoral process of the nation and save public money.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Centre clarifies stand on Justice Ranjan Gogoi being next Chief Justice of India

The Centre on Monday clarified its stand on the appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as the next Chief Justice of India, saying there was no reason to doubt its intentions.

published on : 19th June 2018

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says government strengthening laws to deal with absconding economic offenders

He said the government had to bring in Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018, as a Bill in this matter could not be passed in Parliament due to disruptions.

published on : 18th June 2018

Triple talaq bill: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges support of Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee

However, he skirted the question on whether the government will bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a criminal offence if a political consensus eludes the issue.

published on : 18th June 2018

121.46 crore Aadhaar generated till June 16: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Minister revealed these figures while giving a presentation of his ministry's achievement in the last four years.

published on : 18th June 2018

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad defends Aadhaar, says biometric ID proved benefit to people

Seeking to draw a distinction between Aadhaar initiative of the Modi government and the previous Manmohan Singh-led UPA government, Prasad said Aadhaar today has a robust law backing it.

published on : 18th June 2018

Centre to link driving license with Aadhaar, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that he is in talks with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to link driving license with Aadhaar card.

published on : 12th June 2018

Government not committing cardinal sin by seeking reconsideration of collegium recommendations:  Ravi Shankar Prasad 

The Law Minister also made a veiled attack on the Congress, claiming that parties which had lost in elections were using courts to hit out at the ruling party through 'sponsored litigation'.

published on : 11th June 2018

Triple Talaq not a religious issue: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad while addressing an event here said that despite Supreme Court's ruling and Lok Sabha passing the Bill against the practice, triple talaq was still prevalent in states like Telangana and UP.

published on : 1st June 2018

We are cleaning the dirt: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on four years of Modi government

On the results of various bypolls today, where BJP has not gained much, he said 'by-elections is not barometer as people in India are experiencing the good work done by Modi government.

published on : 31st May 2018

India to take a 'long-term' view on fuel pricing: Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prices of diesel and petrol in India have surged to a record high. A liter of petrol costs 77.17 rupees ($1.13) while diesel is sold at 68.34 rupees/ litre.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Ravi Shankar Prasad calls Siddaramaiah's charges against Modi 'malicious'

The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader said that the government formation process in Karnataka is the prerogative of Governor Vajubhai R. Wala.

published on : 16th May 2018

Congress used most abusive language against Modi: BJP

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reeled out a number of "abusive" terms such as 'maut ka saudagar' (merchant of death) and 'neech' (lowly), various Congress leaders had used to attack Modi earlier.

published on : 14th May 2018
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