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He also ruled out a joint parliamentary committee probe saying it cannot be done to satisfy the ego of an "ill-informed leader".
Probe into Rafale deal can't be set up to satisfy ego of an 'ill-informed' Congress leader: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Congress has also been demanding a joint parliamentary committee probe into the matter.
The comments assume significance as the CBI has written to Facebook, Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research in connection with the illegal personal data harvesting of Indians.
The Bharatiya Janata Party also claimed that the shutdown was "unsuccessful" because people understand the reasons why petrol and diesel prices were going up.
Of late, the IT Ministry has taken a strong stance on data privacy and its reported misuse in the electoral process of the country, among others.
Ravi Shankar Prasad also met business leaders of Indian technology companies that are operating in the US market and making investments as well as generating jobs locally.
As per the Memorandum of Procedure, appointment to the office of the Chief Justice of India should be of the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court considered fit to hold the office.
Whatsapp CEO Daniels' meeting with the IT Minister came against the backdrop of several incidents of mob lynching being linked to the circulation of fake messages
Ravi Shankar Prasad weaving lies, PM must answer questions on Rafale: Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala
The opposition party's reaction came after Prasad ridiculed Rahul Gandhi for challenging Modi for a debate, saying he is not worthy to have a debate with the PM.
Stating that 122 crore Aadhaar cards have been issued so far, Prasad said 95 crore bank accounts have already been linked with the digital identity cards.
The Union Law Minister also questioned demands to remove the provision of up to three-year jail term for the husband for giving instant triple talaq to his wife.
The CM left Hyderabad for Delhi on Friday. On the first day of his tour, Rao called on Union Minister of Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
The government, in its request for proposal (RFP), had invited bids and proposals for selecting an agency to set up a 'Social Media Communication Hub' by the I&B Ministry.
The Justice Srikrishna panel on data protection had submitted its report to Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad last week, proposing a draft law on the issue.
The Law and IT Minister said the government has ordered a CBI investigation into alleged misuse of data of Indian Facebook users by British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.