Ravi Shankar

Ninth convocation ceremony of Sri Sri University held

As many as 22 students were awarded gold medals for their outstanding academic achievements across different programmes and specialisations.

published on : 24th September 2022

'Country wants stability, development': BJP makes light of Akhilesh's hope of strong alternative to it

Saffron party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said 2024 is far away and it remains to be seen how much understanding develops among opposition parties.

published on : 18th August 2022

The fire at the end of the world

In California, heat waves killed 599 people between 2010 and 2019. In America’s hottest city, Phoenix, Arizona, there were about 200 heat-related deaths in 2020 when 53 days cooked at 43°C.

published on : 7th August 2022

'Stop blaming Indian democracy for people's repeated rejection of you': BJP hits back at Rahul Gandhi

The former Congress president had earlier alleged that India is witnessing the 'death of democracy' and anybody who stands against the government's dictatorship is 'viciously attacked'.

published on : 5th August 2022

Why wheat spells doom for Uddhav Thackeray

Politics is anthropology by other means. The hapless Uddhav Thackeray is no hunter-gatherer. His dilemma goes back 12,000 years when around eight million foragers prowled the globe.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Did we come from apes and fish? Or AI?

Religion and science have been battling it out for centuries over the authorship of man. Hindus believe that Brahma created man and woman by divvying himself into two.

published on : 26th June 2022

Rift in Bihar BJP could be addressed in Jaipur meet

The internal clash in Bihar BJP started after the 2020 assembly polls itself, even though the party put up an impressive show by emerging as the second-largest party with 74 seats.

published on : 16th May 2022

India needs stronger Opposition: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 

India's spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar observes that the national Opposition in the country is very weak and lack of leadership in Opposition could make democracy appear not as a democracy.

published on : 12th May 2022

All polling booths in Asansol should be manned by CRPF: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Lok Sabha MP alleged that an atmosphere of fear has engulfed Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal.

published on : 9th April 2022

Touch of Patna Sahib battle in Asansol as Ravi Shankar Prasad set to campaign against Shatrughan Sinha

The Lok Sabha bypoll to Asansol, necessitated after Babul Supriyo quit the BJP and also as its MP, is scheduled for April 12.

published on : 6th April 2022

'Don't lecture India on freedom of speech, democracy': Ravi Shankar Prasad to social media firms

The Central government recently withdrew Twitter's 'intermediary platform' status due to non-compliance with new IT rules.

published on : 19th June 2021

Credibility of made-in-India vaccines evident in their high demand: Prasad

Union minister Prakash Javadekar, who also addressed the briefing, asserted that the vaccination in India has been the fastest, very successful, "faultless with hardly any complaints".

published on : 25th February 2021

Facebook staff abused PM, senior ministers: Ravi Shankar Prasad in letter to Mark Zuckerberg

The letter has emerged at a time when the social media platform is in the middle of a raging controversy and has received flak for being biased towards the ruling BJP

published on : 1st September 2020

Despite global turbulence, Indian economy's fundamentals remain strong: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology stated that the government's policy interventions have made India an investor-friendly place.

published on : 16th September 2019

EVM hacking claim a Congress-sponsored conspiracy to defame Indian democracy: BJP

Speaking to the media here, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad questioned Congress leader Kapil Sibal's presence at the London event on Monday where the expert, Syed Shuja, made the sensational claim.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Rafale deal: Ravi Shankar Prasad slams 'ill-informed' Rahul Gandhi, rules out House panel probe

He also ruled out a joint parliamentary committee probe saying it cannot be done to satisfy the ego of an "ill-informed leader".

published on : 22nd September 2018

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.

published on : 19th September 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

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

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
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