Ravi Shankar Prasad

'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

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

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

Congress has done precious little for Dalits of the country, says Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said Congress has ruled India for the longest period but has done precious little for the uplift of the backward communities.

published on : 12th April 2018

BJP accuses Opposition of abetting violence on Dalit issues

While claiming that BJP was the only "pro-Dalit" party,  Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Thawarchand Gehlot launched a counter-attack on opposition parties.

published on : 8th April 2018

SC/ST act: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad confirms filing review petition

Ravi Shankar Prasad confirmed that his ministry will file a review petition on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act 1989 (SC/ST Act) in the Supreme Court.

published on : 29th March 2018

War of words breaks out over data firm Cambridge Analytica

Ravi Shankar Prasad had posed a seven questions to the Congress on its alleged links with Cambridge Analytica.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Cambridge Analytica row: Ravi Shankar Prasad denies allegations, accuses Rahul Gandhi of doing politics on death of Indians in Iraq

He said media reports about the opposition party using the services had appeared in October and November last year and it never denied those stories till the BJP raised the issue yesterday.

published on : 22nd March 2018

BJP, Congress spar over toxic data mining firm Cambridge Analytica's use to influence elections

According to some reports, CA had offered its services to both parties before the 2014 general elections, but that fell through.

published on : 22nd March 2018
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