'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'.
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.
The Lok Sabha MP alleged that an atmosphere of fear has engulfed Trinamool Congress-ruled West Bengal.
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.
The Central government recently withdrew Twitter's 'intermediary platform' status due to non-compliance with new IT rules.
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".
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
The Union Minister of Electronics and Information Technology stated that the government's policy interventions have made India an investor-friendly place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader said that the government formation process in Karnataka is the prerogative of Governor Vajubhai R. Wala.
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.
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.
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.
Ravi Shankar Prasad had posed a seven questions to the Congress on its alleged links with Cambridge Analytica.
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.
According to some reports, CA had offered its services to both parties before the 2014 general elections, but that fell through.