Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar may receive organisational responsibility in poll-bound states

BJP president JP Nadda will soon make an announcement regarding the same, sources added.

published on : 11th July 2021

New Law minister Kiren Rijiju meets predecessor Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad, who was holding the portfolio, besides the information technology and communications ministries, had resigned from the government on Wednesday.

published on : 9th July 2021

Major clean up in mega shake-up of Modi's Cabinet

Biggies like Javadekar, Prasad among 12 sacked; seven promoted to Cabinet rank; 43 take oath of office; Rijiju gets law, Mandaviya health, Scindia civil aviation.

published on : 8th July 2021

PM Modi rejigs Cabinet; Sonowal, Scindia brought in; 12 ministers exit

As many as 15 Cabinet ministers, including some new faces, were sworn-in at the swearing in ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

published on : 7th July 2021

President Ramnath Kovind accepts resignations of Ravi Shankar Prasad, 11 other Union ministers

Those resigned include cabinet ministers DV Sadananda Gowda, Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', Harsh Vardhan and Prakash Javadekar.

published on : 7th July 2021

Stalin urges Centre to withdraw draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill amid concerns in film industry

Highlighting the expected impact of the bill, he said that a vibrant democracy must provide adequate space for creative thinking and artistic freedom

published on : 6th July 2021

First compliance report by Google, FB under new IT rules big step towards transparency: Minister Prasad

Facebook on Friday said it "actioned" over 30 million content pieces across 10 violation categories during May 15-June 15 in the country.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Public private partnership system gets approval for BharatNet project

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the public private partnership mode for the rollout of the ambitious BharatNet project that aims to take broadband internet services to villages.

published on : 1st July 2021

If you invoke US copyright act, then be cognisant of Indian laws as well: Prasad on Twitter row

Speaking at the India Global Forum, the minister said Twitter last week blocked his account for an hour on a complaint made four years ago under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of the US.

published on : 30th June 2021

Parliamentary panel seeks Twitter's reply on locking accounts of Prasad, Tharoor within two days

The panel was instructed by its chairman Tharoor to seek reply from Twitter on the blocking of accounts of Prasad and others on its platform, sources said.

published on : 29th June 2021

Action on account without giving user full context akin to platform taking judgement call: Koo CEO on Twitter row

The comments by the top official of homegrown microblogging platform Koo came after rival Twitter briefly blocked IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from accessing his account.

published on : 25th June 2021

Parliament panel to seek explanation from Twitter on locking of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Tharoor's accounts

The Congress leader also said one of his tweets has been deleted by Twitter because its video included the copyrighted BoneyM song"Rasputin".

published on : 25th June 2021

Prasad cries foul after Twitter denies him access to account, Tharoor says happened to him too

A Twitter spokesperson said, "We can confirm that the Honourable Minister’s account access was temporarily restricted due to a DMCA notice only..."

published on : 25th June 2021

Twitter denies access to IT Minister Prasad's account for 1 hour alleging violation of US Copyright Act

The blocking of the IT Minister's Twitter account comes at a time when the US digital giant has been engaged in a tussle with the Indian government over the new social media rules.

published on : 25th June 2021

In a 'humble' appeal, Ravi Shankar Prasad asks Rahul Gandhi to get himself vaccinated

Meanwhile, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad visited a Covid-19 vaccination centre in Patna and informed that he will be visiting five such centres to meet the people who are getting vaccinated.

published on : 21st June 2021
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