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Ashwini Vaishnaw

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Ashwini Vaishnaw: Indian politician and civil servant
Ashwini Vaishnaw is an Indian politician and former Indian Administrative Service officer currently serving as the Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology of India, since 8 July 2021. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. In June 2019, he became a member of the Parliament of India representing Odisha State in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house. On 07 July 2021, he was appointed as a Cabinet Minister and was given the charge of Railways and Information Technology ministries. Earlier in 1994, Vaishnaw joined the Indian Administrative Service in the Odisha cadre, and has worked extensively in Odisha. Vaishnaw was born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

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TMC MP suspended for parliament session after tearing IT minister statement | Oneindia News [Video]

TMC MP suspended for parliament session after tearing IT minister statement | Oneindia News

Trinamool Congress MP Santanu Sen was suspended from the session of Parliament for unruly conduct a day after he snatched the IT minister's statement and tore it up. IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw was..

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Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi next week, attacks Centre on Pegasus | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata Banerjee likely to meet PM Modi next week, attacks Centre on Pegasus | Oneindia News

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee said she will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she visits Delhi next week, she said the PM has given her time; Opposition TMC MPs on Thursday tore papers and flung..

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Take urgent actions in Sulli Deals case: Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi writes to IT minister

Shiv Sena’s Rajya Sabha MP Priyanka Chaturvedi has written a letter to Union electronics and information technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw demanding urgent and strict actions against “derogatory..
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TMC bringing culture of violence to Parliament, says IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw


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TMC MP Santanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for snatching papers from IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday suspended TMC MP Santanu Sen for snatching papers from the hands of Union IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Sen has been suspended..
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Pegasus row: MP snatches, tears IT min’s papers in Parliament

High drama unfolded in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday afternoon when Trinamool Congress MP Shantanu Sen snatched papers from IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw just as the minister stood up to make a statement..
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TMC's culture is to make noise, tear papers in Parliament: BJP president J P Nadda

BJP president J P Nadda on Thursday slammed TMC members for snatching papers from Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in Rajya Sabha and tearing them, saying their conduct was against democratic values and..
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Unruly behaviour by TMC MPs in Rajya Sabha prompts backlash on Twitter

TMC MPs on Thursday tore papers and flung them into the air, throwing the Rajya Sabha into bedlam as IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw read a statement on the alleged snooping using an Israeli company..
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TMC MPs tear papers as Ashwini Vaishnaw reads statement in Rajya Sabha on snooping

Opposition TMC MPs on Thursday tore papers and flung them into the air, throwing the Rajya Sabha into bedlam as IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw read a statement on the alleged snooping using an Israeli..
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Attempt to malign India’s democracy, says Ashwini Vaishnaw


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Pegasus Project: Centre rubbishes reports of phone surveillance, calls it 'baseless'

Union IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that there is 'no substance' in such reports regarding the use of Pegasus on WhatsApp.
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PM Modi extends birthday greetings to Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw


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New IT rules empower users, says Ashwini Vaishnaw


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New Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw asks ministry officials to work in 2 shifts from 7 am to 12 am - details here

The first shift will start at 7 am and end at 4 pm while the second shift will start at 3 pm and end at 12 am in midnight, an order said on Thursday.
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'Everyone will have to follow law of the country': IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Twitter faceoff


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Ashwini Vaishnaw, Anurag Thakur, Mansukh Mandaviya and other newly appointed ministers take charge

Newly appointed Union ministers, including Ashwini Vaishnaw, Anurag Thakur and Mansukh Mandaviya, took charge of their respective ministries on Thursday. Bureaucrat-entrepreneur-turned-politician..
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Land of law is supreme: New IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw issues warning to Twitter

The IT Minister's comments come on the same day when Twitter told the Delhi HC that it will need eight weeks to appoint a resident grievance officer.
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Those who live and work in India will have to abide by rules of country: Vaishnaw

All those who live and work in India will have to abide by the rules of the country, newly sworn-in Information and Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Thursday. Vaishnaw was talking to..
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Ashwini Vaishnaw takes charge as IT& Communications minister: All you need to know

Bureaucrat-turned-politician Ashwini Vaishnaw on Thursday took charge of the IT, electronics and communication ministry. This is the first term of Vaishnaw as a Member of Parliament and he will be in..
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MTech from IIT to MBA from Wharton: Meet Ashwini Vaishnaw, India's new Minister for Railways and IT

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Ashwini Vaishnaw, Dharmendra Pradhan, Anurag Thakur among big gainers in cabinet rejig

As many as 43 ministers, including new and old, took oath on Wednesday evening and the portfolios were distributed soon after.
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Dr Ashwini Vaishnav to be new Union Minister of Railways, IT

Dr Ashwini Vaishnav, who was inducted into the Union Cabinet on Wednesday evening, will be the new Union Minister of Railways. He will also head the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information..
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