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Ravi Shankar Prasad: Indian politician
Ravi Shankar Prasad is an Indian lawyer, politician and the current Union Minister holding the Law and Justice, Electronics and Information Technology and Communications portfolios in the Government of India. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Prasad represents the Patna Sahib constituency. During the NDA Government under Atal Bihari Vajpayee's prime ministership, Prasad was appointed Minister of Coal and Mines, Minister of Law and Justice, and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

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Most shameful day in the history of Parliament: RS Prasad on ruckus in Rajya Sabha [Video]

Most shameful day in the history of Parliament: RS Prasad on ruckus in Rajya Sabha

In a media brief on Sep 21, Union Law and Justice Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on Rajya Sabha ruckus. Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Today's conduct of the suspended members of not refusing the..

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‘Selfish interests took over’: PM Modi’s jibe at RJD & Congress in Bihar [Video]

‘Selfish interests took over’: PM Modi’s jibe at RJD & Congress in Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated seven urban infrastructure projects in poll-bound Bihar. Out of them, four projects are related to water supply, two on sewerage treatment and one on riverfront..

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JP Nadda offers prayers at Badi Patan Devi Temple in Patna [Video]

JP Nadda offers prayers at Badi Patan Devi Temple in Patna

BJP national president JP Nadda performed prayers at Badi Patan Devi Temple in Patna on September 12. He was accompanied by Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and State Minister Nand Kishore Yadav...

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‘Global manufacturers looking to expand outside China’: Ravi Shankar Prasad [Video]

‘Global manufacturers looking to expand outside China’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that India is emerging as a big manufacturing centre and global manufacturers are looking to expand outside China "India is emerging as a big manufacturing..

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India is emerging as big manufacturing centre: Ravi Shankar Prasad [Video]

India is emerging as big manufacturing centre: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology, Ravi Shankar Prasad interacted with NRIs from Bihar. He said, "India is emerging as big manufacturing centre and global manufacturer ecosystem..

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RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks' [Video]

RS Prasad writes to Facebook; alleges political bias, slams 'selective leaks'

A war of letters has broken out between the Congress and the BJP over the censoring of content on Facebook. After the Congress party sent letters to the social media giant claiming favoritism by..

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Watch what top politicians said on SC order on Sushant Singh death case [Video]

Watch what top politicians said on SC order on Sushant Singh death case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. The apex court’s decision was welcomed by some politicians while others..

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Watch: BJP Vs Congress war of words over hate speech on Facebook [Video]

Watch: BJP Vs Congress war of words over hate speech on Facebook

BJP and Congress are involved in a heated war of words over hate speech on Facebook. Congress party wrote a letter to the social media giant and called or a probe into the Facebook India leadership..

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'Even US President spoke of India's ban on TikTok': Ravi Shankar Prasad [Video]

'Even US President spoke of India's ban on TikTok': Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on the government's decision to ban Chinese apps. He said that the Modi government would never compromise on the digital security and privacy of Indians. Prasad..

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EJ Espresso: Facebook rubbishes allegation of ties with BJP [Video]

EJ Espresso: Facebook rubbishes allegation of ties with BJP

Under heat, Facebook has denied ties with BJP in India in an official statement. The social media giant said, it enforces policies globally regardless of political position. The bitter political war of..

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Will banning Chinese apps affect 5G in India? Ravi Shankar Prasad answers [Video]

Will banning Chinese apps affect 5G in India? Ravi Shankar Prasad answers

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spoke on whether the banning of Chinese apps will affect 5G in India. Speaking with Hindustan Editor-in-Chief Shashi Shekhar in an exclusive interview, Prasad said..

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RS Prasad visits PMCH to review medical facilities amid COVID-19 [Video]

RS Prasad visits PMCH to review medical facilities amid COVID-19

Union Minister and MP from Patna Sahib Ravi Shankar Prasad on August 13 visited Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) in Patna to inspect COVID-19 facilities. Union Minister visit come amid rising..

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Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on Sushant Rajput death probe [Video]

Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on Sushant Rajput death probe

As the probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput intensifies, Union Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has now called for a fair probe into the case. In an exclusive interview with Hindustan..

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Covid update: India vaccine progress; another minister infected; IMF on economy [Video]

Covid update: India vaccine progress; another minister infected; IMF on economy

From another minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet testing positive for infection, to the progress report of India's indigenously-developed vaccine candidates - here are the top news updates on the..

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22 companies applied to manufacture mobile phones, components in India: RS Prasad [Video]

22 companies applied to manufacture mobile phones, components in India: RS Prasad

Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on the Production-Linked Incentive Scheme informed that so far 22 companies have applied. He said, "These companies will produce..

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We had the numbers, says Prasad, slams Opposition conduct

The government claimed on Monday that it had a majority in Rajya Sabha when the two farm bills were passed and accused opposition leaders of “irresponsible and shameful” conduct. “We had a clear..
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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams opposition leaders for Rajya Sabha ruckus


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Most panchayats in Bihar connected with high-speed broadband: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Speaking at a programme, he said only 10-12 panchayats could not be connected due to their location in forest areas.There were 4.2 crore mobile phone users in 2014-15 in Bihar which has increased to..
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Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches attack on anti-court campaigners

A malicious campaign against judges in the event of an adverse verdict threatens the independence of the judiciary
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After Ravi Shankar Prasad, TMC leader Derek O`Brien writes to Mark Zuckerberg; accuses Facebook of BJP bias

"There is enough material now in the public domain, including internal memos of senior Facebook management, to substantiate the bias." Derek O`Brien wrote.
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Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's 'political bias'

In a strongly worded letter, the minister detailed instances of bias by Facebook India against BJP and the right-wing in general. "As a transnational digital platform, Facebook must not only be fair,..
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Sonia, Rahul also guilty of hate speech: BJP on Cong’s FB move

Responding to Congress’s letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on hate speech, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday accused Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi of having given hate speeches on..
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'Losers keep cribbing': RS Prasad attacks Rahul Gandhi's claims that BJP-RSS control Facebook, WhatsApp

In a fierce attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday called him 'losers who keep cribbing that the entire world is controlled by BJP and RSS.'
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BJP calls RaGa ‘loser’, reminds him of CA

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday dismissed Rahul Gandhi’s protest over allegations that BJP manipulated data with Facebook and WhatsApp as the gripe of a sore loser, while BJP’s IT..
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Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at Rahul Gandhi for linking BJP, RSS with Facebook in India


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Congress MP Karti Chidambaram, Left leader Mohammed Salim test positive; Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in self-isolation

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and CPM politburo member Mohammed Salim were among the prominent politicians who tested positive for Covid-19 as a rapid spike in cases took the tally in the country to..
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Smartphones, components worth Rs 11.5 lakh crore to be manufactured in India in next 5 years: Ravi Shankar Prasad

He said that around 22 companies have applied under the scheme.
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Lower courts heard 7.3 lakh cases online: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Law, communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said the digital infrastructure in the country has helped provide a variety of e-governance and direct transfer services during the..
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PM Modi to address global audience on Thursday

Modi tops a list of speakers across three days between Thursday and Saturday, including External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and..
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India to give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye: Prasad

Calling the ban on Chinese apps a "digital strike", Union Minister Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India is wants peace, but if someone casts an evil eye, the country is..
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Congress didn't criticise China while questioned Modi govt on Ladakh standoff: Union minister

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday lashed out at the Congress, accusing it of "not criticising China" while "posing questions" to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union government over..
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Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM's chair: Ravi Shankar Prasad

"Today we recall the draconian day of 25 June 1975, when the then Congress Government led by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed emergency to save her PM chair as her election to Lok Sabha from..
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Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Rahul for raising questions on standoff with China on Twitter


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'Chinese have taken our territory in Ladakh', says Rahul Gandhi; Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back


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It is not the India of 1962, says BJP amid border standoff with China

It is no longer the India of 1962 and the country is led by a "courageous" leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, not by the Congress, the BJP asserted on Wednesday, seeking to fend off the attack..
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Covid is a challenge, but a big opportunity: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Coronavirus is a big challenge but also presents an opportunity in the technology space that Indians can leverage to make the country a great nation, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on..
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Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad questions logic behind SC ruling which brought back collegium system


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Arogya Setu completely secure: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Amid privacy concerns, Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday maintained that Arogya Setu was completely secure and there was no security or data breach in coronavirus tracking mobile..
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Rahul Gandhi trying to weaken country's resolve in fight against Covid-19: Ravi Shankar Prasad


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Nobody can stare down Modi's India: BJP on border standoff with China

"Narendra Modi ke Bharat ko koi aankh nahi dikha sakta (No country can stare down PM Modi's India)," BJP leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Hindi during a press conference.
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Law Min urges his sports counterpart to help train girl who cycled 1,200 km carrying ill dad

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday urged his sports counterpart Kiren Rijiju to support the 15-year-old girl, who cycled 1,200 km carrying her ailing father during the lockdown, with..
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Bennett University to organize global webinar on AI solutions for COVID on May 25 , IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to give keynote address


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BJP alleges Cong 'protecting' fugitive businessman Nirav Modi

The ruling BJP on Thursday alleged that the Congress party was trying "its best” to protect fugitive businessman Nirav Modi, by engaging a retired judge who joined the opposition party, to stall..
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Congress trying to save Nirav Modi, alleges Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad


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Rahul Gandhi attacks govt over Aarogya Setu app, Ravi Shankar Prasad hits back


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China in trouble, Ravi Shankar Prasad says exploit ‘adversity’


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Ravi Shankar Prasad withdraws allegation against Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader says taking back case


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Time to introspect about death-row convicts using delaying tactics: Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday was a day of satisfaction with Nirbhaya getting justice, but also time to introspect whether death-row convicts could be allowed to "manipulate"..
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Opposition leaders were 'unable' to state any clause in CAA that takes away citizenship: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Opposition leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kapil Sibal of the Congress, were "unable" to state any clause in the Citizenship Amendment Act that takes away the citizenship of any Indian, Union..
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Some people oppose showing documents but seek proof of Lord Ram's birth: Prasad

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said that some people are against showing any documents but were asking for all kinds of evidence from Lord Ram to prove that he was born in Ayodhya...
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Modi govt committed to individual, judicial and media freedom: Law Minister

Senior BJP leader and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said commitment to judicial, media and individual freedom is one of the Modi government's "fundamentals" as he cited its leaders' fight..
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No going back on CAA: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said there is no question of going back on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, but the government will try to convince people opposing it.
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Ravi Shankar Prasad 'most lawless minister' country has ever seen, says Congress' Surjewala


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Transfer of Justice Muralidhar done on recommendation of SC collegium: Ravi Shankar Prasad


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Delhi HC judge's transfer was recommended on Dec 20: Ravi Shankar Prasad


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Bid to sway courts dangerous: Prasad

Disapproving the campaign by some people on social media to try to influence outcomes of judicial verdicts and thereafter start criticising if the judgment is not in their favour, law minister Ravi..
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Sinister campaign on social media to influence judiciary: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday expressed concern over "sinister campaign" on the social media attempting to influence the judiciary, where some people expect through this tool, the..
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Terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said terrorists and corrupt people have "no right to privacy" and such persons should not be allowed to abuse the system.
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Amit Shah chairs GoM; Ravi Shankar Prasad, S Jaishankar, Smriti Irani, Harsh Vardhan, Harsimrat Kaur attend


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Court serves summons to Ravi Shankar Prasad in defamation suit filed by Shashi Tharoor


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Right to internet not fundamental, country's security equally important: RS Prasad

Misconception about the right to Internet being a fundamental right needs to be cleared, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Thursday, emphasising that the country's security was..
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Convicts in Nirbhaya case to be hanged soon: Law minister

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday assured Lok Sabha that convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape case will be hanged soon. The culprits are trying to delay punishment which is not justified, he..
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'Ready to talk, but...': What Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Shaheen Bagh protest at 'India Ka DNA'

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad reiterated that the Citizenship Amendment Act is not against any Indian and it is not meant to take away the citizenship of anybody.
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No proposal to link social media profiles of users with Aadhaar: Govt

"There is no proposal with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar number(s)," Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a..
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BJP Parliamentary party meeting underway in presence on PM Modi

The meeting is being held in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national president JP Nadda, and Union ministers like Nitin Gadkari, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Ramesh..
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