Sunday, 2 April, 2023
TopicRavi Shankar Prasad

Topic: Ravi Shankar Prasad

How ‘wanderers’ of BJP are surviving outside PM Modi’s Union Cabinet, & what they are doing now

67 ministers have left the Modi govt since 2014, most of them dropped for non-performance. Some resigned to get bigger assignments, some got organisational duties. Others are still waiting.

No Sushil Modi, RS Prasad out — Why Team Modi has no room for Bihar BJP’s old guard

Bihar BJP leaders who called the shots between 1995 and 2020 are increasingly being made irrelevant. In the cabinet expansion, two leaders were dropped, one was excluded.

Facebook, Google’s 1st compliance report a big step towards transparency, says Prasad

Under the new IT rules, digital platforms that have over 5 million must publish monthly compliance reports, mentioning the details of complaints received and action taken thereon.

TV news is droning about drones and all aflutter over Twitter

Experts on news channels spoke aggressively after drone attack on Jammu Air Force station, want India to ‘occupy 40 km of PoK’.

Social media companies have to be accountable to Indian laws, Ravi Shankar Prasad says

Speaking at the India Global Forum, the minister said if Twitter is invoking the digital copyright act of US then it has to also be cognisant of the copyright rules of India.

Cabinet approves additional Rs 19,041 cr to expand BharatNet broadband service in villages

The total expense of the project will be Rs 29,430 crore to cover around 3,60,000 villages in the 16 states and will be rolled out through public-private partnership model.

Parliament panel to seek Twitter’s explanation for blocking IT Minister, Tharoor accounts

Twitter briefly blocked IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Parliamentary IT panel chairman Shashi Tharoor from accessing their account over alleged violation of copyright laws.

Twitter blocks Ravi Shankar Prasad’s account for 1 hour over ‘violation’ of US copyright laws

Criticising Twitter, IT minister Prasad posted on Koo saying the action was in 'gross violation' of IT rules as it failed to give prior notice before denying access to his account.

Twitter didn’t comply with IT rules, chose path of ‘deliberate defiance’: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Criticising the move as 'astounding', the IT minister said Twitter was given multiple opportunities to comply with the rules, but deliberately chose the path of non-compliance.

Congress embarrassing itself on IT rules, they’re based on Jairam Ramesh panel suggestion: BJP

IT Minister says rule doesn’t violate privacy, will only be used as last resort in some cases. But Congress’ Jairam says recommendations were only for child porn cases.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.