Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicRavi Shankar Parasad

Topic: Ravi Shankar Parasad

EC proposal to link electoral roll with Aadhaar under consideration, says Law Minister

In the Lok Sabha Wednesday, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the poll panel has taken multiple measures for the security and safety of the electoral roll data platform.

Mehbooba Mufti disrespecting tricolor by refusing to touch it, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Mufti had Friday said that she was not interested in contesting elections or holding the national flag till constitutional changes enforced on 5 August last year were rolled back.

Ravi Shankar Prasad says Facebook is biased against Right-wing, its employees abuse PM

In a letter, the Union IT minister says Facebook has been used by ‘radical elements’ whose sole aim is to ‘destroy social order, to recruit people and to assemble them for violence’.

Gadkari, Javadekar, Tomar attended presser with PIB chief who tested Covid-positive

PIB chief Kuldeep Dhatwalia was admitted at AIIMS after testing Covid-positive. There's no official word if any of the ministers who came in contact with him have gone into quarantine.

Kerala court summons Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Tharoor defamation case

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor had filed a defamation case against Prasad in December 2018 for passing derogatory remarks on his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.

BJP’s selective engagement on CAA, and Air India hopes second time’s a charm

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Modi’s ministers promise Kashmiris industry, development and jobs

BJP ministers are touring J&K as part of govt’s outreach programme to spread awareness about positive impact of scrapping Article 370, development measures taken for the region.

Modi govt plans Digital Payment campaign with Google, PayPal, Mastercard as partners

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urged Google to use its technology to help take India’s digital economy to $1 trillion.

Shatrughan Sinha questioned Modi on his acche din promise & that’s not opportunism

Shatrughan Sinha has won two Lok Sabha elections from Patna Sahib and his nomination was a spectacle to be seen.

Kapil Sibal’s defence — all allegations of EVM hacking can be verified, so let’s do that

Mired in controversy for attending the ‘EVM hacking’ event in London, Congress leader Kapil Sibal calls Law Minister R.S. Prasad’s allegations ‘mindless’.

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Italian PM vows cooperation during India's G20 presidency

India can open a new chapter in ties with Italy. Rome knows real intent of China’s outreach

India and Italy can easily support each other in gaining access to areas where they have limited presence, and should also relaunch the discussion of the trilateral partnership with Japan.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.