Wednesday, 18 May, 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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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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