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'Chronology samjhiye': Amit Shah questions timing of Pegasus report; Opposition seeks probe
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'Chronology samjhiye': Amit Shah questions timing of Pegasus report; Opposition seeks probe

Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the allegations made by the Opposition party were bereft of political propriety and a new low in political discourse

Cabinet reshuffle showed Narendra Modi’s stress on politics of performance, inclusivity and grooming next generation leadership
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Cabinet reshuffle showed Narendra Modi’s stress on politics of performance, inclusivity and grooming next generation leadership

One of the key mistakes that critics and Modi’s political opponents make is to perceive his governance style as episodic

Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet: Here’s the full list of portfolios and who got which ministry
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Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet: Here’s the full list of portfolios and who got which ministry

Mansukh Mandaviya will replace Harsh Vardhan as the new Union health minister while Jyotiraditya Scindia has been handed the Civil Aviation ministry

PM Modi Cabinet Reshuffle News Updates:  Pratima Bhoumik first resident of Tripura to become Union minister in Independent India
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PM Modi Cabinet Reshuffle News Updates: Pratima Bhoumik first resident of Tripura to become Union minister in Independent India

PM Modi Cabinet Reshuffle LIVE News Updates: Bhoumik comes from a humble background, and practises farming. She holds a graduate degree in Bio-Science from Women''s College, Tripura University

Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech
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Digital India completes 6 years: 2020s will be India's techade, says Modi; key highlights of PM's speech

Speaking at a virtual event to mark the completion of six years of Digital India, Modi said India is also conscious of its responsibilities as a data powerhouse and noted that work is underway on all aspects of data protection

Parliamentary panel seeks Twitter's response on locking of accounts of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shashi Tharoor
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Parliamentary panel seeks Twitter's response on locking of accounts of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Shashi Tharoor

Last week, Twitter had blocked Union IT minister Prasad from accessing his account which ratcheted up tensions with the government

'Twitter denied access to my account for almost an hour': IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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'Twitter denied access to my account for almost an hour': IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Prasad's account was blocked on the 'alleged ground that there was a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of the USA'.

'Delhi govt is under ration mafia', claims Ravi Shankar Prasad; tussle over doorstep delivery scheme continues
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'Delhi govt is under ration mafia', claims Ravi Shankar Prasad; tussle over doorstep delivery scheme continues

The AAP and BJP have traded accusations about the initiative since 6 June, when CM Arvind Kejriwal wrote to Narendra Modi asking why the doorstep delivery scheme had been stalled by the Centre

Congress-ruled states short on commitment not COVID-19 jabs, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Rahul Gandhi's 'vaccine starvation' charge
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Congress-ruled states short on commitment not COVID-19 jabs, Ravi Shankar Prasad on Rahul Gandhi's 'vaccine starvation' charge

Rahul Gandhi, in his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had accused the health minister of targeting Opposition-ruled states and undercutting cooperative federalism in the midst of a pandemic

Centre welcomes dissent, but cannot allow 'misuse' of social media, Ravi Shankar Prasad tells RS on Disha Ravi's arrest
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Centre welcomes dissent, but cannot allow 'misuse' of social media, Ravi Shankar Prasad tells RS on Disha Ravi's arrest

Prasad made the remark while replying to Congress leader GC Chandrashekhar, who had raised the issue of Disha Ravi's arrest for sharing online a document, referred to as a 'toolkit', in support of the ongoing farmers' protest

Legality of new rules framed by govt to regulate OTT, social media platforms questioned by parliamentary panel
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Legality of new rules framed by govt to regulate OTT, social media platforms questioned by parliamentary panel

Some members and the chairman of the parliamentary committee asked a number of questions to the officials like whether these rules are in conformity with the legal framework.

Batla House encounter case: Congress, TMC raising doubts is 'pure vote bank politics', says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Batla House encounter case: Congress, TMC raising doubts is 'pure vote bank politics', says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The comments came a day after Ariz Khan, an Indian Mujahideen terrorist, was convicted of killing Inspector Mahesh Chand Sharma in the gunfight

Rahul Gandhi's north-south remark was controversy waiting to happen
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Rahul Gandhi's north-south remark was controversy waiting to happen

The north-south divide inadvertently flares up before every election, especially in southern Indian states. This time it has come before the Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and the UT of Puducherry

Centre approves Rs 12,000-cr PLI scheme for telecom sector; manufacturing to get major push
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Centre approves Rs 12,000-cr PLI scheme for telecom sector; manufacturing to get major push

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Centre is positioning India as a global powerhouse for manufacturing, and has created a conducive environment for ease of doing business

Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate
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Centre, Twitter India get SC notice on plea seeking mechanism to regulate content spreading hate

The plea has also sought directions to make a law as per which an action can be initiated against Twitter and their representatives in India for willfully abetting and promoting anti-India tweets and penalise them, as well as to conduct KYC for all social media handles in India

India-made Koo sees surge in users amid Centre's row with Twitter: A look at platform espoused by key Union ministers
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India-made Koo sees surge in users amid Centre's row with Twitter: A look at platform espoused by key Union ministers

Koo had won the AatmaNirbhar App Innovation Challenge held by the Government of India in August 2020, and boasts of the presence of key ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad and Piyush Goyal, and former cricketers Javagal Srinath and Anil Kumble, among others

Centre to launch new public Wi-Fi network under PM WANI scheme, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Centre to launch new public Wi-Fi network under PM WANI scheme, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

"No licence, no registration, and no fee would be applicable for the Public Data Office Aggregators, which could be small shops or even Common Service Centres," the Union minister said

BJP slams Congress, PDP, NC over 'anti-national' demand for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir
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BJP slams Congress, PDP, NC over 'anti-national' demand for restoration of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

BJP leader Sambit Patra alleged that the Gupkar Alliance's demand for restoration of Article 370 is "exactly what Pakistan and anti-India countries want"

Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad

Even as the SC is hearing multiple pleas on the matter, Prasad, the Union law minister, on Saturday said the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 "will not be restored"

Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops
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Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops

Bihar will vote for the 243-member Assembly in three phases — 28 October, 3 November and 7 November. Counting will be held on 10 November