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Rahul Gandhi staying away from Himachal due to fear of defeat, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Rahul Gandhi staying away from Himachal due to fear of defeat, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that Rahul Gandhi was staying away from campaigning in Himachal Pradesh to avoid taking responsibility for the party's defeat in the upcoming elections.

Stop 'pretention' of being 'sushashan babu': BJP takes a dig at Nitish over mis-governance in Bihar
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Stop 'pretention' of being 'sushashan babu': BJP takes a dig at Nitish over mis-governance in Bihar

BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that fear has returned to Bihar and there is mis-governance, claiming that everyone, including investors, is unhappy with the state of affairs in the state.

Will Rahul Gandhi, Congress apologise on Pegasus issue, asks BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Will Rahul Gandhi, Congress apologise on Pegasus issue, asks BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP claimed on Thursday that the opposition's attack on the government over the Pegasus issue was all part of a "motivated campaign" aimed at weakening Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

BJP top brass to hold meeting with party's Bihar core group today
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BJP top brass to hold meeting with party's Bihar core group today

They are likely to deliberate upon the BJP's future course of action, and the strategy for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, sources said, adding organisational changes may also come up for discussion.

BJP slams Congress for protests as ED questions Sonia Gandhi
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BJP slams Congress for protests as ED questions Sonia Gandhi

The BJP on Thursday criticised the Congress' protests ahead of the Enforcement Directorate's questioning of its president Sonia Gandhi as its "duragrah" (obstinate demand) for protecting the Gandhi family.

'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