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

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

'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters
India

'Facebook denounces hate, bigotry in all forms'; social media giant responds to Congress letters

Congress leaders wrote to Mark Zuckerberg following reports by the WSJ and the Time magazine about the conduct of company's team in India, alleging bias and proximity with the ruling BJP

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party
India

Facebook bans BJP's T Raja Singh for hate speech amid allegations it favoured saffron party

At least five profiles of Singh, which had more than three lakh followers, showed the message that 'this content is not available right now'

'Facebook deleted right-wing pages before 2019 polls': Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg
India

'Facebook deleted right-wing pages before 2019 polls': Ravi Shankar Prasad writes to Mark Zuckerberg

Prasad has written the letter in the backdrop of growing criticism against the Centre over two recent reports in the Wall Street Journal

Parliamentary panel to consider summoning Facebook over WSJ report on hate speech: Shashi Tharoor
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Parliamentary panel to consider summoning Facebook over WSJ report on hate speech: Shashi Tharoor

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi alleged that the BJP and RSS control Facebook and Whatsapp in the country, and that they spread hatred through these platforms to influence the electorate

VSATs installed at 200 places in J&K to enable satellite phone services for soldiers, says Centre
India

VSATs installed at 200 places in J&K to enable satellite phone services for soldiers, says Centre

Ravi Shankar Prasad said digital satellite phone terminals are also being set up at 1,347 sites for Army, BRO, BSF, CRPF, ITBP and SSB personnel

Google for India 2020 highlights: Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India, says CEO Sundar Pichai
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Google for India 2020 highlights: Google to invest Rs 75,000 crore in India, says CEO Sundar Pichai

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to address the company's initiative towards Digital India and make new announcements around it.

Google for India 2020 event to take place today at 2 pm: Here's how to watch it live
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Google for India 2020 event to take place today at 2 pm: Here's how to watch it live

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications, Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice will also be present at the Google event.

India ban on Chinese apps a 'digital strike', will give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

India ban on Chinese apps a 'digital strike', will give befitting reply if anyone casts evil eye, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Insisting that India banned Chinese apps to protect data of countrymen, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad sought to know why Mamata Banerjee's TMC was opposing the ban

India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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India bans Chinese apps: Centre blocks 59 apps including TikTok, UC Browser; decision aimed at protecting Indians' data, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The ban on Chinese apps comes in the backdrop of current stand-off along the Line of Actual control in Ladakh with PLA troops.

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress
India

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that China has taken away India's territory in Ladakh and questioned the prime minister's silence, as the opposition party stepped up its attack on the issue demanding that the government fix accountability.

Coronavirus impact: Work from home may become new norm, says Ravi Shankar Prasad at G20 meeting
Business

Coronavirus impact: Work from home may become new norm, says Ravi Shankar Prasad at G20 meeting

While Prasad talked about work from home culture, he also spoke about the need for developing digitally connected and more resilient global supply chains supported by innovations.

National Broadband Mission investment estimated at Rs 7 lakh cr: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Business

National Broadband Mission investment estimated at Rs 7 lakh cr: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government's plan to provide broadband services in all villages of the country is likely to see an investment of Rs 7 lakh crore with 90 percent of the contribution coming from industry players, Parliament was informed on Wednesday

AGR liabilities at Rs 21,533 cr as per self-assessment, says Vodafone Idea; Group CEO Nick Read meets telecom minister
Business

AGR liabilities at Rs 21,533 cr as per self-assessment, says Vodafone Idea; Group CEO Nick Read meets telecom minister

Vodafone Idea on Friday said its adjusted gross revenue (AGR) liabilities stand at Rs 21,533 crore as per its self assessment, and that the calculation of dues has been filed with the telecom department

AGR concerns: Vodafone Group's global CEO Nick Read plans to meet telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Business

AGR concerns: Vodafone Group's global CEO Nick Read plans to meet telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Even as the pressure on Vodafone Idea to pay the AGR dues is mounting, Read and chairman of Vodafone Idea Kumar Mangalam Birla had recently said that they were not keen to infuse any more equity in the firm.

Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed
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Congress questions Justice S Muralidhar's transfer; Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams party, saying 'well-settled process' followed

The Congress on Thursday hit out at the government over the transfer of Delhi High Court Judge S Muralidhar, alleging that the Modi dispensation was waging a battle of revenge against the judiciary.

AGR dues: Tata Sons chief meets Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as DoT prepares to issue notice to Tata Teleservices
Business

AGR dues: Tata Sons chief meets Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as DoT prepares to issue notice to Tata Teleservices

Tata Teleservices has paid Rs 2,197 crore, the entire outstanding it believes to have arisen after the October ruling of the apex court for calculating dues.

BSNL employee unions call for nationwide hunger strike today, to protest over delay in execution of Rs 69,000 cr relief package
Business

BSNL employee unions call for nationwide hunger strike today, to protest over delay in execution of Rs 69,000 cr relief package

In October 2019, the central government approved for BSNL and MTNL a Rs 68,751-crore revival package, which included allocation of 4G spectrum to the state-run firms, voluntary retirement scheme for employees, as well as their merger