Ravi Shankar Prasad
Opinion  /  Published 03.09.20

War of words: Faceebook and Ravi Shankar Prasad

Even a voluminous letter may have very little by way of substance. The Union information technology minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, recently shot off a missive — it was well over 900 words &mdash...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.09.20

FB: govt points to employees

The Wall Street Journal and Time Magazine had recently published reports naming Ankhi Das, Facebook’s public policy head for South and Central Asia, while reporting on how the social media giant...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.08.20

BJP package blitz for Bihar elections

Bihar has recorded over 1.2 lakh cases so far, including over 600 deaths. Though around 1 lakh tests are being conducted daily now after a sluggish start, the number of positive cases has shown a decl...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 18.08.20

FB: minister airs a wish

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday made a statement that indirectly suggested the BJP and the wider Sangh parivar have a right to dominate the social media space by virtue of the party&rsqu...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.07.20

Digital strike bluster on Chinese app ban

Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday described the ban on 59 Chinese apps as a “digital strike” — thereby becoming the first minister to articulate the real intent of th...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.07.20

Blocking Chinese apps 'digital strike': Prasad

Calling the ban on Chinese apps a "digital strike" Union minister of communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said India wants peace, but if someone casts an evil eye, the country...
By PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.06.20

India kicks out Chinese (apps so far)

The Narendra Modi government on Monday banned TikTok, Weibo, Camscanner and 56 other popular social media, utility and gaming apps from China as the tensions over the recent border clash in Ladakh boi...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Aarogy Setu app is safe: Govt

The coronavirus tracking app Aarogya Setu was 'secure' and there was no privacy breach in it, Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday, rejecting charges that it was a 'sophisticated su...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.10.18

Govt defence: CVC, CVC, CVC, CVC…

1. The grave allegations of corruption by senior functionaries of the CBI one against another, which has been widely reported in media, has vitiated the official eco-system of the organisation. The en...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 04.07.19

Supriya Sule raises red flag on data security

Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule today drew attention in the Lok Sabha to a portion of the Economic Survey where the government has said the 'private sector may be granted access to...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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