Ravi Shankar Prasad
India  /  Published 12.02.21

Social media firms must stick to local laws: Govt

Union IT and communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said all social media platforms were welcome in India but must adhere to Indian laws, the warning coming amid a row over Twitter&rs...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.01.21

Withdraw policy, WhatsApp told

Amid a huge backlash by users, the Indian government has asked WhatsApp to withdraw its latest changes in privacy policy, saying unilateral changes are not fair and acceptable. The Ministry of Electr...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.12.20

Spectrum auction by March

The government will auction 2,251.25 megahertz of spectrum by March across seven frequency bands but not the much coveted 5G spectrum — at an aggregate base price of Rs 3.92 lakh crore as the Na...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.12.20

BJP attacks Opposition

The BJP lashed out at the Opposition parties on Monday for coming out against the farm reforms enacted by the Narendra Modi government as it cited their earlier support to many provisions of the new l...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.20

Common loss: E-access to justice

The ruling party in India moves with the times. Its tech-savvy approach to problems and propaganda and its enthusiastic endorsement of digital routes wherever possible are indicators of this. That dem...
By The Editorial Board


India  /  Published 30.11.20

Farmers fear end of MSP regime

Forty-four-year-old Ranveer Singh, Pradhan of Shahbazpur village in Tarn Taran district of Punjab, has travelled with his fellow farmers (125) in six tractor-trolleys covering a distance of about 425 ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.11.20

BJP attacks Cong over J&K tie-up

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the Congress was joining the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration and asked the party’s top leadership to clarify if they supported the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.20

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

India  /  Published 02.09.20

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


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