Ravi Shankar Prasad
India  /  Published 09.03.21

Media in shock over 'gag' report

“We should have a strategy to neutralise the people who are writing against the Government without facts and set false narratives / spread fake news,” says Law & Justice Minister Ravi ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.21

New rules for social media

The government on Thursday announced sweeping regulations for social media firm like Facebook and Twitter as well as OTT players such as Netflix, requiring them to remove any content flagged by author...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.02.21

PLI scheme cleared for telecom gear

The production linked incentive scheme for telecom equipment approved by the government is expected to lead to local production worth Rs 2.4 lakh crore, bring in investment of more than Rs 3,000 crore...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Converted dalits and reservation

Correctness can sometimes seem indefinably askew. The Union minister for law, Ravi Shankar Prasad, did not deviate from Para 3 of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 when he said in the Ra...
By The Editorial Board

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


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