I was a target of terrorists: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 Law and telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said he was one of the terrorists' targets in the BJP rally in Patna which was addressed by Narendra Modi in which 6 people were killed in a blast in October last year.

DNA: Exclusive report from RS Pura sector

Zee Media exclusive report from RS Pura sector's last village that is adjacent the Indo-pak border
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International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced: Ravi Shankar Prasad
International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced: Ravi Shankar Prasad

International co-operation in cyber security should be enhanced and greater efforts should be made for plugging security breaches, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.

Army told to give befitting reply to Pakistan's ceasefire violations: Prasad

The government has given instructions to the Army to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the border, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Monday.

Army instructed to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan: Prasad

The government has given instructions to the Army to reply to ceasefire violations by Pakistan at the border, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.

Patna stampede: Ravi Shankar Prasad blames Bihar govt's apathy for deaths
Patna stampede: Ravi Shankar Prasad blames Bihar govt's apathy for deaths

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad blamed the JD(U) government of apathy as the toll in Friday night's stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 Saturday after the death of a child.

Patna stampede: `People died due to suffocation`
Patna stampede: `People died due to suffocation`

The toll in a stampede after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here rose to 33 on Saturday morning after the death of a child.

Patna stampede: Union ministers attack Bihar govt

Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday sought to blame Bihar government over the Patna stampede incident, saying it failed to learn from the past and put in place measures to prevent the tragedy.

Mamata wants Governors to follow state govt's advice in HC judge appointments

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wants the Centre to clearly mention in National Judicial Appointments Bill that the Governor will have to follow the advice of the state government in the appointment of High Court judges.

Fresh bill in next session to repeal 287 archaic laws: Govt

Giving a fresh push to weed out archaic laws, Law Ministry will bring a new bill in Winter session of Parliament to repeal another 287 obsolete statutes even as it works overtime to ensure that 700 Appropriation Acts which have lost relevance are junked.

Clean India mission: Ravi Shankar Prasad's surprise check at post offices

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday conducted surprise checks at post offices in New Delhi just before the launch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "clean India" mission.

Ravi Shankar Prasad pitches for self regulation by media

Pitching for self regulation by the media, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday said great responsibility comes with freedom and flagged issues like paid news, trial by media and fake sting operations as matters which have to be dealt with.

Ravi Shankar Prasad wields broom to promote cleanliness drive

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday took to wielding a broom to clean the office of the Ministry of Law and Justice in Shastri Bhawan as part of the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Committee to suggest steps for improving communication network during disasters

In view of total collapse of the communication system during recent floods in Jammu and Kashmir, a committee has been formed to make suggestions for providing a dedicated network to ensure uninterrupted communication during natural disasters.

Cabinet approves several MoUs with US

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the union cabinet Wednesday approved a number of agreements between the two countries.

Fresh bill to be introduced to weed out archaic laws: Prasad

Terming weeding out archaic laws as a priority agenda for the government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday said he would introduce a fresh bill in Winter Session of Parliament for repealing "hundreds" of obsolete statutes.

Ravi Shankar Prasad meets German vice chancellor

Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who is in Germany on an official visit, Thursday met the German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabrial and urged the country to increase investments in India.

Appropriate, timely decisions could've avoided much of UPA's mess: Ravi Shankar Prasad

 

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said had the previous UPA government taken appropriate decisions at appropriate time, "much of the mess" created by 2G spectrum allocation would have been avoided.

Centre to focus on three points for 'Digital India' scheme

Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Saturday said the central government would focus on three points - digital infrastructure, governance and services - to drive its 'Digital India' scheme.

Independence of judiciary 'sacred and sacrosanct': Ravi Shankar Prasad

The independence of judiciary is "sacred and sacrosanct" for the government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Saturday in remarks which came after Chief Justice of India RM Lodha asserted that efforts to take away judiciary's independence will not succeed.