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Now, High Court of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras will be known by these names

Now, High Court of Bombay, Calcutta and Madras will be known by these names

Almost two decades after the city of ‘Madras’ became ‘Chennai’, ‘Bombay’ became ‘Mumbai’ and Calcutta became Kolkata, the High Courts in all the three cities on Tuesday finally adopted the respective city names by the act of Parliament. 

Congress protected corrupt DMK ministers, says BJP

Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad Friday took a swipe at the DMK-Congress alliance for the May 16 Assembly polls, alleging that several DMK ministers in the earlier regime were involved in corruption and that the then Congress-led UPA had protected them.

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Prasad exhorts postal dept to aggressively market its products

Union Communications and IT Minister Ravishankar Prasad Sunday called on the postal department employees to aggressively market its products, including postal services, e-commerce, banking and insurance.

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Focus on governance, BJP's 'friendly advice' to Kejriwal

 Taking a jibe at Arvind Kejriwal for what it described as his knack of picking up fights with everyone, BJP today had a word of "friendly" advice for him saying that as the Delhi Chief Minister, he should focus on governance instead as it is "serious business".

Delhi defeat: PM Modi holds deliberations with Cabinet colleagues

In the backdrop of BJP's shocking defeat in the Delhi Assembly election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held deliberations with his senior Cabinet colleagues from the party.

Centre to sanction 3 electronic clusters each to AP, Telangana

Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Saturday said the Centre would sanction three electronic clusters each for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states.

Ravishankar Prasad takes dig at oppn, asks them to "stay calm"

 Union minister Ravishankar Prasad today took a swipe at opposition parties, including Congress, apparently over the din in Parliament over various issues in recent days, asking them to "stay calm and relax" even as he dubbed their attitude as "sickening and shocking."

DNA: Cabinet reshuffle-What will Modi's new team be like?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen on a cabinet reshuffle before he leaves for his three-nation tour on 11 November.

BJP is for small states; Modi's remark linked to Mumbai: Ravishankar Prasad

There is no change in the BJP policy supporting creation of smaller states for faster development and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement rejecting division of Maharashtra was in the context of Mumbai, Union Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad said on Tuesday.

Ravishankar Prasad visits HC to relive old memories

It was a trip down memory lane for Union Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad who paid a visit today to Patna High Court where he practised as a lawyer for a long time.

Govt examining proposal to change judges` appointment system

A proposal to change the existing system of appointment of judges in the Supreme Court and the High Court is "under active consideration", Law Minister Ravishankar Prasad said in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Kosi floods: SSB alerts border posts along Nepal in Bihar

Government has put on alert troops of border guarding Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in view of the impending Kosi floods in Bihar even as the paramilitary force has moved its critical equipment and ammunition to interior areas from the frontier.

Kosi floods: No change in flow of water in Bihar, Centre sends essential supplies

Kosi floods — As the situation in Bihar worsens due to floods in the river Kosi Centre on Sunday rushed in essential supplies, relief teams and put on standby several aircrafts to deal with any emergency.

NDA will bag more than 300 seats: Ravishankar Prasad

Predicting a "miraculous and unforgettable" outcome for the Lok Sabha elections, senior BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday claimed that NDA would bag more than 300 seats while Congress would end up with just 65 to 75 seats in "one of its worst" poll performances.

Somnath Bharti must be sacked: BJP

Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti must be sacked, BJP on Thursday said as pressure mounted on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for action against his controversial ministerial colleague.

BJP leaders take part in `Run For Unity`

Top BJP leaders on Sunday took out a `Run For Unity` marathon in the state capital to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

BJP will form govts in MP, Chhattisgarh, Centre: Prasad

BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad today claimed that BJP will not only form the next government in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, but will also come to power at the Centre.