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."
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.
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.
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 — 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.
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.
Launching a broadside on its former ally the JD(U), the BJP on Wednesday claimed that the `Hunkar Rally` of its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi here on October 27, would "change the political landscape" of Bihar.
Dropping ample hints that BJP may rake up the issue of Hindutva during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Ravishankar Prasad said construction of a temple in Ayodhya was an "eternal issue for millions of Hindus across the world".
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday endorsed BJP leader Ravishankar Prasad`s view that the nominee for the prime minister`s post should be from the major party within NDA and said he did not even dream of the office.