Ravi Shankar Prasad

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Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill in Lok Sabha today. This is a historic legislation which seeks to protect personal data and privacy of Indian citizens in digital age,” External link

news18 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have made this stand very clear even before the Supreme Court that they have been extremely deprived and face discrimination,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The House will take a call in a day whether to grant reservation to the community,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Reservation is undoubtedly good and it should be going on further. The BJP is determined to provide reservation for SC/ST and it will be. This reservation will never be removed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have made this stand very clear even before the Supreme Court that they have been extremely deprived and face discrimination," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BJP is fully committed to reservation for SCs and STs. It will remain and will never be removed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The act of tearing the bill is very irresponsible. This is an insult of the Parliament. We all were listening to his arguments. He could walk out or cast his vote against the Bill. This is completely wrong and we oppose it," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Scheduled Tribes ) : “Therefore, with a view to retaining the inclusive character as envisioned by the founding fathers of the Constitution, it is proposed to continue the reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes for another ten years i.e. up to 25th January 2030,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 9, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

outlookindia Monday, December 9, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "It is not that Rahul Gandhi has made such comment only today. He always makes such a statement which has a negative impact in the world vis-a-vis India's image. He must understand it as he is a big leader of his party," External link

outlookindia Monday, December 9, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The kind of words he has used for the House are condemnable. He should withdraw the remarks," External link

business-standard Monday, December 9, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and cases," External link

business-standard Monday, December 9, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

firstpost Sunday, December 8, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

economictimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

economictimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Incidents of rape and crimes against women are unfortunate and highly condemnable,” “I will also write to the chief justices of all the high courts to dispose of expeditiously all cases relating to rape and POCSO pending in the Fast Track Courts,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

news18 Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Out of these 1,123 courts, 416 have been approved and 161 have started operating,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “What is important is that we have to continue to engage the fine principle of our Constitution, render justice in a timely manner… The women of the country are under deep pain and distress. They are crying for justice, and India’s judiciary needs to rise to the occasion,” “We have to restore on a very urgent basis the confidence of the people …(by) fast-tracking of these cases so that India’s stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In the law relating to women violence we have already laid down capital punishment in case of a victim being 12 years and below, and other severe punishment including completion of trial in two months time,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "There is anger in the country about what is happening with our daughters and sisters. The judicial system must understand this anger and make arrangements for a speedy trial. The Indian government has proposed 1,023 fast-track courts with the help of states to deal with cases of rape and POCSO," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write to the Chief Ministers of all States appealing that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within two months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write to Chief Ministers of all states and Chief Justices of High Courts to appeal that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within 2 months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well," "Also, I will write to the Chief Justices of High Courts requesting them for the speedy disposal of the rape cases," External link

dnaindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India’s stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The law and Justice Ministry has also been directed," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judges that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “I was told that on October 2, which is observed as one of the national holidays, three Hindi movies garnered Rs 120 crore business on that day. Unless the economy is sound in the country, how can only three movies collect so much business in a single day?” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Postal services remained unhindered. In August, a good amount of postal services were delivered. There was no dislocation per se," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Postal services remained unhindered. In August, a good amount of postal services were delivered. There was no dislocation per se," External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The Government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The Government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols. There are adequate safeguards to ensure that no innocent citizen is harassed or his privacy breached,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is committed to giving them proper 4G spectrum also for which a decision has been taken,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “WhatsApp continues to review the available information. It also mentioned that WhatsApp believes it is likely that personal data within the WhatsApp app of approximately twenty users may have been accessed out of approximately one hundred and twenty one users in India whose devices the attacker attempted to reach,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Such malicious applications could be used for stealing data from infected mobile phones for further misuse by cyber criminals,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “Security tips have been published to enable users to secure their mobile and smart phones by CERT-In. Government has operationalised the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (CSK) to enable detection and cleaning of malicious code including from mobile and smartphones,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I have been very clear: We will never compromise our data sovereignty," External link

4-traders Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," External link

irishsun Monday, December 2, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Congress ka kaam uljhana, Bhajpa (BJP) ka kaam suljhana (while the Congress complicates things, the BJP solves problems)," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Atal Behari Vajpayee ) : "Jharkhand is also an example. Keeping the emotions of the people of the state, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee created Jharkhand. When Jharkhand became a separate state, the Congress made the state unstable and everyone knows what had happened --- from (ex) chief minister to his associates went to jail," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier, the Congress used to ask the jawans to act by tying their one hand. But the BJP government has told the jawans, not to open fire, but if one bullet is fired from Pakistani side then open fire so long silence descends on the other side," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The times have changed. The double-engine governments (at the Centre and at the state) are developing the country as well as the state," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "On October 2, three movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta had said that the day saw earning of over Rs 120 crore, a record by the three movies. The economy of the country is sound. That is why there is a return of Rs 120 crore in a day" "I was the Information and Broadcasting Minister in the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. I am fond of movies. There has been a huge business of movies," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Disagreement is integral to democracy… but flowers of every variety must be given space," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 30, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who started it. We are having discussions with them,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Digital players - both Indian and foreign - are welcome to contribute in the growing digital market but they need to acknowledge and understand that safety and security of Indians is indeed of prime importance," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 29, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp’s) entire system… we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp’s security systems and processes,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In November, we asked WhatsApp for an audit and review of their security processes and Cert-IN has also sent a notice to NSO Group for details of its malware and its impact on Indian users,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “They [the MPs] are asking for something very specific, and I have repeatedly said there is a standard operating procedure that is to be followed. It is a matter of national security,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “In our Constitution, fundamental rights and freedoms are subject to reasonable restrictions. Article 19(1) gives the freedom of speech and express, assembly, association, movement etc. But 19(2) clearly states that in the interest of public order, these can be controlled. How we balance the competing interests of privacy with the security of the country is something the government, any government, needs to be alive to that,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised instance has been done,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Digital players - both Indian and foreign - are welcome to contribute in the growing digital market but they need to acknowledge and understand that safety and security of Indians is indeed of prime importance," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 29, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and V-P (policy) Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 29, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “government agencies made unauthorised use of this spyware?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “government agencies made unauthorised use of this spyware?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system… we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp’s security systems and processes,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : "On September 5, WhatsApp wrote to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) providing an update to the security incident reported in May 2019, stating that while the full extent of this attack might never be known, WhatsApp continues to review the available information" External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "On 5 September, 2019 WhatsApp wrote to CERT-In providing an update to the security incident reported in May 2019 stating that while the full extent of this attack may never be known, WhatsApp continues to review the available info. It also mentioned that based on WhatsApp data available, they believe that the attackers may have attempted to reach the devices of approximately 121 users in India. We are striving towards making messaging platforms more secure," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "no unauthorised inception has been done" External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "sought submission of information from WhatsApp on November 9, 2019, including a need to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "though the government has taken the decision, the option is open" "My stress is to revive BSNL/MTNL and efforts are on to revive them first," External link

asianage Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “though the government has taken the decision, the option is open” “My stress is to revive BSNL/MTNL and efforts are on to revive them first,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "It is our government's desire and me in particular, to revive it and make it professional," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In tune with the dynamic nature of Information Technology and emerging cyber threats, continuous efforts are required to be made by owners to protect networks by way of hardening and deploying appropriate security controls," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "There have been attempts from time-to-time to launch cyber attacks on Indian cyber space. It has been observed that attackers are compromising computer systems located in different parts of the world and use masquerading techniques and hidden servers to hide the identity of actual systems from which the attacks are being launched," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Accordingly, licence fee, which is 8 per cent of AGR, and spectrum usage charges, which are 3 to 5 per cent of AGR, have also decreased," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BIF have, in their representation to the government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India's size and density. In DoT's view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “BIF have, in their representation to the government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India’s size and density. In DoT’s view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “whether the government is planning to reduce the base-price for 5G spectrum,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Chief Minister Raghubar Das gave stability and development to Jharkhand in the last five years, a laudable feat," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Accordingly, licence fee, which is 8 per cent of AGR, and spectrum usage charges, which are 3 to 5 per cent of AGR, have also decreased,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BIF have, in their representation to the Government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India's size and density. In DoT's view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In Maharashtra, the alliance (BJP/Shiv Sena) got the mandate. In a way the mandate was robbed, it is an example of opportunism,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “No, it will not happen in Jharkhand. The BJP will win an absolute majority and provide a stable government” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "It is a national day beyond political divide. It is the day when every Indian feels proud. This behaviour is irresponsible and amounts to disrespecting the Constitution," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Bharat Ratna ) : "November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress' absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of constitution, and this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him Bharat Ratna," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress' absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of the Constitution, but this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him ," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress’ absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of constitution, and this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him Bharat Ratna,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I can tell you apart from chargers and other equipment it will lead to a diversified product portfolio," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now it says assembled in India and also manufactured and marketed in India. We welcome Apple, expand your operations in India. That is our expectation," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It’s a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now, it says assembled, manufactured and marketed, all in India. We welcome Apple … expand your operations in India. That’s our expectation,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

zdnet Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad writes : "There was a thinking in New Delhi that if a few families of J&K are handled well, then problems of the entire state will be taken care of. These few families perpetuated their power, indulged in rank corruption and whenever accountability was sought, they took shelter behind Article 370" External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly,” External link

india Monday, November 25, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now it says assembled in India and also manufactured and marketed in India. We welcome Apple, expand your operations in India. That is our expectation," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is welcome development...earlier we had almost zero exports but our consistent efforts for last three years is bearing good results," "We have an ambition to make India a preferred destination for manufacturing. I have also instructed officers to accelerate this," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I can tell you apart from chargers and other equipment it will lead to a diversified product portfolio," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly,” External link

financialexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We again requested them and read out the rules. Thereafter, the behaviour they did with marshals is for all of us to see. We totally condemn this behaviour of Congress MPs and the senior leadership of Congress who did not do anything to prevent this unruly behaviour on the floor of Lok Sabha," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We outright condemn the reprehensible conduct of these MPs," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If the Congress has guts then it should defeat us in elections. It should not steal the mandate," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We again requested them and read out the rules. Thereafter, the behaviour they did with marshals is for all of us to see. We totally condemn this behaviour of Congress MPs and the senior leadership of Congress who did not do anything to prevent this unruly behaviour on the floor of Lok Sabha," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Congress has murdered democracy in Maharashtra, not BJP. The mandate is for BJP-Shiv Sena government under Devendra Fadnavis but the Congress stole it by joining hands with the Sena,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 25, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "When the Shiv Sena breaks a 30-year-old alliance and tries to join hands with its opponents, is it not murdering democracy? But when a big group comes with Ajit Pawar to form a stable government under Fadnavis, then it is called the murder of democracy," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "There are powers vested in PM and ex facto permission and approvals can be given. The people of Maharashtra were asking why we were not forming the government," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would like to ask the Congress, Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena whether any of them presented an application to the Governor? In the morning, apart from the collective claim by the BJP and Ajit Pawar led NCP showing a clear majority, there was no counter-claim before the Governor," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We are going to provide a stable government which will provide good governance with honesty. Each and every person in Maharashtra was questioning us why we were not forming the government when they had given us the mandate," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In Maharashtra elections, BJP-Shiv Sena alliance got the mandate and BJP was the bigger party. In the 2014 elections, BJP fought on 260 seats and won 47 per cent of those and got 28 per cent votes. In 2019, BJP fought on 150 seats and had a success rate of 70 per cent. Apart from this, the name of Devendra Fadnavis was projected as the CM candidate," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "When Shiv Sena breaks a 30-year-old alliance and tries to join hands with its opponents, is it not murdering democracy? But when a big group comes with Ajit Pawar to form a stable government under Fadnavis then it is called the murder of democracy," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad stated : “Support base of BJP and the prospect of Devendra Fadnavis becoming CM, played a crucial role in the success of Shiv Sena candidates,” External link

india Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad asserts : “the electoral and moral mandate was for Fadnavis government” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 22, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 22, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Remote and tough terrain, diversely located areas and scattered population, commercially non-viable operations, and the presence of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in some areas are some of the reasons that are posing a challenge,” “Mobile coverage in such villages is being provided by the government and the Telecom Service Providers in a phased manner. Under the LWE Phase II project, the government has approved installation of 346 cell towers. A majority of them will be covering the Agency areas of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “BSNL has informed that number of customers who ported into BSNL is higher than the ported-out customers. BSNL’s MNP (mobile number portability) was positive during 2019-20 (till October, 2019),” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "However, due to severe financial constraints, delay in payment to contractors by BSNL/MTNL has occurred in recent months. All efforts are being made by BSNL and MTNL to overcome the situation to meet the immediate necessary expenditure including payment of bills of contractors for making payment of wages/arrears to contract casual workers," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Some statements have appeared, based on reports in media, regarding this. These attempts to malign the Government of India for the reported breach are completely misleading. The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : “The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) published a vulnerability note on May 17, 2019 advising counter measures to users regarding a vulnerability in WhatsApp. Subsequently, on May 20, 2019 WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In stating that WhatsApp had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices and that the vulnerability can no longer be exploited to carry out attacks” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “privacy concerns about biometric data stored by UIDAI and leakages of personal information,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “working on the Personal Data Protection Bill to safeguard the privacy of citizens, and it is proposed to table it in Parliament,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Some statements have appeared, based on reports in media, regarding this. These attempts to malign the Government of India for the reported breach are completely misleading. The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : “The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) published a vulnerability note on May 17, 2019 advising counter measures to users regarding a vulnerability in WhatsApp. Subsequently, on May 20, 2019 WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In stating that WhatsApp had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices and that the vulnerability can no longer be exploited to carry out attacks” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, empowers Government to block any information generated, transmitted, received, stored or hosted in any computer resource in the interest of sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the State, friendly relations with foreign states, public order, or for preventing incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence relating to above,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

firstpost Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “We asked WhatsApp to provide a detailed report. We are bringing a bill for the private data security of citizens,” External link

india Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Yes sir, expansion of IPPB and possibilities of converting it into Small Finance Bank is being explored. In this regard, a task force has been set up for studying the logistics and feasibility of conversion of IPPB into a small finance bank," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

asianage Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Pakistan’s decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Komal Nahta ) : "On October 2, three movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta said that day saw an earning of over Rs 120 crores, a record by three movies," "The economy of the country is sound. That is why there is a return of Rs 120 crore in a day" External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “For the Congress, family and commerce run hand in hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour. In 2010, Young Indian Ltd was formed and was exempted from income tax. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Suman Dubey and Sam Pitroda were part of this company. J L Nehru had started the National Herald newspaper, which stopped in 2008. Even after that, Rs 90 crore was given to the paper, and government property worth Rs 2,000 crore was handed to it,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is simply corruption. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should stop talking about corruption. The veil has been lifted by the court’s decision. I want to ask both Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, will they tell the nation the truth about this entire engagement? Will they answer the questions of the people of the country?” “For Congress, family and commerce run hand-in-hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged : “The BJP condemns this palpable, dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is simply corruption,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You hid the truth. When you applied to make it (Young Indian) a charitable institution in 2010, at that time you did not say that you have possession of property worth more than Rs 2,000 crore in just Rs 50 lakh,” “The BJP condemns this palpable dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is corruption,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “But this (Young Indian matter) is family model of development. Pariwar model of development. Invest Rs 50 lakh and become the owner of property worth Rs 2,000 crore,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “In Rs 50 lakh, you became the owner of property worth Rs 2,000 crore. What kind of model is this? This should be investigated,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “When BJP used to discuss Robert Vadra and his doings earlier, it used to say that there are various models of development – one of it is Vadra model of development,” “Under it (Vadra model of development), you invest Rs 20-25 lakh, and you become the owner of big real estate properties in Gurgaon,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "For Congress, family and commerce run hand-in-hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour... Prasad said that there is a judicial affirmation that family and business go hand in hand and that Rahul and Sonia Gandhi hid the truth in the matter. They (Gandhi family) became the owner of properties worth Rs 2,000 crore in mere Rs 50 lakh," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Thus from the aforesaid pact, it is palpable that the SAC company seeking assertion as a charitable institution had not disclosed fully and truly, with clear conscience and probity. Here not only there was a misrepresentation, but also suppression of material facts," "The tribunal also said that we have no hesitation in holding that the entire transaction of transferring the shares of AJL to Young India was nothing but, as held by the learned Court, a clandestine and surreptitious transfer of lucrative interests in the premises to Young India," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "The BJP condemns this palpable, dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is simply corruption. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should stop talking about corruption. The veil has been uplifted by the Court's decision," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Ours is a democratic nation. Everyone has the right to demand, regardless of how shameless it may be. SC rejected it in the year 2018 and the country rejected it in the election," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not the Indian government," External link

dnaindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not the Indian government," External link

dnaindia Friday, November 15, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is recognition of the honest decision-making process of the Narendra Modi government —Satyameva Jayate (truth alone triumphs). The Congress party must apologise and Rahul Gandhi in particular must apologise to the country,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, and then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not Indian Govt. His next lie was former French President, Francois Hollande has called PM a thief, which Hollande denied," "Rahul Gandhi lied in the Parliament that France President Emmanuel Macron told him that the deal can be disclosed. Rahul Gandhi not only used Reliance and Dassault in his lies but also the current and former Presidents of France," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Rahul Gandhi quoted that the Supreme Court had said that PM Modi is a thief. There’s no bigger lie than this, and today, it was proven in the Supreme Court. The SC’s decision today was unanimous,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “Rahul Gandhi quoted that the Supreme Court had said that PM Modi is a thief. There’s no bigger lie than this, and today, it was proven in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court's decision was unanimous,” External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “The verdict on Rafale is the victory of truth, India’s security and recognition of the honest decision making process of the Modi government,” External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Rahul Gandhi lied in the Parliament that the current President of France, Emmanuel Macron, had allowed him to disclose details of the deal. Macron said that he hadn’t said anything like that and Rahul Gandhi was lying,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India's coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods," External link

firstpost Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “India’s coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India's coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India’s coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last 5 years, we’ve seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods. It aligns well with the priorities of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the State Action Plans, and the nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement," External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is an extraordinary and historic judgement. The most important thing is that it reinforces all the values of a united India,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To see these villages having a different identity where there is digital education , digital healthcare, digital skilling etc... Let the corporates adopt 500 of these villages as part of their CSR activities and we will godfather them," External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India, we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : ''We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,'' External link

dnaindia Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We will not impose on anybody. There will be a discussion on it,” External link

india Friday, November 1, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Our government is dedicated to the people. In this government, many leaders fought during Emergency for freedom of judiciary, people and press,” External link

india Friday, November 1, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

4-traders Friday, November 1, 2019 12:55:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

tribune Friday, November 1, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is concerned at the breach of the privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp and has asked the platform to explain the breach,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Government agencies have a well established protocol for interception, which includes sanction and supervision from highly ranked officials in central and state governments, for clear stated reasons in national interest,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent finance minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army chief general VK Singh. These are instances of breach of privacy of highly reputed individuals, for personal whims and fancies of a family,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen. V. K. Singh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "After the country attained Independence in 1947, Patel lived for only three years. And what he accomplished during the time is known to all. But it took so long to bestow Bharat Ratna up on him. He was conferred with the highest civilian honor only in 1991, much after people like Indira Gandhi and V V Giri. I wonder which powers were behind causing this delay," External link

firstpost Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

geo-tv Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

voanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

wsau Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : ''We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,'' External link

dnaindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Government of India is concerned at the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform Whatsapp. We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We respect encryption But, where the same message is being relayed repeatedly at the same time, the same area and on the same issue in order to create chaos and spread false rumours, law enforcement agencies must have access. "The source of this nuisance must be identified to deal with circulation of false rumours in such cases,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP is not going to take the support of Kanda,” External link

thehindu Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajay Chautala ) : “Will form a stable, honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The VRS package will give eligible employees 125 per cent of income that they would have earned by serving the company till the age of 60 years. With this decision, we have taken care of the interest of lakhs of employees of these PSUs," External link

mid-day Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The VRS is voluntary; nobody can be forced to opt for it," External link

mid-day Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We gave a lot of consideration while working out the package. How could we ignore fate of over 1.65 lakh families of these employees,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad disse : "Pedi ao departamento dos correios que utilizasse as plataformas de comércio digital para fornecer 'Gangajal' (água do Ganges) às pessoas" External link

dn Monday, May 30, 2016 10:22:00 PM EAT



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union minister10.15%EN12/11/201711/12/2017
leader13.98%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
justice1.86%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
chief0.29%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
information technology minister3.19%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
union information technology minister0.12%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
justice minister1.28%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
cabinet minister0.17%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
technology minister0.46%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
information and technology minister0.23%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
health minister0.06%EN08/21/201721/08/2017
union cabinet minister0.06%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
minister of information technology0.58%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
minister for it0.23%EN07/14/201714/07/2017
minister of it0.06%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
minister of communications and information technology0.52%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
ministre0.06%FR03/29/201729/03/2017
communications minister0.58%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
minister for information technology0.58%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
indian minister for information technology0.06%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
minister for communications and information technology0.17%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
commerce and industry minister0.06%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
union minister for information technology0.23%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
lieutenant0.06%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
minister of information and technology0.06%EN10/08/201608/10/2016
union minister for communications and information technology0.35%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
spokesman3.83%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
senior advocate0.06%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
advocate0.06%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
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Ravi Shankar PrasadEN73.55%
Ravi Shankar PrasadFR8.59%
Ravi Shankar PrasadPT8.39%
Ravi Shankar PrasadEU8.18%
Ravi Shanker PrasadEN0.78%
Ravi Shankar PrasadSA0.47%
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Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Introduced the Personal Data Protection Bill in Lok Sabha today. This is a historic legislation which seeks to protect personal data and privacy of Indian citizens in digital age,” External link

news18 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 3:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have made this stand very clear even before the Supreme Court that they have been extremely deprived and face discrimination,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The House will take a call in a day whether to grant reservation to the community,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:27:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Reservation is undoubtedly good and it should be going on further. The BJP is determined to provide reservation for SC/ST and it will be. This reservation will never be removed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have made this stand very clear even before the Supreme Court that they have been extremely deprived and face discrimination," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BJP is fully committed to reservation for SCs and STs. It will remain and will never be removed," External link

business-standard Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told ( about Amendment Bill ) : "The act of tearing the bill is very irresponsible. This is an insult of the Parliament. We all were listening to his arguments. He could walk out or cast his vote against the Bill. This is completely wrong and we oppose it," External link

myanmarnews Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:11:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Scheduled Tribes ) : “Therefore, with a view to retaining the inclusive character as envisioned by the founding fathers of the Constitution, it is proposed to continue the reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes for another ten years i.e. up to 25th January 2030,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 9, 2019 11:04:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

outlookindia Monday, December 9, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Rahul Gandhi ) : "It is not that Rahul Gandhi has made such comment only today. He always makes such a statement which has a negative impact in the world vis-a-vis India's image. He must understand it as he is a big leader of his party," External link

outlookindia Monday, December 9, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The kind of words he has used for the House are condemnable. He should withdraw the remarks," External link

business-standard Monday, December 9, 2019 8:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and cases," External link

business-standard Monday, December 9, 2019 7:26:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

firstpost Sunday, December 8, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

economictimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

economictimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Incidents of rape and crimes against women are unfortunate and highly condemnable,” “I will also write to the chief justices of all the high courts to dispose of expeditiously all cases relating to rape and POCSO pending in the Fast Track Courts,” External link

Hindu Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "I am going to write letters to all the chief ministers urging them to complete the investigation within two months in rape and POCSO cases," External link

news18 Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Out of these 1,123 courts, 416 have been approved and 161 have started operating,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 2:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

risingkashmir Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “What is important is that we have to continue to engage the fine principle of our Constitution, render justice in a timely manner… The women of the country are under deep pain and distress. They are crying for justice, and India’s judiciary needs to rise to the occasion,” “We have to restore on a very urgent basis the confidence of the people …(by) fast-tracking of these cases so that India’s stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In the law relating to women violence we have already laid down capital punishment in case of a victim being 12 years and below, and other severe punishment including completion of trial in two months time,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "There is anger in the country about what is happening with our daughters and sisters. The judicial system must understand this anger and make arrangements for a speedy trial. The Indian government has proposed 1,023 fast-track courts with the help of states to deal with cases of rape and POCSO," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write to the Chief Ministers of all States appealing that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within two months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I am going to write to Chief Ministers of all states and Chief Justices of High Courts to appeal that investigation in rape cases involving minors should complete within 2 months. I have issued necessary directions to my department as well," "Also, I will write to the Chief Justices of High Courts requesting them for the speedy disposal of the rape cases," External link

dnaindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India’s stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The law and Justice Ministry has also been directed," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:58:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, December 7, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The women of the country are under pain and distress. They are crying for justice," External link

economictimes Saturday, December 7, 2019 4:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judges that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

firstpost Saturday, December 7, 2019 1:10:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

business-standard Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would urge the CJI and other senior judge that now there must be a mechanism to monitor the disposal of these cases so that India's stature as a proud country governed by rule of law must be restored at the earliest," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 7, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:28:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “I was told that on October 2, which is observed as one of the national holidays, three Hindi movies garnered Rs 120 crore business on that day. Unless the economy is sound in the country, how can only three movies collect so much business in a single day?” External link

expressindia Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The amendments inter alia propose that intermediaries should proactively identify and remove child sexual abuse material, rape/gang-rape imagery and contents promoting terrorism without compromising accuracy or privacy using technology-based tools and mechanism. The rules are presently being finalised," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Postal services remained unhindered. In August, a good amount of postal services were delivered. There was no dislocation per se," External link

business-standard Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Postal services remained unhindered. In August, a good amount of postal services were delivered. There was no dislocation per se," External link

news18 Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The Government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The Government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols. There are adequate safeguards to ensure that no innocent citizen is harassed or his privacy breached,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is committed to giving them proper 4G spectrum also for which a decision has been taken,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “WhatsApp continues to review the available information. It also mentioned that WhatsApp believes it is likely that personal data within the WhatsApp app of approximately twenty users may have been accessed out of approximately one hundred and twenty one users in India whose devices the attacker attempted to reach,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Such malicious applications could be used for stealing data from infected mobile phones for further misuse by cyber criminals,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “Security tips have been published to enable users to secure their mobile and smart phones by CERT-In. Government has operationalised the Cyber Swachhta Kendra (CSK) to enable detection and cleaning of malicious code including from mobile and smartphones,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 4, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I have been very clear: We will never compromise our data sovereignty," External link

4-traders Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also Committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable," External link

irishsun Monday, December 2, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The mobile phone mess was the scam-tainted legacy of UPA. We have set it right, expanded mobile telephony with consumer satisfaction. Also committed to making BSNL/ MTNL professional and profitable,” External link

financialexpress Monday, December 2, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Congress ka kaam uljhana, Bhajpa (BJP) ka kaam suljhana (while the Congress complicates things, the BJP solves problems)," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Atal Behari Vajpayee ) : "Jharkhand is also an example. Keeping the emotions of the people of the state, former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee created Jharkhand. When Jharkhand became a separate state, the Congress made the state unstable and everyone knows what had happened --- from (ex) chief minister to his associates went to jail," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier, the Congress used to ask the jawans to act by tying their one hand. But the BJP government has told the jawans, not to open fire, but if one bullet is fired from Pakistani side then open fire so long silence descends on the other side," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The times have changed. The double-engine governments (at the Centre and at the state) are developing the country as well as the state," External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 1, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "On October 2, three movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta had said that the day saw earning of over Rs 120 crore, a record by the three movies. The economy of the country is sound. That is why there is a return of Rs 120 crore in a day" "I was the Information and Broadcasting Minister in the then Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. I am fond of movies. There has been a huge business of movies," External link

business-standard Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Disagreement is integral to democracy… but flowers of every variety must be given space," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 30, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

risingkashmir Saturday, November 30, 2019 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who started it. We are having discussions with them,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

economictimes Friday, November 29, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Digital players - both Indian and foreign - are welcome to contribute in the growing digital market but they need to acknowledge and understand that safety and security of Indians is indeed of prime importance," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 29, 2019 8:23:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp’s) entire system… we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp’s security systems and processes,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 29, 2019 3:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In November, we asked WhatsApp for an audit and review of their security processes and Cert-IN has also sent a notice to NSO Group for details of its malware and its impact on Indian users,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “They [the MPs] are asking for something very specific, and I have repeatedly said there is a standard operating procedure that is to be followed. It is a matter of national security,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “In our Constitution, fundamental rights and freedoms are subject to reasonable restrictions. Article 19(1) gives the freedom of speech and express, assembly, association, movement etc. But 19(2) clearly states that in the interest of public order, these can be controlled. How we balance the competing interests of privacy with the security of the country is something the government, any government, needs to be alive to that,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised instance has been done,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, November 29, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Digital players - both Indian and foreign - are welcome to contribute in the growing digital market but they need to acknowledge and understand that safety and security of Indians is indeed of prime importance," External link

timesofindia Friday, November 29, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and V-P (policy) Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 29, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “government agencies made unauthorised use of this spyware?” External link

thehindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad replied : “government agencies made unauthorised use of this spyware?” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system… we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp’s security systems and processes,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : "On September 5, WhatsApp wrote to the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) providing an update to the security incident reported in May 2019, stating that while the full extent of this attack might never be known, WhatsApp continues to review the available information" External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "has clearly said that we want to audit your (WhatsApp) entire system... we have told them that we want to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high-level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of Whatsapp that took place with the Ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high-level Whatsapp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If there is provocation from any messages or communal violence happens, then you would have to tell the origin, who have started it. We are having discussions with them," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To the best of my knowledge, no unauthorised interception has been done," External link

economictimes Thursday, November 28, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "On 5 September, 2019 WhatsApp wrote to CERT-In providing an update to the security incident reported in May 2019 stating that while the full extent of this attack may never be known, WhatsApp continues to review the available info. It also mentioned that based on WhatsApp data available, they believe that the attackers may have attempted to reach the devices of approximately 121 users in India. We are striving towards making messaging platforms more secure," External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "no unauthorised inception has been done" External link

ibtimes-in Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 6:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that," External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “During the high level engagements like meeting of CEO Will Cathcart and VP Policy Nick Clegg of WhatsApp that took place with the ministry on July 26, 2019 and September 11, 2019, no mention was made by the high level WhatsApp team regarding this vulnerability,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You can come to India for business, but there are sensitive and hyper-sensitive data and India would claim its right over that,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "sought submission of information from WhatsApp on November 9, 2019, including a need to conduct an audit and inspection of WhatsApp's security systems and processes," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, November 28, 2019 4:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "though the government has taken the decision, the option is open" "My stress is to revive BSNL/MTNL and efforts are on to revive them first," External link

asianage Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “though the government has taken the decision, the option is open” “My stress is to revive BSNL/MTNL and efforts are on to revive them first,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 28, 2019 2:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "It is our government's desire and me in particular, to revive it and make it professional," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In tune with the dynamic nature of Information Technology and emerging cyber threats, continuous efforts are required to be made by owners to protect networks by way of hardening and deploying appropriate security controls," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : "There have been attempts from time-to-time to launch cyber attacks on Indian cyber space. It has been observed that attackers are compromising computer systems located in different parts of the world and use masquerading techniques and hidden servers to hide the identity of actual systems from which the attacks are being launched," External link

globalsecurity Thursday, November 28, 2019 11:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Accordingly, licence fee, which is 8 per cent of AGR, and spectrum usage charges, which are 3 to 5 per cent of AGR, have also decreased," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BIF have, in their representation to the government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India's size and density. In DoT's view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “BIF have, in their representation to the government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India’s size and density. In DoT’s view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “whether the government is planning to reduce the base-price for 5G spectrum,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Chief Minister Raghubar Das gave stability and development to Jharkhand in the last five years, a laudable feat," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 6:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Accordingly, licence fee, which is 8 per cent of AGR, and spectrum usage charges, which are 3 to 5 per cent of AGR, have also decreased,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 27, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "BIF have, in their representation to the Government, stated that the quantum of 5G spectrum that has been allocated for the upcoming 5G spectrum auction is not enough for a country of India's size and density. In DoT's view, the present available spectrum is enough to start the 5G services," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The value of unsold spectrum as on date as per valuation by Trai in its recommendations on Auction of Spectrum in 700 MHz, 800MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2300 MHz, 2500 MHz, 3300-3400 MHz, 3400-3600MHz Bands dated August 1, 2018 is Rs 4.9 lakh crores," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In Maharashtra, the alliance (BJP/Shiv Sena) got the mandate. In a way the mandate was robbed, it is an example of opportunism,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “No, it will not happen in Jharkhand. The BJP will win an absolute majority and provide a stable government” External link

Hindu Wednesday, November 27, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "It is a national day beyond political divide. It is the day when every Indian feels proud. This behaviour is irresponsible and amounts to disrespecting the Constitution," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, November 27, 2019 3:12:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Bharat Ratna ) : "November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress' absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of constitution, and this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him Bharat Ratna," External link

business-standard Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress' absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of the Constitution, but this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him ," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “November 26 is Constitution Day and this day is above political differences. Congress’ absence from Central Hall is an insult to Dr Ambedkar, the father of constitution, and this is nothing new. Earlier also the party did the same thing by not giving him Bharat Ratna,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I can tell you apart from chargers and other equipment it will lead to a diversified product portfolio," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now it says assembled in India and also manufactured and marketed in India. We welcome Apple, expand your operations in India. That is our expectation," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It’s a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now, it says assembled, manufactured and marketed, all in India. We welcome Apple … expand your operations in India. That’s our expectation,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:34:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

zdnet Tuesday, November 26, 2019 8:14:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad writes : "There was a thinking in New Delhi that if a few families of J&K are handled well, then problems of the entire state will be taken care of. These few families perpetuated their power, indulged in rank corruption and whenever accountability was sought, they took shelter behind Article 370" External link

expressindia Tuesday, November 26, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly,” External link

india Monday, November 25, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is a very proud moment for India. Earlier, it (iPhone boxes) used to say designed in California and assembled in China. Now it says assembled in India and also manufactured and marketed in India. We welcome Apple, expand your operations in India. That is our expectation," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "It is welcome development...earlier we had almost zero exports but our consistent efforts for last three years is bearing good results," "We have an ambition to make India a preferred destination for manufacturing. I have also instructed officers to accelerate this," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I can tell you apart from chargers and other equipment it will lead to a diversified product portfolio," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, November 25, 2019 6:47:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly,” External link

financialexpress Monday, November 25, 2019 5:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The big SEZ of Nokia which was closed for 10 years will get into life again. As many as 10,000 people will get jobs directly and 50,000 jobs will be generated indirectly," External link

economictimes Monday, November 25, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We again requested them and read out the rules. Thereafter, the behaviour they did with marshals is for all of us to see. We totally condemn this behaviour of Congress MPs and the senior leadership of Congress who did not do anything to prevent this unruly behaviour on the floor of Lok Sabha," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We outright condemn the reprehensible conduct of these MPs," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "If the Congress has guts then it should defeat us in elections. It should not steal the mandate," External link

business-standard Monday, November 25, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We again requested them and read out the rules. Thereafter, the behaviour they did with marshals is for all of us to see. We totally condemn this behaviour of Congress MPs and the senior leadership of Congress who did not do anything to prevent this unruly behaviour on the floor of Lok Sabha," External link

timesofindia Monday, November 25, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Congress has murdered democracy in Maharashtra, not BJP. The mandate is for BJP-Shiv Sena government under Devendra Fadnavis but the Congress stole it by joining hands with the Sena,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, November 25, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "When the Shiv Sena breaks a 30-year-old alliance and tries to join hands with its opponents, is it not murdering democracy? But when a big group comes with Ajit Pawar to form a stable government under Fadnavis, then it is called the murder of democracy," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 9:48:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "There are powers vested in PM and ex facto permission and approvals can be given. The people of Maharashtra were asking why we were not forming the government," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "I would like to ask the Congress, Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena whether any of them presented an application to the Governor? In the morning, apart from the collective claim by the BJP and Ajit Pawar led NCP showing a clear majority, there was no counter-claim before the Governor," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We are going to provide a stable government which will provide good governance with honesty. Each and every person in Maharashtra was questioning us why we were not forming the government when they had given us the mandate," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In Maharashtra elections, BJP-Shiv Sena alliance got the mandate and BJP was the bigger party. In the 2014 elections, BJP fought on 260 seats and won 47 per cent of those and got 28 per cent votes. In 2019, BJP fought on 150 seats and had a success rate of 70 per cent. Apart from this, the name of Devendra Fadnavis was projected as the CM candidate," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajit Pawar ) : "When Shiv Sena breaks a 30-year-old alliance and tries to join hands with its opponents, is it not murdering democracy? But when a big group comes with Ajit Pawar to form a stable government under Fadnavis then it is called the murder of democracy," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad stated : “Support base of BJP and the prospect of Devendra Fadnavis becoming CM, played a crucial role in the success of Shiv Sena candidates,” External link

india Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad asserts : “the electoral and moral mandate was for Fadnavis government” External link

expressindia Saturday, November 23, 2019 1:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 22, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

newindianexpress Friday, November 22, 2019 11:13:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Remote and tough terrain, diversely located areas and scattered population, commercially non-viable operations, and the presence of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in some areas are some of the reasons that are posing a challenge,” “Mobile coverage in such villages is being provided by the government and the Telecom Service Providers in a phased manner. Under the LWE Phase II project, the government has approved installation of 346 cell towers. A majority of them will be covering the Agency areas of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam,” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “BSNL has informed that number of customers who ported into BSNL is higher than the ported-out customers. BSNL’s MNP (mobile number portability) was positive during 2019-20 (till October, 2019),” External link

Hindu Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:22:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "However, due to severe financial constraints, delay in payment to contractors by BSNL/MTNL has occurred in recent months. All efforts are being made by BSNL and MTNL to overcome the situation to meet the immediate necessary expenditure including payment of bills of contractors for making payment of wages/arrears to contract casual workers," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Some statements have appeared, based on reports in media, regarding this. These attempts to malign the Government of India for the reported breach are completely misleading. The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : “The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) published a vulnerability note on May 17, 2019 advising counter measures to users regarding a vulnerability in WhatsApp. Subsequently, on May 20, 2019 WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In stating that WhatsApp had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices and that the vulnerability can no longer be exploited to carry out attacks” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “privacy concerns about biometric data stored by UIDAI and leakages of personal information,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “working on the Personal Data Protection Bill to safeguard the privacy of citizens, and it is proposed to table it in Parliament,” External link

economictimes Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Some statements have appeared, based on reports in media, regarding this. These attempts to malign the Government of India for the reported breach are completely misleading. The government is committed to protect the fundamental rights of citizens, including the right to privacy. The government operates strictly as per provisions of law and laid down protocols” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Team ) : “The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) published a vulnerability note on May 17, 2019 advising counter measures to users regarding a vulnerability in WhatsApp. Subsequently, on May 20, 2019 WhatsApp reported an incident to the CERT-In stating that WhatsApp had identified and promptly fixed a vulnerability that could enable an attacker to insert and execute code on mobile devices and that the vulnerability can no longer be exploited to carry out attacks” External link

expressindia Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000, empowers Government to block any information generated, transmitted, received, stored or hosted in any computer resource in the interest of sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of the State, friendly relations with foreign states, public order, or for preventing incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence relating to above,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 20, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 5:13:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

firstpost Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:55:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Based on media reports on October 31, 2019, about such targeting of mobile devices of Indian citizens through WhatsApp by spyware Pegasus, CERT-In has issued a formal notice to WhatsApp seeking submission of relevant details and information,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "No such proposal is under consideration of the government as on date," External link

news18 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “We asked WhatsApp to provide a detailed report. We are bringing a bill for the private data security of citizens,” External link

india Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Yes sir, expansion of IPPB and possibilities of converting it into Small Finance Bank is being explored. In this regard, a task force has been set up for studying the logistics and feasibility of conversion of IPPB into a small finance bank," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:01:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

asianage Tuesday, November 19, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

news18 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:57:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:34:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Pakistan’s decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Pakistan's decision is directly in contravention of world postal union norms. But Pakistan is Pakistan," External link

economictimes Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Komal Nahta ) : "On October 2, three movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta said that day saw an earning of over Rs 120 crores, a record by three movies," "The economy of the country is sound. That is why there is a return of Rs 120 crore in a day" External link

outlookindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “For the Congress, family and commerce run hand in hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour. In 2010, Young Indian Ltd was formed and was exempted from income tax. Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Suman Dubey and Sam Pitroda were part of this company. J L Nehru had started the National Herald newspaper, which stopped in 2008. Even after that, Rs 90 crore was given to the paper, and government property worth Rs 2,000 crore was handed to it,” External link

expressindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is simply corruption. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should stop talking about corruption. The veil has been lifted by the court’s decision. I want to ask both Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, will they tell the nation the truth about this entire engagement? Will they answer the questions of the people of the country?” “For Congress, family and commerce run hand-in-hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:20:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged : “The BJP condemns this palpable, dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is simply corruption,” External link

Hindu Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:42:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “You hid the truth. When you applied to make it (Young Indian) a charitable institution in 2010, at that time you did not say that you have possession of property worth more than Rs 2,000 crore in just Rs 50 lakh,” “The BJP condemns this palpable dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is corruption,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “But this (Young Indian matter) is family model of development. Pariwar model of development. Invest Rs 50 lakh and become the owner of property worth Rs 2,000 crore,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad told : “In Rs 50 lakh, you became the owner of property worth Rs 2,000 crore. What kind of model is this? This should be investigated,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “When BJP used to discuss Robert Vadra and his doings earlier, it used to say that there are various models of development – one of it is Vadra model of development,” “Under it (Vadra model of development), you invest Rs 20-25 lakh, and you become the owner of big real estate properties in Gurgaon,” External link

financialexpress Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "For Congress, family and commerce run hand-in-hand, are integrally linked and given a political colour... Prasad said that there is a judicial affirmation that family and business go hand in hand and that Rahul and Sonia Gandhi hid the truth in the matter. They (Gandhi family) became the owner of properties worth Rs 2,000 crore in mere Rs 50 lakh," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Thus from the aforesaid pact, it is palpable that the SAC company seeking assertion as a charitable institution had not disclosed fully and truly, with clear conscience and probity. Here not only there was a misrepresentation, but also suppression of material facts," "The tribunal also said that we have no hesitation in holding that the entire transaction of transferring the shares of AJL to Young India was nothing but, as held by the learned Court, a clandestine and surreptitious transfer of lucrative interests in the premises to Young India," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : "The BJP condemns this palpable, dubious transaction of undue enrichment. It is simply corruption. Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi should stop talking about corruption. The veil has been uplifted by the Court's decision," External link

business-standard Saturday, November 16, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Ours is a democratic nation. Everyone has the right to demand, regardless of how shameless it may be. SC rejected it in the year 2018 and the country rejected it in the election," External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not the Indian government," External link

dnaindia Saturday, November 16, 2019 1:18:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not the Indian government," External link

dnaindia Friday, November 15, 2019 1:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is recognition of the honest decision-making process of the Narendra Modi government —Satyameva Jayate (truth alone triumphs). The Congress party must apologise and Rahul Gandhi in particular must apologise to the country,” External link

expressindia Friday, November 15, 2019 12:43:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Earlier he (Rahul Gandhi) created furore saying that PM Modi gave the deal to Reliance, and then Dassault said that decision is taken by them not Indian Govt. His next lie was former French President, Francois Hollande has called PM a thief, which Hollande denied," "Rahul Gandhi lied in the Parliament that France President Emmanuel Macron told him that the deal can be disclosed. Rahul Gandhi not only used Reliance and Dassault in his lies but also the current and former Presidents of France," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Rahul Gandhi quoted that the Supreme Court had said that PM Modi is a thief. There’s no bigger lie than this, and today, it was proven in the Supreme Court. The SC’s decision today was unanimous,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added : “Rahul Gandhi quoted that the Supreme Court had said that PM Modi is a thief. There’s no bigger lie than this, and today, it was proven in the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court's decision was unanimous,” External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “The verdict on Rafale is the victory of truth, India’s security and recognition of the honest decision making process of the Modi government,” External link

asianage Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:41:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Rahul Gandhi lied in the Parliament that the current President of France, Emmanuel Macron, had allowed him to disclose details of the deal. Macron said that he hadn’t said anything like that and Rahul Gandhi was lying,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India's coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods," External link

firstpost Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “India’s coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:51:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India's coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last five years, we have seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "India’s coastal areas are quite vulnerable to climate change and in the last 5 years, we’ve seen increased floods and cyclones in these regions. This pace-setting new initiative will help enhance resilience and adaptability, lead to emissions reductions and support sustainable livelihoods. It aligns well with the priorities of the National Action Plan on Climate Change, the State Action Plans, and the nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement," External link

reliefWeb Wednesday, November 13, 2019 9:11:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “It is an extraordinary and historic judgement. The most important thing is that it reinforces all the values of a united India,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, November 9, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "To see these villages having a different identity where there is digital education , digital healthcare, digital skilling etc... Let the corporates adopt 500 of these villages as part of their CSR activities and we will godfather them," External link

economictimes Friday, November 8, 2019 8:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India, we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage," External link

business-standard Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage," External link

business-standard Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “In India we view privacy seriously and informational privacy is also integral to that. It means a person must have control over his data and its commercial usage,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, November 6, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : ''We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,'' External link

dnaindia Saturday, November 2, 2019 8:24:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We will not impose on anybody. There will be a discussion on it,” External link

india Friday, November 1, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Our government is dedicated to the people. In this government, many leaders fought during Emergency for freedom of judiciary, people and press,” External link

india Friday, November 1, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

4-traders Friday, November 1, 2019 12:55:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

tribune Friday, November 1, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The government is concerned at the breach of the privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp and has asked the platform to explain the breach,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Government agencies have a well established protocol for interception, which includes sanction and supervision from highly ranked officials in central and state governments, for clear stated reasons in national interest,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent finance minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army chief general VK Singh. These are instances of breach of privacy of highly reputed individuals, for personal whims and fancies of a family,” External link

financialexpress Friday, November 1, 2019 4:49:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen. V. K. Singh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:39:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

outlookindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "After the country attained Independence in 1947, Patel lived for only three years. And what he accomplished during the time is known to all. But it took so long to bestow Bharat Ratna up on him. He was conferred with the highest civilian honor only in 1991, much after people like Indira Gandhi and V V Giri. I wonder which powers were behind causing this delay," External link

firstpost Thursday, October 31, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

geo-tv Thursday, October 31, 2019 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

voanews Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

business-standard Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

wsau Thursday, October 31, 2019 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The Government of India is concerned over the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform WhatsApp. We have asked WhatsApp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "Those trying to make political capital out of it need to be gently reminded about the bugging incident in the office of the then eminent Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee during UPA regime. Also a gentle reminder of the spying over the then Army Chief Gen V. K. Singh," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : ''We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,'' External link

dnaindia Thursday, October 31, 2019 4:40:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “Government of India is concerned at the breach of privacy of citizens of India on the messaging platform Whatsapp. We have asked Whatsapp to explain the kind of breach and what it is doing to safeguard the privacy of millions of Indian citizens,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We respect encryption But, where the same message is being relayed repeatedly at the same time, the same area and on the same issue in order to create chaos and spread false rumours, law enforcement agencies must have access. "The source of this nuisance must be identified to deal with circulation of false rumours in such cases,” External link

newindianexpress Thursday, October 31, 2019 12:25:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Monday, October 28, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 8:36:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:07:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, October 27, 2019 12:56:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form a stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP is not going to take the support of Kanda,” External link

thehindu Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "We will form a stable and honest government with the support of JJP and independent candidates," External link

newindianexpress Saturday, October 26, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said ( about Ajay Chautala ) : “Will form a stable, honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad added ( about Gopal Kanda ) : “The BJP will not take Gopal Kanda’s support. We will form stable and honest government with the support of Dushyant Chautala’s JJP and independent candidates” External link

india Saturday, October 26, 2019 12:46:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The VRS package will give eligible employees 125 per cent of income that they would have earned by serving the company till the age of 60 years. With this decision, we have taken care of the interest of lakhs of employees of these PSUs," External link

mid-day Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : "The VRS is voluntary; nobody can be forced to opt for it," External link

mid-day Thursday, October 24, 2019 7:06:00 AM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad said : “We gave a lot of consideration while working out the package. How could we ignore fate of over 1.65 lakh families of these employees,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, October 23, 2019 11:24:00 PM EAT

Ravi Shankar Prasad disse : "Pedi ao departamento dos correios que utilizasse as plataformas de comércio digital para fornecer 'Gangajal' (água do Ganges) às pessoas" External link

dn Monday, May 30, 2016 10:22:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
minister47.51%EN12/11/201711/12/2017
union minister10.15%EN12/11/201711/12/2017
leader13.98%EN11/17/201717/11/2017
justice1.86%EN11/01/201701/11/2017
chief0.29%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
information technology minister3.19%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
union information technology minister0.12%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
justice minister1.28%EN10/10/201710/10/2017
cabinet minister0.17%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
technology minister0.46%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
information and technology minister0.23%EN09/07/201707/09/2017
health minister0.06%EN08/21/201721/08/2017
union cabinet minister0.06%EN08/16/201716/08/2017
minister of information technology0.58%EN08/02/201702/08/2017
minister for it0.23%EN07/14/201714/07/2017
minister of it0.06%EN06/13/201713/06/2017
minister of communications and information technology0.52%EN03/29/201729/03/2017
ministre0.06%FR03/29/201729/03/2017
communications minister0.58%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
minister for information technology0.58%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
indian minister for information technology0.06%EN01/20/201720/01/2017
minister for communications and information technology0.17%EN01/18/201718/01/2017
commerce and industry minister0.06%EN01/14/201714/01/2017
union minister for information technology0.23%EN12/29/201629/12/2016
lieutenant0.06%EN10/31/201631/10/2016
minister of information and technology0.06%EN10/08/201608/10/2016
union minister for communications and information technology0.35%EN09/25/201625/09/2016
spokesman3.83%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
senior advocate0.06%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
advocate0.06%EN07/26/201626/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Ravi Shankar PrasadEN73.55%
Ravi Shankar PrasadFR8.59%
Ravi Shankar PrasadPT8.39%
Ravi Shankar PrasadEU8.18%
Ravi Shanker PrasadEN0.78%
Ravi Shankar PrasadSA0.47%
Ravi Shankar PrasadRO0.05%


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