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Prakash Javadekar Prakash Javadekar DOB: 30/01/1951

Prakash Javadekar is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was elected to the upper house Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament from Maharashtra in 2008, and re-elected from Madhya Pradesh in 2014. He is also a Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, and briefly held the portfolio of Information and Broadcasting.

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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Javadekar may receive organisational responsibility, role in poll-bound states

India | Jul 11, 2021, 03:02 PM IST

Former Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad and Prakash Javadekar may soon receive senior organizational positions in the BJP.

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Why PM Modi referred to RS Prasad, Javadekar in meeting with his new team

India | Jul 08, 2021, 10:08 PM IST

The prime minister also advised ministers replacing RS Prasad, Prakash Javadekar and others to learn from their experiences to run their ministries effectively, sources said.

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Left out in Modi Cabinet reshuffle, few BJP heavyweights may get major role in party

Politics | Jul 08, 2021, 05:26 PM IST

With leaders like Bhupendra Yadav and Annapurna Devi, who handled key responsibilities in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) being given a place in the Cabinet,  the party would like to fill the vacant slots with leaders who have been removed from Team Modi.   

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Prakash Javadekar resigns as Union Minister from Modi govt ahead of cabinet expansion

India | Jul 07, 2021, 05:54 PM IST

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar resigned from the Modi government ahead of mega cabinet expansion on Wednesday.

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Asia's longest high-speed testing track comes up at Indore | Check stunning pics

Jun 29, 2021, 11:33 PM IST

In a proud moment for the country, Asia's longest high-speed track — NATRAX — was inaugurated at Pithampur near Indore in Madhya Pradesh by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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Punjab govt making profits by selling vaccine to private hospitals: BJP

India | Jun 04, 2021, 02:02 PM IST

BJP has accused the Punjab government of making profits by selling vaccines to private hospitals at exorbitant price.

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Rahul Gandhi stoking fear on vaccine, all will be vaccinated by December: Prakash Javadekar

India | May 28, 2021, 04:49 PM IST

Prakash Javadekar said that India will be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the end of 2021 and accused Rahul Gandhi of trying to spread fears and misinformation on vaccine.


Rajinikanth to be honoured with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Celebrities | Apr 01, 2021, 11:06 AM IST

Rajinikanth to be honoured with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced.

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Kangana Ranaut meets Union Minister Prakash Javadekar post Tejas shoot; discusses various issues

Celebrities | Mar 10, 2021, 11:15 PM IST

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who is currently shooting for her upcoming film Tejas met Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday.

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Govt announces Center of Excellence in gaming, will come into effect soon

India | Feb 28, 2021, 10:52 PM IST

Many mobile games are "violent, explicit and addictive", and PUBG was just one example, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Sunday, announcing a government plan to set up a center of excellence in gaming and other related areas to promote Indian cultural ethos.  

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Rahul Gandhi was instigating violence just like it happened during CAA: BJP attacks Congress

India | Jan 27, 2021, 09:39 PM IST

The BJP on Wednesday hit out at the Congress party attacking former party chief Rahul Gandhi for instigating violence during farmers tractor parade on Republic Day.


Film stars descend virtually as 51st IFFI begins with precaution amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jan 17, 2021, 08:41 AM IST

The glitz, glamour and star euphoria of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was replaced by masks, sanitisers and limited attendance at the inaugural ceremony of the 51st edition of the movie gala in Panaji.

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Veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee conferred 'Indian Personality of the Year' award at IFFI

Celebrities | Jan 17, 2021, 08:29 AM IST

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced veteran actor, director and singer Biswajit Chatterjee as the recipient of the 'Indian Personality of the Year' award.

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PM Modi's popularity intact over the last six years: Javadekar

India | Jan 02, 2021, 05:47 PM IST

Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader with a definite vision for the development of the country and he launches programmes to make that vision a success.

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Javadekar announces IFFI’s Indian Panorama line-up, 'Saand Ki Aankh', 'Chhichhore' to be screened

Dec 19, 2020, 05:25 PM IST

Prakash Javadekar announced that 20 non-feature and 23 feature films, including "Saand Ki Aankh" and "Chhichhore", will be screened as part of the Indian Panaroma section at the 51st IFFI.

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India to host Global Film Summit in 2021: Prakash Javadekar

Dec 16, 2020, 03:52 PM IST

India will host a Global Media and Film Summit next year and it will also set up a special pavilion at Cannes in 2022.

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Prakash Javadekar dubs Kejriwal’s fast as ‘nothing but hypocrisy’

India | Dec 14, 2020, 03:04 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal is observing fast on Monday against the three farm laws that are at the heart of protests. He has appealed to AAP volunteers and supporters to join the farmers' agitation by observing fast wherever they are.

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Opposition trying to influence farmers, Centre keen to resolve issues: Prakash Javadekar

India | Dec 13, 2020, 12:23 PM IST

Earlier on Wednesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar expressed hope that ongoing deliberations with farmers, which he termed a "work in progress", over the three agriculture-related laws will yield some results soon.

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'Rajasthan local body elections result vindicates BJP stand on farm laws'

India | Dec 09, 2020, 03:14 PM IST

Prakash Javadekar said that people in Rajasthan voted against the trend of the ruling party winning most seats in the state's local elections.

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Congress' hypocrisy on farm laws exposed: Prakash Javadekar

India | Dec 08, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

Union minister Prakash Javadekar accused the Congress of spreading misinformation among the farmers over the agriculture laws.

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