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Ravi Shankar Prasad Ravi Shankar Prasad DOB: 30 August 1954

Ravi Shankar Prasad is an Indian lawyer and BJP leader, who defeated Shatrughan Sinha in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 from Patna Sahib Lok Sabha constituency. He is also a designated senior advocate in the Supreme Court of India. In 2018 according to The Economic Times he features among the top twenty influential world leaders in digital technology and e-government.

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Google, Facebook first compliance reports under new IT rules

News | Jul 04, 2021, 07:30 AM IST

Union IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad praised Google, Facebook and Instagram for publishing their first compliance reports on voluntary removal of offensive posts. The minister called it a big step towards transparency.

Kurukshetra | Twitter blocked Ravi Shankar Prasad's account citing US law

Kurukshetra | Jun 25, 2021, 07:32 PM IST

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday, 25 June, claimed that Twitter denied him access to his account for almost an hour. Taking to Twitter, after access was restored, Prasad said: “Friends! Something highly peculiar happened today. Twitter denied access to my account for almost an hour on the alleged ground that there was a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of the USA and subsequently they allowed me to access the account.”

Ravi Shankar Prasad claimed that Twitter blocked his account for an hour

News | Jun 25, 2021, 03:54 PM IST

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday that Twitter denied access to his account for almost an hour on the alleged 'ground that there was a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of the USA.'

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad perform yoga on International Yoga Day

News | Jun 21, 2021, 01:20 PM IST

International Yoga Day 2021: Yoga not only includes just asanas but also different Pranayamas (breathing techniques) and meditation that teaches kids patience and helps them overcome mental stress.

Don't preach us on Democracy: Ravi Shankar Prasad blasts Twitter for non-compliance

News | Jun 17, 2021, 02:54 PM IST

am not the one who declared it (removal of Twitter's intermediary status), the law has. If others followed, why couldn't they? We asked for 3 officers to be appointed. 3 months' period exhausted on May 26.. gave them the last opportunity as goodwill gesture: Union Min RS Prasad

Haqikat Kya Hai | Union Minister asks Congress to make its stand clear on Article 370

Hakikat Kya Hai | Jun 13, 2021, 09:28 PM IST

After Congress leader Digvijay Singh allegedly said that his party will have a "relook" at Article 370 revocation in Jammu and Kashmir if it returns to power, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the Congress to clear its stand.

Delhi govt under control of ration mafia, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

News | Jun 11, 2021, 04:25 PM IST

Union Minister and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Arvind Kejriwal is talking about home delivery of ration, while he could not provide delivery of oxygen at doorstep or medicine from mohalla clinics".

Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Rahul Gandhi for questioning India's 'vaccine maitri' move

News | Apr 09, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has hit back at Rahul Gandhi after the Congress leader took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to observe 'Tika Utsav' from April 11 to 14 and questioned the government over the reported shortage of Covid vaccine in several states.

Exclusive: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Maha govt over sachin waze case

News | Mar 24, 2021, 01:47 PM IST

While talking to India TV Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Maharashtra government over sachin waze case.

What's happening in Maharashtra is not 'vikas' it is 'vasooli': Ravi Shankar Prasad

Politics | Mar 23, 2021, 04:58 PM IST

Who is running the show of Maharashtra? Is it the most confused govt in the history of Maharashtra? What is the political direction of this 'vasooli' Aghadi? Sharad Pawar enjoys political credibility but under what compulsion is he defending Anil Deshmukh: RS Prasad, BJP

Maharashtra letter bomb: Home Minister Anil Deshmukh clarifies his stand

Politics | Mar 21, 2021, 03:27 PM IST

The allegations against the Maharashtra Home Minister are serious, says Sharad Pawar

Batla House designed to weaken morale of Delhi Police for vote bank politics: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Politics | Mar 09, 2021, 07:26 PM IST

Delhi Court convicted Ariz Khan in Batla House encounter case. Union Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad said that there was a deliberate and constant attempt to cast serious doubt over the authenticity of Batla House incident designed to weaken the morale of Delhi Police and to give clear support to terrorist for pure vote bank politics.

Delhi Court convicts Ariz Khan in Batla House encounter; Ravi Shankar Prasad targets Congress

News | Mar 09, 2021, 01:07 PM IST

You might have listened to Salman Khurshid say that Sonia Gandhi had tears in her eyes when she got to know that two terrorists have been killed: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Delhi Court convicting Ariz Khan in Batla House encounter case

Social media platforms should follow Indian laws, says Ravi Shankar Prasad in Rajya Sabha

News | Feb 12, 2021, 06:44 AM IST

“I have a message for all of you — come, work in India, earn money but you will have to follow India’s laws,” Ravi Shankar Prasad says in Rajya Sabha

The Tricolour was dishonoured, but Rahul Gandhi kept mum, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

News | Feb 02, 2021, 04:20 PM IST

Did Rahul Gandhi condemn Red Fort breach incident on January 26? The Tricolour was dishonoured, but the Congress leader kept mum. For over 40 years, people of his family unfurled the national flag from Red Fort, but he didn't utter a word over the incident, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invites Rahul Gandhi in Parliament for discussion over Budget 2021

News | Feb 01, 2021, 08:52 PM IST

Sitharaman in her budget speech quoted Rabindranath Tagore “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark” to say that the budget this time was prepared in circumstances like never before. Presenting the Union Budget 2021, Sitharaman said that in the history of independent India, only three times has the Union Budget followed a GDP. FM Sitharaman tabled the 15th Finance Commission report in Lok Sabha.

President is beyond the pale of political divide: RS Prasad

News | Jan 29, 2021, 07:26 PM IST

Union Minister of Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad on January 29 condemned Opposition's act of boycotting President's address. "President is beyond the pale of political divide. He's Constitutional Head. Unfortunate that Opposition, especially Congress who governed this country for 50 years, boycotted it. What tradition are they establishing?," said RS Prasad.

DDC election results victory of democracy in JandK: RS Prasad

News | Dec 23, 2020, 07:06 PM IST

The District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir can be surmised as a victory of democracy and a victory for the locals, said Union Law and Justice Minister RS Prasad on December 23 while addressing a press conference in Delhi.

It's a victory of hope, democracy & people of Jammu & Kashmir: Ravi Shankar on DDC poll results

Politics | Dec 23, 2020, 03:00 PM IST

The District Development Council elections in Jammu and Kashmir can be surmised as a victory of democracy & a victory for the locals. It's also a victory of the vision which PM Modi had envisioned for the state: Union Minister & BJP leader Ravi

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad rescues distraught cauliflower farmer in Bihar's Samastipur

News | Dec 17, 2020, 12:22 PM IST

A farmer from Bihar's Samastipur district, who was getting Rs 1/kg for cauliflower in the local market, on Wednesday sold his crops to a buyer from Delhi at the price of Rs 10/kg.

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