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Not in favour of linking Aadhaar with voter id, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that he personally is not in favour of linkinh Aadhaar card with Voter ID card.
 DNA2 weeks ago
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad takes oath as RS member
[India], Apr 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Tuesday. Rashtriya Janata Dal spokesperson Manoj Kumar Jha and Telugu Desam Party vice-president C.M. Ramesh also took oath ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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Ravi Shankar Prasad, 40 others take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs
The oath taking comes after elections to the Upper House were held last month.  Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prakash Javadekar, Jagat Prakash Nadda and Dharmendra Pradhan were among the 41 newly-elected Rajya Sabha MPs who took the oath on Tuesday. Of the 58 members elected from 15 states in elections last month, 41 took oath of affirmation. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who was re-elected to the Upper House from Uttar Pradesh, as also members elected from Rajasthan, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Prasad ends Cabinet briefing amid posers on CBSE leak
Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad abruptly drew curtains to a media briefing on Thursday as journalists shot a volley of questions at Ministers over the CBSE Class 10 and 12 exam paper leak.HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar was also present besides Prasad, ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago
Business Standard
India to wait for response in Facebook data breach: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The ministry raised five questions for Facebook, including whether the personal data of Indian voters and users has been compromised by Cambridge Analytica Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at March 29, 2018 19:53 IST IT Minister Ravi Shankar ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
IT Minister asks officials to ensure data security on social media
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked top officials of his ministry to take steps to prevent misuse of personal data of a user on social media to influence elections. The minister, who held a meeting with his officials on Thursday, directed the officials ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago
DNA
Ravi Shankar Prasad meets IT ministry officials to discuss data security on social media
Amid uproar over data breach at Facebook, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad held discussions with senior ministry officials to explore steps to ensure that consumers data on social media is not misused to influence elections.
 DNA4 weeks ago
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Facebook most welcome, but no compromise on data security: Union Minister
New Delhi:Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said social media giant Facebook, which has a robust presence in the country, is welcome, provided there is no compromise on data security. "Facebook is most ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago
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Ravi Shankar Prasad hits out at Congress over Cambridge Analytica row
Union minister for electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday upped the ante against the Congress over its alleged links with the British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, which is under fire over data breach storm. Addressing a press ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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RS Prasad says Cambridge Analytica handled Rahul Gandhi's SM campaign, Cong calls its a 'blatant lie'
Union minister for electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday upped the ante against the Congress over its alleged links with the British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, which is under fire over data breach storm.
 DNA1 month ago
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Cambridge Analytical managed Rahul's social media campaign: BJP
Union minister for electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday upped the ante against the Congress over its alleged links with the British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, which is under fire over data breach storm.Addressing a press briefing Prasad said that the Congress party has maintained conspicuous silence on their ties with Cambridge Analytica."The Congress has maintained conspicuous silence (on their ties with Cambridge Analytica)," he said.He also alleged that ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Business Standard
Ravi Shankar Prasad warns FB of strict action, says can summon Zuckerberg
he Opposition ridiculed Prasad for his "hyperbole" Business Standard Last Updated at March 21, 2018 23:49 IST Illustration by Binay Sinha On Wednesday, Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad had a stern warning for ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Data protection law needs to be considered as soon as possible, says Mohandas Pai
Law and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today accused the Congress of roping in Cambridge Analytica to manage its 2019 campaign. He questioned whether "the Congress will depend upon data manipulation and data theft to win elections?"
 Money Control1 month ago
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Cambridge Analytica row: Congress likens Modi to Hitler, Prasad to Goebbels for spreading 'lies'
In a strong retort to the BJP for linking Cambridge Analytica with the Congress, the party today likened Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to Hitler's propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels.
 DNA1 month ago
Business Standard
Cambridge Analytica: Cong likens Ravi Shankar Prasad to Goebbels; 10 points
Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress have blamed each other for using the services of Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics firm that has allegedly exploited Facebook users' data to influence elections BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at March 22, 2018 ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
India warns against social media data misuse ahead of elections
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that a British consultancy improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target ...
 Reuters1 month ago
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Cambridge Analytica maintaining Rahul's social media campaign, claims Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi : Reiterating its allegations of Congress's links to political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica (CA), the BJP on Thursday claimed that the firm was involved in Rahul Gandhi's social media campaign and there had been meetings too in this ...
 Sify1 month ago
Will BJP seek Sitharaman's resignation over 80:20 scheme: Congress
The Congress on Thursday said Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad was peddling "white lies" to befool people on '80:20 Gold Import Scheme' and asked if he would seek the resignation of then Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for validating the scheme.The ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
DNA
Mehul Choksi's Gitanjali had blessings from Chidambaram, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Law Minister attacked Rahul Gandhi and Chidambaram over multi-crore PNB fraud case involving billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi and his partner Mehul Choksi and sought answers from them.
 DNA1 month ago
PNB fraud: Congress responsible for rising NPAs, banking crisis, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that banking scams like the Nirav Modi-linked PNB fraud took place during the UPA rule. New Delhi: Amid a bitter war of words with the Congress over the Rs 12600 crore PNB scam, Union Minister Ravi Shankar ...
 Zee News1 month ago
Rediff.com
BJP's RS Prasad calls Manmohan 'so-called economist'
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing the media at the BJP HQ at New Delhi. Highlights of his briefing."Under the so-called economist Prime Minister Manomhan Singh, the entire banking system went haywire due to all kinds of interference with it. Congress party has issues with technology since technology brings transparency."Rafale deal is in discussion these days. It is very surprising that Congress party which is drowned in corruption in Bofors among other purchases of weapons system, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Business Standard
No interference from govt in Karti Chidambram's case: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The CBI has sought 15-days remand of Karti Chidambaram for custodial interrogation Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at February 28, 2018 19:50 IST Karti Chidambaram, son of former union minister P Chidambaram escorted by police personnel to the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
No vendetta against Karti: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The government on Wednesday rejected Congress party's allegation of vendetta in the arrest of Karti Chidambaram and said that the law is taking its course."The law is taking its course and the law must take its course. The CBI will explain all details. The ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Providing 'conducive policy environment' for success of start-ups: Minister
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said the central government is providing a "conducive policy environment and a favourable investment climate" to ensure the success of the start-up movement in India.Speaking at the National Stock Exchange of ...
 Prokerala1 month ago
Business Standard
Rs 114-bn PNB fraud: Congress, BJP lock horns over Nirav Modi link
Senior BJP leader and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad rebutted the Congress's allegations on the issue Archis Mohan | New Delhi Last Updated at February 15, 2018 23:03 IST Congress using words like ‘Chotta Modi’ is not acceptable. BJP takes ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
DNA
Govt to set up seven centres of excellence for fintech, augmented reality, IoT
Minister of IT and Electronics Ravi Shankar Prasad asked all the states to strengthen their measures for cybersecurity in the wake of India moving towards a digital cashless economy
 DNA2 months ago
Money Control
7 forensic labs to provide electronic evidence in courts soon: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Addressing the concluding session of the 24th All India Forensic Science Conference, Prasad called on forensic experts to meet the challenges of cyber security during India#39;s transformation to a digital economy.
 Money Control2 months ago
DNA
India should be global centre for data innovation, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
India should take a leadership position in the global digital revolution and become a key centre for data innovation as well as low-cost cyber security products, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
 DNA2 months ago
FIR in Aadhaar data breach not against journalist, says Minister
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that an FIR filed following a media report on Aadhaar data breach was not against the journalist, as the Congress and Biju Janata Dal questioned why Aadhaar was being made into a "coercive tool".Prasad said ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Tech City to come up at Palasbari
GUWAHATI, Feb 4 - Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone for a Tech City, an electronics manufacturing cluster, at Bongara in Palasbari of Kamrup district. The ceremony was held on the ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
The Assam Tribune
NE to be empowered digitally: Prasad
GUWAHATI, Feb 2 - Union Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said six BPOs have been so far opened in the North-east and plans are afoot to open another five shortly with a total intake capacity of 5,000.The plan to open BPOs in small towns ...
 The Assam Tribune2 months ago
Not a single case of data breach, Aadhaar fully safe: Government
Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asserted that the Aadhaar data was fully safe and secure. New Delhi: There has not been a single case of data breach from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database, ...
 Zee News2 months ago
Aadhaar data safe, says IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that there has not been a single case of data breach from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) database till today. Replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
Business Standard
Ravi Shankar Prasad lauds village entrepreneurs for creating jobs via CSCs
Prasad lauded efforts of the Village Level Entrepreneurs or VLEs in offering services like Aadhaar, banking, insurance and promoting digital literacy in rural India Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at January 27, 2018 15:43 IST Village ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
India-Asean connection marked by 3C's: Prasad
Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said culture, commerce and connectivity were the three C's which mark the historical connection of the Asean states and India."Asean and India have a deep historical connection. The momentum which we ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Rediff.com
How to save democracy from Facebook
All the fixes require either the enactment of a data-protection law, or the amendment of our existing competition law. This can take many years. However, there is an opportunity for the government to act immediately if it wishes to, says Sunil Abraham. IMAGE: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad addressing the press conference in which he accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of hiring services of Cambridge Analytica. Photograph: Vijay Verma/PTI Photo Those who celebrate the big ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Surjewala compares Modi, Prasad to Hitler, Goebbels
RS Surjewala, Congress on the Cambridge Analytica row: Hitler had an associate called Goebbels, Modiji has an associate called Ravi Shankar Prasad. BJP Govt has become a manufacturer of fake news. Sabse bade data chor macha rahe hain sabse zyada shor." ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Sify
Modi Govt doing vendetta politics against Chidambaram: Congress
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi led union government is doing vendetta politics against former finance minister P. Chidambaram. The party's reaction came after Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said Chidambaram ...
 Sify1 month ago
DNA
BJP-Congress slugfest over Karti Chidambaram's arrest, CBI justifies action
The arrest of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram today led to a political slugfest between the Congress and the BJP. While the Congress accused the BJP-led government of indulging in "political vendetta" and using the arrest as a ...
 DNA1 month ago
Panel on data protection law to submit report soon: Prasad
Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the B.N. Srikrishna Committee on data protection will soon submit its report, after which a law will be drafted.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of World Congress on ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Rediff.com
Congress targets PM over Nirav Modi; No one will be spared, says BJP
Image: Billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi with actress Nimrat Kaur. Photograph: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images  The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress on Thursday blamed each other for the Rs 11,400 crore fraud case involving the Punjab National Bank even as the latter called the scam's main accused Nirav Modi as "chhota Modi" sparking condemnation from the ruling party. The rival parties also traded allegations over a picture of Nirav Modi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a business ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
DNA
PNB fraud: Nirav Modi didn't meet PM Modi at Davos, was part of CII photo event, clarifies BJP
Union Law Minister and senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday strongly objected to Congress allegation that the government is trying to shield businessman Nirav Modi in the PNB fraud case. Ravi Shankar Prasad said, Wish to make it very clear and ...
 DNA2 months ago
No information on rise in spread of hatred on social media: Prasad
The government has no information to show that there is an increase in spread of hatred and negativity on social media, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Parliament today. In a written reply to Lok Sabha, Prasad also said there is no proposal with the government to review the IT Act in order to regulate the social media.The government in the past had acknowledged that various social media posts and video uploads are capable of disturbing communal harmony. The minister had ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
LAVA's 'Design in India' initiative a key milestone: Minister
The government has put in place policies and structures to make India a global hub of electronics manufacturing and LAVA's "Design in India" initiative is a key milestone in that direction, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Tuesday."We ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
catchnews.com
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad takes oath as RS member
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Tuesday. Rashtriya Janata Dal spokesperson Manoj Kumar Jha and Telugu Desam Party vice-president C.M. Ramesh also took oath as the members of the ...
 catchnews.com2 weeks ago
Facebook most welcome, but no compromise on data security: Prasad
Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said social media giant Facebook, which has a robust presence in the country, is welcome, provided there is no compromise on data security. "Facebook is most welcome here, ...
 SME Times4 weeks ago
Facebook most welcome, but no compromise on data security: Prasad
Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said social media giant Facebook, which has a robust presence in the country, is welcome, provided there is no compromise on data security."Facebook is most welcome here, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

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