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Centre plans security guidelines
Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday hinted that the government could bring out new, improved guidelines if security establishments demanded that ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
'Can't club Us With Congress; Full credit to PM Modi': IT Minister on Section 66(A)
| Duration: 13 min, 25 sec On The Buck Stops Here, an exclusive interview with minister of communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Supreme Court judgement declaring Section 66A of the IT Act as unconstitutional. Featured More More
 NDTV1 week ago
Rediff.com
Modi govt welcomes judgment on Sec 66A: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, on Tuesday, maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. At the same time, it said it had conveyed a request to the court that government is willing to come out with additional, more stringent guidelines so as to prevent abuse of Section 66A of the Act which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly “offensive” ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Ani News
Govt. not in favour of curtailing communication on social media: R.S. Prasad
Mar 24, 1:37 pm New Delhi, Mar. 24 ( ANI ): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects freedom of speech and ...
 Ani News1 week ago
Govt. welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: RS Prasad
New Delhi, Mar 24 : Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court's judgement on striking down the Section 66A of the Information Technology ...
 Topnews.in1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy of the apex court's ...
 NetIndia123.com1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism. "We welcome this ...
 Zee News1 week ago
Govt not in favour of curtailing communication on social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi: Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour of curtailing ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle
Aircel, BSNL, Vodafone not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles
Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Photo: PTI/File) New Delhi: Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed on March ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
Govt supports rights of Indians to communicate via social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad
NEW DELHI: Those who are in politics must learn to be tolerant even in the face of criticism, Communications and Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, adding that the government fully supports the right of millions of Indians ...
 Indian Television1 week ago
200 villages to get BSNL's digital network service
Comment · print · T T T+· T- Minister for Communication and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad (left) inaugurates "Walk of Hope" in Kanyakumari on Monday.— Photo: Special Arrangement Digitisation will boost IT industry, says ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Bangalore Mirror
Gingger Shankar connects with Hampi
The Los Angeles-based grand niece of Ravi Shankar has begun shooting in the heritage site for her mother's upcoming album The latest project of singer Gingger Shankar, the Los Angeles-based grand niece of Indian music icon Pandit Ravi Shankar, has ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 weeks ago
Domain-B
BSNL boosts national broadband infrastructure with new fixed line technology
Minister of communications and information technology Ravi Shankar Prasad today inaugurated Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL's) next generation network (NGN) technology for fixed-line telephones, giving a big push to the proposed National Broadband ...
 Domain-B2 weeks ago
India Has 95.5 Crore Mobile Subscribers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
NEW DELHI: A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha. There were 30 core internet connections in the country till last year which was ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav's comment on women 'deplorable', should be withdrawn: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt from a Bollywood number.
 DNA2 weeks ago
Ani News
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Mar 13, 1:57 pm New Delhi, Mar. 13 ( ANI ): Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL.Responding to ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
Business Standard
Subscribers owe Rs 3,407 cr to BSNL and MTNL
Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad gave that figure to the Lok Sabha today BS Reporter | New Delhi March 11, 2015 Last Updated at 19:48 IST State-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL have total outstanding dues of Rs 3,407.39 crore from their ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Privatizing BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that there
 INooz2 weeks ago
Railway budget, development oriented, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
ANI | New Delhi February 26, 2015 Last Updated at 15:07 IST Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday lauded the Centre's Railway Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in Parliament as a profound development oriented budget ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
Anti-national groups using social media for propaganda: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Minister said a total of 362, 432 and 272 incidents relating to posting propaganda were reported during 2012, 2013 and 2014, respectively. NEW DELHI: Anti-national groups are making use of social networking sites in spreading propaganda and inciting ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
NewsX Hosts 'Vision 4G LTE Telecom Conclave'
Graced by Honorable Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad as Chief Guest .
 Afaqs1 month ago
BJP accepts defeat with humility: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The BJP accepts its "massive defeat" in Delhi assembly elections with humility and will play a role of "constructive opposition", party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.
 Zee News1 month ago
Kejriwal seeks meeting with PM, Prez; Rajnath meet tommorow
BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad on the AAP win and support from the union government: "The Govt works without any political bias and will support Delhi Govt in its endeavors. We will look into why we lost deeply, we lost and we accept it with humility. But BJP is resilient." Waiting and watching.
 Rediff.com1 month ago
DNA
Nitish Kumar's criticising BJP 'baseless': Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday dismissed former Bihar chief minister's criticism of the BJP with respect to the ongoing political turmoil in Bihar as 'baseless'.
 DNA1 month ago
National fibre optic network to connect 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by 2018: Centre
New Delhi February 12, 2015 Last Updated at 18:30 IST Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that Rs.6000 crores worth of projects have been approved under the 'Make in India' programme out of proposals worth ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
First Post.com
Delhi polls: We are very much assured of a decisive victory, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
BJP on Thursday expressed confidence that it would emerge victorious in the Delhi Assembly polls and said it was counting on the people to go by the party's track record even as it questioned whether the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP would be able to provide ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Centre ready to use satellites, drones to connect to rural India: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The Centre is ready to use satellites, balloons or drones to fast-forward digital connectivity in India’s rural and remote areas, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. NEW DELHI: The Centre is ready to use satellites, balloons or drones to ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Open to using satellites, drones for National Optical Fibre Network: Ravi Shankar Prasad
The govt's ambitious project NOFN aims to provide high-speed broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by December 2016. NEW DELHI: The government is open to the use of satellite technology, drones or special balloons for providing broadband ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
Rediff.com
Aadhaar may be brought under IT & Communications ministry
The ministry, under Ravi Shankar Prasad, will soon prepare a Cabinet note for The ministry of information technology (IT) and communications is set to take charge of Aadhaar, the ambitious national citizen identification project.  Under the Unique Identification Authority of India, it was with the Planning Commission in the previous government. After the commission’s revamp, the project has to be shifted.  “Since Aadhaar has many links with technology and is expected to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
NDTV
India is a Happening Place Today: Ravi Shankar Prasad
File photo: Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Washington: Describing India as a "happening place" and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US ...
 NDTV2 months ago
Business Standard
India has now emerged as a land of aspirations: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Describing India as a 'happening place' and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes like Make ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
India is a happening place today : Ravi Shankar Prasad
Washington, Jan 17: Describing India as a "happening place" and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes ...
 One India2 months ago
BRICS communications ministers may meet in Russia in October
NEW DELHI, March 25. /TASS/. The first meeting of the ministers of communications of the BRICS member-countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) may take place in autumn, Russian Minister of Communications and Mass Media Nikolay ...
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies6 days ago
NDTV
Telecom Minister Welcomes Section 66A Judgement, Advocates Self-Regulation
by NDTV Correspondent , 25 March 2015 Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Parties Welcome SC Judgment, But with Rider
NEW DELHI: Welcoming the the Supreme Court judgment on the infamous Section 66 A of the IT Act, which was included through an amendment in 2008, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that it was badly drafted, but he was probably referring to ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, Twitter 'very excited'
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while visiting Twitter chief executive Dick ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Rediff.com
We don't support UPA stand on 66A, says IT minister
Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, on Tuesday, maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. At the same time, it said it had conveyed a request to the court that government is willing to come out with additional, more stringent guidelines so as to prevent abuse of Section 66A of the Act which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly “offensive” ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Section 66A: Government to come up with a structured response soon
Government on Tuesday made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression ...
 DNA India1 week ago
Government Welcomes Court Decision on 66A
Following is the text of the statement made by the Union Minister for Telecom & IT, Sh Ravi Shankar Prasad on Supreme Court judgement on section 66-A of IT act: “The Union Government welcomes Hon’ble SC’s ...
 PIB1 week ago
Govt says it's not in favour of curbing dissent on socialmedia
NEW DELHI : Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, today maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. At the same time, it ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 week ago
Govt Says It Differed With UPA Ministry's Stand on Section 66A
Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section 66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and ...
 Outlook India1 week ago
Vodafone, Aircel, BSNL Not Meeting Quality of Service Benchmarks
Monday, 23 March 2015 Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed today. "As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent ...
 Communications Today1 week ago
Modi government says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Section 66A of IT Act
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI) New Delhi : Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, maintained on Tuesday that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago
Government is not in favour of curbing dissent on social media
At the same time, it said it had conveyed a request to the court that government is willing to come out with additional, more stringent guidelines so as to prevent abuse of Section 66A of the Act which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly ...
 Jagran Post1 week ago
PM Narendra Modi govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Section 66A
Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, today maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. At the same time, it said it had ...
 Financial Express1 week ago
IT Minister: We don't support UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section 66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago
Government says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
NEW DELHI: Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
IT minister will take `structured view` of SC`s verdict on Section 66A: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy of the apex court's verdict.
 Zee News1 week ago
Aircel, BSNL, Voda Not Meeting Quality Benchmarks in Some Circles
Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed today. "As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent call drop rate, Aircel is ...
 Outlook India1 week ago
BBC
Indian media: MP's 'sexist' remark
MP Sharad Yadav's remarks about women's skin colour have drawn sharp criticism Papers say senior MP Sharad Yadav's remarks about the colour of women's skin "are dangerously wrong at several levels". Mr Yadav on Wednesday said he was "saddened" by ...
 BBC1 week ago
India has over 95 crore mobile connections: Telecom Minister
A whopping 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.20 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much mobile phone networks have ...
 India Today1 week ago
AhmedabadMirror.com
​Furore over Yadav's remarks on women's... ​Furore over Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the Janata Dal-United leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments created ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com1 week ago
Mobile subscribers
A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in ...
 The Echo Of India1 week ago
Sexist remark: When Sharad Yadav expressed deep regret over his 'obnoxious' remark
New Delhi, March 18: Amid much outrage over his sexist remark, Rajya Sabha member and Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Wednesday expressed regret over his act. Feeling sorry over his retort to Human Resource Development Minister Smriti ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav, Mind Your Language
(Brinda Karat is a Politburo member of the CPI(M) and a former Member of the Rajya Sabha.) Sharad Yadav should have known better. As the President of a party that rules a State and carries considerable influence, he carries a responsibility to ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
India has 955 million mobile subscribers
As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed today. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago
Millennium Post
Aircel, Voda not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles
Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed on Friday. As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent call drop rate, Aircel is ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago
Aircel, BSNL, Voda not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles
SNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed on Friday. As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent call drop rate, Aircel is not ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
Sharad, Smriti spar over women's colour slur
NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the Janata Dal-U leader and federal Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments ...
 Oman Tribune2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Despite attack in Parliament, Sharad Yadav remains ...
New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Mondayremained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. Sharad Yadav. Image courtesy: ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Sexist Sharad Ready for Debate on 'Dark' Women
NEW DELHI: JD(U)chief Sharad Yadav on Monday remained defiant over his comments about the alleged dusky complexion of South Indian women and claimed that he was ready for a debate on the issue. I said saanvli (dark-complexioned) women are more in ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Sharad Swears by His 'Saanvli' Slur
NEW DELHI: JD(U)chief Sharad Yadav on Monday remained defiant over his comments about the alleged dusky complexion of South Indian women and claimed that he was ready for a debate on the issue. I said saanvli (dark-complexioned) women are more in ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
AhmedabadMirror.com
I know what you are: Sharad Yadav takes on Smriti Irani
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion which last week kicked up a row across the country. He told Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani 'I know what you are' when she objected to his ...
 AhmedabadMirror.com2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal
An unapologetic Sharad(ji) takes on Smriti Irani
03:13 am New Delhi : Janata Dal (U) leader Sharad Yadav is a politician of the 1970s vintage. In fact, he is among the first of those anti-Indira leaders who made his mark on the national scene as he humbled the veteran Congress leader Seth Govind ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago
Our netas and their umpteen shades of grey
JD-U chief Sharad Yadav was on Monday unruffled by the widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, saying that he was well within his rights as an individual and as member of parliament to stand by his views which were not ...
 Bangalore Mirror2 weeks ago
Indian Express
After saanvli comment, Sharad Yadav tells Smriti Irani: I know what you are
Sharad Yadav raked the issue up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. (PTI Photo) UNDER attack for his comment on saanvli (dark-complexioned) women, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav hit back at HRD Minister Smriti Irani in the Rajya Sabha ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Under attack from Smriti Irani, Sharad Yadav remains ...
New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Mondayremained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. Sharad Yadav. Image courtesy: ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks …
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Bollywood songs that refute Sharad Yadav's sexist tune
Facing a storm of disapproval for his saanvli (dark complexioned) remarks on Indian women, Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav stood his ground and turned to classic Hindi film song in defiance on Monday. He brought up Gulzar's Mera gora rang ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav sticks to 'dark-skinned women' comment
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav speaks in the Rajya Sabha. (Photo: PTI) New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday remained unapologetic for his comments on women's 'dark-skinned complexion', as he raked it up ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav on his 'dusky women' remark: I said nothing wrong
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday remained defiant over his comments on women's complexion, saying he is ready to debate on the issue. During the debate on the insurance bill in Rajya Sabha last week, the Janata Dal (United) leader spoke on ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Odisha Samaya
Smriti Slams Sharad
New Delhi: Union HRDminister Smriti Irani slams JD(U) Supremo and Member of Parliament Sharad Yadav over the former's comments on women's complexion. Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav remained unapologetic for his ...
 Odisha Samaya2 weeks ago
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
New Delhi, March 16 JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got away ...
 ProKerala.com2 weeks ago
'Adamant' Sharad Yadav justifies sexist comments
Mar 16, 4:22 pm New Delhi, Mar. 16 ( ANI ): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments, on Monday refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav courts controversy with dark complexion remark
Comment · print · T T T+· T- PTI JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi on Monday. TOPICS JD(U) MP Sharad Yadav's comment on women's complexion created a ruckus in Rajya Sabha on Monday, after union ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
Sify
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'dark skinned' remark
New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Under attack, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'dark-skinned' women remark
New Delhi, March 16: JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday remained defiant over his controversial comments on the complexion of South Indian women and instead called for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark complexioned) ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
Smriti Irani slams unapologetic Sharad Yadav over 'women's colour' remarks
NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed sharp exchanges between JD(U) MP Sharad Yadav and human resource development minister Smriti Irani over the former's comments on women's complexion. Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
India Today
South Indian women remarks: Defiant Sharad Yadav ready to debate
Janata Dal-United chief Sharad Yadav remained defiant over his controversial comments on the complexion of South Indian women and instead called for a debate on the issue. "Why should I apologise? I raised a very important issue of discrimination on ...
 India Today2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav stands by saanvli women remark in Parliament
Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Unruffled by widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav remained unrepentant in Parliament on Monday. The issue was raised in the house by Union Telecom Minister ...
 ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago
Woman MPs demand apology over sexist remarks but Sharad Yadav defiant
New Delhi: Sexist comments made by Janata Dal United chief Sharad Yadav last week created uproar in Parliament with women MPs demanding an apology from him. A defiant Yadav, however, refused to apologise claiming that he never disrespected women. ...
 IBNLive India News2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark complexioned) women are more in number in India, they are more in number the world over. I am ready to debate with anyone on the struggle of (Ram Manohar) Lohia and others for them," he said in Rajya Sabha. As Yadav explained his position on the issue, he ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Country has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers: Telecom minister
A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
NDTV
'Have the Greatest Respect for Smriti Irani,' Says Sharad Yadav, Forced to Clarify
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav in Parliament New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in the Rajya Sabha that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said on Monday, "I know what you are." ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
JD(U) on Back Foot over Yadav's Remark
NEW DELHI:The JD(U) on Friday apologised for the indiscretion of their party chief Sharad Yadav and his sexist remarks on women, particularly those from the South, in the Rajya Sabha during the debate on Insurance Bill. We are sorry if somebody is ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav's remark on women exposes MPs' true colours
The remark on the colour of women exposed true colours of our politicians in Parliament. Three days days after the media reported the alleged sexist and racist comment of Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, Rajya Sabha members attempted to ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago
PM, Home Min should apologise for RSS mouthpiece depicting J&K as part of Pak: Cong
NEW DELHI, Mar 13: Terming as extremely unfortunate, the publication of a map in RSS mouthpiece Organiser depicting a part of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan, the Congress today demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago
RSS map shows J&K as part of Pakistan
The Opposition in the Rajya Sabha on Friday protested against the RSS weekly Organiser showing large parts of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan in a map in its latest edition prompting the government to dissociate itself with it. The government on Friday ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav praises 'bodies' of South Indian women
Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav came under sharp criticism on Friday for speaking in awe of the “bodies” and dancing skills of “dark-skinned” South Indian women during a discussion in the Rajya Sabha. Yadav’s ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Furore in RS over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments created a ruckus in the upper ...
 Nagaland Post2 weeks ago
Inform people about pro-farmer objectives of Land Bill, Mins told
cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion to create awareness about Government's development plans, the Government on Friday asked the Ministers to visit the States during Parliament's recess and inform the people about pro-farmer ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago
Defiant Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
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MetroVaartha.com
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over saanvli remark
New Delhi | Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. What have I said … saanvli (dark ...
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 Tehelka2 weeks ago
Millennium Post
Unapologetic Sharad Yadav ready to debate over 'saanvli' remark
"What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark complexioned) women are more in number in India, they are more in number the world over. I am ready to debate with anyone on the struggle of (Ram Manohar) Lohia and others for them," he said in Rajya Sabha. As ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago
Adamant Sharad Yadav justifies 'dark complexion' remark, says ready to debate
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 DNA India2 weeks ago
Daijiworldcom
Defiant Sharad ready for debate on women's complexion
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS): JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got ...
 Daijiworldcom2 weeks ago
'Adamant' Sharad Yadav justifies …
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments, on Monday refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt from a Bollywood number. ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Sharad stands by saanvli women remark in Parliament
New Delhi: Unruffled by widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav remained unrepentant in Parliament on Monday. The issue was raised in the house by Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar ...
 Punjabkesari2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav stands by 'saanvli' women remark in Parliament
New Delhi, Mar 16 : Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was on Monday unruffled by the widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, saying that he was well within his rights as an individual and as member of parliament to stand ...
 Topnews.in2 weeks ago
Govt. to probe publication of map in RSS mouthpiece showing J-K as part of Pakistan
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday that the NDA Government will be investigating the publication of a map in the RSS mouthpiece, Organizer, that shows some parts of Jammu and Kashmir as being a part of ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic about saanvli remark
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 Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
RSS mouthpiece shows PoK as Pak territory; Govt to probe
The publication of a map in RSS mouthpiece Organiser depicting a part of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan, today evoked consternation in Rajya Sabha, with the Opposition asking whether the government approved it. An embarrassed government promised to ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
RSS magazine shows PoK in Pak
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 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago
RSS Organiser shows PoK as Pakistan territory, draws Opp's flak in RS
nment on Friday said it will probe into the matter of the publication of a map showing Pak-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as part of Pakistan in RSS mouthpiece Organiser after it drew the ire of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. The Opposition ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago
RSS mouthpiece shows PoK as Pakistan territory; Government to probe
An embarrassed government promised to investigate the matter saying this was not its stand and neither of the Sangh. The matter was raised by Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad when the House met for the day, saying a map published in the 'Organiser' ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Rediff.com
Oops! RSS magazine shows PoK as Pak territory
The publication of a map in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece Organiser depicting a part of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan, on Friday evoked consternation in Rajya Sabha, with the Opposition asking whether the government approved it. An embarrassed government promised to investigate the matter saying this was not its stand and neither of the Sangh. The matter was raised by Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad when the House met for the day, saying a map published in the ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
India to play key role in formulating future internet architecture: RS Prasad
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 Zee News3 weeks ago
Three in one
A Sunday event to mark Nasscom's 25th anniversary saw the presence of Prime Minster Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of State for finance Jayant Sinha, besides the who's who of India's information ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
Union Budget took notice of the marginalized: RS Prasad
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 Business Standard1 month ago
Nitish Kumar's criticizing BJP 'baseless': RS Prasad
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Rediff.com
Vinton Gray Cerf on the future of internet business in India
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 Rediff.com2 months ago
Govt. not in favour of curtailing communication on social media: R.S. Prasad
Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour of curtailing ...
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Govt. welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: RS Prasad (Update …
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court's judgement on striking down the Section 66A of the Information ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Prasad
f the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism. "We welcome this decision by the Supreme Court. The government is committed to ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Govt. not in favour of curtailing communication on social media: …
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT)
 INooz1 week ago
Ani News
Govt. welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: RS Prasad (Update)
Mar 24, 4:33 pm New Delhi, Mar. 24 ( ANI ): Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court's judgement on striking down the Section ...
 Ani News1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy of the apex ...
 ABP Live1 week ago
India Has 95.5 Crore Mobile Subscribers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
NEW DELHI: A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India’s 120 crore population, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Lok Sabha. “There were 30 core internet connections in the country till last year which ...
 Silicon India2 weeks ago
Money Control
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in the country. "There were 30 core internet connections in the country till last year which was more than the United States and next to China.
 Money Control2 weeks ago
Express Computer India
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
This has empowered the citizens to use Information and Communication Technology in their own languages, said Ravi Shankar Prasad A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population,Telecom Minister Ravi ...
 Express Computer India2 weeks ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
International Reporter
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
MIL/ A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has ...
 International Reporter2 weeks ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers: Ravi Shankar Prasad
"There were 30 core internet connections in the country till last year which was more than the United States and next to China. In the use of smartphones, India is next only to the US," the Minister said during question hour. He said the Telecom Ministry was ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav's comment on women 'deplorable', should …
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the sexist comments made by Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was deplorable and asked him to withdraw it. "I totally ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Central Chronicle
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Agencies, New Delhi Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL. Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in ...
 Central Chronicle2 weeks ago
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL. Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha ...
 NetIndia123.com2 weeks ago
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
New Delhi, Mar 13 : Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL. Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in ...
 Topnews.in2 weeks ago
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL. Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha today, Prasad ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Privatising BSNL and MTNL not on anvil: Ravi Shankar Prasad
ANI | New Delhi March 13, 2015 Last Updated at 13:55 IST Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Friday that there is no proposal to privatise public sector telecom giants BSNL or MTNL. Responding to supplementaries ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
Railway budget, development oriented, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday lauded the Centre's Railway Budget for fiscal 2015-16 in Parliament as a profound development oriented budget laying down the roadmap of the critical contribution of ...
 Sify1 month ago
One India
Open to using satellites, drones for broadband project: Ravi Shankar Prasad
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 One India1 month ago
Rediff.com
India has now emerged as a land of aspirations: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Prasad appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes like Make in India Describing India as a 'happening place' and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes like Make in India. Stating that India has now emerged as a land of aspirations, Prasad wooed the American business community to invest ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
India is a Happening Place Today: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Describing India as a "happening place" and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes like Make in India.
 Outlook2 months ago
Current News India
India is a Happening Place Today: Ravi Shankar Prasad
WASHINGTON: Describing India as a "happening place" and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes like ...
 Current News India2 months ago
India is a happening place today : Ravi Shankar Prasad
Washington, Jan 17: Describing India as a "happening place" and a land of aspirations, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has appealed to US businesses to invest in the country in a big way specially in ambitious programmes ...
 One India2 months ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Prasad
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism."We welcome this ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
Ani News
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
31 pm New Delhi, Mar. 24 ( ANI ): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, ...
 Ani News1 week ago
NDTV
Telecom Minister Welcomes Section 66A Judgement, Advocates Self-Regulation
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism. "We ...
 NDTV1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, Twitter 'very excited'
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while visiting Twitter chief executive Dick ...
 SME Times1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, Twitter 'very excited'
New Delhi, (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while visiting ...
 Mangalorean1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, Twitter 'very excited'
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS): Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while ...
 Daijiworldcom1 week ago
Govt says it's not in favour of curbing dissent on social media
NEW DELHI, Mar 24: Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, today maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. At the same ...
 Daily Excelsior.com1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, …
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Government lauds SC ruling on free speech, Twitter 'very excited' (Third Lead)
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Information Technology Act's section 66A on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant towards criticism, while visiting Twitter chief executive ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Prasad (Second Lead)
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal towards criticism. "We ...
 NetIndia123.com1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Prasad
New Delhi: New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant ...
 ABP Live1 week ago
Government is not in favour of curbing dissent on socialmedia
At the same time, it said it had conveyed a request to the court that government is willing to come out with additional, more stringent guidelines so as to prevent abuse of Section 66A of the Act which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly ...
 Jagran Post1 week ago
Govt. welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: RS Prasad (Update)
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Government of India welcomes the Supreme Court's judgement on striking down the Section 66A of the Information Technology Act."The Government ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section …
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
Government welcomes SC judgment on Section 66A: Prasad
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS): Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to quash Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act, 2000, on Tuesday, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said people in power should be tolerant and liberal ...
 Daijiworldcom1 week ago
Moneycontrol.com
Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
G At the same time, it had conveyed a request to the court that government is willing to come out with additional, more stringent guidelines so as to prevent abuse of Section 66A of the Act which allows arrest of a person for posting allegedly ...
 Moneycontrol.com1 week ago
Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
Government Says It Differed With UPA Ministry's Stand on Section 66A
NEW DELHI: Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
Government says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Section 66 A
New Delhi: Government on Tuesday made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regime's stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to Apex Court that it respects freedom of speech and ...
 Jagran Post1 week ago
Govt says it differed with UPA ministry's stand on Sec 66A
Government today made it clear that it differs with previous UPA regimes stand on Section66A of IT Act, which has been scrapped by Supreme Court, and has conveyed it in writing to apex court that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Govt. not in favour of curtailing communication on social media: R.S. Prasad
Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour of curtailing ...
 Sify1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
New Delhi, Mar. 24 - The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy of ...
 Topnews.in1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict …
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
New Delhi March 24, 2015 Last Updated at 12:38 IST The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
IT Minister will take 'structured view' of SC's verdict on Section 66A: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday said Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad will take a 'structured view' of the Supreme Court's verdict on Section 66A, after receiving a copy of the apex court's verdict. "As ...
 Sify1 week ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
New Delhi, Mar 18 (PTI) A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed today. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone ...
 Press Trust of India2 weeks ago
Aircel, BSNL, Voda not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles
NEW DELHI: Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed today. "As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent call drop rate, ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
Aircel, BSNL, Voda not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles
Pic Courtesy: - New Delhi: Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed today. "As regards, the parameter worst affected cells having more than 3 per cent ...
 ZeeNews.com1 week ago
Ani News
Sharad Yadav's comment on women 'deplorable', should be withdrawn: R S Prasad
Mar 16, 4:57 pm New Delhi, Mar. 16 ( ANI ): Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the sexist comments made by Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was deplorable and asked him ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
India has 955 million mobile subscribers, says Telecom Minister
As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in the ...
 Firstpost.com1 week ago
NDTV
India Has 955 Million Mobile Subscribers: Telecom Minister
A whopping 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.20 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much mobile phone networks have expanded ...
 NDTV1 week ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
Pic Courtesy: - New Delhi: A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile ...
 ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago
India has 955 million mobile subscribers
As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed today. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in the country.
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
Livemint.com
India has 955 million mobile subscribers
He said the telecom ministry was implementing the Technology Development for Indian Languages (TDIL) programme and its objectives included research and development of language technologies. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: A whopping 955 ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
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 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Business Standard
India has 955 million mobile subscribers
Core internet connections in the country outpace US, China; India next only to US in smartphone usage Press Trust of India | New Delhi March 18, 2015 Last Updated at 13:22 IST As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
India has 955 million mobile subscribers
Email this Print As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed today. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone ...
 Smart Investor2 weeks ago
NDTV
'Have the Greatest Respect for Smriti Irani,' Says Sharad Yadav, Forced to Explain Offensive Remark
New Delhi: Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in the Rajya Sabha that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said on Monday, "I know what you are." Today, the 67-year-old lawmaker was forced to ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago
India has 95.5 crore mobile subscribers
A whopping 95.5 crore mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 120 crore population, Lok Sabha was informed today. Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said this was a reflection on how much the mobile phone network has expanded in the ...
 Siasat Daily2 weeks ago
Pune Mirror
I know what you are: Sharad Yadav takes on Smriti Irani
JD(U) CHIEF UNAPOLOGETIC FOR SEXIST REMARKS Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion which last week kicked up a row across the country. He told Union HRD minister Smriti Irani 'I ...
 Pune Mirror2 weeks ago
Kaumudi
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark ..
NEW DELHI: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav Monday remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark ...
 Kaumudi2 weeks ago
Furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments ...
 Odisha Television2 weeks ago
News India Times
Furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
IANS New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The ...
 News India Times2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark, says ready for a...
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday remained defiant over his comments on women's complexion, saying he is ready to debate on the issue even as HRD minister Smriti Irani asked the senior lawmaker to resist from making sexist remarks. The issue ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Sify
Furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. The comments created a ruckus in ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
New Delhi : Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago
Mid Day
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
Refusing to refused to apologise, JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and stated that he was ready for a debate on the topic New Delhi: JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments ...
 Mid Day2 weeks ago
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
JD-U chief said his comments were misinterpreted and refused to apologise New Delhi: JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on ...
 Gulf News2 weeks ago
Furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion
The Rajya Sabha on Monday witnessed a furore over Sharad Yadav's remarks on women's complexion, as sharp words were exchanged between the JD-U leader and Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.The comments created a ruckus in the upper house after ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on womens complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got away lightly when he made the comments last ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Oneindia
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
New Delhi, March 16: JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got away ...
 Oneindia2 weeks ago
The Week
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate on women's complexion
New Delhi: JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got away lightly when he ...
 The Week2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav's comment on women 'deplorable', should be withdrawn: R S Prasad
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the sexist comments made by Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was deplorable and asked him to withdraw it. "I totally disapprove and also criticise the ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Defiant Sharad Yadav ready for debate …
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) JD-U chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said his comments on women's complexion were misinterpreted and refused to apologise, stating that he was ready for a debate on the topic. The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader had got ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav's comment on women 'deplorable', should be withdrawn: R S Prasad
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the sexist comments made by Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was deplorable and asked him to withdraw it."I totally disapprove and also criticise ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
'Adamant' Sharad Yadav justifies sexist comments
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav, who has drawn flak from the women lawmakers over his sexist comments, on Monday refused to tender an apology and justified his stand by quoting an excerpt from a Bollywood number. "What should I apologize ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
"What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark complexioned) womenare more in number in India, they are more in number the world over. I am ready to debate with anyone on the struggle of (Ram Manohar) Lohia and others for them," he said in Rajya Sabha. As Yadav ...
 Jagran Post2 weeks ago
ABP Live
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
Sharad Yadav New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Monday remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a ...
 ABP Live2 weeks ago
Firstpost.com
Under attack, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav unapologetic ...
New Delhi: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav on Mondayremained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. Sharad Yadav. Image courtesy: ...
 Firstpost.com2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav stands by 'saanvli' women remark in Parliament
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was on Monday unruffled by the widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, saying that he was well within his rights as an individual and as member of parliament to stand by his views which ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav stands by 'saanvli' women remark in Par …
New Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was on Monday unruffled by the widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, saying that he was well within his rights as an individual and as member of parliament to ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago
Ani News
Sharad Yadav stands by 'saanvli' women remark in Parliament
Mar 16, 2:24 pm New Delhi, Mar.16 ( ANI ): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav was on Monday unruffled by the widespread outrage over his comments about south Indian women, saying that he was well within his rights as an individual and ...
 Ani News2 weeks ago
India TV
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over saanvli remark
Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women’s complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. “What have I said ...
 India TV2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
NEW DELHI: Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Outlook India
Sharad Yadav Unapologetic Over 'Saanvli' Remark
Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on women's complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... 'saanvli' (dark ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago
Sharad Yadav unapologetic over 'saanvli' remark
Under attack for sexist remarks, JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today remained unapologetic for his comments on womens complexion, as he raked it up again saying he was ready for a debate on the issue. "What have I said ... saanvli (dark complexioned) women are ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
Govt. to probe publication of map in RSS mouthpiece showing J-K as part of Pakistan
Union Information Technology and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday that the NDA Government will be investigating the publication of a map in the RSS mouthpiece, Organizer, that shows some parts of Jammu and Kashmir as being ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
India to play key role in formulating future internet architecture: R.S. Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the new internet architecture, which is expected to come up by September next year, should be broad-based and global. Speaking at a conference on "Digital Pivot to ...
 Sify3 weeks ago
India to play key role in formulating future internet architecture: R.S. Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that the new internet architecture, which is expected to come up by September next year, should be broad-based and global.Speaking at a conference on "Digital ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Union Budget took notice of the marginalized: RS Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday hailed the first budget introduced in the Parliament by the NDA Government, saying that it took serious notice of equity concerns of the poor, underprivileged and ...
 Sify1 month ago
National fibre optic network to connect 2.5 lakh gram panchayats by 2018: Centre
Communication and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said that Rs.6000 crores worth of projects have been approved under the 'Make in India' programme out of proposals worth Rs.20000 crores received. He also revealed through a ...
 Sify1 month ago
Nitish Kumar's criticizing BJP 'baseless': RS Prasad
Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday dismissed former Bihar chief minister's criticism of the BJP with respect to the ongoing political turmoil in Bihar as 'baseless'."Nitish ji has imposed ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

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