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Shatrughan Sinha calls BJP one-man show, two-man army; joins Congress on BJP foundation day

Shatrughan Sinha calls BJP one-man show, two-man army; joins Congress on BJP foundation day

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha today (Saturday, April 6) officially joined the Congress, on the Sansthapna Diwas or Foundation Day of his erstwhile party, the BJP. He...
NDA releases Bihar candidate list for Lok Sabha polls

NDA releases Bihar candidate list for Lok Sabha polls

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today (Saturday, March 23) announced the names of candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, in which Shatrughan Sinha...
Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir today (Friday, March 22) joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of Lok Sabha polls in the presence of Union Ministers...
After BJP’s attack on Rahul Gandhi for respecting terrorist, INC hit back through a video

After BJP’s attack on Rahul Gandhi for respecting terrorist, INC hit back through a...

Video war is on between the two well-known national political parties of India BJP and INC. Yesterday (March 11) BJP posted a video of...
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi’s respectful words for Masood Azhar, allows BJP to hit back

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi brewed a new controversy on Monday while he referred terrorist group Jaish-e- Mohammad’s head Masood Azhar as ‘Masood Azhar Ji’...
Mayawati

Mayawati’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi: Is ‘minimum income for poor’like fake promise of ‘Gareebi...

BSP Chief Mayawati took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi’s “Minimum income guarantee for poor” statement. Mayawati compared Rahul Gandhi’s statement to Indira Gandhi’s ‘gareebi hataao’...
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Shashi Tharoor sues Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for criminal defamation

Congress MP and former union minister Shashi Tharoor has filed a criminal defamation suit against Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for making defamatory...
Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

The soft-spoken Congress MP who has been the target of harsh comments from various BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi before he became PM, and...
Supreme Court to fix Ayodhya case hearing date in Jan, BJP resents order

Supreme Court to fix Ayodhya case hearing date in Jan, BJP resents order

As the Supreme Court today (Monday, October 29) posted for January first week a decision on date for hearing the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title...
SC said Aadhaar must to avail Govt benefits, but it caused 25 hunger deaths in 2017-18

SC said Aadhaar must to avail Govt benefits, but it caused 25 hunger deaths...

When it was launched in 2009, the pitch behind Aadhaar was that the ID would increase efficiency, reduce leakages and make life easier for...
“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

Panellists feel the government must make the deal clearer to the public without compromising security interests Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BJP have been trading...
Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Petrol and diesel prices touched news highs once again on Thursday, September 13, with oil marketing companies raising retail rates by 13 paise per...
CJI Dipak Misra recommends appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

CJI Dipak Misra recommends appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Tueday, September 4, sent a letter to the Ministry of Law and Justice officially endorsing and...
Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message origin

Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message...

Whatsapp has rejected Modi government’s demand for making software to trace origin of a message on its platform, said media reports. The response has prompted...
WhatsApp

Govt asks WhatsApp to set up local entity, grievance system in India

Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said WhatsApp has assured the Indian government that it would develop tools to combat the...
CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who faced severe criticism from four senior-most SC judges in January this year regarding administrative matters of the...
Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

The Supreme Court of India has got, for the first time, three sitting women judges following the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice...
Draft Personal data protection law – industry welcomes, but privacy concerns remain

Draft Personal data protection law – industry welcomes, but privacy concerns remain

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 was submitted by the Justice BN Srikrishna Committee on Data protection on Friday, after nearly a year...
Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Mudda panellists answer question which emerges in wake of broadcast of first videos of surgical strike, many feel it was the right move As the...
Gold medallist MC Mary Kom of India, silver medallist Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland, and bronze medallists Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku of Sri Lanka and Tasmyn Benny of New Zealand at Oxenford Studios, Gold Coast, Australia, Reuters/UNI

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SPEED AND ENDURANCE: Elijah Motonei Manangoi of Kenya, Jake Wightman of Scotland, Charles Da'vall Grice of England, Jinson Johnson of India and fellow runners during the men’s 1,500 metres heats at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Reuters/UNI

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Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Muddapanellists grapple with new reality, wonder at Zuckerberg’s latest foray into scandal and controversy even as more and more reports of poll fixing tumble...
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Cambridge Analytica’s India connection: IT Minister Prasad accuses Congress of links with the firm

Reacting swiftly to Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's statement calling for investigation by Election Commission to see if any political party had links with disgraced...
Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar not available

Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar...

A spate of tragedies including deaths, because claimants to legal entitlements – rations and hospital beds – were denied when they failed to produce...
COVERED IN GOLD: A reveller from Salgueiro performs during the second night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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Govt Under Fire For Case Against Journalist Who Exposed Aadhaar Data Breach

Govt Under Fire For Case Against Journalist Who Exposed Aadhaar Data Breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), fighting a case in Supreme Court challenging the safety of data stored in Aadhaar, is now under...
Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests, demand for referring it to select panel  With just...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Bill to triple salaries of HC, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill to triple salaries of High Court, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Union minister for law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill...

Govt approves amendment in law to provide relief in cheque bounce cases

The Union Cabinet on Friday, Dec 15, cleared a proposal to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 to enable courts to order interim compensation...
Narendra Modi

Modi’s comment about ‘Pakistan hand’ in Gujarat elections draws fire

Some ridiculed it as fanciful, some sat up, alarmed at the seriousness of it, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging Pakistan is trying to...
Narendra Modi

Youth Congress’ scores a self-goal with Twitter meme against PM Modi

BJP slams Congress for Youth Congress tweet mocking Narendra Modi’s ‘chaiwala’ past, Congress apologises and deletes tweet In a tweet reminiscent of senior Congress leader...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah identifies 150 seats to add to BJP tally; asks leaders to ensure...

A meeting of union ministers and BJP general secretaries was called by Amit Shah here on Thursday for better coordination between the govt and...
SECOND CHANCE: Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza in action during her semifinal match against Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at Wimbledon, London. She will face off against five-time champion 37-year-old Venus Williams (USA) in the finals on Saturday, Reuters/UNI

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Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

The clip has Shahabuddin telling Laloo that he is not satisfied with a police officer. This could spell a new headache for Chief Minister...
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Insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not...
Union minister for electronics & information technology and law & justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on the ‘Achievements of UIDAI’, in New Delhi on January 27. Also seen are minister of state for electronics & information technology and law & justice PP Chaudhary, secretary, ministry of electronics & information technology, Aruna Sundararajan and the director general and mission director, UIDAI, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Aadhaar, Modi’s magical wand

111 crore UID card-holders; NDA government basks in the warmth of sunny numbers By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad seemed...

'Ravi Shankar Prasad' - 37 News Results

Shatrughan Sinha calls BJP one-man show, two-man army; joins Congress on BJP foundation day

Shatrughan Sinha calls BJP one-man show, two-man army; joins Congress on BJP foundation day

Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha today (Saturday, April 6) officially joined the Congress, on the Sansthapna Diwas or Foundation Day of his erstwhile party, the BJP. He...
NDA releases Bihar candidate list for Lok Sabha polls

NDA releases Bihar candidate list for Lok Sabha polls

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today (Saturday, March 23) announced the names of candidates for Lok Sabha seats in Bihar, in which Shatrughan Sinha...
Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP

Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir today (Friday, March 22) joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of Lok Sabha polls in the presence of Union Ministers...
After BJP’s attack on Rahul Gandhi for respecting terrorist, INC hit back through a video

After BJP’s attack on Rahul Gandhi for respecting terrorist, INC hit back through a...

Video war is on between the two well-known national political parties of India BJP and INC. Yesterday (March 11) BJP posted a video of...
Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi’s respectful words for Masood Azhar, allows BJP to hit back

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi brewed a new controversy on Monday while he referred terrorist group Jaish-e- Mohammad’s head Masood Azhar as ‘Masood Azhar Ji’...
Mayawati

Mayawati’s jibe at Rahul Gandhi: Is ‘minimum income for poor’like fake promise of ‘Gareebi...

BSP Chief Mayawati took a jibe on Rahul Gandhi’s “Minimum income guarantee for poor” statement. Mayawati compared Rahul Gandhi’s statement to Indira Gandhi’s ‘gareebi hataao’...
Ravi-Shankar-Prasad-Shashi-Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor sues Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for criminal defamation

Congress MP and former union minister Shashi Tharoor has filed a criminal defamation suit against Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for making defamatory...
Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

Tharoor send legal notice to Law Minister RS Prasad for calling him murder accused

The soft-spoken Congress MP who has been the target of harsh comments from various BJP leaders, including Narendra Modi before he became PM, and...
Supreme Court to fix Ayodhya case hearing date in Jan, BJP resents order

Supreme Court to fix Ayodhya case hearing date in Jan, BJP resents order

As the Supreme Court today (Monday, October 29) posted for January first week a decision on date for hearing the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title...
SC said Aadhaar must to avail Govt benefits, but it caused 25 hunger deaths in 2017-18

SC said Aadhaar must to avail Govt benefits, but it caused 25 hunger deaths...

When it was launched in 2009, the pitch behind Aadhaar was that the ID would increase efficiency, reduce leakages and make life easier for...
“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

“BJP avoiding questions on Rafale in the name of national security”

Panellists feel the government must make the deal clearer to the public without compromising security interests Congress president Rahul Gandhi and BJP have been trading...
Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Fuel prices touching ever new highs, rupee depreciation spurring hike

Petrol and diesel prices touched news highs once again on Thursday, September 13, with oil marketing companies raising retail rates by 13 paise per...
CJI Dipak Misra recommends appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

CJI Dipak Misra recommends appointment of Justice Ranjan Gogoi as his successor

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra on Tueday, September 4, sent a letter to the Ministry of Law and Justice officially endorsing and...
Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message origin

Modi Govt to tighten laws as WhatsApp rejects demand for software to trace message...

Whatsapp has rejected Modi government’s demand for making software to trace origin of a message on its platform, said media reports. The response has prompted...
WhatsApp

Govt asks WhatsApp to set up local entity, grievance system in India

Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said WhatsApp has assured the Indian government that it would develop tools to combat the...
CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

CJI talks of attempt to weaken judiciary, says need to overcome personal ambitions

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, who faced severe criticism from four senior-most SC judges in January this year regarding administrative matters of the...
Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

Supreme Court has three women judges for the first time in its history

The Supreme Court of India has got, for the first time, three sitting women judges following the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice...
Draft Personal data protection law – industry welcomes, but privacy concerns remain

Draft Personal data protection law – industry welcomes, but privacy concerns remain

The draft Personal Data Protection Bill 2018 was submitted by the Justice BN Srikrishna Committee on Data protection on Friday, after nearly a year...
Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Is the Modi government endangering our ‘security infrastructure’?

Mudda panellists answer question which emerges in wake of broadcast of first videos of surgical strike, many feel it was the right move As the...
Gold medallist MC Mary Kom of India, silver medallist Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland, and bronze medallists Anusha Dilrukshi Koddithuwakku of Sri Lanka and Tasmyn Benny of New Zealand at Oxenford Studios, Gold Coast, Australia, Reuters/UNI

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SPEED AND ENDURANCE: Elijah Motonei Manangoi of Kenya, Jake Wightman of Scotland, Charles Da'vall Grice of England, Jinson Johnson of India and fellow runners during the men’s 1,500 metres heats at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Reuters/UNI

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Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Both parties gained from Facebook data breach, blame game on nonetheless

Muddapanellists grapple with new reality, wonder at Zuckerberg’s latest foray into scandal and controversy even as more and more reports of poll fixing tumble...
Facebook-With-Narendra-Modi

Cambridge Analytica’s India connection: IT Minister Prasad accuses Congress of links with the firm

Reacting swiftly to Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's statement calling for investigation by Election Commission to see if any political party had links with disgraced...
Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar not available

Law minster also wakes up from UIDAI-induced slumber, says other IDs okay if Aadhaar...

A spate of tragedies including deaths, because claimants to legal entitlements – rations and hospital beds – were denied when they failed to produce...
COVERED IN GOLD: A reveller from Salgueiro performs during the second night of the Carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Reuters/UNI

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Govt Under Fire For Case Against Journalist Who Exposed Aadhaar Data Breach

Govt Under Fire For Case Against Journalist Who Exposed Aadhaar Data Breach

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), fighting a case in Supreme Court challenging the safety of data stored in Aadhaar, is now under...
Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Centre-Opposition spar in Rajya Sabha, Anti-Triple Talaq Bill debate deferred till tomorrow

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was introduced in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday amid Opposition protests, demand for referring it to select panel  With just...

Bill to ban instant triple talaq instroduced in Lok Sabha, Opposition protests

PM Narendra Modi appeal to Opposition parties to support the Bill fails, BJP issues whip to party MPs to ensure Bill’s passage in both...
Bill to triple salaries of HC, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Bill to triple salaries of High Court, Supreme Court judges introduced in Lok Sabha

Union minister for law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service Amendment) Bill...

Govt approves amendment in law to provide relief in cheque bounce cases

The Union Cabinet on Friday, Dec 15, cleared a proposal to amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 to enable courts to order interim compensation...
Narendra Modi

Modi’s comment about ‘Pakistan hand’ in Gujarat elections draws fire

Some ridiculed it as fanciful, some sat up, alarmed at the seriousness of it, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging Pakistan is trying to...
Narendra Modi

Youth Congress’ scores a self-goal with Twitter meme against PM Modi

BJP slams Congress for Youth Congress tweet mocking Narendra Modi’s ‘chaiwala’ past, Congress apologises and deletes tweet In a tweet reminiscent of senior Congress leader...
Amit Shah

Amit Shah identifies 150 seats to add to BJP tally; asks leaders to ensure...

A meeting of union ministers and BJP general secretaries was called by Amit Shah here on Thursday for better coordination between the govt and...
SECOND CHANCE: Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza in action during her semifinal match against Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova at Wimbledon, London. She will face off against five-time champion 37-year-old Venus Williams (USA) in the finals on Saturday, Reuters/UNI

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Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

Laloo in trouble over Shahabuddin audio clip

The clip has Shahabuddin telling Laloo that he is not satisfied with a police officer. This could spell a new headache for Chief Minister...
Verbatim

Talking Points

Insults to religion offered unwittingly or carelessly or without any deliberate or malicious intention to outrage the religious feelings of that class do not...
Union minister for electronics & information technology and law & justice Ravi Shankar Prasad addresses a press conference on the ‘Achievements of UIDAI’, in New Delhi on January 27. Also seen are minister of state for electronics & information technology and law & justice PP Chaudhary, secretary, ministry of electronics & information technology, Aruna Sundararajan and the director general and mission director, UIDAI, Dr Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Aadhaar, Modi’s magical wand

111 crore UID card-holders; NDA government basks in the warmth of sunny numbers By Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad seemed...

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