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Ravishankar Prasad


About Ravishankar Prasad

Ravishankar Prasad is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is the chief spokesperson for the party.

Professional Biography

As BJP's spokesman

In April 09, Prasad termed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh a 'glorified caretaker'.

Ravishankar Prasad in News

Nitish Kumar will head Bihar for the third term
Nitish will head Bihar for the third term

Government targets 48,000 jobs via rural BPOs
Government aims to provide 48,000 jobs via rural BPOs

The Growth Net Concludes with Optimism on Emerging Economies
Business Wire IndiaThe Growth Net 2015, an annual economic conclave organized by the Ananta Centre and the Smadja and Smadja Strategic Advisory, concluded today having brought together thought-leaders from across the new growth countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America

One Day to go for The Growth Net 2015
Business Wire IndiaThe three-day economic conclave, The Growth Net 2015, begins on March 25th with a stellar line up of speakers for highly-relevant panel discussions and keynote sessions. Prominent policy makers, CEO’s, heads of institutions, academics and economists will converge at the event to deliberate on current economic and societal trends emerging from the new growth countries

23rd Edition of the Convergence India 2015 Expo begins Today
Business Wire IndiaConvergence India 2015 Expo, with the theme “Connecting India” opens today at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

Government of India Commissions India's First Hi-Speed Rural Broadband Network (NOFN) in Idukki, Kerala
Business Wire IndiaNOFN Project Highlights   World’s largest rural broadband connectivity project through optical fibre All 2

Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad Releases Commemorative Stamp Celebrating 15 Years of India’s First Successful Liver Transplant Performed at Apollo Hospitals, Delhi
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Honorable Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Minister of Law and Justice released a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 15th anniversary of India’s first successful liver transplant at the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi

Government Delegation from India Visits Infineon’s HQ in Munich – Board Member Mittal Invited to Continue Dialogue in India
Led by Mr.Ravi Shankar Prasad, Indian Minister for Communication and Information Technology, a delegation of 15 members comprising of  Indian government and industry representatives met with Arunjai Mittal, Member of the Management Board of Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY)

BJP annuls Sabir Ali's one-day membership
BJP president Rajnath Singh annulled membership of Sabir Ali. He also passed a resolution directing BJP members to discuss induction related matters in internal forums

Stage set for Narendra Modi to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi and his council of ministers to take oath

Modi invites TDP chief Naidu to participate in only one public meet out of four
All four public meetings planned in Telangana

Narendra Modi sweeps BJP to victory for the third time in Assembly elections
Narendra Modi leads BJP to triumph for the third successive time

Government all set to win the FDI vote in Rajya Sabha
Bahujan Samaj Party reassures Government of its vote on FDI in Rajya Sabha

Coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal challenge BJP to prove coalgate allegations
BJP allege relatives and associates of Union Ministers were allocated coal blocks

Nitin Gadkari's close aide Ajay Sancheti linked to coalgate scam
BJP denies any wrongdoing and said that they are ready for a probe

Pranab Mukherjee declared the 13th President of India
Pranab Mukherjee defeats his rival PA Sangma to become the next President of India

Sangma expecting miracle to win the Presidential Election
BJP backed presidential candidate PA Sangma expecting miracle to win the Indian Presidential Election

Prez poll: BJP attempts to persuade JD-U and Shiv Sena
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made an attempt to persuade its allies, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Shiv Sena, to back former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for the presidential poll.

Congress indulging in reckless criticism of opposition for articulating Govt.'s inefficiencies: BJP
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday accused the Congress of indulging in reckless criticism of the opposition because it was articulating the government's inefficiencies.

BJP empathizes with Jayalalithaa, charges UPA of discrimination
Accusing the UPA Government of discriminating against the non-Congress state governments, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday expressed compassion for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa over her disappointment with the Centre's annual economic package for her state.

Utterly irresponsible comments made against Modi condemnable: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday hit back at the ruling Congress Party for its criticism of Gujarat Chief Narendra Modi, saying it condemns such utterly irresponsible comments made against a leader who has a distinguished record of governance.

Advani, Sushma skip BJP rally
Sushma Swaraj and Lal Krishna Advani were the most notable absentees from Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) customary public meeting that followed the two-day National Executive here, fanning speculations of a growing rift within the party.

UPA most ineffective, corrupt and indifferent government: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday termed the Manmohan Singh-led Government at the Centre to be the most ineffective, corrupt and indifferent government, and said that the people of the country were now eyeing upon the main opposition party for some respite.

BJP downplays Advani's absence from Mumbai rally
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday downplayed party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's decision to skip the party's rally in Mumbai this evening, saying he had prior commitments.

Government not sincere about passing Lokpal Bill: BJP
With the government sending the controversial Lokpal Bill to a Rajya Sabha select committee for further scrutiny and discussion on Monday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has accused the former of not being sincere in its efforts to pass anti-graft proposal.

Govt. not serious on Lokpal, alleges Sisodia
Team Anna member Manish Sisodia on Monday lashed out at the Congress-led UPA Government for dramatizing the whole issue surrounding the passage of an effective Lokpal Bill.

Lawmakers for hygiene in Rajya Sabha
Cutting across party lines, lawmakers of various political outfits on Thursday emphasized on the need to maintain hygiene in Rajya Sabha premises.

Chidambaram takes on BJP in Rajya Sabha, asks God to forgive Sinha
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday categorically rejected allegations levelled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that he and his son Karti were beneficiaries in an Aircel-Maxis telephony deal in 2006.

BJP ups ante against Chidambaram for alleged favouring of son in Aircel-Maxis deal
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday took Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram to task for allegedly influencing the Aircel-Maxis deal that eventually benefited his son's company.

BJP pulls up Congress over Presidential candidate selection
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday took potshots at the Congress Party over the candidate for the presidential post, saying if the ruling party attempts to make a pure Congressman the President then neither the nation nor the politics of the country is prepared for it.

BJP questions Sonia Gandhi over hesitation to probe Bofors scam
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has criticised the Congress President Sonia Gandhi over the UPA-II Government's ' hesitation' to re-investigate the 1985-86 Bofors scam.

BJP, opposition rubbishes raids on Kalmadi, aide residences
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other opposition parties on Friday rubbished the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) raids on the residences of Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CWG) chairman Suresh Kalmadi and his aide in New Delhi and Pune, describing it as an eyewash' from the government.

WikiLeaks release: BJP has a habit of politicising issues, says Tiwari
Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Friday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over their reaction to Rahul Gandhi's statement on radical Hindu groups, which was released by WikiLeaks cable, saying they have a habit of politicising issues.

Congress sees conspiracy behind WikiLeaks cable release
The Congress on Friday issued a statement saying it suspected a conspiracy behind the release of the WikiLeaks cable, which says Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi had told United States Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, that the growth of 'radicalised Hindu groups' is a bigger threat to the nation than the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).

Bihar polls a victory of merit over dynasty: Arun Jaitley
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday described the Bihar election results as a victory of meritorious leadership over dynastic politics.

BJP calls for action, not debate on 2G scam
Commenting on Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's appeal to Opposition parties to allow Parliament to function, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the 2G spectrum has been debated for long and it is time for action now.

Pressure on Manmohan Singh to speak up on 2G scam
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders on Thursday asked the reason for Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's silence and inaction in responding to a plea for prosecution of former Telecom Minister A. Raja in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Parliament adjourned till tomorrow over 2G scam
Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till Tuesday as the opposition continued to demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

2G scam: Uproar in Parliament, both Houses adjourned till noon
Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon as the opposition continued to demand a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into 2G spectrum allocation scam.

Elect me, I will turn Bihar into a developed State by 2015, promises Nitish Kumar
During the ongoing campaign for Assembly polls in the State, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that Bihar will become a completely developed State by 2015 if the people vote his Government back to power.

Advani to address three public meetings in Bihar
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani will address three public meetings in constituencies that go to polls in Bihar on October 24.

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