News | Rahul Shrivastava | Thursday January 29, 2015
Despite being bombarded by criticism, the government may continue using for its publicity material a version of the Constitution that does not have the words "secular" and "socialist."
India News | Agencies | Thursday January 29, 2015
After ally Shiv Sena demanded "permanent deletion" of the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the Constitution, the government has backed the idea of a nationwide debate, adding a new dimension to the controversy that began with its Republic Day ad.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday January 29, 2015
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said and hoped that the decision would boost foreign investors' sentiment.
Wednesday January 28, 2015
The government made a push on Wednesday to bolster its strained finances, offering to sell a stake in miner Coal India and more mobile phone airwaves as it aimed to deliver on a promise to trim its fiscal deficit.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Sunday January 25, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Beti Bachao Andolan" in Haryana on Thursday to save the girl child and improve the country's horrific child sex ratio, it meant a short road trip for his cabinet members and their big boss who couldn't ...
Press Trust of India | Thursday January 22, 2015
"The issue which has been pending last 8 years has been resolved today," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Ending an 8-year-long dispute over spectrum sharing with defence, the Cabinet on Wednesday earmarked bands for exclusive use of security establishment while making available the remaining radio waves for commercial use in areas like telecom and broad...
Tuesday January 20, 2015
A throng of celebrities from showbiz as well as politics made the occasion an affair to remember
Press Trust of India | Monday January 19, 2015
Prasad said the IT profile of India needs to be widened across the country, particularly, in small mofussil towns.
Saturday January 17, 2015
The government will soon finalise a policy providing incentives to companies for setting up BPOs in small towns of the country, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
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 ...
Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
"We will need to take stakeholders views to see broadly what should be the governance architecture to deal with it."
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 14, 2015
Faster computer literacy in India can help the internet economy touch $200 billion by 2020 to contribute five percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP), Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Sunday January 4, 2015
The government is in the final stages of formulating guidelines for setting up BPOs in small towns and cities in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha.
Gopal Sathe | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Trai recognises that Airtel's proposed VoIP plan violates net neutrality, but says there's no policy preventing that. Is there any agency in India which supports the concept?
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
Keen to invest more in India, Microsoft's chief Satya Nadella today pledged support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative.
Friday December 26, 2014
Global IT giant Microsoft's chief executive officer, Satya Nadella, on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.
Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the revamped mobile app as part 'Good Governance Day' celebrations.
Press Trust of India | Thursday December 25, 2014
Prasad was responding to media questions on Airtel's plan to charge for VoIP calls at standard rate.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 13, 2014
Minister for Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao here today and discussed the upcoming Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) project.
India News | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from PTI) | Monday December 8, 2014
Going ahead with its Assembly polls preparations, Delhi BJP will organise 90 nukkad jansabhas (street meetings) on Monday in which Union minister Sadhvi Niranjana Jyoti will address gatherings.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 1, 2014
"This project aims at digital empowerment of people and will be a game changer," Minister for Communications and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad, said.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 29, 2014
Details of the violations were presented by Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 28, 2014
With the proliferation of Information Technology (IT), the trend in increasing cyber security violations in India is similar to that of worldwide, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.