India | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday September 1, 2014
States across India will soon hear from two heavyweights of the Modi Cabinet - Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad - asking them to expedite cases against serving MLAs and MPs.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday September 1, 2014
The central government will soon fill 25 percent of vacant posts in high courts across India as it has started getting proposals to reduce pendency of cases, Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Sunday.
NDTV Correspondent | Thursday August 28, 2014
India already has a .in TLD, but that's for website names in the Roman (Latin) script.
Thursday August 28, 2014
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at any time of the year.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Friday met all state heads of PSU telecom firm BSNL.
Press Trust of India | Thursday August 21, 2014
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said 363 towers under the project have already been set up for which subsidy will be given from the Universal Services Obligation Fund.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday August 14, 2014
Parliament today approved a new proposal that dramatically changes how judges are appointed. The proposal which was cleared by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday was approved by the Rajya Sabha today.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad made the announcement on Monday at Lok Sabha, adding the companies have refuted charges.
Monday August 11, 2014
The government has issued show cause notices to leading telecom companies - Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices - for under-reporting revenue while the companies have refuted the charges, the Parliament was i...
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 7, 2014
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has written to 26 parties for their views on the Judicial Appointments Commission Bill.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
"Our policy on spectrum sharing, trading and allocation is transparent," Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said in Lok Sabha.
Monday August 4, 2014
Government on Monday said it has earned a total revenue of about Rs 35,792 crore from telecom companies under various charges during the last three years.
Monday August 4, 2014
Mr Prasad said Rs 17,756.71 crore revenue was collected by the government as spectrum usage charge between 2011-14 while Rs 19,989.43 crore was generated through auction of spectrum between 2012-14.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 1, 2014
Minister of Communications and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad announced BSNL's earning figures in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.
Wednesday July 30, 2014
The government expects to implement nationwide mobile number portability (MNP) by March 31, 2015, which will allow subscribers to shift their mobile service on to the network of any telecom operator throughout the country without having to change the...
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The Narendra Modi government says top jurists who attended a meeting with ministers on Monday have favoured a change in the way Supreme Court and High Court judges are selected.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 25, 2014
Government will not accept breach of any Indian law relating to privacy of people by US agencies under their surveillance programmes and the same has been conveyed to US government, Parliament was informed today.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
In the eye of a storm over the extension to a high court judge facing corruption allegations, former Law Minister HR Bhardwaj on Tuesday supported strengthening the present system of judicial appointments saying that the National Democratic Alliance ...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Justice Markandey Katju's disclosure on the alleged role of politicians and judges in saving a corrupt judge fueled sparring in Parliament for the second day today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Terming the current rule which disqualifies candidates upon conviction "incapable" of keeping criminals away from electoral politics, the Law Commission has recommended that the disqualification should happen after framing of charges in cases punisha...