Free Press Journal
  • BJP alleges Rahul Gandhi could be hand-in-glove with Vijay Mallya

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Law and Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday suggested that Congress president Rahul Gandhi could be hands-in-glove with Vijay Mallya, who in turn alleged to have met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before fleeing the country in March 2016. “These statements have been made just a few days after Rahul Gandhi returned from London. Is there any ‘saanjhedaari’ (collaboration) between the two (Rahul Gandhi and Vijay Mallya),” he

  • Bharat Bandh! BJP on rising fuel prices: Solution of this problem is not in our hands

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday said the problem being faced by the people because of rising fuel prices were momentary and caused by global factors. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad also hit out at the Congress and its allies, alleging that they resorted to violence during the Bharat Bandh due to lack of support from the masses.

  • Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra breaks silence for first time after judges’ dissent

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on Wednesday said that it was easy to criticise, attack and destroy a system but instead an endeavour should be made to transform and reform it. “There may be some elements who try to weaken the institution,” but the judiciary will refuse to succumb, Chief Justice Misra said in an apparent reference to discordant voices coming from within the top judiciary and outside.

  • No controversy in bill to amend 5 personal laws

    New Delhi : The Opposition members rushed to get the copy of the Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill introduced in the Lok Sabha by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday on the last day of Parliament’s monsoon session with apprehensions since he was also trying to push the triple talaq bill that was ultimately deferred in the Rajya Sabha on the same day.

  • Core biometrics under Aadhaar safe: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    New Delhi: Asserting that core biometrics under Aadhaar were safe and secure, the government today said the use of the unique identification mechanism has ensured savings of over Rs 90,000 crore by eliminating middlemen. Addressing concerns over the safety of Aadhaar database raised during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “There has been no case of misuse of UIDAI database till date”.

  • Mob lynching: IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad may speak to WhatsApp again over steps to curb rumours

    New Delhi: The IT Ministry is of the view that WhatsApp has not addressed all concerns raised by the government on curbing fake messages that incite mob lynching incidents, and may reach out to the messaging platform again in a few days, a senior official said today. “We will have to reach out to WhatsApp again… This only happens when one is not entirely satisfied with earlier response,” a senior IT Ministry official told PTI.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad questions Rahul Gandhi’s silence over ‘Muslim party’ remark

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has questioned Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s silence over his “Congress is a Muslim party” remark. Speaking to ANI, the minister said that Rahul’s statement on Muslims is purely inspired by vote bank politics. “What Rahul Gandhi has said (Congress is a pro-Muslim party) fits the pattern when he had earlier said saffron or Hindu terror is more dangerous than LeT. It’s purely inspired by vote bank politics.

  • Cong’s policy in ‘sync’ with terrorists, alleges BJP

    A new Congress has emerged and under its president Rahul Gandhi and with the blessings of Sonia Gandhi, it wants to strengthen the forces working to break India ,Ravi Shankar Prasad, Law Minister.

  • Will government have the last word on Justice Ranjan Gogoi?

    So, Justice Ranjan Gogoi will become the next chief justice of India (CJI) after Dipak Misra demits office on October 2, if law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is to be believed, setting at rest speculation that he is persona non grata for the Narendra Modi government as CJI after he jointly addressed the media with his seniormost colleagues in January this year.

  • Triple Talaq still going on in states, says law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Hyderabad: Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said despite Supreme Court’s ruling and Lok Sabha passing the Triple Talaq Bill, the custom is still going in states such as Telangana and UP. Terming the scandals, including the latest one involvingAir Asia as “the legacy” of the previous government, he also said the NDA Government is cleaning the “dirt” left by the previous UPA Government. “Triple talaq is not an issue of religion