Ravi Shankar Prasad

  • LS polls: Need security before development, says Ravi Shankar Prasad 07-04-2014 12:46 PM

    The BJP released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday. The manifesto focuses on development, inclusive growth and zero tolerance towards terror. ...
  • Congress's manifesto a document of deceit: BJP 26-03-2014 06:30 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at the Congress's manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections and called it a document of deceit. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Congress had promised to provide electricity to every house. Today the country is in darkness because of them and they have the...
  • Rahul's comments on Modi are based on lies: BJP 16-03-2014 09:23 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for attacking BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. He said, "Rahul Gandhi's comments are all based on lies. The Supreme Court has given Modi a clean chit, but Rahul refuses to believe it. The people will respond...
  • Congress says does not trust exit polls as results indicate BJP's win 05-12-2013 03:43 PM

    While the exit polls surveys indicate at a clear majority for BJP in the assembly elections, Congress has said that it does not believe in the exit polls and said that it will do well in all the 4 states. "People should not trust the exit polls. No one says...
  • Snooping row: Shinde can't interfere in state matters, says BJP 02-12-2013 05:49 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has no right to interfere in the state matters. He said, "The women is not complaining. The father is saying its a private affair and the matter is being investigated by a retired judge. Shinde has no jurisdiction." Earlier,...
  • The Last Word: What is the best way to inquire into snooping allegations? 27-11-2013 09:37 PM

    Gujarat government has constituted an inquiry commission into the alleged snooping scandal, in which the panel is asked to find out if there was any conspiracy in releasing the tapes after four years. The tapes show purported conversations between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah giving orders...
  • Political parties are not allowed to collect funds from foreign sources: BJP 11-11-2013 09:20 PM

    After the AAP recieved funding from the US, Hong Kong and the UK, the BJP on Monday stressed that the political parties are not allowed to collect funds from foreign sources. ...
  • Rahul's ISI remark very irresponsible, says BJP 25-10-2013 10:06 AM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for blaming the BJP for the riots in Muzaffarnagar. He also claimed that intelligence inputs have revealed that some ISI agents were in touch with riot victims. BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "It is a very irresponsible...
  • BJP takes a dig at Rahul Gandhi, says no point talking about the past 23-10-2013 06:07 PM

    Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and blamed him for dwelling in the past during his speech at Alwar and Churu in Rajasthan. ...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Cabinet's decision to withdraw the ordinance 02-10-2013 10:38 PM

    Leading political leaders including Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said he is not upset, but neither happy with the Ordinance being withdrawn. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also gave their takes on the Ordinance withdrawal. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Battle over economic numbers: UPA vs NDA 23-09-2013 11:16 PM

    War of words continued between Finance Minister P Chidambaram and the Bharatiya Janata Party over country's growth rate during UPA and NDA regime. BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said, "Chidambaram's statement was a fake encounter of facts." Earlier in the day, Chidambaram said, "Modi's claim that India grew...
  • Is India under US pressure on the nuke liability law? 19-09-2013 11:09 PM

    A controversy has erupted over the Indo-US nuclear deal ahead of the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington next week. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Cabinet Committee on Security is all set to clear a deal between Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) and American company Westinghouse, which...
  • More people killed in UP riots than in Gujarat riots: Nitin Gadkari 18-09-2013 06:46 PM

    Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government saying a lot more people were killed in the riots as compared to Gujarat riots. He said, "A chief minister's responsibility is to run a stable government. A lot more people were killed in the UP riots as...
  • Uproar in Parliament over coal files; Ravi Shankar, Sibal exchange heated words 03-09-2013 04:39 PM

    Kapil Sibal and Ravi Shankar Prasad exchanged heated words over the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement on missing coal files on Tuesday. Following which there was an uproar in Parliament and it was adjourned for 15 minutes. ...
  • Mayawati's problem is ban on caste-based rallies, says BJP 15-07-2013 10:22 AM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said BSP chief Mayawati's problem is a ban on caste-based rallies. He said the Congress government in the past had imposed a ban on RSS and VHP but the tribunal set up to hear the case had revoked the ban. ...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: BJP hits out at Digvijaya for his comments on Modi 05-07-2013 06:47 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said "pathological hatred of Modi is forcing Congress to do all this". ...
  • Centre should come up with a strategy to fight Naxalism: BJP 26-05-2013 03:48 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad, while commenting on the Chhattisgarh Naxal attack, said there is a need for a collective decision to fight Naxalism. "The central government has to come up with a strategy to face the challenge put by the Naxals," he said. ...
  • Pawan Bansal case a very shameful incident: Ravi Shankar Prasad 10-05-2013 09:21 PM

    Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is facing allegations of being involved in the cash for posts scam in the Indian Railways, resigned on Friday. Reacting to the development, BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the resignation came too late and said Law Minister Ashwani Kumar should also resign. ...
  • Karnataka: BJP blames BS Yeddyurappa for poll defeat 08-05-2013 12:34 PM

    BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the party's defeat in Karnataka was partly because of BS Yeddyurappa's KJP, that ate into their share of votes. ...
  • There is realisation that Modi is embodiment of good governance: Ravi Shankar Prasad 02-03-2013 06:40 PM

    In his opening speech on Saturday during the BJP National Executive meet, party president Rajnath Singh heaped lavish praise on Narendra Modi, who is tipped to be the chairman of the party's election committee. ...
  • BJP warns govt on Ram Setu, says won't tolerate any tampering 24-02-2013 10:59 AM

    Demanding the scrapping of the Sethusamudran project, the BJP says the sentiments of crores of Hindus are attached to the issue and it will not tolerate any tampering with the Ram Setu. ...
  • Congress giving more importance to Rahul than India: BJP 19-01-2013 02:35 PM

    BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the picture emerging from the Congress's Chintan Shivir was that the Congress was more worried about Rahul Gandhi's position within party, than the country's problems. ...
  • Afzal Guru should also be hanged at the earliest: Ravi Shankar 21-11-2012 06:02 PM

    Ajmal Kasab was hanged at Pune's Yerawada jail at 7.30 am on Wednesday and buried inside the jail premises. ...
  • Govt must make intent clear on Lokpal Bill: BJP 12-10-2011 11:50 AM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said the UPA government should clearly declare its intent for bring about a strong Lokpal Bill. ...
  • Narendra Modi has taken Gujarat forward: BJP 17-09-2011 01:40 PM

    BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said that even years after getting criticised, Narendra Modi has always responded to the people of Gujarat by pursuing development without any discrimination. ...
  • FTN: Can the Right to recall work? 29-08-2011 11:57 PM

    Sagarika Ghose debates with a prominent panel Anna Hazare's new mission, the electoral reforms. ...
  • Is the govt's confidence badly damaged in last 2 days? 17-08-2011 10:00 PM

    Karan Thapar debates the Anna issue with Ravi Shankar Prasad, Prashant Bhushan, Gurudas Dasgupta and other experts. ...
  • We morally support agitation of Ramdev: Ravi Shankar 06-06-2011 02:16 AM

    BJP has kicked off a 24 hour satyagrah against corruption in New Delhi. ...
  • Sonia becomes longest serving Cong President 02-09-2010 08:36 PM

    Sonia Gandhi, 63, assumed office as Congress President in 1998. ...