Shankar

  • 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...
  • Politics could hinder India's fund flows: Shankar Sharma 17-02-2014 10:13 AM

    As Finance Minister P Chidamabaram is all set to present interim budget in Parliament on Monday, Shankar Sharma, vice-chairman and joint managing director of First Global, has said, "Politics could be a hindrance to India's fund flow." ...
  • I feel unsafe in India, says Anoushka Shankar 14-12-2013 10:40 PM

    Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, sitarist Anoushka Shankar confessed to feeling scared while traveling in India. Shankar said that after December 16 incident she feels too scared to walk alone at night. ...
  • Watch: Anoushka Shankar dedicates song to Delhi braveheart 14-12-2013 03:49 PM

    Musician Anoushka Shankar has in her new album dedicated a song to Delhi braveheart. She said, "At the time I was feeling a lot of emotions and anger. So I wrote a song to put some of those emotions and it ended up becoming a very dark track." Here is...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 02-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: No plan to restrict petrol pump timings, says Veerappa Moily 02-09-2013 09:28 PM

    Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily does a U-turn on the suggestion of keeping petrol pumps shut from 8 pm to 8 am. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Moily said there has been no such proposal. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 100 years of cinema: The magic of Shankar-Jaikishan 10-05-2013 11:41 AM

    We're on a 100-year journey, in search of untold tales that got made behind mics, mixers and harmoniums, to string together the sound of our cinema. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Anoushka Shankar, Norah Jones pay tribute to their father Ravi Shankar 12-03-2013 05:55 PM

    Norah Jones, Anoushka Shankar paid tribute to the Pt. Ravi Shankar at his memorial service in Delhi. ...
  • 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. ...