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गाली गफतौर सोशल मीडिया+ट्विटर पर सख्त हुई केंद्र सरकार

(नईदिल्ली)#सोशलमीडिया पर सरकार हुई सख्त ।
केंद्रीय मंत्री #रविशंकरप्रसाद ने आज #राजयसभा में #ट्विटर और गालिगफ़तौर मीडिया को सीधी चेतावनी दी
सूचना प्रौद्योगिकी (आईटी) मंत्री रविशंकर प्रसाद ने फेसबुक, ट्विटर, व्हाट्सऐप और लिंक्डइन जैसे सोशल मीडिया मंचों को आगाह किया कि अगर उनका उपयोग भारत में झूठी खबरें फैलाने, हिंसा या वैमनस्य को बढ़ावा देने में किया जाता है तो उनके खिलाफ सख्ती की जाएगी।
प्रसाद ने राज्यसभा में शून्यकाल के दौरान विभिन्न पूरक सवालों का जवाब देते हुए कहा कि सरकार सोशल मीडिया का सम्मान करती है और इस मंच से लोग अधिकार संपन्न हुए हैं। उन्होंने कहा कि भारत के डिजिटल इंडिया कार्यक्रम में सोशल मीडिया की अहम भूमिका रही है।
सरकार आलोचना के अधिकार का भी सम्मान करती है लेकिन ऐसे मंचों को देश के संविधान तथा कानूनों का पालन करना होगा। उन्होंने कहा कि अगर सोशल मीडिया के जरिए चुनाव प्रक्रिया को प्रभावित करने की कोशिश की जाती है तो चुनाव आयोग के अलावा सरकार भी कार्रवाई करेगी।
उन्होंने कहा कि पिछले दिनों अमेरिकी संसद भवन में हिंसा और यहां लाल किले में किसानों की ट्रैक्टर परेड के दौरान हिंसा के समय ऐसे मंचों का आचरण विरोधाभासी रहा। उन्होंने कहा कि कई सोशल मीडिया मंचों ने अमेरिका में पुलिस की कार्रवाई का समर्थन किया लेकिन यहां भारत में उलटा रुख अपनाया। उन्होंने कहा कि ऐसा दोहरा मानदंड स्वीकार नहीं किया जा सकता।
प्रसाद ने कहा कि ऐसी कंपनियां भारत में काम करें, पैसे कमाएं लेकिन साथ ही वे संविधान और देश के कानूनों का भी पालन करें।
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Ravi Shankar Prasad Assures Revival of BSNL Soon

(New Delhi)Ravi Shankar Prasad Assures Revival of BSNL Soon
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha that state-owned telecom player BSNL is going to be revived soon.
While BSNL is reporting losses since 2010, another telecom PSU MTNL has been in the red in nine of the past 10 years. The total debt on the two firms is around Rs 40,000 crore.
Last month, the government approved a Rs 69,000 crore revival package for BSNL and MTNL that included merging the two loss-making firms, monetising their assets and giving VRS to employees so that the combined entity turns profitable in two years.
The package includes infusion of Rs 20,140 crore for purchase of 4G spectrum and Rs 3,674 crore for GST to be paid on spectrum allocation.
Other components of the package are the companies raising Rs 15,000 crore in debt on the sovereign guarantee and the government funding Rs 17,160 crore voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and another Rs 12,768 crore towards retirement liability.
Assets worth Rs 37,500 crore are expected to be monetised in the next three years.
The debt-ridden companies have been demanding spectrum to start 4G services to remain competitive in the market.

BJP’s Another Pillar “Jaitely” Goes Unwell”Travelling to US For Treatment

[New Delhi]BJP’s Another Pillar “Jaitely” Goes Unwell”Travelling to US For Treatment .He is supposed to present his sixth and his Govt’s last budget on 1st February
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has unexpectedly left for the US for a medical check up relating to his kidney ailment,
Jaitley, who had undergone a renal transplant surgery on May 14, 2018, had not travelled abroad in last nine months.
He was scheduled to attend 10th India-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue in London in April last year, but had cancelled his visit due to his kidney ailment. Union Minister Ravi Shanker Prasad is admitted in AIIMS
Whereas BJP CM of Goa is already under medical treatment
In his absence, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal was given the additional charge of Finance Ministry on May 14.
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Ravi Shanker Prasad Hits Out at Tharoor Over Shiv Linga Remarks

[New Delhi]Ravi Shanker Prasad Hits Out at Tharoor Over Shiv Linga Remarks
The BJP’s this reaction came a day after Tharoor reportedly claimed an unnamed RSS source had told a journalist that Prime Minister Modi was like a scorpion sitting on a Shiv Linga who cannot be removed by hand or hit with a chappal (slipper).
Prasad said while he would not like to comment on Tharoor’s remarks “against whom a charge sheet has been filed in a murder case”, but he would like to know where Rahul Gandhi, who claims to be a Shiv Bhakt, stands on the issue.
Tharoor had made these remarks Saturday while speaking at the Bengaluru Literature Festival on his recently launched book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister: Narendra Modi And His India”.

BJP Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of Playing In Pakistani Hands

[New Delhi] BJP Accuses Rahul Gandhi Of Playing In Pakistani Hands
The BJP on Saturday condemned as “shameful and irresponsible” Congress chief Rahul Gandhi remarks against P M Narendra Modi over the Rafale deal, saying no president of any party has ever used such language against a prime minister.
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad hit back at Gandhi after the Congress president alleged that there was “clear-cut” corruption in the Rafale deal and asked the prime minister to clear his position on the issue.
He also ruled out a joint parliamentary committee probe saying it cannot be done to satisfy the ego of an “ill-informed leader”.
Prasad accused Gandhi of “playing into the hands of Pakistan and China” by seeking the details of the Rafale fighter jets.
He also alleged that there was pressure for extraneous considerations and “bribe” for not finalising the Rafale deal during the UPA rule despite holding negotiations for years.
He said Reliance and Dassault had entered into agreement as early as 2012 when UPA was in power.
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Modi Lead Cabinet Makes Triple Talaq a Penal Offence

[New Delhi]Modi Lead Cabinet Makes Triple Talaq a Penal Offence
The Union cabinet has cleared an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence,
As per Ravi Shanker Prasad ,The ‘Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill’ was cleared by the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha where the government lacks numbers.
The Supreme Court last year banned the practice. But since the practice was still prevalent, a bill was brought to make it a penal offence
Law Miniser Ravi Shanker Prasad ,in a Press conference, alleged that Congress Always Politicisied this issue of women empowerment
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Arun Jaitley to Contest from UP For 2nd Term In Rajya Sabha

[New Delhi]Jaitley to Contest from UP For Rajya Sabha
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh while Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will do so from Madhya Pradesh
Jaitley is currently a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat and Pradhan is a member from Bihar.
The party today announced the names of seven Union ministers and one general secretary for the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in various states.
The others — apart from Jaitley and Pradhan — will contest from the same states they have been elected from.
Social Justice Minister Thawarchand Gehlot will contest from Madhya Pradesh,
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad from Bihar and
J P Nadda from Himachal Pradesh
The other two Union ministers,
Parshottam Rupala and
Manusukh Mandaviya,
will contest from Gujarat.
Bhupender Yadav, the party’s general secretary, will again contest from Rajasthan.
The terms of all seven leaders ends on April 2 and all are set to be elected again.

Triple[Instant]Talaq BILL Introduced in L S: Justice For Women

[New Delhi]Triple [Instant]Talaq Bill Introduced in L S
A bill to make instant triple talaq illegal and void and awarding a jail term of three years for the husband, was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, calling it a “historic day” amid opposition to its introduction by members of different parties,
including RJD,
AIMIM,
BJD and
All India Muslim League.
The law is about justice and respect for women and is not about any religion or community, he said, adding that the practice of instant triple has continued despite the Supreme Court order terming it void.
Parliament has to decide whether the victims of triple talaq have fundamental rights or not, he said after some oppositionmembers claimed it violated the fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.
The proposed law would only be applicable on instant triple talaq or ‘talaq-e-biddat’ and give power to the victim to approach a magistrate seeking “subsistence allowance” for herself and minor children.
The woman can also seek the custody of her minor children from the magistrate who will take a final call on the issue.
Under the law, instant triple talaq in any form — spoken, in writing or by electronic means such as email, SMS and WhatsApp — would be bad or illegal and void.
According to the proposed law which would be applicable to the entire country except Jammu and Kashmir, giving instant talaq would attract a jail term of three years and a fine. It would be a non-bailable offence.
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Minister Cleaning

Centre’s Ravi Hits Back On Cong’s Rahul Saying Modi Is Pure as Ganga

[New Delhi]Centre’s Ravi Hits Back On Cong’s Rahul Saying Modi Is Pure as Ganga
BJP today strongly dismissed as “utterly baseless” and “shameful” Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi’s allegations that Narendra Modi as Gujarat Chief Minister had taken money from Sahara and Birla groups and said the Prime Minister is as “pure” as the Ganga.
Hitting back at Gandhi, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the allegations reflected the Congress leader’s frustration and were an attempt to divert attention from the Agusta Westland probe in which the names of Congress leaders and the “family” were coming up.
He told a press conference at the BJP headquarters.
Addressing a rally in Mehsana in Gujarat, Gandhi alleged that Modi as Gujarat Chief Minister had taken money from Sahara and Birla groups and demanded an independent inquiry.
Wondering why Gandhi did not raise voice against UPA government’s massive scams, Prasad said people of the country do not take the Congress Vice President seriously.
He was referring to the Supreme Court rejecting a plea for a probe by a special investigation team against Modi on allegations that two companies paid Rs 65 crore to him ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

BJP Questions Kejriwal if He Trusts Indian Army or Pak ‘Propaganda’

[New Delhi]BJP Questions Kejriwal if He Trusts Indian Army or Pak ‘Propaganda’
BJP today asked Kejriwal not to belittle the armed forces by getting influenced by Pakistani “propaganda”.
At a press conference, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the AAP leader should answer whether he believed in the Indian Army or not.
Kejriwal should not “belittle the great leadership, courage and sacrifice of armed forced under the garb of seeking proof,” Prasad said, and alleged that he has given the neighbouring country a chance to question the Indian Army’s assertion.
AAP’s Top Brass leader was in Pakistani media headlines today as his remarks yesterday gave it a chance to question India Army’s claim
In a televised speech yesterday, Kejriwal had “saluted” Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ordering the surgical strike but also referred to some international media reports and an UN group observations, both of which appear to question its authenticity, as he asked the Prime Minister to “unmask the Pakistani propaganda”.
India,had briefed ambassadors of many countries and they have taken note of the Indian Army’s operation