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In 2014 elections, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had won the Amethi seat by defeating BJP candidate Smriti Irani.
'It's unfortunate that in a country like India where girls are worshipped as 'devi' that they feel insecure,' she said in the Himachal Pradesh capital.
'Just plain common sense is that would you carry a napkin seeped with menstrual blood and walk into a friend's house. You would not,' the Union minister said.
India exported handcrafted goods worth Rs 1.36 lakh crore in past 4 years: Union Minister Smriti Irani
The country exported handcrafted goods worth Rs 1.36 lakh crore in the past four years, Union Minister Smriti Irani said Monday.
The Union Minister, who was here on a day’s visit to BJP’s State executive committee meeting, said the Chief Minister’s refusal to implement the health scheme is highly condemnable.
The Union textiles minister said some BJP workers, during the state executive meeting, drew her attention to a proposal to revive the Odisha Textile Mills.
Posters put up by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP, in the western Bihar town to welcome Irani were also painted black by members of Savarn Sena, an upper-caste outfit.
Randeep Surjewala alleged that Irani has been "out of favour" with the present prime minister for too long and she is levelling charges against Gandhi to become relevant.
Amit Shah's target will surely be fulfilled as condition of education, health, law and order has deteriorated in Odisha, said Smriti Irani.
The idea of the social media hub was floated when Smriti Irani was the minister of I&B and sources claimed that it was actually the minister’s plan to set up a centralized hub.
The BJP has alleged that its worker, Trilochon Mahato, who was found hanging from a tree at Balrampur in Purulia district of West Bengal on May 30, was killed by the ruling TMC.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Smriti Irani was defeated by a margin of more than one lakh votes by Rahul Gandhi.
Palghar bypoll: Poll violation cases against rallies of Uddhav Thackeray, Yogi Adityanath, Smriti Irani
The campaigning for the May 28 Palghar Lok Sabha by-poll, necessitated by the death of BJP MP Chintaman Wanaga, ended today.
Sources in the government said that Irani was further seen as an irritant for the ruling BJP after she picked up the Prasar Bharati for her bid of one-upmanship.
Smriti Irani's ministry was at the centre of a controversy over around 50 recipients of the National Film Awards boycotting the award ceremony earlier this month.