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Congress alleges Smriti Irani trying to regain 'lost' relevance by 'abusing' its leadership

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.

published on : 12th September 2018

Amit Shah's 'Mission 120' target will be achieved: Smriti Irani

Amit Shah's target will surely be fulfilled as condition of education, health, law and order has deteriorated in Odisha, said Smriti Irani.

published on : 26th June 2018

New I & B Secretary wants purpose and detailed action plan on 'Social Media hub'

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.

published on : 6th June 2018

Smriti Irani accuses TMC of indulging in 'targeted killings' of BJP workers

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.

published on : 2nd June 2018

Whoever from BJP contests from Amethi will win: Smriti Irani

In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Smriti Irani was defeated by a margin of more than one lakh votes by Rahul Gandhi.

published on : 30th May 2018

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.

published on : 27th May 2018

Cabinet rejig: Smriti Irani courted controversy too often

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.

published on : 15th May 2018

Controversies dogged Information and Broadcasting Ministry under Smriti Irani

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.

published on : 15th May 2018

PM reshuffles cabinet: Smriti Irani removed as I&B Minister; Piyush Goyal given additional charge of Finance Ministry

Irani, whose nearly one-year tenure in the I and B Ministry was mired in controversies, was replaced by her deputy Rathore who has been made the Minister of State with Independent Charge.

published on : 14th May 2018

Mass boycott of National Film Awards as President honours only a select few; vacant seats filled with 'dummies'

About 50 award winners boycotted the ceremony after they learnt that President Ram Nath Kovind, in a departure from tradition, would give away the awards to only 11 people.

published on : 4th May 2018

Average Indian spends 200 minutes a day on mobile apps; 65 per cent video consumption from rural areas: Smriti Irani

An average Indian spends 200 minutes a day on mobile apps and 65 per cent of video consumption the country is from rural areas, said Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday.

published on : 28th April 2018

Court dismisses complaint against Union Minister Smriti Irani

The complainant had alleged that Irani had furnished incorrect and contradictory information with regard to her education to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 11th April 2018

After recall of fake news guidelines, Information and Broadcasting Ministry forms committee to frame rules to regulate online news

The committee will also have representatives of the Press Council of India, News Broadcasters Association and Indian Broadcasters Federation.

published on : 6th April 2018

Fake news guidelines would have opened door for frivolous complaints: Editors Guild

The statement came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today ordered the information and broadcasting ministry to cancel its contentious guidelines on fake news.

published on : 4th April 2018

Journalist bodies flay Centre over 'fake news' order

The order earlier issued said that a journalist's accreditation would be suspended once a complaint of fake news was registered against him.

published on : 4th April 2018
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