Smriti Irani

Anganwadis to now impart lessons from Abhilash Tomy’s epic voyages

Devpt comes after Smriti Irani’s declaration that there’s plenty on pages of Forces to inspire

published on : 25th May 2023

If Rahul Gandhi remains in Wayanad, it will suffer same fate as Amethi did under him: Smriti Irani

The Union minister said she had the "good fortune" of being the one who "sent away" Gandhi from Amethi.

published on : 22nd May 2023

'Words he used was of Rahul, 'sanskar' of Sonia': Smriti Irani on Srinivas BV's 'remarks'

The BJP on Monday had slammed Srinivas over his alleged disparaging remarks, saying the Congress has become a "cesspool of misogyny".

published on : 28th March 2023

Youth Congress protest eclipsed by row over its chief’s Smriti Irani comments

BJP’s IT-cell head tweeted a video alleging that IYC president Srinivas BV made sexist remarks on Women and Child Development minister Smriti Irani.

published on : 28th March 2023

Congress must 'smell political coffee' after BJP's poll results in northeast: Union Minister Smriti Irani 

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) retained power on its own in Tripura and with its senior ally, Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), in Nagaland.

published on : 17th March 2023

Akhilesh indicates SP may contest Amethi in 2024 Lok Sabha polls

The Amethi parliamentary seat, which was considered a Congress pocket borough, is presently represented by BJP's Smriti Irani, who defeated Rahul Gandhi in the 2019 parliamentary elections.

published on : 6th March 2023

WEF gender gap index to count women in local governance after India nudge

The WEF ranked India at 135th spot out of 146 countries in its GGG Index 2022. India has been ranking low on the index for several years. 

published on : 24th January 2023

Union Ministers Ashwini Vaishnav, Smriti Irani to lead team India at Davos 

The team for the January 16-20 meeting at Davos in Switzerland will instead be headed by Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnav and Smriti Irani.

published on : 10th January 2023

'Made allegations against Irani family on Goa restaurant based on their acknowledgement of connection': Congress leaders to HC

Irani has filed the suit against the Congress leaders for allegedly making baseless and false accusations against her and her 18-year-old daughter.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Political row over 'rashtrapatni' remark reverberates inside, outside Parliament

Congress also upped the ante on Smriti Irani over the alleged heckling of Sonia by her & BJP MPs and organised protests inside and outside Parliament and demanded that she be sacked for her behaviour

published on : 29th July 2022

Smriti Irani assures setting up of textile unit in J-K's Reasi, says new wave of development has begun

The ambitious Ayushman Bharat Yojana has already benefitted 50,000 residents of the UT while 3.5 lakh cards have been distributed, the Union minister said.

published on : 19th January 2020

This Lok Sabha election people stood against 'tukde tukde' gang: Smriti Irani

This statement from Irani comes ahead of counting of votes tomorrow. Irani has contested against Rahul Gandhi in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat, which went to the polls on May 6.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Defamation complaint against Sanjay Nirupam: SC issues notice to Smriti Irani

In one case, the Delhi High Court had quashed the summons issued against Irani in a defamation complaint filed against her by Nirupam.

published on : 22nd April 2019

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

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

Smriti Irani accuses Congress leader Kapil Sibal of being involved in land scam

Irani claimed that Sibul bought a piece of land in Delhi worth crores for a 'very small price' from an accused in a money laundering case.

published on : 29th March 2018

Padmavati Row: Karni Sena demands resignation of Prasoon Joshi, Smriti Irani, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Demanding the film to be banned across the country, Karni Sena leader questioned the permission given to Sanjay Leela Bhansali to screen the film in UK.

published on : 5th January 2018

'Padmavati' not to be released in Rajasthan without changes: Vasundhara Raje

Earlier in the day, the state Home Minister said the state is considering a ban on the movie within the state as per the legal framework and is seeking legal advice.

published on : 21st November 2017

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje wants 'necessary changes' made to 'Padmavati'

In the letter, she also requested that the Central Board of Film Certification should consider all possible outcomes and effects before certifying the film.

published on : 19th November 2017

Padmavati row: Smriti Irani corners Shashi Tharoor over his ‘Maharajas’ remarks

Tharoor had reportedly said that the so-called ‘maharajas’ who have been after Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actually ran away when the British crushed their self-respect and honour.

published on : 17th November 2017
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