January 18, 2020 9:36 am
The BJP has been consistently targetting AAP for “delaying” the execution of death penalty granted to the accused, saying that the Delhi government’s counsel did not object to procedural routes, such as filing curative and mercy petitions, that the convicts are taking.
January 17, 2020 8:29 pm
Meanwhile, a Delhi court earlier in the day issued fresh execution warrants in the case, postponing the date of the hanging of the four convicts to February 1. The four convicts will be executed at 6 am.
January 10, 2020 8:58 pm
The HRD minister said, "Involvement of JNU students in Jan 5 violence as pointed out in Delhi Police's probe unfortunate. Will not tolerate any violence, anarchy on campus; committed to ensuring academic atmosphere in educational institutions."
January 10, 2020 5:24 pm
From Supreme Court's order on internet shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir, to Smriti Irani attacking Deepika Padukone for showing solidarity with JNU students, to upcoming India-Australia cricket series, here are the top news headlines today evening.
January 10, 2020 6:37 pm
"I think that anybody who has read the news knew where you are going to stand...knew that you are standing with people who celebrate every time a CRPF jawan is killed," Smriti Irani said at an event in Chennai.
January 06, 2020 9:33 pm
Irani was responding to a question on whether Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who has lately been very active, could become the president of the Congress party.
January 06, 2020 2:15 pm
"I hope students will not be used as 'rajnitik mohre' (political tools)", the Amethi MP said.
January 06, 2020 2:22 am
She condemned them for supporting “anti-national elements”, repeating the rhetoric of Pakistani officials and spreading fear about the new law.
December 18, 2019 1:00 am
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan and Women & Child Development and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani met at Nirman Bhawan on Monday.
December 17, 2019 4:22 am
Music lovers were in for a surprise political moment at the concert by rock band U2 on Sunday when Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani’s picture popped up in an audio-visual presentation during the show.
May 24, 2019 11:09 am
Spread across seven phases, the bitterly contested Lok Sabha election spanned from April 11 to May 19. As the results start pouring in, let's take a look at some of the prominent candidates.
August 09, 2017 12:02 pm
The Election Commission of India (ECI) invoked Article 324 of the Constitution to revoke the decision of its Returning Officer (RO) in the state and declare invalid the votes cast by two Congress MLAs.
July 19, 2017 1:25 pm
With Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu now NDA’s Vice-Presidential nominee, his two ministerial portfolios have been given to Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Smriti Zubin Irani.
March 04, 2016 2:43 pm
JNU protest, Arun Jaitley's budget, Thane mass murder - Take a look at the top happenings in the month of February.
July 04, 2015 8:00 am
Narendra Modi launches Digital India campaign; Massive Landslide In Darjeeling, 38 Feared dead; Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes, 100 Feared dead.
June 29, 2015 5:29 pm
Aam Aadmi Party activists stage a protest against BJP leaders Smriti Irani, Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Pankaja Munde in New Delhi.
February 13, 2015 1:55 pm
The incident took place at Holy Child Auxilium School following which the school was shut.
October 09, 2014 12:27 pm
Ahead of the Assembly polls, HRD Minister Smriti Irani addressed a public meeting for BJP candidates in Kolhapur on Wednesday (October 8).
September 26, 2014 12:33 pm
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani were seen participating in 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
September 16, 2014 5:01 pm
October 23, 2018 8:05 pm
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani was once again in the spotlight on Monday when, during a conference, she said that if you don't go to friend's house in a blood-soaked sanitary napkin, would you do the same going to a God's house?
October 16, 2018 6:17 pm
Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.
October 12, 2018 2:52 pm
At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.
June 01, 2018 3:35 pm
Here’s what the many ministry of the HRD ministry did with education, in our series The Last Lap.
June 03, 2016 2:11 pm
March 08, 2016 12:47 pm
February 26, 2016 9:26 am
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.
February 26, 2016 5:29 pm
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (ANI): The on-duty Chief Medical Officer M. Rajshree, who confirmed Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's death, has repudiated HRD Minister Smriti Irani's assertion in the Parliament, saying she had reached the scene in three-five minutes. She further said that a group of students took her to the room where Rohith had attempted suicide and the police asked her if she could predict the time of Vemula's death. Irani on Wednesday pointed out that according to a report submitted to the Telangana High Court, the police had reached the hospital at 7:20 pm when they found the body.
February 24, 2016 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Accusing the main opposition of practicing "political opportunism" Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday sought to know as to where was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi when more than 600 students died during the Telangana movement. Irani said "Today I am being accused of discrimination. One student dies and there is political battle over it. In my 20 months as minister, I have served my country, people without any prejudice. I did my duty, and I won't apologise for it," said Irani in response to Vemula's suicide in Parliament's Budget Session. She added "I have been accused that with which authority, do I to write letters Universities? Just because I contested from Amethi, you would crucify me."
February 12, 2016 8:18 am
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”