Less than a month after she was moved out of the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry, Smriti Irani is no longer a special invitee to the NITI Aayog.
Smriti Irani also targeted Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) which is part of the “consolidated Opposition” for allegedly indulging in targeted killings of BJP workers in West Bengal.
Smriti Irani claimed that the previous textile commissionerate had no statistical data of the industry and a survey to gather the figures to help implement the schemes was recently conducted.
Use of certified seeds will naturally improve the crop quality, which in turn will help jute traders to go for enhanced diversification of jute products said the Union Textiles Minister.
June 1 will see the most press conferences — nine such events with Dharmendra Pradhan and Rajyvardhan Rathore along with others.
The party — an unusual gesture from the otherwise private and silent Sinha — comes amid reports that many officials of I&B Ministry, and officers of the Indian Information Services, are relieved with Irani leaving the ministry.
This is the second time that Smriti Irani has been moved from a key ministry as she was earlier shifted from the HRD Ministry to the relatively low-profile Textile Ministry.
Besides this, Union sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore was given additional charge of the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry which was till now under Smriti Irani.
The 15th Asia Media Summit, held in India for the first time, was hosted by two autonomous bodies of the I&B Ministry. The three-day summit ended on Saturday.
India is expected to have nearly 969 million Internet users in the next three years, Irani said. “This is the time to put laws, ethics and rules into place which helps us balance out the industry, so that we don’t have one dominant player,” she said.
Avengers: Infinity War: Much like most Marvel films, the latest movie had a snippet at the end after the credits rolled out. Turns out that the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani also waits for it.
The I&B Ministry was forced to issue a fresh termination order on April 24 removing Paragraph 2 in the first sacking order of February 27 which had cited irregularities and “failure to adhere to prescribed procedures” by Gupta as reasons for firing her from the post of NFDC Managing Director.
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The Delhi Police have filed a chargesheet against four people for allegedly stalking Union Minister Smriti Irani last year while she was returning to her residence in Chanakyapuri in the national capital from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
The proposal was moved by the Smriti Irani led I&B Ministry. Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala alleged that Smriti Irani wanted to now know what shows people watch within the four walls of their bedrooms.