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Union Minister Smriti Irani


Cong most corrupt party, vote for BJP to continue to avail centre and state schemes: Smriti Irani

March 13, 2021 2:19 pm

Listing out a series of schemes launched by the central and state governments, she said the Congress government never worked for the poor people and appealed to the people to vote for the BJP in the assembly polls.

Book on Smriti Irani's victory in Amethi to release in English

March 05, 2021 12:34 pm

According to Westland, Vijay's book attempts to understand the reasons behind Irani's success in Amethi, shining a light on personality and political methods of the actor-turned-politician.

Ekta Kapoor shares a throwback video of Smriti Irani from Miss India 1998

June 28, 2020 1:33 pm

The video shows the current Minister of Textiles, who was a former television actress and model, introducing herself at the 1998 Miss India competition.

Need to extend gender sensitisation programs to all schools: Smriti Irani

November 19, 2019 4:39 pm

Under the pilot programme, multi-choice examinations were conducted in October whose toppers were felicitated on Monday. Students from 60 Kendriya Vidyalayas in Delhi region participated in the programme.

Kailash Satyarthi meets Smriti Irani, discusses child welfare issues

July 17, 2019 7:21 pm

On July 12, Satyarthi praised Irani for the Centre initiating steps to make the law against child pornography more stringent.

I&B Ministry forms committee to regulate online media

April 05, 2018 9:46 pm

This committee will, the I&B Ministry said, “delineate the sphere of online information dissemination which needs to be brought under regulation, on the lines applicable to print and electronic media".

Real news

April 04, 2018 4:03 pm

With elections on the horizon, Smriti Irani's announcement amounted to a barefaced attempt to muzzle the press and chill dissent. It betrayed a mindset that seeks control through blacklisting, a primitive strategy presumed to have been left behind in the dilapidated ruins of the Emergency

Smriti Irani's nostalgic picture on Instagram is the sweetest thing you will see today

September 15, 2017 10:34 am

Union Minister Smriti Irani posts the perfect throwback Thursday picture on Instagram. Her beautiful 90s look in sepia filter brings back memories of her popular TV serial 'Kyuki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi' in which she played a character named 'Tulsi Virani'.

I&B Minister Smriti Irani condemns attack on media, asks news channels to 'refrain from causing panic'

August 25, 2017 11:52 pm

Several media personnel and their vans were attacked in the violence in Panchkula where a CBI court convicted 50-year-old self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh of rape in a 2002 case. I&B Minister Smriti Irani has appealed for peace.

Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust asked to vacate land in Amethi

August 06, 2017 7:27 pm

Four of the five Assembly segments of the Amethi parliamentary seat come under the jurisdiction of the district administration. Irani's protest, however, fell on deaf ears during the rule of previous Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government in UP.


Will you take sanitary napkins soaked in blood to a friend’s home: Smriti Irani on Sabarimala row

June 22, 2020 6:13 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?