Tag: Smriti Irani

Bengal BJP has full backing of party's central leadership: Smriti Irani

Kolkata: Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Friday accused the West Bengal government of “completely failing” to maintain law and order situation in the state and said the state BJP has the full backing of the party’s central leadership. Irani said the reports of widespread pre-poll violence in Bengal over the filing of nomination for […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Twinkle, Mithali Raj to be part of 'We The Women'

Mumbai: Author-producer Twinkle Khanna, along with actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj and Union Minister Smriti Irani will be a part of We The Women, a fest, later this week. To be held on Saturday and Sunday, the festival is open to both men and women. It will have an eclectic mix […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Smriti links retweets on Rahul's tweets to bots

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani on Saturday took a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over the rise in the number of people retweeting his messages and sought to link this with twitter accounts in Russia, Indonesia and Kazakhstan. However, Congress rejected the allegation as “factually wrong”. “Perhaps @OfficeOfRG planning to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
New India defined by people who dare to dream: Smriti Irani

New Delhi: New India is defined by people who dare to dream and who strive only on the basis on their merit, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani said on Saturday. Irani, who is also the Textile minister, said that in ‘New India’, people will have more respect for them those who reach at the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
12 women awarded for 'transforming India'

New Delhi: Union minister Smriti Irani and Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya on Tuesday awarded 12 women from different parts of the country to recognise the transformational impact of their work across villages, towns and cities. “Women Transforming India Awards”, this year, to promote equal opportunity of women, received 3,000 entries from across the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Shah, Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha members

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday morning took oath as Rajya Sabha members. Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu administered the oath of office to Shah and Irani, who were elected to the Upper House from Gujarat earlier this month. This is Shah’s first Rajya Sabha stint […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Substantial future for science in India possible, if there is gender parity: Irani

Jalandhar: If India is looking for a substantial future in science and technology, then it has to ensure a just and vibrant future for women in this field, Union Minister Smriti Irani said Saturday. She asserted gender parity is not the responsibility of women alone and that men should play an active role. Speaking at […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Smriti Irani get I&B Ministry,NS Tomar given urban development

New Delhi: Textiles Minister Smriti Irani was today given the additional charge of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry after M Venkaiah Naidu resigned from the Cabinet to contest the vice-presidential poll. The portfolio of urban development, which too was with Naidu, was given to Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, the PMO […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha demands Central Institute of Classical Odia

The Odisha government today demanded establishment of a Central Institute of Classical Odia here

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
AMU VC writes to HRD Min over plans to mark Raja's anniversary

The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University has written to HRD Minister Smriti Irani, warning of a potential "communal conflagration" and massive "student unrest" in the campus over plans to mark the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Raja Mahendra Pratap in the varsity premises

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Judge me by my work: Irani on education qualification row

Breaking her silence over her educational qualification controversy, HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said "extraneous circumstances" were created to deviate her attention from work and asked the people to judge her by her work

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Controversy rages on Smriti's educational qualifications

HRD Minister Smriti Irani was on Wednesday at the centre of a raging controversy over her educational qualification after it emerged that she had made contradictory declarations when she contested Lok Sabha elections in 2004 and 2014

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Smriti files nomination, says Amethi will script history

BJP candidate Smriti Irani on Wednesday filed her nomination from Amethi and attacked her main opponent Rahul Gandhi, saying his own party did not have faith in his abilities to name him the PM candidate

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
LJP leader faces case for vulgar pictures of Irani

A case was lodged against a Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader in Bihar's Samastipur district today for allegedly circulating vulgar pictures of Union minister Smriti Irani on WhatsApp messenger

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Fabindia apologises, but denies mischief; four get bail in CCTV row

Four employees of upmarket boutique chain Fabindia were released on bail by a trial court today, as Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar ruled out any mischief and the company issued an apology to union HRD minister Smriti Irani who reported the alleged CCTV snooping at a store in the coastal state

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021