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Use e-Commerce platforms to promote handicrafts, Baijayant urges Centre

New Delhi: Senior BJD leader and Kendrapara MP, Baijayant Panda today urged the Union Textiles ministry to use e-Commerce platforms for promotion of handicrafts. “Instead of spending time, energy and effort from the government and a large budget, it would be much simpler, cheaper and faster if the Textile ministry can provide facilities to the […]

Forward proposal on higher education to DEA, CM urges Irani

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has requested the Union HRD ministry to forward its project proposal on ‘Achieving Excellence in higher education in the state of Odisha’ to the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) to enable the state government to get World Bank assistance to the tune of Rs 1019.70 crore for the project. In a […]

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

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

Odisha demands Central Institute of Classical Odia

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

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

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

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

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