Smriti Irani
India  /  Published 05.08.20

Shri Ram or Siya Ram?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday began his address with “Jai Siya Ram” and urged his audience to join him, but hours later his ministers and party president were continuing to sti...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.06.20

No increase in domestic violence during lockdown: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani has debunked claims that the coronavirus-induced lockdown led to an increase in cases of domestic violence against women.Replying to a question that the lockdown has increa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.09.19

Sexual harassment law: Conciliation must go

It is thrilling that the group of ministers for sexual harassment comprises Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Ramesh Pokhriyal and Smriti Irani. With the most powerful ministers taking harassers in hand,...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.10.18

Over to 'gentleman concerned'

The BJP on Thursday appeared in a bind over growing demands for Union minister M.J. Akbar’s scalp following multiple allegations of sexual harassment, worried that sacking him would make the governm...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.09.18

Innovate and grow: Irani to textiles industry

Textiles minister Smriti Irani on Saturday urged the industry to go for innovation and come forward in taking new initiatives.She said the government was pushing for small firms to become mid-sized as...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.06.19

Supreme Court refuses to entertain Congress plea on Gujarat Rajya Sabha bypolls

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacan...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.05.19

Local rivalry hint in Amethi murder

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

Smriti Irani has her eyes on the prize

Tight reinAll battles have winners and losers. But defeat can be hard. For many member of the Grand Old Party, the temptation to blame electronic voting machines as soon as the trends showed a BJP swe...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Rahul Gandhi vows to fight for ideology

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his victory and declared he would obey the people’s order to sit in the Opposition. He avoided making any c...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Phase V: Big names and contests

The contest: Shabbir Balmiki (Samajwadi Party) vs Akshaibar Lal (BJP)Seat: Bahraich, Uttar PradeshInterest quotient: In Bahraich, BJP’s Lal had defeated Balmiki by a margin of about 95,000 votes. If...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi


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