Smriti Irani
India  /  Published 05.01.19

How scriptures are ahead of Darwin, VC teaches science congress

Hiranyakashipu, Ravan, Bakasura, Darwinasura…. To the list of those slain by Vishnu’s incarnations has now been added the name of Charles Darwin.The Indian Science Congress on Saturday heard that ...
By PTI in Jalandhar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Calcutta's Currency Building turns into expo hub

The more than 150-year-old majestic white building overlooking Dalhousie Square is all set to gain currency as an exhibition hub from Monday.A jute and silk exhibition will be the first public event ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.12.18

Kodnani on BJP stage with Smriti

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani attended a BJP event here on Saturday, her first public appearance since her acquittal in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case in April this year. Kodnani was seen sha...
By PTI in Gandhinagar

India  /  Published 19.12.18

Defamation duel: HC relief for Smriti, not for Nirupam

Delhi High Court on Wednesday quashed the summons issued against Union minister Smriti Irani in a defamation complaint filed against her by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. The court, however, dismisse...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.11.18

BJP ministers lap up Dassault CEO interview

Union ministers and the BJP on Tuesday lapped up an interview of Dassault CEO Eric Trappier and went all out, in a seemingly command performance, to target Rahul Gandhi.The interview, given to the new...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.10.18

Madan Lal Khurana passes away

Former Delhi chief minister Madan Lal Khurana passed away here Saturday after a prolonged illness, his family said. Khurana, who was 82, is survived by his wife, a son and two daughters. His another s...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

Why should rules of worship be carved in stone?

It is all a question of priorities. So for the Union minister for textiles, Smriti Irani, it would be natural to think first of textile products or commodities related to these. It proves her dedicati...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 23.10.18

Would you take a bloody pad to friend’s home: Smriti

Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday attempted to explain a citizen’s “right to pray” at and not “desecrate” a place of worship while speaking on the issue of women of menstrual age being kept o...
By in New Delhi

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

Odisha  /  Published 07.10.18

Smriti offers to revive textile mill in Odisha

Union textile minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said that the Centre would support Odisha if the latter took the initiative to reopen the iconic Odisha Textile Mills (OTM) at Choudwar. The mill, set up ...
By Ashutosh Mishra in Bhubaneshwar


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