Smriti Irani
Opinion  /  Published 26.05.19

A name! A name! My name unto a kingdom

Post the general election results, Union minister Mahesh Sharma said, “This resounding victory signals towards the end of dynastic politics.” Indeed, in an election fraught with binaries aplenty, ...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Rahul Gandhi trails in postal ballots in Amethi

In initial trends showing up on TV, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trailing Smriti Trani in postal ballots.The Amethi seat is one of the most watched this election.Between 2009 and 2014, the Congr...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.01.19

Smriti questions Rahul ‘manhood’

Union minister Smriti Irani appeared to question Rahul Gandhi’s “purusharth” (manhood) during a visit to Amethi on a day the Congress president gave his constituency a miss to take on a man with...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Smriti ‘insult’ sinks concern

A debate in the Lok Sabha on how to control the rampant rape and murder of women across the country degenerated into a trivial fight over alleged misbehaviour with minister Smriti Irani.When the membe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.06.19

Congress moves Supreme Court on Rajya Sabha poll

The Congress on Monday moved the Supreme Court against the Election Commission’s decision to hold separate elections to two Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant in Gujarat. The party had expres...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 03.06.19

India lags in women's representation

The results of the general elections have thrown up a number of new things. The Bharatiya Janata Party made inroads into West Bengal and Odisha; people voted differently for state elections and Lok Sa...
By Santosh Kumar Biswal

India  /  Published 31.05.19

Scant reward for giant-killer Smriti

For a “giant killer”, Smriti Irani has ended up almost exactly where she was between July 18, 2017, and May 14, 2018, when she had additional charge of the information and broadcasting ministry al...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Rahul accepts mandate and concedes defeat in Amethi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today conceded defeat but said that the Congress's outlook and that of Narendra Modi's are 'to different visions'. “These are two different visions but we will have ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.19

Rape — He said. She said

Addressing an election rally in Jharkhand, the Congress’s Rahul Gandhi said what he did — about Narendra Modi having promised Make in India, but “rape in India” being the more rampant thing. R...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Action stations: Manifesto role for Rajnath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried to pep up booth-level workers and excoriated N. Chandrababu Naidu for allying with the Congress. BJP president Amit Shah announced 17 committees on a single day, as...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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