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30-May-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani: Giant killer of LS battle again in Modi cabinet

Smriti Irani is the giant killer of this Lok Sabha election who vanquished Congress President Rahul Gandhi. An articulate face of the BJP and a go-getter, she has emerged as a trouble shooter for the ruling party.An actor-turned-politician, Irani has been one...

23-May-2019 Amethi

Amethi snaps its 39-year-old ties with Gandhi family

Amethi, on Thursday, snapped its 39 years long relationship with the Gandhi family -- a relationship that was filled with emotions and nurtured with emotions.The victory of BJP's Smriti Irani and defeat of Rahul Gandhi is not just the result of an electoral...

06-May-2019 Lucknow

Smriti Irani alleges booth capture in Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Monday alleged that the Congress workers were capturing booths and forcing voters to cast their vote for the Congress.Irani tweeted a video of a woman who claimed that she was made to vote for the Congress. The woman said that...

11-Apr-2019 Amethi (Uttar Pradesh)

Smriti Irani files her nomination from Amethi

Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday filed her nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections.Irani filed the nomination at the District Magistrate's office in Gauriganj. She was...

04-Apr-2019 Amethi

I won't desert you: Smriti Irani tells Amethi voters

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Congress President Rahul Gandhi for betraying the people of Amethi and assured them that she would not leave them in the lurch.Irani is on a two-day visit to Amethi, from where she is contesting...

04-Apr-2019 Lucknow

Rahul Gandhi did nothing for Amethi: Smriti Irani

Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani on Thursday attacked Congress President Rahul Gandhi for filing his nomination from Wayanad in Kerala and said the people of Amethi will not tolerate this as he has done nothing for his constituency."Rahul Gandhi...

22-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani vs Rahul Gandhi in high profile Amethi

Union Minister Smriti Irani, who challenged Rahul Gandhi in his Amethi bastion in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, will again take on the Congress President from the high profile parliamentary constituency in the upcoming general elections.In the last Lok Sabha...

14-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Congress scores self goal over MPLAD charges : Smriti Irani

Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani termed allegations levelled against her by the Congress of violating the Member of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) Fund rules as a self-goal and accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of committing a financial...

13-Mar-2019 New Delhi

BJP Alleges Gandhi-Vadra Link In Graft

Against the backdrop on Rafale fighter jet deal case, the BJP on Wednesday sought to turn the tables on Congress President Rahul Gandhi by linking him with arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari and accusing him of working in the interest of his own family.Addressing media,...

05-Mar-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates Refurbished Handloom Haat

Union Textiles Minister, Smriti Zubin Irani, inaugurated the renovated Handloom Haat in New Delhi today. She also launched three projects of NIFT - VisionNXT – Trend Forecasting Initiative, Indian Textiles and Craft Repository and Design Innovation and Incubation....

28-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Textiles Minister launches Short Term Courses at NIFT Panchkula

Union Minister of Textiles,  Smriti Irani , launchedfive short term courses at NIFT Panchkula, Haryana,through video link from New Delhi today.The permanent campus building is under construction and is expected to be completed by June, 2020. Till the...

18-Feb-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani lays Foundation Stone of Hastshilp Complex

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, laid the foundation stone of a Hastshilp Complex in New Delhi today. Minster of Textiles in her address stated that the Bhawan will be named Deen Dayal Antarashtriya Hastshilp Bhawan and awardee artisans will...

10-Feb-2019 New Delhi

4 J&K Silkworm rearers, reelers receive national awards

Union Minster for Textiles, Smriti Irani Sunday presented national awards to three silkworm rearers and one reeler of the State for their outstanding performance in pre and post cocoon sectors.She presented the awards at a function held here today.Minster...

05-Feb-2019 New Delhi

SC order halted 'anarchist' Mamata's histrionics : Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said "anarchist Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's political histrionics" were brought to a screeching halt by the Supreme Court order asking  Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear before the CBI and co-operate...

20-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani BJP's key face to take on opposition?

Is Union Minister Smriti Irani BJP's 'go-to' person for countering the Congress? For a person who has had her own ups and downs in the government - from being the HRD Minister when Narendra Modi became Prime Minister to being shifted to the less fancied...

18-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani dares Rahul to repeat 'anti-India' slogan

Days after Congress leader Kapil Sibal questioned the need for a sedition law, Union Minister Smriti Irani dared his party President Rahul Gandhi to repeat the slogan 'Bharat tere tukde honge" in public."The Congress President publicly stood with such forces...

09-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Smriti Irani Meets Participants of Know India Programme

Participants of 51st edition of Know India Programmes (KIP) called on the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in New Delhi today. This edition of KIP has been scheduled from January 5thto 29thJanuary, 2019 in partnership with Gujarat. The participants...

19-Dec-2018 New Delhi

Textiles Minister Gives Away Handicrafts Export Awards

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, presented awardsto handicrafts exportersfor their outstanding performance in exports for the year 2015-16 and 2016-17 at a function at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida, Delhi NCR last evening. Minister...

31-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Minister of Textiles Unveils Fabric of Unity

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani,unveiled the Fabric of Unity on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gurugram today.The Minister also flagged off Unity March. Smriti Zubin Iraniadministered the Unity Pledge to the...

16-Oct-2018 New Delhi

6th India International Silk Fair Inaugurated

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, inaugurated the 6th India International Silk Fair (IISF) at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today. Among those present on the occasion was Ambassador of Vietnam to India, Pham Sanh Chau.108 exhibitors from all over...

15-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Textiles Minister Participates in Swachhta Hi Sewa Campaign

Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani participated in a cleanliness drive under the Swachhta Hi Sewa campaign in the neighbourhood of  Okhla industrial area here today. The Swachhata campaign, which will continue from 15th September to 2ndOctober...

01-Sep-2018 Lucknow

Smriti Irani inaugurates 'digital village' in Amethi

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani on Saturday inaugurated a 'digital village' in Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Rahul Gandhi.Accompanied by district officials and BJP leaders, Irani, who unsuccessfully contested the 2014 Lok...

23-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Piyush Goyal hits back at Rahul, calls him 'merchant of hate'

As Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that the latest lynching incident in Rajasthan's Alwar represents Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "brutal New India", Union Minister Piyush Goyal hit him back, terming him a "merchant of hate"."Stop jumping with joy...

21-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

International Day of Yoga celebrations held in Chandigarh

The 4th International Day of Yoga was celebrated today in Chandigarh, Sector 17 Plaza with great zeal and enthusiasm. The grand event was graced by Sh. V.P Singh Badnore, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh as the Chief Guest and Smt....

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