August 19, 2022 11:11 am
She accused Rahul Gandhi of setting up a not-for-profit company, Young Indians, which then bought a commercial company, Associated Journals Ltd, and its debts worth Rs 90 crore for Rs 50 lakh.
February 21, 2017 4:31 pm
The CIC had last month directed the CBSE to permit examination of textiles minister Smriti Irani's XII records, overruling the argument that this was personal information.
January 18, 2017 3:57 pm
The Commission rejected the argument that the information was “personal information” and thus cannot be disclosed.
January 18, 2017 12:20 am
The Information Commissioner rejected the contention of CBSE that the information is yet to be digitised and they will have to divert resources to dig out information form voluminous records.
December 09, 2016 2:21 am
“Birthday greetings @SaralPatel007, blessings from Auntyji :-),” Smriti Irani tweeted.
December 04, 2016 12:29 pm
Smriti Irani became a household name after playing Tulsi in her long-running and popular TV soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.
July 10, 2016 3:03 am
Irani's appointment as HRD Minister had made as much news as the decision now to take the portfolio from her.
July 09, 2016 4:34 am
The V-C also gave credence to rumours that he could not get an appointment with Irani despite several attempts for almost a year.
June 23, 2016 12:33 am
HRD Minister Smriti Irani attributed the change to the poor response from foreign universities.
June 17, 2016 5:06 am
She cheekily signed off with the name “Aunty National".
March 04, 2016 2:43 pm
JNU protest, Arun Jaitley's budget, Thane mass murder - Take a look at the top happenings in the month of February.
July 04, 2015 8:00 am
Narendra Modi launches Digital India campaign; Massive Landslide In Darjeeling, 38 Feared dead; Indonesian Air Force Plane Crashes, 100 Feared dead.
June 29, 2015 5:23 pm
Aam Aadmi Party activists stage a protest against BJP leaders Smriti Irani, Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Pankaja Munde in New Delhi.
February 13, 2015 1:55 pm
The incident took place at Holy Child Auxilium School following which the school was shut.
June 18, 2020 2:32 pm
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani was once again in the spotlight on Monday when, during a conference, she said that if you don't go to friend's house in a blood-soaked sanitary napkin, would you do the same going to a God's house?
June 18, 2020 2:33 pm
Junior minister MJ Akbar has filed a case of criminal defamation against Priya Ramani, the first woman to have publicly accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. Here's a timeline the case so far.
June 18, 2020 2:34 pm
At a FICCI event in Mumbai, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani said the junior minister was better positioned to speak on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by at least 7 women journalists.
June 03, 2016 11:30 am
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February 26, 2016 9:26 am
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Confirming his attendance at the ‘Mahishasura festival’ of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in 2011, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Udit Raj on Friday said that he changed his thoughts after joining the saffron party. Raj further stated that Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani’s remarks on the Mahishasura event were political and he attended the event as an activist then. Irani had yesterday created a huge uproar in the Rajya Sabha by reading out a document on the Mahishasur Puja, observed on the JNU campus every October since 2011.
February 26, 2016 8:06 am
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (ANI): The on-duty Chief Medical Officer M. Rajshree, who confirmed Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula's death, has repudiated HRD Minister Smriti Irani's assertion in the Parliament, saying she had reached the scene in three-five minutes. She further said that a group of students took her to the room where Rohith had attempted suicide and the police asked her if she could predict the time of Vemula's death. Irani on Wednesday pointed out that according to a report submitted to the Telangana High Court, the police had reached the hospital at 7:20 pm when they found the body.
February 24, 2016 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Accusing the main opposition of practicing "political opportunism" Union Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday sought to know as to where was Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi when more than 600 students died during the Telangana movement. Irani said "Today I am being accused of discrimination. One student dies and there is political battle over it. In my 20 months as minister, I have served my country, people without any prejudice. I did my duty, and I won't apologise for it," said Irani in response to Vemula's suicide in Parliament's Budget Session. She added "I have been accused that with which authority, do I to write letters Universities? Just because I contested from Amethi, you would crucify me."
February 12, 2016 8:18 am
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Speaking about an event at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that whatever happened at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) was inappropriate. He said strict action will be taken against the anti-national elements. He added that if anyone raises anti-India slogans and tries to raise question on nation's unity and integrity, they would not be spared. Union Minister for Human Resource and Development (HRD) Smriti Irani also echoed similar sentiments, saying that academic institutions have the responsibility of following principles and thereby it should be kept in mind that institutions are respected. She added, “Nation can never tolerate any insult to Mother India:”
February 10, 2016 10:33 am