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Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani Tests Positive For Covid-19

Oct 28, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Many, including union minister Nitin Gadkari, wished her a speedy recovery.

Smriti Irani Enters Electoral Battleground In Bihar; Invokes Durga, Laxmi

Oct 24, 2020 PTI

Smriti Irani remarked that people knew "she comes carrying the lotus and not the lantern", an obvious allusion to the poll symbols of BJP and the RJD respectively.

Congress Is 'Restless' As Farmers Got Freedom To Sell Crop: Union Minister Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani accused the Congress of doing nothing for decades to ensure that farmers get the payment of their crop directly into their bank accounts.

Smriti Irani Calls Rahul Gandhi A 'VIP Kisan'

Oct 05, 2020 PTI

Rahul Gandhi is holding a series of tractor rallies named 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' across the Congress-ruled northern state to protest against the three farm laws being seen as major reforms in the agriculture sector.

Congress Workers Stop Smriti Irani’s Car In Varanasi, Demand Resignation

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with a group of other Congress MPs will visit Hathras today afternoon.

02 October, 2020

'India Commits To Build Safe, Secure Post Covid World For Women': Smriti Irani At UN


During the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, the high-level meeting was convened with the overall theme of “Accelerating the realisation of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”.

22 September, 2020

In Six Years, Centre Spent Rs 393 Cr On Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme Ads: WCD


According to data provided by Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani in the Upper House in reply to a query, Rs 96.71 lakh has been spent till September 17 in the financial year 2020-21 on advertisement or media advocacy of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme.

02 June, 2020

Smriti Irani Details Her Amethi Visits After Her 'Missing Posters' Appear


Unsigned posters of 'missing' Smriti Irani had appeared in Amethi on Monday and Congress MLC Deepak Singh questioned her absence from his Twitter handle.

05 April, 2020

'While Amethi MP Plays Antakshari...': Congress Takes Dig At Smriti Irani; She Hits Back

Outlook Web Bureau

District unit president of the Congress, Pradeep Singhal said Gandhi has instructed to supply these items especially to those who are in the forefront of the fight against coronavirus.

21 February, 2020

Organic Food Festival Showcases Women Entrepreneurship

Charupadma Pati

Organised by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), the festival has stalls displaying organic food items such as papad, vegetables, ready-to-eat products, spices and condiments, honey, cereals, dry fruits, beverages, medicinal plants, oil.

08 February, 2020

'Don't You Think Women Are Capable?': Smriti Irani Slams Kejriwal Over Tweet

Outlook Web Bureau

Kejriwal had suggested that women should discuss with male members of the family before voting.

17 January, 2020

AAP, BJP Spar Over Delay In Nirbhaya Case Convicts' Hanging

Outlook Web Bureau

'I feel sad that politics is being played on such an issue,' Arvind Kejriwal said.

10 January, 2020

'Left Design In JNU Unmasked': Smriti Irani After Delhi Police Name Left For Campus Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier Smriti Irani had lashed out at actress Deepika Padukone for standing in solidarity with students who were beaten up.

10 January, 2020

'Stood With People Who Say Bharat Tere Tukde Honge': Smriti Irani Slams Deepika Padukone

Outlook Web Bureau

The minister said Deepika supported Congress but many of her followers did not know that.

06 January, 2020

Students Lead Protests Across India In Solidarity With JNU; Parties Condemn Attack

Outlook Web Bureau

The JNUSU president has alleged a 'nexus' between the campus security guards and the vandals.

06 January, 2020

Campuses Should Not Be Made Political Battlefields: Smriti Irani On JNU Violence


On Sunday night, violence broke out inside JNU when masked men armed with sticks and rods attacked students and teachers and damaged property on the campus, prompting the administration to call in police which conducted a flag march.

20 December, 2019

'Said Opinion Poll': Mamata Banerjee After 'UN-Monitored Referendum' Remark Draws Flak

Outlook Web Bureau

The West Bengal CM had said PM Modi would have to quit if it failed the 'mass vote'.

13 December, 2019

Fact Check: Did Rahul Gandhi Say Men Should Rape In India?

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi's 'Rape in India' remark created a ruckus in Parliament. But what did he exactly say?

Photo Gallery

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

Police escort activist Sudha Bharadwaj towards a van as she leaves the jail to appear in a special NIA court, ahead of her release on bail, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra releases party's women manifesto for 2022 UP elections, at party office in Lucknow.

PTI Photo/Nand Kumar

A farmer at the Ghazipur border uses a 'hookah' as he waits for farmers' committee's decision on their future course of action, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Vijay Verma

Farmers listen to a speaker during their protest at Singhu Border, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

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