Articles tagged under: Smriti Irani

Two seats of Rajya Sabha in Gujarat to fall vacant as Shah, Smriti elected to Lok Sabha

May 23, 2019
Two seats of Rajya Sabha in Gujarat to fall vacant as Shah, Smriti elected to Lok Sabha

Gandhinagar: Two Rajya Sabha seats will fall vacant in Gujarat as sitting Rajya Sabha members from Gujarat, Amit Shah and Smriti Irani have emerged victorious on Amethi and Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seats respectively. While Amit Shah has won Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat by margin of over 5 lakh votes, Smriti has through her over five-year long hardwork and repot with the people of Amethi has defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi and emerged as a giant killer. DeshGujaratRead More

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Smriti Irani in Gujarat for campaign

April 15, 2019
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Smriti Irani in Gujarat for campaign

Gandhinagar: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and union textile minister Smriti Irani will join BJP campaign in Gujarat on Tuesday, April 16. Shivraj Singh will address public meetings at Halol (Chhota Udepur seat), Gandhinagar (Gandhinagar seat) and Bapunagar (Amedabad East seat). He will also visit the Statue of Unity. Union minister Smriti Irani will address public meetings at Patan(Patan seat), Veraval(Junagadh seat), Gondal(Porbandar seat) and Rajkot(Ra...Read More

Rahul’s ‘commercial interest’ for opposing Rafale: BJP

March 13, 2019

New Delhi:Stating that a 'commercial relationship' existed between Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra, BJP leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the new facts show there is also a relationship between arms dealer Bhandari and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. At a media conference at party headquarters here, she said it is such commercial and family interest that is making Congress president taking different stance on country's defence preparedness. These references co...Read More

Foundation stone laid for Karanj Textile Park in Surat

March 06, 2019

Surat: Textile minister Smriti Irani today laid foundation stone for Karanj textile park which has more than 40 units of weaving, knitwear and texturising. The textile park was approved under Government of India’s Scheme of Integrated Textile Park (SITP) which will have weaving, knitting & texturizing units and will provide employment to over 1500 people leading to revenue generation of more than Rs. 300 crore according to minister Irani. Foundation stone was also laid for 25 MLD ZL...Read More

Is the dynast a congenital liar: India’s first post truth politician – a note by Smriti Irani

January 31, 2019
Is the dynast a congenital liar: India’s first post truth politician – a note by Smriti Irani

New Delhi: I have always believed that the perpetuation of dynasties negates the very concept of Democracy. Dynasties rely on a feudal mindset, personality cults, non-ideological positions and believe that only those belonging to a privileged family are entitled to rule. There is no place for merit, commitment and ability to deliver in a dynastic democracy. The other danger about dynastic parties and dynastic rule is that the aberrations of different generations of a dynasty become a part o...Read More

Congress misused CBI in 2010 to frame Amit Shah, clear proof of political conspiracy: Smriti Irani

January 01, 2019

New Delhi: Union Minister and ruling Bharatiya Janata Party leader Smriti Irani today in a press conference in Delhi said, Congress misused the CBI in 2010 to frame BJP President Amit Shah. There’s clear proof of political conspiracy by Congress against him. We want to highlight to the nation that Congress will not spare anyone who comes in their pursuit of power. In an interaction, Smriti Irani speaking as Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat said, if you are saying that opposition's conten...Read More

Supported by Pakistan ministers Rahul speaking language of those who have no good intentions for India: Smriti in Gujarat

September 25, 2018
Supported by Pakistan ministers Rahul speaking language of those who have no good intentions for India: Smriti in Gujarat

Rajpipala: Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi for his recent statements about Rafale Deal, Union Textile Minister and firebrand woman leader of ruling BJP Smriti Irani today alleged that the in this matter Congress president was speaking the language of those whose intentions about India were not good. Talking to newsmen during his visit to Narmada district of Gujarat today Irani said that the secrets of the Indian Air Force should not be revealed for the safety of the country. But Rah...Read More

Rotten gram with insects found in Anganwadi center; Smriti Irani asks collector to probe and take strict action

September 25, 2018
Rotten gram with insects found in Anganwadi center; Smriti Irani asks collector to probe and take strict action

Rajpipla: Union Textile Minister and Rajyasabha MP from Gujarat Smriti Irani today ordered probe in to the incident of finding rotten gram (Chana) with insects in it from an Anganwadi center in Narmada district. She also ordered the district collector to get all other Anganwadis in the district checked to find out whether such items were being used anywhere else. Irani was on trip to the Anganwadi in Koth village under Naswadi taluka of the district before which it came to the ...Read More

Rahul’s statement against PM shows his sanskar and also that he can lie in parliament: Smriti Irani in Surat

September 21, 2018
Rahul’s statement against PM shows his sanskar and also that he can lie in parliament: Smriti Irani in Surat

Surat: Union Minister and firebrand BJP leader Smriti Irani today strongly hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his recent 'indecent' remark against against PM Narendra Modi at an election rally in Rajasthan. Talking to newsmen here today Irani, who had also contested last election against Gandhi in Amethi, said that Rahul has showed his Sanskar by giving such a statement. 'The kind of statement he has given was an example of the low-level politics he was indulged in. I...Read More

Smriti Irani to give Rs 1 crore grant for craft village Nirona in Kutch

July 11, 2018
Smriti Irani to give Rs 1 crore grant for craft village Nirona in Kutch

Bhuj: Union textile minister Smriti Irani is likely to adopt the handicraft village of Nirona in Kutch district of Gujarat in order to make it an ideal village. Smriti has chosen to make Nirona a model village due to her special interest in handicraft and craft artists. She will be soon visiting the village to perform ground breaking for Rs 1 crore development works. This information was shared by district collector and local Lok Sabha member Vinod Chavda in a meeting with local villagers. N...Read More