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Smriti Irani Smriti Irani Height: 1.7 m DOB: 23 March 1976

Smriti Irani is a prominent leader within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). She is a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing Amethi. In the Indian general election 2019, Smriti Irani defeated Rahul Gandhi. Gandhi's family had previously represented the constituency for four decades. Prior to this, she was a Member of the Rajya Sabha for Gujarat and held multiple portfolios as a Minister in the Government of India (GOI). Smriti Irani contested the 2014 general elections against Rahul Gandhi in Amethi constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Irani lost to Rahul Gandhi by 1,07,923 votes, a 12.32% margin.

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Government's efforts on economic front visible: Smriti Irani

India | Sep 13, 2019, 11:40 PM IST

Union minister Smriti Irani said on Friday that the Union government's efforts on economic front are visible and asserted that it meets various stake-holders every day to try to find solutions to emerging challenges.Speaking at a "fireside chat" event organised by FICCI Young Leaders Forum, the Textile Minister, who also holds the portfolio of woman and child development, reeled out a number of figures to stress that the government has been providing a lot of employment opportunities.

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Smriti Irani bowls Amethi over with development galore

India | Sep 13, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Smriti Irani, who concluded her two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency on Thursday, told the people of Amethi that in the past 100 days, she had launched 210 programmes at the cost of Rs 225 crores and a Rs 550 crore project of the railways was also on.  

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No Indian will be left out: Smriti Irani hits out at Mamata Banerjee over NRC

India | Sep 10, 2019, 03:02 PM IST

The illegal infiltrators will be dealt with as per law, she asserted. "No Indian will be left out... we are dedicated towards protecting the rights of the citizens of the country," the union minister said on NRC.

Modi government committed to empowering women, securing

Modi government committed to empowering women, securing future of children: Smriti Irani

India | Sep 08, 2019, 04:17 PM IST

 The government is committed to empowering women and securing the future of children, WCD Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday as she listed out achievements of the Modi government in its first 100 days including freeing women from triple talaq and making law against child sexual abuse more stringent.

Irani inaugurates KEM's one stop centre for rape survivors

Smriti Irani inaugurates KEM's one stop centre for rape survivors

India | Sep 04, 2019, 06:42 PM IST

"KEM is the first civic hospital to have such a centre," a hospital official said.

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Rahul Gandhi is liked by Pakistan, cares little for tricolour: Union Minister Smriti Irani

India | Aug 28, 2019, 06:30 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh minister Keshav Prasad Maurya also criticised the former Congress president over his earlier remarks and said his own state alone was enough to take on Pakistan. Referring to the debate in Parliament when the government decided to abrogate the special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Irani said the people were “stunned” by the remarks by some Congress members when Home Minister Amit Shah spoke about one tricolour and one Constitution for the entire country.

Lakme Fashion Week: Smriti Irani turns Rajasthani model

Lakme Fashion Week: Smriti Irani turns Rajasthani model Insta-famous, watch video

Fashion | Aug 26, 2019, 03:44 PM IST

In the video, Smriti Irani said: "I wanted all of you to meet Nisha Yadav... There is something special about her. She is not only a model but also that she has completed her second year of law from Rajasthan university. Third year is on and is practicing in Delhi."

Kejriwal, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani visit AIIMS to

Kejriwal, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani visit AIIMS to enquire about Arun Jaitley's health

India | Aug 18, 2019, 07:06 PM IST

Jaitley, 66, was admitted on August 9 after he complained of breathlessness and restlessness. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has not issued any bulletin on Jaitley's health condition since August 10. 

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Smriti Irani puzzles her fans with 'Jharokha' post, says 'guess the song'

Celebrities | Aug 13, 2019, 05:59 PM IST

Union Minister Smriti Irani posted a picture on her Instagram account and asks her followers ad fans to guess the song. She gave hints that the answer to the song is hidden in the picture and the caption of the post.

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ reference in Parliament causes stir on social media, Smriti Irani tweets

Trending | Aug 07, 2019, 01:42 PM IST

While countering Home Minister Amit Shah on revoking Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Manish Tewari made a reference to Fifty Shades Of Grey. Check out what Smriti Irani tweeted about the same.

Sushma Swaraj's unfulfilled promise to Smriti Irani

Sushma Swaraj's unfulfilled promise to Smriti Irani: 'I have an axe to grind with you Didi'

India | Aug 07, 2019, 08:35 AM IST

Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left us all, in pain, and deep shock. She had an affectionate bond with everyone, be it on the professional front or her personal being.

Smriti Irani discusses with Uttarakhand CM ways to

Smriti Irani discusses with Uttarakhand CM ways to strengthen anganwadi centres

India | Jul 30, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

Earlier, Smriti Irani met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal to discuss various ongoing projects under the Women and Child Development Ministry.

You cannot misbehave and get away: Smriti Irani on Azam

You cannot misbehave and get away: Smriti Irani on Azam Khan's sexist remark

Politics | Jul 26, 2019, 01:27 PM IST

Lok Sabha witnessed uproar on Friday over Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's sexist remark against BJP legislator Rama Devi. Slamming Khan, Union Minister Smriti Irani during the Zero Hour, warned him and said that he can't misbehave with a woman and get away, regardless of a party she belongs to, cannot be insulted.

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'Please be decent': Smriti Irani shows a BJP lawmaker some light in Rajya Sabha

India | Jul 25, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

BJP lawmaker Harnath Singh Yadav, on Wednesday, blamed the content on TV and social media for the rise in sexual offenders during the debate in Rajya Sabha.

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Smriti Irani tries FaceApp old age filter but it has Ekta Kapoor connection

Celebrities | Jul 18, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

Smriti Irani has also joined the Bollywood brigade as she shared a picture with the FaceApp old age filter, however, just like her every Instagram post, this latest picture also has a twist to it.

People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP:

People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP: Smriti Irani

India | Jul 06, 2019, 06:12 PM IST

Union minister and Amethi MP Smriti Irani on Saturday said people of the constituency elected her as their 'Didi' (elder sister) and not an MP, while underlining her resolve to do the best for the region. 

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Smriti Irani and Ekta Kapoor are super happy as Kyunki Saas Bhi completes 19 years

Celebrities | Jul 04, 2019, 03:52 PM IST

As Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi turned 19, the Minister for Women and Child Development got nostalgic and took to her social media account to share her feelings.

When asked about Rahul Gandhi's resignation, Union Minister

Jai Shri Ram: Smriti Irani reacts to Rahul Gandhi's resignation

India | Jul 03, 2019, 05:16 PM IST

"As President of the Congress party, I am responsible for the loss of the 2019 election. Accountability is critical for the future growth of our party," Rahul Gandhi said in a letter that was put on his Twitter account.

Smriti Irani asks for a hug as she is missing her home-

Smriti Irani asks for a hug as she is missing her home- Read deets

Celebrities | Jun 27, 2019, 03:47 PM IST

Smriti Irani, the youngest minister in Bharatiya Janata Party is missing her home, as she is in Delhi to serve her duties and responsibilities.

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Smriti Irani will build a house in Amethi

India | Jun 22, 2019, 09:29 PM IST

She said that Amethi would now be her permanent home and she would be accessible to the people.

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