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.read more
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.
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.
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.
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.
"KEM is the first civic hospital to have such a centre," a hospital official said.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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, the youngest minister in Bharatiya Janata Party is missing her home, as she is in Delhi to serve her duties and responsibilities.