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Smriti Irani

Indian politician and former actress

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Smriti Irani: Indian politician and former actress
Smriti Zubin Irani is an Indian politician and former actress, fashion model and television producer. She was Minister of Women and Child Development from 2019 to 2024, and also Minister of Minority Affairs from 2022 to 2024. She previously served as Minister of Human Resource Development, Minister of Textiles, and Minister of Information and Broadcasting. She was the youngest minister in prime minister Narendra Modi's second ministry in 2019.

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BJP Finds New Party President To Replace JP Nadda After Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Losses [Video]

BJP Finds New Party President To Replace JP Nadda After Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Losses

With JP Nadda's exit as BJP president imminent after his cabinet induction, the party is weighing options for his replacement. Front-runners include Vinod Tawde, K Laxman, Sunil Bansal and Om Mathur...

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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Smiti Iran Set to Retain Amethi….Or will Rahul’s Stunt Work?| Expert Talk [Video]

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Smiti Iran Set to Retain Amethi….Or will Rahul’s Stunt Work?| Expert Talk

Two important seats, Amethi & Raebareli, are also up for polling today as the Lok Sabha elections enter their fifth phase. These elections will be fascinating to watch because of the high stakes and..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Smriti Irani or KL Sharma? Ground Report on Voters' Decision| Watch [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Smriti Irani or KL Sharma? Ground Report on Voters' Decision| Watch

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat became a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Congress has picked..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: KL Sharma's Candid Conversation with Team Oneindia | Watch [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: KL Sharma's Candid Conversation with Team Oneindia | Watch

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat becomes a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Congress has picked..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Ashok Gehlot, Former Rajasthan CM Hopeful of Congress’ Victory [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: Ashok Gehlot, Former Rajasthan CM Hopeful of Congress’ Victory

In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi seat becomes a focal point. Once a stronghold of Congress and Rahul Gandhi, it now belongs to BJP's Smriti Irani. However, Rahul Gandhi's return..

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Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: After Rahul's Exit, Will Smriti Irani Win Again? | Ground Report [Video]

Amethi Lok Sabha Elections: After Rahul's Exit, Will Smriti Irani Win Again? | Ground Report

The absence of Rahul Gandhi from Amethi in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections raises questions about the advantage it might offer to Smriti Irani. While Priyanka Gandhi's extensive campaigning in the..

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LS Polls 2024: Fierce Electoral Battle in Amethi | Smriti Irani Vs KL Sharma | What Locals Think [Video]

LS Polls 2024: Fierce Electoral Battle in Amethi | Smriti Irani Vs KL Sharma | What Locals Think

The Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh will be one of the most watched seats in the fifth phase of voting in the ongoing general elections on May 20. The seat was in the headlines due to..

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All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News [Video]

All About Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress Leader Set to Face Smriti Irani in Amethi | Oneindia News

Get to know Kishori Lal Sharma, the Congress leader gearing up to contest against Smriti Irani in the Amethi Lok Sabha seat. Discover his journey, his ties to the Gandhi family, and the upcoming..

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Smriti Irani and Anurag Thakur not in Modi 3.0 Cabinet


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'Ghamand nahi karna': What Gandhis told KL Sharma after Amethi win against Smriti Irani

Kishori Lal Sharma, the new Congress MP from high profile seat of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka and Rahul in Delhi today. Sharma, who emerged as a new giant killer..
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024 Result: Will Rahul Gandhi stick to Wayanad or Raebareli seat? He says...

In 2019, Mr Gandhi had lost to BJP's Smriti Irani in Amethi. The leader, who undertook Bharat Jodo yatras, returned to UP in 2024. He chose to fight from Raebareli, a seat represented by his mother,..
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Amethi's new giant killer: Rahul's aide Kishori Lal Sharma defeats BJP's Smriti Irani


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From Smriti Irani to Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury: Biggest upsets in 2024 Lok Sabha elections

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections have witnessed a number of startling outcomes, with certain well-known politicians encountering unforeseen losses in their bastions. One of the most significant upsets..
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Congress' KL Sharma takes decisive lead, trends put him ahead of Smriti Irani in Amethi

The Congress is leading on the seats of Amethi, Rae Bareli, Amroha, Saharanpur, Sitapur, Allahabad, and Barabanki. Rahul Gandhi, who is contesting from the other party bastion of Rae Bareli is leading..
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'Kishori bhaiya': Priyanka Gandhi congratulates KL Sharma as he leads against Smriti Irani from Amethi, shares picture

KL Sharma was pitted against BJP leader Smriti Irani, who defeated Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in 2019
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Amethi Election Results 2024 Live Updates: Congress's Kishori Lal Sharma leads against BJP's Smriti Irani

In the 2019 Amethi Lok Sabha elections, BJP's Smriti Irani defeated Rahul Gandhi, marking the first instance in twenty-five years that a member of the Gandhi family is not contesting from Amethi.
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Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Election Results 2024: Full list of winner and loser candidates will be announced soon

In Uttar Pradesh, the Lok Sabha Election for 80 seats took place in seven phases. Key candidates include PM Narendra Modi from Varanasi, Rahul Gandhi from Raebareli, Smriti Irani from Amethi.
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Amethi Lok Sabha Election Results 2024 LIVE updates: Smriti Irani or Kishori Lal Sharma? Counting begins at 8 am

Incumbent MP Smriti Irani from BJP and Congress' Kishori Lal Sharma are the major candidates in the fray for the Amethi seat in Uttar Pradesh.
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Amethi Lok Sabha Election 2024 Exit Poll LIVE: Smriti Irani vs KL Sharma, who will win?

Incumbent MP Smriti Irani from BJP and Congress' Kishori Lal Sharma are the major candidates in the fray for the Amethi seat.
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'Our responsibility towards future of country': BJP MP Smriti Irani appeal to people to cast their vote


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Lok Sabha Elections 2024, Phase 5: Voting begins for 49 seats today; Amethi, Rae Bareli among high-profile contests

In Phase 5 of the Lok Sabha elections 2024, key candidates include Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Rajnath Singh and others.
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Lok Sabha election 2024 phase 5: Voting to take place in Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, 8 other states

The fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections in 49 constituencies across states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Odisha will also impact Naveen Patnaik's electoral fate and NDA's stronghold. Prominent..
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Smriti props up ‘labharthis’, local connect to woo voters

Smriti Irani respects local rituals, engages with women voters, and reinforces her campaign by interacting with residents and highlighting her contributions to Amethi.
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Rebel SP MLA from Unchhahar joins BJP at Amit Shah's rally

Rebel SP MLA Manoj Pandey joins BJP with Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Rae Bareli. He shares dais with Shah in support of party candidates from Rae Bareli and Amethi, Dinesh Pratap Singh, and Smriti..
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'Who willed you the two seats?': Amit Shah to Rahul Gandhi on referring Rae Bareli, Amethi as 'family seats'

Union Home Minister Amit Shah criticizes Congress over Rae Bareli and Amethi, rejecting them as 'family seats'. He discusses key candidates like Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani, and Dinesh Pratap Singh in..
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‘Cylinder people’ have surrendered, Akhilesh Yadav takes a jibe at Smriti Irani


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'Congress looted the country for so many years,' says home minister Amit Shah

During a public meeting in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh, Union home minister Amit Shah launched a scathing attack on the Congress party, accusing them of looting the country for decades. While campaigning..
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'Pick a channel, anchor, issue for debate: Smriti Irani's challenge to Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi


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Congress tries to divide people over colour, region: Smriti Irani on Pitroda's remarks


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DNA Exclusive: Inside scoop of Congress' plan to defeat Smriti Irani, retain Amethi

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DNA Exclusive: Smriti Irani has advantage in Amethi, but sympathy for Gandhi family could be decisive

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DNA Exclusive: Check LSS score of Smriti Irani, BJP candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi constituency

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'Rahul Gandhi sent his peon to contest from Amethi,' says BJP's Rae Bareli candidate Dinesh Pratap Singh

BJP candidate from Rae Bareli, Dinesh Pratap Singh on Saturday took a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi saying the congress leader has sent his 'peon' to contest against Smriti Irani in Amethi. The..
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Second non-Gandhi fielded by Cong in Amethi since 1980

Congress nominates Kishori Lal Sharma to contest against Smriti Irani in Amethi, endorsed by Priyanka Gandhi. Sharma, with a long association with the area, faces mixed reactions from the public,..
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi files nomination from Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituency: Who said what

In a flurry of political reactions, Rahul Gandhi's shift to contest from Rae Bareli instead of Amethi sparked controversy. Prime Minister Modi mocked his decision, accusing him of fear and flight...
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'Accepted defeat': Union minister Smriti Irani takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi over Rae Bareli move

Union Minister and BJP's nominee from Amethi, Smriti Irani, asserted that the Congress had essentially acknowledged their loss in the constituency even before a single vote was cast. She pointed out..
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Not inheritance but responsibility: Congress on Rahul Gandhi's candidature from Rae Bareli

Rahul, who represented Amethi from 2004 to 2014, has been elected as an MP three times from Uttar Pradesh and once from Kerala. "Today, Smriti Irani’s only identity is that she contests elections..
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'Rahul has abandoned Amethi': BJP sharpens attack after Congress picks Gandhi from Rae Bareli

Kishori Lal Sharma replaces Rahul in Amethi. Smriti Irani defeated Rahul. Nominations close on May 20 for the fifth phase of elections.
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Who is KL Sharma, Congress candidate to contest against BJP's Smriti Irani from Amethi?

Kishori Lal Sharma is a trusted associate of the Gandhi family, having served as Sonia Gandhi's representative in Raebareli.
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Lok Sabha elections: All you need to know about Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress's Amethi candidate

Congress on Friday declared its candidates for Amethi and Rae Bareli Lok Sabha constituencies of Uttar Pradesh. Rahul Gandhi has been fielded from Rae Bareli while Kishori Lal Sharma will be contesting..
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Smriti Irani files papers from Amethi


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Smriti Irani files nomination papers from Amethi, hopes people will bless BJP in Lok Sabha polls

Smriti Irani filed her nomination papers for the Amethi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. She expressed confidence that the people will bless the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the elections...
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Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi likely to contest from Rae Bareli and Amethi seats

Smriti Irani defeated Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Amethi. Irani has again been fielded by the BJP from the seat.
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'Congress prince' looking for another seat apart from Wayanad: PM Modi

In an interview with Asianet News Network, PM Modi also took a dig at Rahul Gandhi over the delay and indecision on Amethi seat, considered a stronghold of Congress family, which the Congress leader..
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Smriti Irani's choice of words shows her mental bankruptcy: UP Congress chief Ajay Rai


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Smriti Irani slams Rahul Gandhi for taking help of terror organisation for Wayanad elections

Union minister Smriti Irani claimed on Monday that Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, allegedly took assistance from the banned organisation Popular Front of India (PFI) to run for the Lok Sabha elections..
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Many like you have come and gone; Hindustan is, was, and will remain: Smriti Irani slams Rahul Gandhi

slams Rahul Gandhi, stating that many like him have come and gone, but Hindustan is, was, and will remain.
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'Delhi mein hugging, Kerala mein begging, Karnataka mein thugging': Smriti Irani takes jibe at opposition

Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani mocked the opposition INDIA bloc following the Communist Party of India (CPI)'s decision to nominate Annie Raja against Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, despite being..
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'Delhi mein hugging, Karnataka mein...': Smriti Irani's jibe at Congress amid Amethi buzz before Lok Sabha Elections 2024

Irani on Friday said that on one side, the Left parties are asking Rahul Gandhi to go to Uttar Pradesh and contest, while on the other side, the same Left members hugged the Congress leader during the..
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Rahul Gandhi ashamed of IUML support, hence its flags absent in roadshow: Irani

Smriti Irani criticizes Rahul Gandhi for ignoring misgovernance issues in Kerala, accepting support from SDPI, and allegedly creating animosity against Sanatan Dharma. She questions his temple visits..
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Amid Congress Amethi suspense, Robert Vadra says ‘people want me’

Robert Vadra, Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, considers contesting from Amethi citing historical ties and worker support. He criticizes Smriti Irani for neglecting Amethi and alleges discriminatory..
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Rahul Gandhi will face 'same outcome as in Amethi', says BJP's Wayanad candidate Surendran

K Surendran challenges Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad. Annie Raja and P P Suneer also contest. Human-animal conflict influences voters. Various issues in Wayanad district. Gandhi faced defeat in Amethi to..
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Election has to be fought at booth level to achieve target of 400 seats: Union Minister Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani at a Holi Utsav programme in the national capital on Sunday said that workers have to visit every booth and fight at the booth level to achieve the target of winning 400..
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Lok Sabha Election 2024: Smriti Irani to contest from Amethi

Smriti Irani, Minister for Women and Child Development has been fielded again from Amethi. Whereas Defence Minsiter Rajnath Singh will be contesting from Lucknow.
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Rahul Gandhi and Smriti Irani to visit Amethi today

Today, Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra is expected to reach Amethi. Rahul Gandhi will lead a road show and hold a public meeting in the town.
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From Rairangpur to Raisina Hills: President Droupadi Murmu shares her inspiring journey

In an interview with Union Minister Smriti Irani on All India Radio, President of India Droupadi Murmu described her journey from being just another tribal in Rairangpur, Odisha, to being appointed to..
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Mass rape of Hindu women in West Bengal under state aegis, says BJP

A group of women in Sandeshkhali accused TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan and his supporters of forcibly capturing land and sexually assaulting them. The women demanded the immediate arrest of Shahjahan...
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