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Smriti Irani: Indian politician and former actress
Smriti Zubin Irani is an Indian politician, former model, television actress, and producer. Irani is a Minister in the Union Cabinet of India. She is serving in the cabinet of Prime Minister Modi as Minister of Textiles and was given additional charge as Minister of Women and Child Development in the 2nd cabinet of Modi since May 2019. A prominent leader within the Bharatiya Janata Party, she is a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, representing Amethi.

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Menace of malnutrition needs humane solution, says Smriti Irani

POSHAN is an exercise for life for all citizens and should not be limited to women and children, says Irani
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85 one stop centres established across 12 states in last 100 days: Smriti Irani


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Government appoints OSD to Smriti Irani, private Secretary to Prakash Javadekar

The government on Monday appointed an officer on special duty and a private secretary respectively for Union ministers Smriti Irani and Prakash Javadekar. The two appointments were cleared by..
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Smriti Irani visits Amethi, meets Army chief

Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the premises of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district. The union minister..
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Smriti Irani in Amethi to review developmental projects


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No Indian will be left out: Smriti Irani on NRC

Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her opposition to the NRC, saying that the BJP-led government at the Centre is committed to protect the..
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Over 3 lakh votes I got in Amethi in 2014 told me people needed help there: Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the last Lok Sabha elections, said she saw there "some people picking up grain from mud to..
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Won Amethi because I did not treat people as vote bank: Smriti Irani

Responding to questions at a session during the event, Irani added that she was passionate about finding solutions to the problems faced by 25 lakh residents of Amethi.
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Rahul is liked by Pakistan, cares little for tricolour: Smriti Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, claiming he cared little for the tricolour and is liked by Pakistan. “It is a..
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Jaitley served the nation, sangathan with dedication: Smriti Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday condoled the death of former finance minister Arun Jaitley, calling him a stalwart who served the nation and his 'sangathan' (organisation) with "dedication and..
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Lack of awareness makes malnutrition not just a problem of poor but also those with resources: Smriti Irani


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Gujarat: 7 poll petitions filed against S Jaishankar, Jugalji Thakor's win

By-elections for the two Rajya Sabha seats vacated by BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani post their Lok Sabha victory was held on July 5 in which Jaishankar and Thakor emerged as winners against..
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Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to occupy first row in Lok Sabha

This is the first time Irani has been allotted a seat on the front row
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Shah, Irani, Sonia Gandhi get front row in LS; Rahul keeps his old one in second

PM Modi, his ministers and first time Lok Sabha members -- Amit Shah, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Irani-- have been given front row seats along with Sonia Gandhi in the lower house, while Rahul..
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Passage of triple talaq bill true testimony to Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas: Smriti Irani

Women and Child Development minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the passage of the triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha is a victory for millions of Muslim women and called it a "true testimony" to..
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Women MPs condemn Azam Khan's remarks, demand apology in Lok Sabha

Women members in Lok Sabha on Friday spoke in one voice condemning the sexist remarks by SP member Azam Khan against Bihar MP Rama Devi and demanded that he should either apologise or else he should be..
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A blot on all male legislators: WCD minister Smriti Irani lashes out at Azam Khan

During debate on the Triple Talaq Bill in the Lower House on Thursday, Rama Devi had asked Khan to speak looking at the Chair and address the House through the presiding officer.
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Govt reconstitutes GoM on sexual harassment at workplace

The other members of the reconstituted GoM are: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani. Apart from Singh, who..
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Irani tables bill on changes in Pocso, calls for death penalty

A bill entailing amendments to the Pocso Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes against minors, was..
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776 kids died in adoption agencies in 3 years: WCD minister Smriti Irani


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Rahul Gandhi to hold meeting in Amethi on July 10, first visit after losing LS polls

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on July 10, his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in the recently-held general election. In a..
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People of Amethi elected me as their 'Didi', not as an MP: Smriti Irani


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Malnutrition-free India by 2022, says union minister Smriti Irani


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Rs 348 cr allocated for 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme's media campaign since 2016-17: Govt

Replying to a question in Lok Sabha, WCD Minister Smriti Irani gave details of the total funds allocated and released under the scheme since 2016.
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Girl child being unprotected only among uneducated is a myth: Smriti Irani

The girl child being unprotected only amongst the uneducated is a myth and it is true there is also discrimination towards her in areas where well-educated families live, women and child development..
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Can't drop Amit Shah, Smriti Irani's names from petition, Gujarat HC to Ahmed Patel

The Congress veteran had moved two separate applications before the court.
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Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea against separate polls for 2 Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats

The two seats fell vacant after BJP president Amit Shah and party leader Smriti Irani were elected as Lok Sabha members on May 23.
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From ‘atithi’, Smriti Irani set to turn Amethi’s resident MP


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Amethi: Woman falls at Smriti Irani's feet alleging land grabbing by family members

After running from pillar to post for justice, a local woman on Saturday fell at the feet of Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, alleging land grabbing by her family members.
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When are you quitting politics? Posters taking a dig at Navjot Singh Sidhu seen in Ludhiana

Posters asking for Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to keep his promise of quitting politics have appeared in Ludhiana. Sidhu, at the time of campaigning for Lok Sabha elections, had promised that he..
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Goa CM, Smriti Irani visit Amethi


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Union Minister Smriti Irani, Goa CM Pramod Sawant to visit villages adopted by Parrikar in Amethi

They will also meet the family of Surendra Singh, the former village head of Barauli and a close aide of Irani, who was shot dead last month while he was asleep at his residence.
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Smriti Irani leads Yoga Day celebrations in Dwarka

​ " It is because of the Prime Minister's inspiration that the countrymen are performing yoga. With this event, India's culture is reaching the world. The yoga practice should not only be for a day..
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Supreme Court to hear today Congress plea on Rajya Sabha bypolls in Gujarat at one go

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear Gujarat Congress' plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state. The opposition party..
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Gujarat RS bypolls: SC to hear Congress plea on Wednesday

The Rajya Sabha seats fell vacant following the election of BJP chief Amit Shah and party leader Smriti Irani to Lok Sabha from Gandhinagar and Amethi, respectively
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Giant-killer Smriti Irani comes to House, gets loudest cheer


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Congress moves Supreme Court for simultaneous polls of 2 vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

Congress on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking simultaneous polls for two Rajya Sabha seats from the state, vacated by Amit Shah and Smriti Irani after their election to Lok Sabha. It accused the..
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Congress moves SC against EC's decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 RS seats in Gujarat

Gujarat Congress has moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the election of..
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'Giant-killer' Smriti Irani receives longest applause while taking oath as Lok Sabha member

As soon as she was called for oath taking, ruling BJP members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, other union ministers and MPs were seen enthusiastically thumping the..
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Bypolls for two Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats on July 5

In all, bypolls for six Rajya Sabha seats will take place, including the two seats vacated by Amit Shah and Smriti Irani in Gujarat, following their victory in the Lok Sabha polls.
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Smriti Irani calls for humane approach to deal with problem of child labour


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Smriti Irani meets Haryana CM to discuss progress of Poshan Abhiyaan campaign


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7 Assembly seats, 2 Rajya Sabha seats vacant in Gujarat

Apart from the Assembly seats, by the state will also see a battle for the two Rajya Sabha seats vacated by Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.
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Smriti Irani takes charge of WCD ministry


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Smriti Irani takes charge of WCD Ministry; vows to create better tomorrow for women & children

She was welcomed by senior officials of the ministry and Minister of State in the WCD Ministry Debashree Chaudhuri.
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BJP eyes Gujarat Rajya Sabha seat to get Jaishankar into House

BJP was initially keen on external affairs minister S Jaishankar being nominated from Tamil Nadu, which is his home state. It later decided to nominate him from Gujarat after former RS members Amit..
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'Last time we were 40, this time it's 52...will fight BJP every day': Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi, who contested from two Lok Sabha constituencies this election, won from Wayanad but lost his traditional Amethi seat to BJP's Smriti Irani.
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Smriti Irani meets Maneka Gandhi, discusses WCD Ministry issues

Smiriti Irani looks forward to tackle the issues of women and children as the centre assigns her the WCD Ministry.
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Union Minister Smriti Irani visits Nathdwara temple in Rajasthan

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday visited Nathdwara temple in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district.
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Malnutrition, shelter homes, anti-trafficking bill await new WCD minister Irani’s attention

The immediate task awaiting Irani’s attention include tackling the malnutrition problem through the BJP-led NDA’s flagship programme the National Nutrition Mission. She will also have to take the..
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