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Smriti Irani leading over Rahul Gandhi in Amethi

The Congress President is trailing behind the Bharatiya Janata Party's Smriti Irani in the Uttar Pradesh constituency that has historically been a Congress stronghold. Gandhi is leading, however, in Kerala's Wayanad

Amethi rejected him: Irani on calls for Rahul to contest from South

Smriti Irani, the BJP's candidate from Amethi, reacted to Congress party's claim of calls for Congress President Rahul Gandhi to contest from a seat in the South and said that "Amethi rejected him". She added that the calls were "staged". Irani, who contested from Amethi in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, lost to Gandhi by over 1 lakh votes.

Smriti Irani shared a meme inspired by the pilot along with the hashtag #WednesdayWisdom

Days after Pakistan released Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, Union Minister Smriti Irani shared a meme inspired by the pilot along with the hashtag #WednesdayWisdom.

Those were the days! When Smriti Irani was 23 and Petrol was 32

It is Business As Usual (BAU) for majority of the organisations. The Congress has stated that it will be a peaceful protests. However, it is advised to monitor latest updates to access the impact better. As of now, demonstrations near major petrol pumps and on the streets have been announced on the said date. However, similar agitations can be expected near vital government installations, political party offices, key market areas and tourist spots. Traffic disruptions and congestion can be expected along the protest sites. Chances of escalation of protests cannot be ruled out. Altercations between rival political groups can be expected.
#BharathBandh to be observed tommorow(10th Sept'18) against skyrocketing Petrol & Diesel Prices, & LPG which has in turn increased the rate of every commodity! This is a protest of common man for the struggle which he faces daily! One of the twitter user has said the same thing with this picture of Smriti Irani. Congress has requested the shopkeepers as well as hawkers to support for #BharathBandh , all have agreed to fight unanimously against soaring prices of diesel and petrol by keeping their stores shut & support the bandh to wake up sleeping government.

BJP hits back at Rahul on dynasty politics

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi for defending dynastic politics, the BJP on Tuesday reminded the Congress Vice President that the top three constitutional posts in the country are held by common people with merit and that democracy is not beholden to dynasty.

"The fact that he (Gandhi) says that dynast and dynasty are the very fulcrum in India is itself an anomaly. The three dignitaries (President, Vice President and Prime Minister) in the highest constitutional positions today are in themselves an indication that Indian democracy thrives and gives opportunity to merit and is not beholden to dynasty," Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani told a press conference.

She was responding to the remarks of Rahul Gandhi about dynastic politics and that most of the country runs like this. "That's how India works," he had said during a talk at Berkeley University during his visit to the US.

Smriti Irani pulls up PTI news agency for posting 'Modi-Nitish' image, gets photo removed

After recently getting additional charge of one of the more prestigious ministries in the Cabinet, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani is making sure that she continues to take controversial decisions. On Monday, this took the form of pulling up the news agency PTI which provides news stories and photographs on a lot of issues in India.

Smriti Irani, Tomar get addl charge of Venkaiah Naidu's portfolios

Smriti Irani has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting after M Venkaiah Naidu resigned to contest the vice-presidential election, according to media reports.

Irani currently heads the textiles ministry.