Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicSmriti Irani

Topic: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani, daughter not owners of restaurant, never applied for licence, notes HC in Goa bar row

The HC said three Congress leaders' accusations were in the 'nature of slander and seemed to be bogus with malicious intent'.

Illegal bar case: Delhi HC issues summons to Congress leaders on Smriti Irani’s defamation charge

The court ordered Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D'Souza to remove tweets, posts, videos from social media regarding allegations made against Irani and her daughter

Sonia & Smriti fight it out as ‘Rashtrapatni’ row sparks big BJP-Congress blowout in House

While BJP has accused Sonia Gandhi of 'threatening' Smriti Irani in Parliament, Congress has alleged that it was the latter who 'heckled' the Congress chief.

Opposition on their knees but BJP has troubles brewing within

For a party that derives its electoral prowess from PM Modi and is under direct supervision of master strategist Amit Shah, BJP looks like a house in disorder.

Smriti Irani sends legal notice to Congress leaders over allegations against daughter

Irani's action came a day after the Congress leaders alleged that her 18-year-old daughter Zoish ran a bar illegally in Goa & demanded that PM Modi sack her from the cabinet.

Smriti Irani braves storm over daughter’s ‘illegal bar’ row as Congress hits out

Smriti Irani denied all allegations of her daughter Zoish running an 'illegal bar' in Goa, and while BJP held an official press conference, there is no official reaction from govt.

The Congress “assassinated” and “publicly mutilated” my daughter’s character: Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani rejects all allegations, after the Congress demanded that PM Narendra modi sack Irani as a minister, alleging that an "illegal bar" was being run in Goa by her daughter.

‘New India, heralding age of nari shakti’: Modi ministers mark 8 yrs of NDA with glowing op-eds

Amit Shah called national security a ‘high-point’ of Modi government. Smriti Irani focused on government’s policies for women, including the decision to abolish ‘triple talaq’.

Why Smriti Irani’s Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi rerun feels like a live show today

From the Virani parivar to the Sangh parivar, there’s not much of a distance to travel, as Smriti Irani’s real-life journey has shown us.

Modi govt introduces bill to increase women’s marriage age to 21 years in Lok Sabha

Describing it as a 'decisive step', Union Minister Smriti Irani urged the Chair to refer the bill — which seeks to override all existing laws related to marriage — to a standing committee.

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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