Monday, 24 September, 2018

Topic: Smriti Irani

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Why Supreme Court’s verdict decriminalising homosexuality has Indian Army worried

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
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4 years on, India’s still waiting for new education policy — Modi govt’s big 2014 promise

Committee formulating the new education policy has already seen 4 extensions, and now there are fears it may not be launched in this govt’s tenure.
Smriti Irani

Court decision against Sonia & Rahul reveals deep-seated corruption in Congress: Smriti Irani

Irani attacked the Congress leaders after Delhi High Court dismissed their challenge to reopen tax assessments in National Herald case.
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Smriti Irani may rage on Twitter, but she’s always relaxed on Instagram

One of Union minister Smriti Irani's recent posts was captioned ‘a little eyeliner and it’s a new spin to old me’.
Smriti Irani

For mysterious reasons, Smriti Irani had put DD’s cash cow in the freezer. It’s back now

The service, which is especially popular in rural India, lost almost Rs 70 crore in revenue due to Irani’s August 2017 decision.

Smriti Irani makes big digital push in Amethi, takes dig at Rahul Gandhi’s yatra

Minister’s latest project in Congress president’s constituency is a plan to connect all gram panchayats digitally by the end of this year.
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Modi’s ‘PMO tells’ women ministers to write positive articles in newspapers

The PMO has asked the ministers to counter the notion that there has been little improvement in women’s lives since Narendra Modi came to power.
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Amitabh, Ranbir and Israel on agenda as govt looks forward to a controversy-free IFFI

Last year, under then I&B Minister Smriti Irani, IFFI ran into a controversy over payment-related irregularities.
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Pakistan’s army is a corporate entity that supplies heroin all over country: Former R&AW chief

Vikram Sood added that any peace talk with Pakistan, "which, by default, thinks of India as an enemy state, will be futile".
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I&B ministry disbands Smriti Irani-constituted panel to regulate online media 

A separate committee under IT ministry will continue deliberating on issues related online media and digital broadcast.
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United Nations is far too necessary to be written off

The test facing those gathered for this year’s General Assembly is as pressing as it is daunting - to make the UN fit for purpose.

Rafale, Bofors, AgustaWestland: Why is every Indian defence deal hit by scam allegations?

The allegations of a scam in the Rafale deal have grown shriller after former French president Francois Hollande claimed that the Indian government “proposed” R...