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Decoding The Modi Govt 3.0 Cabinet In 5 Minutes | Key Ministries, Surprises & Allies’ Share

Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister of India for the record third time on Sunday. 72 ministers, including Modi, were inducted into the new cabinet - and the new Modi government mixes familiar old guards and a few fresh faces. Among familiar faces are Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, Nirmala Sitharaman and S Jaishankar, who will all be given the key ministries. But who are the surprise additions and deletions - and what role with the allies play in this cabinet? Watch!

10 Jun 2024
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Quick Analysis Of BJP’s Massive Seats Loss In U.P | Watch

As the counting of votes is underway, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be suffering surprising reverses in some Hindi heartland states, including in the politically most crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. Abhishek Singh, Deputy Editor, Mint Explains.

6 Jun 2024
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Rahul Gandhi Ditches Contest With Smriti Irani, Files Nomination From Raebareli | Details

Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani on Friday responded to Congress’s decision not to field Rahul Gandhi from Amethi, calling it a proclamation of defeat and that the ‘so-called’ family bastion is now bereft of any family member. Irani also said that Rahul Gandhi leaving the Amethi seat was a wakeup call for voters of Wayanad.

6 May 2024
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‘Politics, not for victim’: Smriti Irani on Rahul Gandhi’s visit to Hathras

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has left for Hathras today to meet the family of the alleged gang rape and murder victimMeanwhile, ACS Home Avnish Awasthi and DGP HC Awasthy have reached the 20-year-old’s house in UP’s Hathras

1 min read3 Oct 2020
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Irani asks textiles sector to commercialise opportunities

Talking about the challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister Smriti Irani said that India’s textile sector is now playing a monumental and significant role in manufacturing of PPEsShe also emphasized upon the role of state governments and exports of textiles

1 min read25 Jul 2020
Politics

Centre allocated ₹16,390 crore to over eight crore farmers till May 30: Smriti Irani

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on May 30 had issued new guidelines for phased re-opening of ’all activities outside containment zones for the next one month beginning June 1’

1 min read14 Jun 2020
Politics

Childline 1098 prevented 898 child marriages during lockdown: Smriti Irani

India is currently under the biggest lockdown with around 1.3 billion people asked to stay home in view of the coronavirus outbreakSmriti Irani said Childline 1098 made necessary interventions in response to over 18,200 calls

1 min read29 Apr 2020
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Enraged at Nirbhaya convicts mocking justice system: Smriti Irani

We need to go a step forward, especially with regard to the conviction rates, said the Union minister

2 min read7 Mar 2020
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Government considering amendments to Prevention of Child Marriage Act-Smriti Irani

Currently in India, the legal age for marriage in India for girls is 18 years and 21 years for boysPublic health experts and scientific studies have correlated early marriage and pregnancy with poor health outcomes for mothers as well as babies

2 min read26 Nov 2019
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POSHAN atlas to map local crops, food grains for tackling malnutrition

’The solution to tackling malnutrition lies in promoting regional cropping patterns and embracing local food that are rich in protein,’ says Smriti IraniPOSHAN abhiyan is focusing on ensuring the nutrition of children, women, and pregnant mothers in impoverished areas

2 min read11 Oct 2019
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