HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

HRD Minister Smriti Irani asks parents, teachers to spend time with children practising yoga

Parents and teachers should spend time with children practising yoga as scientific evidence shows that the ancient exercise form improves motor skills and hand-eye coordination, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Will not allow mid-session fee hike by private schools: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

Private schools will not be allowed to hike fees in the middle of a session and any increase at the start of the academic year would also need to be consulted with parent-teacher associations, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani said today.

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

Bihar minister calls Smriti Irani 'dear', sparks war of words​ on Twitter

New education policy to be announced before May 26: Smriti Irani

The much-awaited new education policy will be announced before May 26 when the Narendra Modi government completes its two years in office, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said.

Congress conspiring to divide India, says Smriti Irani

Congress conspiring to divide India, says Smriti Irani

Accusing Congress of sidelining the sacrifices of Army soldiers, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday said the party is plotting plans to "divide India" to suit its political interest.

HRD minister Irani confers honorary degree to Mary Kom

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani today conferred honorary degree to five-time Boxing World Champion MC Mary Kom and first woman Chairperson of the UPSC Rose Millian Bathew for their contributions in respective fields.

Smriti Irani​'s cavalcade not involved in accident on Yamuna Expressway, says HRD Ministry; doctor's family disagree

Smriti Irani​'s cavalcade not involved in accident on Yamuna Expressway, says HRD Ministry; doctor's family disagree

Smriti Irani has been accused of ignoring the plight of accident victims on the Yamuna Expressway following a pile-up there.

Yamuna Expressway accident: Begged Smriti Irani with folded hands for help but she left, says victim's daughter

Yamuna Expressway accident: Begged Smriti Irani with folded hands for help but she left, says victim's daughter

An Agra-based doctor, Ramesh Nagar, was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Irani's convoy on the expressway.

Smriti Irani's car accident on Yamuna Expressway: FIR says her convoy's car killed doctor

Smriti Irani's car accident on Yamuna Expressway: FIR says her convoy's car killed doctor

While the rider - Agra-based doctor Ramesh Nagar - was killed on the spot, two children riding pillion on the bike were injured.

JNU row, Rohith Vemula's suicide: Decoding HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s speech in Lok Sabha

Just before the Budget Session of Parliament, it was reported in the media, though not officially confirmed, that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted his party colleagues to go all out and be aggressive on the JNU row and the Afzal Guru controversy.

I’m no child, you are not a motherly minister: JNU student writes to Smriti Irani

I’m no child, you are not a motherly minister: JNU student writes to Smriti Irani

One of the six JNU students accused of shouting seditious slogans has told HRD Minister Smriti Irani that he was not a child.

Smriti Irani misrepresented my work in her Parliament speech, says Oxford researcher

Smriti Irani misrepresented my work in her Parliament speech, says Oxford researcher

Congress on Sunday alleged that Smriti Irani's statement inside the Parliament over Rohith Vemula case had many contradictions and was a 'fit case' for a privilege motion.

PM Narendra Modi​ tweets Smriti Irani's speech in Parliament, says 'Satyamev Jayate'

PM Narendra Modi​ tweets Smriti Irani's speech in Parliament, says 'Satyamev Jayate'

Smriti Irani on Wednesday led the government's charge in Parliament saying that Kanhaiya Kumar and some other students had been found indulging in anti-national activities by the JNU authorities themselves.

Rohith Vemula-JNU debate: Powerful speech by Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha, says Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh was all praises for HRD Minister Smriti Irani for leading government's charge in the Lok Sabha over JNU row and suicide of Dalit student Rohith Vemula. 

When Smriti Irani's eyes welled up with tears during debate on Rohith Vemula's suicide

When Smriti Irani's eyes welled up with tears during debate on Rohith Vemula's suicide

Sparks flew in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday as the raging JNU row and suicide of Dalit student Rohith Vemula was taken up for discussion, with Opposition accusing the government of muzzling the voice of the youth and "mercilessly crushing" the principles of democracy.

Rahul Gandhi has cheated people of Amethi: Smriti Irani

Sharpening her attack on Rahul Gandhi, Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday accused the Congress Vice-President of cheating the people of his Lok Sabha constituency, whom he had described as his extended family.

Winds of change are blowing in Assam, BJP's lotus will bloom in state: Smriti Irani

Winds of change are blowing in Assam, BJP's lotus will bloom in state: Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani ​said on Monday that the wind of change was blowing in Assam.

Ram Madhav slams Assam Congress leader for his remark against PM Modi, Smriti Irani; state BJP to take action

Ram Madhav slams Assam Congress leader for his remark against PM Modi, Smriti Irani; state BJP to take action

Assam Congress leader Nilamoni Sen Deka caused a stir on Sunday when he made a misogynist remark against Human and Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

India does not look for ranking of universities by global agencies: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

India does not look for ranking of universities by global agencies: HRD Minister Smriti Irani

India does not look for ranking of its educational institutions by international agencies to attract "clients", says HRD Minister.