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POSCO, Smriti Irani, Death penalty, Child Rape

No, Minister: Why Smriti Irani's proposal of death penalty for sexual crimes against children is no solution

A death penalty is a control-shift-delete approach, which defeats the purpose of a punishment. Reform.


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Lata Mangeshkar, Smriti Irani, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

Should MS Dhoni Walk or Not? How Captain Cool has now divided India into Dhoni bhakts vs Dhoni haters

Aam and khaas fans alike want MS Dhoni to not hang up his gloves. But, critics demand, he should take a break now. The divisive intensity of this debate takes it beyond the cricket pitch.


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Smriti Irani, Patriarchy, Sexism, Parliament speech

Mainly Bold, Incidentally Beautiful: Why Nusrat Jahan should inspire the young women of India

She has held her own, calmly and quietly, through both the trolling and celebration of her attire in Parliament. There is a lot more to TMC MP Nusrat Jahan than meets the eye.


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Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, Women in politics, Smriti Irani

Not Just a Shah Nama: Why I think Narendra Modi's successor could well be a woman

The mocking levity around Nirmala Sitharaman and Smriti Irani shows we can’t stand women making strides in politics. Thankfully, they aren't waiting around to listen to misogynistic criticism.


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Pallbearer, Amethi, Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani takes a courageous step, becomes a pallbearer for her trusted Amethi aide

By lending her shoulder to her slain aide's remains, Smriti Irani has shown a depth of caring. And challenged the most regressive notions that prohibit women from sharing in human grief.


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Priyanka Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Amethi, Congress rahul gandhi

White Elephant, Punctured Bike: How Uttar Pradesh voters jolted the Gathbandhan and the Congress hard

Not only does the gathbandhan stand decimated in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress has also suffered its worst defeat here. That's despite the starry addition of Priyanka Gandhi.


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Maneka Gandhi, Smriti Irani, Sonia Gandhi, Mothers

Mother's Day, Mother's Way: So, which political mom reminds you of your mother?

On Mother's Day, we take a look at some of the popular mothers in the world of politics and the mommy image that fits them best!


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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Amethi, Smriti Irani, Robert Vadra

50 Degrees! Why Robert Vadra vs Smriti Irani's social media fight is only hotting up Amethi some more!

Stung by Smriti Irani's purported jibe at him, Robert Vadra has hit back, apparently questioning the minister's educational degrees. Mr Vadra, it is reported, is high-school educated himself.


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Amethi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Smriti Irani, Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi vs Smriti Irani: 5 reasons why Amethi matters so deeply

Amethi is a fierce clash, one that embodies this election best. But, whatever its results, Amethi already has a winner.


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Narendra Modi, Ak-203, Rahul Gandhi, Smriti Irani

With Modi's 'AK 203' package in the Congress borough, can Smriti Irani have a shot at wresting Amethi from Rahul Gandhi?

Senior BJP leaders have consistently been addressing rallies in the Congress constituency with one clear message – Amethi is winnable.