Why PM Modi removed Smriti Irani from I&B Ministry? - ABN
Tue, May 15, 2018, 08:39 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a cabinet reshuffle on Monday. He removed Smriti Irani as the Information and Broadcasting Minister and handed over the portfolio to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore as Minister of State with Independent charge. Earlier, Rathore was Minister of State for I&B. During her tenure, Smriti Irani reportedly took various controversial decisions which made Prime Minister unhappy. Especially, for issuing notification of taking action against journalists generating fake news. Now, Smriti Irani has to confine to textile portfolio only.