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What are Smriti Irani’s real educational qualifications?

Smriti Irani affidavit Lok Sabha Chandni Chowk 2004

After Madhu Kishwar raised the question of Smriti Irani’s educational qualifications, the internet has been busy. It seems she has submitted different details at different times. Notably her affidavit for Lok Sabha Election 2004 from Chandni Chowk said she was a B.A. (1996) [page sc5] from Delhi University (School of Correspondence) in 2004 and for …

Lok Sabha Elections, Electronic Voting Machines and persistent whispers of EVM rigging #updated

EVM taken home by officer on election duty in Varanasi

That Electronic Voting Machines are not tamper proof has been well established, including by the High Court of Delhi judgment on the Public Interest Litigation filed by Dr. Subramanian Swamy in 2012. There have been previous suspicions of Electoral Fraud by rigging Electronic voting machines. Notable among these are the article by Dr. Subramanian Swamy in …