Buzz·Posted on 19 May 201512 Times Smriti Irani Was The Minister Of Sass"I am not a political Cinderella who is waiting to be rescued."by Sahil RizwanBuzzFeed India ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Over the past year, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani has faced her share of critics and controversy. Raveendran / Getty Images But for all the criticism, she's never been short of a comeback. Star TV / Via youtube.com 1. Just over the past few days, she's thrown down some classics on primetime. Like the time Arnab questioned her about naysayers in her party. Times Now / Via youtube.com 2. And the time Rajdeep Sardesai asked her about the people resigning from her ministry. Headlines Today / Via youtube.com 3. Following which he asked if she only rose through the BJP ranks because she was a favourite. Headlines Today / Via youtube.com 4. After the telecast, which was dubbed #SlaughteringSardesai on Twitter, the senior journalist couldn't help tweeting about it. Rajdeep Sardesai @sardesairajdeep Some politicians bat like Chris Gayle; some are like Sunil Gavaskar. Guess who history will remember? 04:40 PM - 14 May 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Which prompted this response. Rajdeep Sardesai @sardesairajdeep @smritiirani good one! Agreed! 05:29 PM - 14 May 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite Burn. 5. Then there was the time she responded to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's comments about her. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani From Nautanki to Arm Chaired Politician, seems Mrs Vadra has a problem defining me. Whatever I am have never lived off my family name. 07:50 AM - 29 Apr 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 6. Or this other time the same thing happened. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @timesnow @thenewshour not surprised. If u don't remember scams done by a family member y wud u remember my name:) 03:09 PM - 04 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 7. This one time, she put out an unfortunately-worded tweet about a Station Officer (SO) in her district reporting to duty drunk. twitter.com While she was out dealing with the issue, she became the butt of Twitter's jokes. Following which came this smackdown. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani For all those who thought its better to deal with a typing error than use this medium to get help. My apologies. Next time I'll spell check. 06:30 PM - 06 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite Boom. 8. You definitely don't wanna get your facts wrong around her. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @IndiaToday kindly check credentials of reporters before hiring them. This 1 in particular seems to have the habit of manufacturing news. 11:21 AM - 28 Mar 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 9. Like, really not. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @TOILucknow @timesofindia kindly check in with ABP News, ANI n Zee. A reporter from Aaj paper caught the cash and handed it over to police. 11:30 AM - 07 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 10. Not kidding. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @firstpost wrong info 11:00 AM - 12 May 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 11. Just ask this journalist whose opinion she didn't think much of. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @abhisar_sharma let me know where can I get a personal certified copy of ur clean chit to the concerned gentleman 04:26 PM - 02 May 2014 Reply Retweet Favorite 12. But when it comes down to it, work still comes first for her. Smriti Z Irani @smritiirani @GappistanRadio nai ji Aaj bhi kaam hai. Thanks for ur wishes. 08:52 AM - 23 Mar 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 11 Times Sushma Swaraj Proved That She’s The Most Badass Foreign Minister On The Internet buzzfeed.com Follow BuzzFeed India on Facebook.