CP Joshi

  • LS polls: 20 Rajasthan seats record 63.25 per cent voter turnout in first phase 17-04-2014 06:44 PM

    58.70per cent voters in Rajasthan's 20 Lok Sabha constituencies casted their ballots on Thursday, with people turning up early at the polling booths before the sun began to beat down on them. The polling was majorly peaceful and brisk polling was witnessed in Rajasthan withBarmer recording 65.66 per cent voter...
  • Watch: Which way are the people of Jaipur likely to vote? 15-04-2014 10:40 AM

    Congress leader CP Joshi is pitted against BJP's Rajyavardhan Rathore in the rural seat of Jaipur this Lok Sabha election. ...
  • Open Mike: Is the entry of sportsmen into elections a healthy sign? 14-04-2014 07:58 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded Olympian Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore from Jaipur (Rural) Lok Sabha constituency. In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Jaipur (Rural), Rajasthan as part of 'Open Mike' series. She interviews Rathore and finds out the views of...
  • Sonia Gandhi addresses a rally at Kotputli 14-04-2014 08:31 AM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address an election rally at Paota near Jaipur on Monday, a PCC spokesperson said. Gandhi will address the rally in support of former union minister CP Joshi who is contesting from Jaipur (rural) seat against Olympian Rajya Vardhan Singh Rathore of BJP. "The rally is...
  • MPs rating: CP Joshi's performance above average, scores 7.1 out of 10 09-04-2014 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: CP Joshi, Congress leader and MP for the first time from Bhilwara in Rajasthan, scored 7.1 on the scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. On the parameters of accessibility and trustworthiness, Joshi was rated 6.2 and 6.7 respectively...
  • Modi wave just a creation in the media: CP Joshi 08-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Senior Congress leader CP Joshi dismissed the Narendra Modi wave, calling it a creation of the media. Speaking to CNN-IBN, he insisted that the Congress would improve its tally in this Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP's mission is to only come to power, not to work for the poor, says Sachin Pilot 05-04-2014 05:00 PM

    Weeks ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Congress candidate from Jaipur Rural CP Joshi along with PCC chief Sachin Pilot today addressed an election rally at Viratnagar area in Jaipur district of Rajasthan. During the rally, CP Joshi said that we are here to briing a change in the lives of...
  • Congress Legislature Party's next leader likely to be decided on Tuesday 06-01-2014 07:48 AM

    A decision on naming the nextleader of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in MadhyaPradesh is likely to be taken on Tuesday by the party HighCommand.An announcement to this effect was made in Bhopal by seniorCongress leader and Union Minister Oscar Fernandes. He andUnion Minister C P Joshi were the two...
  • Cabinet gives in-principle approval to Rail Tariff Authority for fare rationalisation 02-08-2013 02:45 AM

    A proposal to set up Rail Tariff Authority (RTA) for fare rationalisation got in-principle approval from the Union Cabinet on Thursday but the final nod was deferred for want of clarifications on various aspects like powers of the new body. The Cabinet deliberated upon the proposal to establish the first-of-its-kind...
  • Joshi, Maken in Rahul's high-power coordination committee 23-07-2013 09:22 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday brought in senior leaders C P Joshi and Ajay Maken into the party's high-power coordination committee headed by Rahul Gandhi for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. With their addition, the number of members of the committee, set up in November 2012, has gone up to...
  • Cong announces party revamp, Rahul to look after frontal organisations 16-06-2013 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday announced new working committee members, a day ahead of the proposed reshuffle-cum-expansion of the Union Council of Ministers. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will look after frontal organisations. Meanwhile, Ajay Maken and CP Joshi, who resigned as ministers from the UPA government, have been...
  • Cabinet reshuffle on Monday; CP Joshi, Ajay Maken resign 16-06-2013 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: Union Ministers Ajay Maken and CP Joshi have resigned ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle on Monday. President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday accepted both the resignations. Meanwhile, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Congress leader Ahmed Patel met on Sunday ahead of the reshuffle. Sources...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: Young leaders to be given important portfolios 16-06-2013 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: Union Minister Ajay Maken on Saturday resigned ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle next week. Maken said that he wants to work for the party. Maken submitted his resignation as Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and has expressed his desire to work for the party, said...
  • Sibal gets Law Ministry, CP Joshi gets Railways 11-05-2013 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: A mini Cabinet reshuffle is in the offing, according to sources, after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sacked Pawan Kumar Bansal as the Railway Minister and Ashwani Kumar as the Law Minister. Telecom MinisterKapil Sibal has got additional charge of Law Ministry while CP Joshi has once again got...
  • RCA removes Secretary Sanjay Dixit 21-02-2012 11:11 PM

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  • Cabinet rejig: a veiled warning to ministers? 20-01-2011 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffled key ministries on Wednesday. Is it a veiled warning to ministers like CP Joshi, Kamal Nath and Murli Deora? This was the first reshuffle since the UPA returned to power in May 2009. CP Joshi, Kamal Nath and Murli Deora " the three...
  • Cabinet reshuffle: New team for Manmohan today 18-01-2011 06:56 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will juggle his team on Wednesday. Will young faces push out heavyweights? This the first reshuffle in UPA II and comes in the backdrop of a sharp decline in its image. While the vacancies caused by exit of Prithviraj Chavan, Shashi Tharoor will be...
  • NREGA scheme: PM snubs Sonia Gandhi? 06-01-2011 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Days after rejecting the National Advisory Council (NAC) demand for matching the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA) with minimum wages, the Government has now agreed to link the wages with inflation. This would mean a 17 per cent to 30 per cent increase in the...
  • C PJoshi thanks Rahul, Sonia for Cabinet seat 22-05-2009 05:55 PM

    He spoke to CNN-IBN correspondent Aasim Khan. ...