GOPINATH MUNDE

  • Pritam Munde breaks Modi's Lok Sabha record, secures highest winning margin 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and daughter of late union minister Gopinath Munde polled a staggering 9,22,416 votes in the Beed Lok Sabha by-poll, surpassing the record set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Pritam trounced her nearest Congress rival Ashok S. Patil by a margin of over 6,96,321 votes which is...
  • Maharashtra polls: Gopinath Munde's daughters retain family turf in Beed 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Daughters of the late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, Pankaja and Pritam, on Sunday won Parli Assembly and Beed Lok Sabha seats respectively, retaining their father's political legacy. Pankaja, Munde's eldest daughter and sitting BJP MLA, defeated her estranged cousin Dhananjay Munde, a Nationalist Congress Party...
  • I never aspired to be a CM, says Pankaja Munde 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party's young leader and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja Munde on Sunday said that she never aspired to be the Chief Minister of the state. "I never said that I want to be the CM. My dad's name cannot be detached from the party. I am born...
  • Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja says father's supporters and youth want her as Maharashtra CM 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Just two days before the counting of votes, young leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja Munde, has given enough hints that she is also in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister, if her party comes to power. Speaking to...
  • CBI rules out any foul play in Gopinath Munde's death October 7, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday ruled out any foul play in the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde four months back, claiming that the politician had died due to injuries sustained in a road accident. 64-year-old Munde, a popular backward class BJP leader from Maharashtra, was on his way to...
  • PM Modi kickstarts BJP's election campaign, says will take Maharashtra ahead of Gujarat October 4, 2014

    Aurangabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the campaign for the assembly election from Beed district after paying homage to the late Rural Development Minister, Gopinath Munde and appealed to the voters to give a clear mandate the BJP for the sake of the development. Modi tactically chose the hometown of Munde...
  • Maharashtra polls: Modi slams Congress, NCP, says they aren't 'rashtravadi' but 'bhrashtacharvadi' October 4, 2014

    Beed (Maharashtra): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday started his Maharashtra campaign trail in Beed, the bastion of late BJP leader Gopinath Munde. While addressing an election rally, he slammed the former Congress-NCP government and accused them of corruption and ignoring the interests of the people of the state. Modi said,...
  • Maharashtra elections: Amit Shah promotes Pankaja Munde, calls her future OBC leader October 4, 2014

    BJP President Amit Shah in a strategic move, announced on Saturday that 52 per cent of the OBC community should unite under the leadership of Pankaja Munde-Palave, daughter of BJP leader late Gopinath Munde, who during his lifetime had launched a massive Sangharsh Yatra all over the state against the...
  • Notification issued for October 15 Maharashtra assembly election September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The process for the October 15 election to the 288member Maharashtra Assembly began with authorities issuing the poll notification. The bypoll for the parliamentary seat of Beed, vacated following the death of BJP leader Gopinath Munde, will also be held on October 15. "From today, the election process has...
  • Absence of DeshmukhMunde being felt in Maharashtra Assembly elections September 18, 2014

    Mumbai:Following the sad demise of stalwarts like former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Gopinath Munde, the only well respected mass leader of the BJP in Maharashtra, the state assembly election for both the CongressNCP combine and the BJPShiv Sena alliance is facing a leadership crisis. Election management skills of both...
  • Rajasthan Assembly pays tribute to Gopinath Munde July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on Friday paid tributes to 12 legislators including former Deputy CM of Maharashtra and Union minister Gopinath Munde, former Speaker of the assembly Samarth Lal Meena and former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr N Janardhana Reddy. Speaker Kailash Meghwal made the obituary references on the first day...
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly pay tribute to Gopinath Munde July 10, 2014

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu state Assembly on Thursday paid homage to late BJP leader Gopinath Munde and some former MLAs who passed away during the intersession period. Speaker P Dhanapal moved the resolution condoling the demise of Munde, former members of this house G Bhuvaraghan, A Malarmannan, R Umanath, R M...
  • MP Assembly pays tributes to Munde, others June 30, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Monday paid tributes to leaders and eminent persons who recently died including former Union Minister Gopinath Munde, former Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker S Mallikarjunaiah and noted author Khushwant Singh. After paying the tributes, the House was adjourned for the day. Soon after the House assembled on the...
  • Bihar Assembly pays tribute to Munde and others June 27, 2014

    Bihar Legislative Assembly on Friday paid rich tributes to senior BJP leader and former Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde and other departed leaders of various political parties on the first day of the over monthlong budget session. The Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary read out obituary references about Munde and the...
  • Depiction of rash driving should come with warnings: I&B June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Following concerns expressed by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has advised media organisations that appropriate warnings should accompany any depiction of rash and negligent driving. The advisory comes days after senior BJP leader and Cabinet minister Gopinath Munde lost his life following...
  • NCP won't field nominee against Munde family for LS bypoll: Sharad Pawar June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP will not field any candidate for Beed Lok Sabha bypoll if BJP were to field a member of Gopinath Munde's family, Sharad Pawar said on Saturday. He was speaking at an all party condolence meeting for Munde, former Union minister, who passed away after a road accident on...
  • Managing Rural Development Ministry a difficult task, admits Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC TV18, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that unlike Ministry of Transport, handling the Ministry of Rural Development is a difficult task for him. Gadkari also said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We...
  • Munde's daughter inducted into Maharashtra BJP panel June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Pankaja MundePalve, daughter of the late union minister and BJP leader Gopinath Munde, was inducted as a member of the party's Maharashtra core committee on Thursday. Making the announcement, state Bharatiya Janata Party president Devendra Fadnavis said she would soon be given an "important responsibility". "The party decided to take Pankaja...
  • Will amend Motor Vehicle Act within a month: Nitin Gadkari June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he will amend the Motor Vehicle Act within a month. He said, "The motor vehicle Act is an outdated act and I have already taken a decision. We will amend it within a month." He added, "I have a study report based...
  • Gopinath Munde's death: CBI inspects crime scene June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Initiating the probe into the death of former Union Minister Gopinath Munde, CBI on Tuesday inspected the crime scene where he had met with the accident which collided with a taxi here on June 3. CBI sources said the special crime team of the agency also met the...
  • Can Netas stop implementation of rear seat belt rule? June 16, 2014

    Two weeks after Union Minister Gopinath Munde was killed in a road accident, no lessons seem to have been learnt. In Kerala, Transport Commissioner Rishi Raj Singh issued a circular making seat belts mandatory for all passengers in a fourwheeler. But the move has not gone well with the politicians....
  • CBI takes over probe into Gopinath Munde's death case June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has taken up the death of senior BJP leader and Union Minister Gopinath Munde. He died in a car accident in the national capital this month. A special crime unit of the CBI will be investigating the case. The move came after Union...
  • Gopinath Munde's ashes to be immersed on June 16 June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The ashes of BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident in Delhi on June 3, will be immersed at various holy places in Maharashtra on Monday. State BJP president Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday handed over the urns containing the party veteran's ashes to district BJP presidents at...
  • MHA recommends CBI probe into Gopinath Munde's death June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in an accident in Delhi. This comes after Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday demanding a...
  • Centre likely to order CBI probe into Gopinath Munde's death: sources June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: More than a week after the death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident in Delhi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and have demanded a CBI probe into Munde's death. Sources have told CNNIBN...
  • Nitin Gadkari says he won't return to state politics June 8, 2014

    Nagpur: Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Sunday ruled out the possibility of his return to Maharashtra politics in the wake of sudden demise of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde. "Initially I was not interested in central politics in Delhi, and now I am not interested...
  • Watch CJ Piyush Tewari 's appeal for a stronger road safety law June 8, 2014

    CJ Piyush Tewari is the founder of Save Life Foundation, an NGO that promotes road safety and emergency care. In this report, CJ Piyush demands the implementation of a strong road safety law from the new government and explains how better safety measures can help save people injured in road...
  • Munde could have been alive if he was wearing the seat belt: Harsh Vardhan June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said that Union Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident this week, could have been alive if he was wearing a seat belt. He appealed to people to use seat belts while travelling even on the back seat. "To a very...
  • 15 road accident deaths in India every hour; are we ignoring safety? June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Gopinath Munde's tragic death has brought the attention now on India's appalling road safety standards. Almost 15 road accident deaths in India are reported every hour. India is home to the world's largest number of road deaths according to the World Health Organisation's latest global road safety...
  • Munde wanted to quit BJP, faced humiliation, claims party leader June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party leader Pandurang Phundkar has sparked off a row by claiming that late Union Minister Gopinath Munde wanted to leave the party at one point of time as he was allegedly being humiliated by other party members. Phundkar has now also sought a CBI probe into...