Gopinath Munde

  • Lok Sabha elections: Final turnout of 61.7 per cent in Maharashtra till 6 pm 17-04-2014 07:30 AM

    Mumbai: The 19 constituencies in Maharashtra where polling was held on Thursday in the second phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state recorded an average 61.7 per cent turnout by 6 pm, the closing time. The constituency-wise voting percentages: Hingoli: 63 per cent, Nanded: 63, Parbhani: 62, Maval: 63.10,...
  • Campaign for second phase of LS polling in Maharashtra concludes 15-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Mumbai: Campaign for the second phase of polling in Maharashtra where nearly 3.25 crore voters will be sealing the fate of 358 candidates including stalwarts like Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and BJP leader Gopinath Munde, came to an end on Tuesday. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in 19...
  • Raj Thackeray must not use Modi's name to seek votes: Munde 11-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Pune: BJP leader Gopinath Munde said in Pune on Friday that the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) should not seek votes using name of Narendra Modi and thus mislead people in Maharashtra. Munde's statement came just a day after BJP president Rajnath Singh snubbed the MNS for using Modi's...
  • Five supporters of Munde held for assault on chopper pilot 10-04-2014 03:40 PM

    Beed: Five supporters of BJP leader Gopinath Munde were arrested for allegedly assaulting a helicopter pilot after he refused to fly the sitting MP from Beed city to another place, police said. Those arrested on Wednesday were identified as - Rajendra Bangar, Swapnil Galdhar, Pravin Ghuge, Laik Faruqi Subhani Faruqi...
  • MPs Rating: Gopinath Munde scores 5.2 on a scale of 10 08-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Former Deputy chief minister of Maharashtra Gopinath Pandurang Munde is a first time MP from Beed in Maharastra. Munde scored 6 on accessibility and 6.4 on trustworthiness. He is rated 6.3 for maintaining law and order, 6.2 for providing public transport, 6.2 for both provision of good roads and schools,...
  • Munde's supporters thrash pilot for refusing to follow his orders 06-04-2014 08:18 PM

    Beed: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde is facing the heat after his flight crew complained that the helicopter pilot and engineer were beaten up by his supporters. The pilot had reportedly refused Munde's last minute change in flight plans saying that he needed clearance. The DGCA has condemned the incident...
  • Sharad Pawar frustrated as his PM dream not coming true: Munde 29-03-2014 09:15 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Saturday said that NCP chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has been harbouring ambition to become prime minister since long and is now venting his "frustration" by attacking Narendra Modi. "Since last several years, I have been hearing that he (Pawar) is going...
  • AAP to seek disqualification of BJP leader Gopinath Munde 24-03-2014 11:44 AM

    Mumbai: The Aam Aadmi Party unit of Maharashtra is expected to file a complaint with the Election Commission seeking disqualification of BJP leader Gopinath Munde. This comes after Munde's estranged nephew, MLC Dhananjay Munde alleged that he was asked to arrange one lakh bogus votes for his uncle during the...
  • BJP names 9 more candidates, Shirol to contest from Pune 23-03-2014 11:00 PM

    BJP on Sunday announced a fresh list of nine candidates, three in Maharashtra, two in Uttar Pradesh and four in Odisha, for the Lok Sabha polls. The party fielded Pune unit president Anil Shirol from the Pune Lok Sabha seat. Shirol, a Gopinath Munde loyalist, was locked in a fierce...
  • LS polls: BJP releases first list of candidates 27-02-2014 09:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has released its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. Candidates to 54 seats have been announced. Sixteen names have been cleared from Maharashtra, which include Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur and Gopinath Munde from Beed. Seventeen names have been cleared from West...
  • LS polls: Congress-NCP seat sharing talks begin in Delhi 10-02-2014 08:29 PM

    New Delhi: Seat sharing talks between the Congress and the NCP for the Lok Sabha elections are underway in the national capital. The meeting being held at NCP Chief Sharad Pawar's residence and is being attended by NCP leader Praful Patel, Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, AK Antony and Maharashtra Chief...
  • Sharad Pawar wanted to join the NDA, says BJP leader Gopinath Munde 10-02-2014 09:12 AM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde has sparked a controversy saying that Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar wanted the NCP to ally with the BJP, but Munde opposed the move. Munde made these comments while addressing an event in Beed district in Maharashtra. Munde said that Pawar was upset with...
  • BMC issues notices to attach politicos' flats for unpaid dues 08-02-2014 07:36 AM

    Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued notices on Friday warning that properties of Worli-based Sukhada and Shubhada housing societies, in which local political bigwigs possess flats, would be attached if dues of over Rs 10 crore are not cleared. Some of the prominent politicians residing in these two buildings are Maharashtra...
  • Delhi election results: Mandate also for Modi's leadership, says Munde 08-12-2013 03:53 PM

    Mumbai: Congratulating the voters in the four states for giving mandate to BJP, senior party leader Gopinath Munde on Sunday claimed it was also a vote for Narendra Modi, BJP's prime ministerial candidate. "Modi's leadership which pressed for good governance and corruption has proved to be successful. In all the...
  • Will not mediate between Uddhav and Manohar Joshi: Munde 09-11-2013 10:31 PM

    Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, on Saturday, said he would not "mediate" to effect a patch up between senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi and party president Uddhav Thackeray. "I will not broker to end the disagreement between the two," Munde said while replying to a query on Uddhav apparently...
  • MCA poll: Court refuses to grant interim relief to Munde 21-10-2013 08:02 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay city civil court Monday refused to grant any interim relief to BJP leader Gopinath Munde on the suit filed by him challenging rejection of his nomination to contest for the president's post at the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) polls. Judge M S Sharma had on Saturday heard...
  • Sharad Pawar can challenge Srinivasan's authority 18-10-2013 08:52 PM

    The former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed. ...
  • Munde moves court against rejection of nomination 18-10-2013 06:16 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Friday filed a suit in the city civil court against the rejection of his nomination to contest for the president's post in the Mumbai Cricket Association's biennial polls. In his petition, Munde challenged the decision of MCA and said the rejection of his...
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  • Is Sharad Pawar set to take over the reins of Indian cricket administration? 17-10-2013 11:40 PM

    Former BCCI and ICC President Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed, the election officer announced it on Thursday evening ahead of Friday's biennial polls. ...
  • Sharad Pawar elected unopposed as President of MCA 17-10-2013 10:02 PM

    Mumbai: Former BCCI and ICC President Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed, the election officer announced it on Thursday evening ahead of Friday's biennial polls. It was merely a formality for Pawar to take the MCA's top post after Gopinath Munde's nomination for the...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam 17-10-2013 08:57 PM

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Sharad Pawar set to return as MCA boss, Munde seeks stay on elections 17-10-2013 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: With Gopinath Munde's nomination for the post of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) president rejected and even his appeal against that rejection dismissed, former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar is set to return to the top MCA post unopposed. However, Munde plans to move court to seek a stay...
  • Gopinath Munde's application for MCA presidentship rejected 12-10-2013 11:52 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who had filed his nomination to contest for the presidentship of the Mumbai Cricket Association at its biennial election on October 18, on Saturday suffered a huge setback as his application was rejected on the basis of the residential criteria. According to MCA rules,...
  • It's Sharad Pawar vs Gopinath Munde for MCA president's post 09-10-2013 06:53 PM

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar filed his nomination for the president's post in the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) a day after BJP leader Gopinath Munde did so, to make it a two-way fight for the reins of MCA at its October 18 biennial polls. "Mr Sharad...
  • Gopinath Munde files nomination for MCA presidential election 08-10-2013 06:48 PM

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde Tuesday became the first political bigwig to file his nomination to contest for the presidentship of the Mumbai Cricket Association at its biennial election which is scheduled on October 18. "There are a lot of issues facing the MCA's clubs and members. They lack...
  • Maharashtra: Gopinath Munde's nephew meets Raj Thackeray ahead of Council by-poll 28-08-2013 09:42 PM

    Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde's estranged nephew Dhananjay on Wednesday met MNS chief Raj Thackeray, ahead of the September 2 bypoll to Maharashtra Legislative Council, where he is contesting as NCP nominee. The meeting, at the MNS chief's Dadar residence, comes after BJP announced support for an Independent candidate. After...
  • Maharashtra BJP yet to find candidate for Council poll 17-08-2013 01:11 PM

    Maharashtra BJP is yet to find a suitable candidate for the election to the Legislative Council seat, which fell vacant after senior party leader Gopinath Munde's estranged nephew resigned and joined NCP. Dhananjay Munde quit BJP and also resigned his Upper House seat and joined the Sharad Pawar-led party last...
  • LoC killings: Munde, Prasad to represent BJP at soldier's funeral 08-08-2013 04:54 AM

    Deputy Leader of BJP in Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde and his Rajya Sabha counterpart Ravi Shankar Prasad will represent their party at the funeral of the five soldiers who were killed at the LoC on Tuesday. Four of the five soldiers belong to 21 Bihar Regiment. Their funeral will be...
  • Didn't spend Rs 8 crore on 2009 LS campaign, it was a figure of speech: Gopinath Munde 02-08-2013 03:30 PM

    Mumbai: Taking a U-turn from his initial claims that he had spending Rs 8 crore on his 2009 Lok Sabha campaign, BJP leader Gopinath Munde said that it was all rhetoric and just a figure of speech. The senior BJP leader in his reply to a notice given by the...