Murli Manohar Joshi

  • BJP, Modi not separate from each other, says Chouhan 24-04-2014 11:13 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said Narendra Modi and BJP cannot be viewed as separate from each other and maintained the Prime Ministerial candidate has blessings of all top party leaders. "BJP and Modi are complementary to each other. They are inseparable and Modi has full...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi congratulates Modi on filing nomination in Varanasi 24-04-2014 05:27 PM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi congratulated party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on filing his nomination Thursday in Varanasi and claimed his victory was certain in the temple town. "It is a matter of joy that party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is filing his nomination in Varanasi...I appeal...
  • Mukhtar Ansari to contest Lok Sabha polls from Ghosi 23-04-2014 02:57 PM

    Mukhtar Ansari, who withdrew from the Lok Sabha contest against BJP's Narendra Modi in Varanasi, will now be a candidate of his Quami Ekta Dal in Ghosi in Uttar Pradesh. Ansari had announced his candidature from Varanasi last month. He pulled out to prevent a division of Muslim votes against...
  • LS polls: After Joshi, Shatrughan says there is no 'Modi wave' 15-04-2014 05:25 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday echoed the views of senior party leader Murli Manohar Joshi saying there is no 'Modi wave'. "People of the country have created a euphoria and hype, including the media, the result of which is unprecedented in terms of support and expectations. But...
  • MM Joshi clarifies his stand, now says there's a BJP wave led by Modi 15-04-2014 08:41 AM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi has now changed his stand and clarified that he has no differences with the party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. This comes days after his interview to Manorama News in which he had said that there was a BJP wave,...
  • BJP downplays MM Joshi's remarks, says party and Modi cannot be viewed separately 14-04-2014 06:39 PM

    BJP on Monday sought to downplay Murli Manohar Joshi's remarks that there was no Modi wave in the country but only a BJP wave, saying the party and Narendra Modi cannot be viewed separately and rejected suggestions of any infighting. BJP chief Rajnath Singh said that Joshi's statement was wrongly...
  • BJP has lost face in Karnataka: Siddaramaiah 14-04-2014 04:46 PM

    Bangalore: Taking a swipe at BJP in Karnataka for seeking votes in the name of Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that they had lost their face having been immersed in corruption during the party rule. Siddaramaiah said that the re-entry of former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and...
  • There's a wave in the BJP of sidelining party leaders: Congress 14-04-2014 09:24 AM

    The Congress's reaction comes after senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi sparked off a controversy with his latest interview where he appeared critical of his party's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. ...
  • There is no Modi wave, says Murli Manohar Joshi 13-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday said there was no Modi wave but only a BJP wave. "Modi is a representative of the BJP as its prime ministerial candidate. He gets support from the party and its leaders across the country," Joshi told the media in Kanpurwhen asked...
  • Gujarat model of development may not be applicable to every state: MM Joshi 13-04-2014 03:38 PM

    Kanpur: While Bharatiya Janta Party's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is busy pitching his state's model of development at his elections rallies, the upper echelons of the party still seem to be divided. Senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday said that the Gujarat model of development may not be...
  • Mukhtar Ansari not to contest against Modi 'to avoid division of secular votes' 10-04-2014 07:24 PM

    Mukhtar Ansari, who gave a tough fight to BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi in Varanasi in 2009 Lok Sabha election, has decided not to contest against Narendra Modi from the seat "to avoid division of secular votes". Quami Ekta Dal's Ansari, a gangster-turned-politician and four-time MLA from Mau, is currently...
  • Varanasi: Ansari won't contest against Modi to avoid division of votes 10-04-2014 07:09 PM

    Varanasi: In a surprise move don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari will not be contesting 2014 polls in Varanasi against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. According to Ansari's party, the Quami Ekta Dal, he has pulled out of the race to avoid division of votes. Ansari had given a tough fight to...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir 07-04-2014 07:35 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • BJP united on manifesto, its release violates no law: MM Joshi 07-04-2014 04:11 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and chairman of the party's manifesto drafting committee Murli Manohar Joshi brushed aside all criticism of the document and said that this was the best BJP manifesto ever. Refuting the charge that releasing of the manifesto was a violation of the model code...
  • BJP manifesto: Strong growth, zero tolerance on terror, Ram Temple 07-04-2014 10:34 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Promising to usher in an era of strong economic growth, job creation, tackling the corruption menace, zero tolerance on terrorism and a strong foreign policy, the Bharatiya Janata Party released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on Monday, the day the first phase of...
  • MM Joshi denies rift in BJP, says last minute changes delaying manifesto 04-04-2014 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday denied any rift within the party over the election manifesto. The BJP leader who is the Chairman of the party's manifesto drafting committee said, "Last minute suggestions are coming from different leaders. We are incorporating those before releasing the manifesto." The...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • A Billion Votes: Is the BJP divided even over its manifesto release? 03-04-2014 07:59 PM

    In a surprise move, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that it will release its poll manifesto on April 7, the day elections begin. The party is allegedly battling infighting between Team Narendra Modi and Team Murli Manohar Joshi on the content of the manifesto. Team Modi reportedly...
  • BJP manifesto delayed due to last minute changes by team Modi: sources 03-04-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: Dealing with infighting on several issues, the Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be in yet another crisis. The party is yet to release its manifesto for the polls, which will begin on April 7. Sources say the BJP manifesto release has been delayed due to several last minute...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi starts campaigning in Kanpur 29-03-2014 07:48 PM

    Senior BJP candidate Murli Manohar Joshi has geared up canvassing for the upcoming polls in his turf " the Kanpur Lok Sabha seat after remaining absent for long time. Joshi, who is all set to take on Union Coal Minister and sitting Congress MP Sri Prakash Jaiswal from Kanpur constituency,...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi starts campaigning in Kanpur 29-03-2014 03:18 PM

    Senior BJP candidate Murli Manohar Joshi has geared up canvassing for the upcoming polls in his turf - the Kanpur Lok Sabha seat after remaining absent for long time. Joshi, who is all set to take on Union Coal Minister and sitting Congress MP Sri Prakash Jaiswal from Kanpur constituency,...
  • LS polls: Quami Ekta Dal confident of Muktar Ansari's victory from Varanasi 28-03-2014 10:34 AM

    Quami Ekta Dal (QED) on Thursday expressed confidence that its candidate and jailed legislator Muktar Ansari will win the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi where BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal are also in the fray. Aides of Ansari, who contested the last Lok...
  • Narendra Modi fear leads to exodus of BJP leaders, says Lalu Prasad 27-03-2014 03:35 PM

    Taking potshots at the internal strife in the BJP, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Thursday said, "frightened" by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, there is a stampede-like situation among them to leave the party. "Modi has frightened senior leaders of his party so much that there is stampede like...
  • Mukhtar Ansari, who gave a fight to Joshi, to take on Modi in Varanasi 26-03-2014 07:10 PM

    New Delhi: Don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari on Wednesday challenged BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from the Varanasi seat in Uttar Pradesh. He will be contesting on a Quami Ekta Dal ticket. Ansari said, "The public of Varanasi is with me. Let the elections take place and we will see." Ansari...
  • Never imagined I would fight elections from area of scam-hit people: Murli Manohar Joshi 22-03-2014 10:10 AM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, shifted to Kanpur Lok Sabha seat from Varanasi to accommodate Narendra Modi, made a veiled attack on sitting Congress MP and Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, saying he never imagined that one day he would have to fight elections from "constituency of people whose names...
  • It's an honour to contest from Varanasi, tweets Narendra Modi 17-03-2014 08:06 AM

    Soon after the party declared his candidature from Varanasi, BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi on Saturday referred to the historical and religious significance of the city and said that he felt "honoured" to be contesting from the holy city. "Grateful to the Party for giving me opportunity to contest...
  • BJP LS list out: Modi to contest from Varanasi, Joshi moved to Kanpur 16-03-2014 09:54 AM

    The month-long suspense over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha seat is finally over. Modi will fight Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi, the constituency represented by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. The sitting MP from Varanasi and former BJP president, Joshi, has been given a ticket from...
  • An honour to contest from Varanasi, tweets Modi 16-03-2014 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: As soon as the Bharatiya Janata Party announced its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi, Modi said it's an honour to contest from here. Modi tweeted, "I am grateful to the party for giving me opportunity to contest the election from the holy city of Varanasi!...
  • Modi will contest LS polls from Varanasi, MM Joshi gets Kanpur 15-03-2014 11:29 PM

    New Delhi: The month-long suspense over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha seat is finally over. Modi will fight Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi, the constituency represented by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. The sitting MP from Varanasi and former BJP president, Joshi, has been given a...
  • Is Varanasi ready for a change of guard from Joshi to Modi? 13-03-2014 10:28 AM

    Varanasi: The decision on the Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh is yet to be taken by the Bharatiya Janata Party even as speculations are rife of party PM candidate Narendra Modi contesting from a seat in the state. The BJP office in Varanasi bears an unusually deserted look. Sixty-seven-year-old...