SANJAY JOSHI

  • Nothing wrong between me and Narendra Modi: Sanjay Joshi August 18, 2013

    Former BJP leader Sanjay Joshi, who had quit the party position following souring of his ties with Narendra Modi, on Sunday said there was nothing wrong at the personal level between him and the Gujarat Chief Minister. Joshi was removed from the BJP national executive in June last year under pressure...
  • 'FDI in retail will widen gap between rich and poor' August 12, 2012

    Ranchi: RSS ideologue Sanjay Joshi on Saturday claimed that the divide between the rich and the poor would further broaden if FDI in retail was allowed. "The government s economic survey last year pointed to the vast gap between the rich and the...
  • Full text of the threat letter Sanjay Joshi received July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP leader Sanjay Joshi on Monday claimed he received a threatening letter among the many such messages he has been getting from unknown sources. Joshi quit the BJP last month citing pressure from Narendra Modi. A vociferous Modi detractor, Joshi's resignation was the price the Gujarat CM...
  • I'm receiving threat calls: ExBJP leader Sanjay Joshi July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Former BJP leader Sanjay Joshi on Monday claimed that he was receiving threat calls. He wrote to Home Minister P Chidambaram and the Delhi Police Commissioner, urging them to investigate the matter. Sanjay Joshi quit the BJP last month citing pressure from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, whom he...
  • Modi in company of Bollywood vamps in new posters June 28, 2012

    Rajkot: In the continuing poster war against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, fresh posters have sprung up in parts of Rajkot town showing him in the company of Bollywood's wicked matriarchs and vamps. "Modi is more dangerous than Shashikala and Lalita Pawar. Modi has got Keshubhai and Shankarsinh quarrelling, has divided...
  • Don't put up posters attacking BJP: Sanjay Joshi June 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Joshi on Sunday appealed against putting up posters with his pictures and attacking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders as this would harm the party's image. "This is a job of conspirators, yet I appeal to all my wellwishers and supporters to refrain...
  • Don't put posters hitting out at BJP leaders: Joshi June 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's bete noire Sanjay Joshi on Sunday issued an appeal that no posters hitting out at any BJP leader and depicting his photos should be put up again as it harms the party's image. The appeal, issued on a BJP letterhead though the party maintains...
  • Sanjay Joshi attends RSS function in Nagpur June 11, 2012

    Nagpur: After being forced out of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Sanjay Joshi on Monday attended a meeting of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Nagpur on Monday. When the media approached him with questions, he said "I will talk to you tomorrow". Joshi was at the concluding function of RSS' annual training camp...
  • Keshubhai asks people to shun Modi, praises Joshi June 11, 2012

    Kankodakoi: Firing a fresh salvo against Narendra Modi, veteran BJP leader Keshubhai Patel on Sunday asked the people to beware of "braggarts" and bring about a change in the next assembly elections, while heaping praise on Modidetractor Sanjay Joshi for his "dedication" to the party. "Nobody can lock my mouth...
  • 'Gujarat should beware of braggarts like Modi' June 10, 2012

    Kankodakoi: Taking a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, veteran BJP leader Keshubhai Patel on Sunday said that people of the state should beware of "braggarts", while hailing ousted BJP leader Sanjay Joshi for his "dedication" towards the party. Addressing 'Adivasi Adhikar Jagran' rally at Kankodakoi village in Panchmahals district,...
  • Rift widens in Gujarat BJP over Sanjay Joshi June 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Narendra Modi may have yet again staked his claim for a larger say in national politics. However, in his own backyard, trouble is brewing. At the BJP meet in Rajkot on Sunday, Modi was greeted by several people wearing masks of Sanjay Joshi, the former BJP...
  • Congress will be wiped out in 2012 polls: Modi June 10, 2012

    Rajkot: Slamming the UPA government on the issue of development, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the BJP was optimistic of winning the 2012 Assembly polls. He said that the Congress will be wiped out in 2012 polls. "We are optimistic about winning 2012 assembly polls. We will...
  • More antiModi, pro Sanjay Joshi posters surface June 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Two days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP, posters appeared in Rajkot on Saturday night attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The BJP's state executive is meeting in Rajkot. The posters were, however, quickly taken off overnight by the BJP workers. BJP leader Sanjay Joshi, a...
  • Gujarat BJP meet gatecrashed, nearly 150 detained June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Roughly 150 people were detained when they tried to forcibly enter the venue of the state executive meeting of the Gujarat BJP on Saturday. The twoday meeting was held in the hometown of former chief minister Keshubhai Patel, who has pulled out his swords against Chief Minister Narendra...
  • Out of BJP, Sanjay Joshi gets NCP offer June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: ExBJP leader Sanjay Joshi, who recently quit the party allegedly under pressure from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is reportedly being wooed by the Nationalist Congress Party. The NCP had put up posters welcoming the leader in Ahmedabad on Saturday. The move comes ahead of the upcoming polls in the...
  • Gujarat BJP's 2day executive meet from today June 9, 2012

    Rajkot: Amidst dissidence and internal bickering in Gujarat BJP, party's twoday state executive meeting will start in the city from Saturday, to plan its strategy for the assembly elections. The meeting incidentally comes in the wake of the resignation of BJP leader Sanjay Joshi from the party on Friday. Joshi, who...
  • Modi to address 2day Gujarat BJP meet today June 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The twoday state executive meeting of Gujarat BJP which will start from Saturday, in the hometown of former chief minister Keshubhai Patel who has pulled out his swords against Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is expected to see some friction. All eyes will be on whether antiModi leaders, prominently Keshubhai...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 8, 2012

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  • Does Narendra Modi call the shots in the BJP today? June 8, 2012

    Sanjay Joshi resigned as the BJP's state incharge of Uttar Pradesh on Friday saying he was under pressure from Gujarat CM Narendra Modi. ...
  • News 360: Rape and abuse in Haryana govt shelter June 8, 2012

    Women and children at a shelter home in Rohtak, Haryana, have alleged that not only were they exploited for commercial sex trade but also raped by police officials. ...
  • Modi wins again, Joshi quits BJP, RSS steps in June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Hours after Narendra Modi's critic Sanjay Joshi resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) citing pressure from the Gujarat Chief Minister, sources said that the former party leader is likely to be rehabilitated by the RSS as the general secretary of its affiliate unit, Bharatiya Itihaas Parishad. It was...
  • Modi has his way again, Sanjay Joshi quits BJP June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be widening as Narendra Modi critic Sanjay Joshi has resigned from the party citing pressure from Modi. BJP President Nitin Gadkari accepted Joshi's resignation. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar confirmed that Joshi has quit from the party and BJP President...
  • Modi has his way again, Joshi quits BJP post June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be widening as Narendra Modi bete noire Sanjay Joshi has resigned as the party incharge of Uttar Pradesh saying he was under pressure from Modi. BJP President Nitin Gadkari has accepted Joshi's resignation. BJP sources have also indicated...
  • BJP leader's jibe at Modi, says one can't hijack party June 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The war of words over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is heating up. Modi has come under attack once again, this time from his own party. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Deputy Bihar Chief Minister Sushil Modi has hit out at the Gujarat Chief Minister slamming him....
  • More antiModi, proJoshi BJP posters surface June 8, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) poster controversy seems to have become bigger in Gujarat. Posters indirectly targetting Chief Minister Narendra Modi, while promoting his bete noire Sanjay Joshi have been put up in Ahmedabad and other parts of the state. This is the second poster of its kind to be...
  • BJP posters with Vajpayee poems support Joshi June 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Some posters were on display outside Bharatiya Janata Party's in Delhi and Ahmedabad in support of RSS Pracharak Sanjay Joshi against whom Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has openly expressed displeasure. The posters quote a poem by senior BJP leader and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and interestingly, have...
  • Yeddyurappa a human bomb in BJP: Bal Thackeray May 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa is a "human bomb" within the BJP whose president Nitin Gadkari's path is "paved with landmines", Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said in Mumbai on Saturday. In a candid reflection on the divisions in BJP, marked by the resignation of Sanjay Joshi as a...
  • Advani is not upset or angry: BJP spokesperson May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani is not upset and is not attending the party rally on Friday evening because of some prior engagement, party spokesperson Nirmala Sitharaman said. Claiming that Advani is not angry over the BS Yeddyurappa episode, she said that there is no dissent...
  • BJP meet: Modi, Gadkari to share the stage today May 25, 2012

    Mumbai: BJP leaders and rivals Narendra Modi and Nitin Gadkari will share the stage on Friday on day two of the BJP national executive in Mumbai. In a show of strength visavis the party President, the Gujarat Chief Minister on Thursday forced the resignation of his critic Sanjay Joshi from...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 24, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...