Gopinath Munde

  • Notification issued for October 15 Maharashtra assembly election 18 hours 16 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The process for the October 15 election to the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly began with authorities issuing the poll notification. The by-poll 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 Deshmukh-Munde being felt in Maharashtra Assembly elections 2 days ago

    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 Congress-NCP combine and the BJP-Shiv 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 inter-session 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 month-long 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 Munde-Palve, 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 four-wheeler. 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 CNN-IBN...
  • 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...
  • Gopinath Munde struggled in BJP, wanted to quit party: BJP MLC June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The late BJP leader Gopinath Munde had struggled within the party and even wanted to leave it, BJP MLC Pandurang Phundkar on Friday claimed in the Legislative Council here. "Munde faced struggles at every step. He was (once) about to leave the BJP. I opposed it. He faced humiliation many...
  • Road accidents in India: Clickable interactive map June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of people die every year in the road accidents in India highlighting the need for enhancing the safety of the passenger. On June 3, Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde lost his life when his car was hit by another vehicle while he was on his way...
  • Motor Vehicle Bill to be re-drafted in a month, says Nitin Gadkari June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: India's Motor Vehicle Bill will be re-drafted within a month in line with advanced international practices to enhance road safety, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. His comments come within days of former Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde's death in a road accident in...
  • PM to decide on CBI probe demand into Munde's death: Nitin Gadkari June 5, 2014

    Amid demands for a CBI probe into the death of former Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde following a road accident, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will decide the course of action on the matter. "Yesterday, I spoke to the Prime Minister and Munde's family. It...
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  • Watch: Munde supporters turn violent, torch and damage vehicles June 4, 2014

    In a surprising turn of events, the supporters of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who had gathered for his funeral in Beed, Maharashtra turned violent and torched vehicles soon after he was cremated on Wednesday afternoon. Alleging conspiracy, the zealous supporters demanded CBI inquiry into the BJP leader's death. ...
  • Munde supporters turn violent in Beed, demand CBI probe into his death June 4, 2014

    Beed: In a surprising turn of events, the supporters of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who had gathered for his funeral in Beed, Maharashtra turned violent and torched vehicles soon after he was cremated on Wednesday afternoon. Alleging conspiracy, the zealous supporters demanded CBI inquiry into the BJP leader's death. They also gheraoed...
  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde cremated at his native village June 4, 2014

    Beed: Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident was cremated at his native village Parli, Maharashtra on Wednesday amidst chanting by hundreds of his supporters. The mortal remains of Munde were consigned to flames by his eldest daughter and BJP MLA Pankaja. A sea of humanity converged at his...