MANOHAR JOSHI

  • Janata Parivar merger will not pose any challenge to BJP: Murali Manohar Joshi April 11, 2015

    Patna: Veteran BJP leader and former Union Minister Murali Manohar Joshi on Saturday said Janata Parivar merger process would not pose any difficulty to the party. "The merger is yet to happen so there is not much to be said about it. It is just an effort by the Janata Parivar...
  • Deepika Padukone's 'My Choice' video: We follow the West, shun our own traditions and cultures. We have lost our consciousness, says Murli Manohar Joshi April 2, 2015

    Kolkata: Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Wednesday flayed Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone's video on women empowerment as "height of lack of consciousness". "We don't realise how much we have changed. It has been an Indian tradition of addressing woman as 'mot her', but now there are objections at being called...
  • Vajpayee most deserving person to receive Bharat Ratna: MM Joshi March 27, 2015

    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will receive India's highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna on Friday. "He is the most deserving person to receive the award. Any country would be proud of him. Only few leaders have this capacity to harmonise the global and local. That was one of...
  • Yoga will bring down rapes, claims BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: If yoga comes into the life of every common people, it will help in bringing down incidents of rape in the country, veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi said. In a remark that may spark a controversy, he also said that Muslims do yoga five times in a day...
  • Kanpur girls write 100-metre letter to PM Modi to draw his attention to girl child education January 23, 2015

    Kanpur: On a day when Narendra Modi launched the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' programme, a group of girls on Thursday wrote a 100-metre long letter addressed to the Prime Minister, drawing his attention on the issue of security and education of the girl child. The letter will be sent to...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • No regret over not becoming PM, says LK Advani November 14, 2014

    Patna: Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Friday said that he had no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister as the respect he got from all parties was more than enough and "overwhelmed" him. "I have no regret over not becoming the Prime Minister of the country. The...
  • MSMEs should get easier finance from banking system: BJP October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises should get easier finance from the formal banking system, senior BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi said on Tuesday. "Small and medium scale industries are doing 70 per cent production of the country. If they do not remain in good health, the country's economy...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 26, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • End of old guard in the BJP: Is it time for Advani and Joshi to retire? August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • After being dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board, a visibly upset MM Joshi avoids media August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An angry Murli Manohar Joshi avoided the media on Tuesday as he was shunted out of the BJP's top decisionmaking body, the Parliamentary Board. The party veteran refused to speak to the media when asked about his reaction on the move. The leader was visibly upset at having...
  • News 360: Vajpayee, Advani, Joshi dropped from BJP Parliamentary Board August 26, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. ...
  • No Advani, Joshi, Vajpayee in BJP Parliamentary Board, party makes Marg Darshak Mandal for them August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has dropped its patriarchs LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee from the Parliamentary Board. BJP leaders Shivraj Singh Chouhan and JP Nadda, on the other hand, have been included in the Board. BJP President Amit Shah has created a separate body...
  • BJP mulling age limit for Parliamentary Board: sources August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: After keeping party veterans out of the Cabinet, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now mulling an age limit cutoff for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNNIBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cutoff...
  • BJP veteran hails Centre's decision to call off talks with Pak August 20, 2014

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi hailed the government's decision to call off Foreign Secretary level talks with Pakistan after the latter's envoy held meetings with Kashmiri separatists. ...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi conferred Russia's highest civilian award June 18, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi was on Wednesday conferred Russia's highest civilian award for foreign nationals, "Order of Friendship", for his championing role in fostering ties between the two countries. Joshi was bestowed the award by visiting Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry O Rogozin at a function at the Russian embassy...
  • Shiv Sena workers feel Uddhav Thackeray should be CM: BJP June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers feel that Uddhav Thackeray should become the next chief minister of Maharashtra, senior party leader Manohar Joshi said on Wednesday. "It is the desire of party workers and even my own wish that Uddhavji becomes the Chief Minister," Joshi, a former occupant of the post during...
  • Set up a dedicated body for protection of Himalayas: BJP June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressing for immediate steps to protect Himalayas especially after the Uttarakhand flash floods, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday mooted setting up a dedicated, central body which would oversee development and ecological conservation works in the mountains. "The Himalayas are not a different entity for Uttarakhand, J&K,...
  • BJP's new website to seek people's opinion on making Kanpur pollutionfree June 17, 2014

    BJP would be launching a website for Kanpur where people's opinion will be sought on how to make the industrial city pollutionfree. BJP's Kanpur unit President Surendra Maithani on Tuesday said that the website will have all information related to various projects undertaken for the people in the city and how...
  • To restore Kanpur's pride, Murli Manohar Joshi to hold talks with leading industrialists June 14, 2014

    Aiming at restoring Kanpur's pride of being a global industrial city, senior BJP leader and Member of Parliament Murli Manohar Joshi will on Saturday hold talks with leading industrialists and businessmen here, an umbrella business body said on Friday. Citybased Merchant's Chamber of Uttar Pradesh will host Joshi, the Kanpur Lok...
  • Modi government considering replacing Governors appointed by the UPAII: sources June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is now mulling replacing Governors who were appointed by the UPAII government. Sources have told CNNIBN that the Home Ministry held its first meeting on Thursday to decide on replacements for the Governors' posts across the country. Sources say that a change is in the...
  • Advani, Joshi still capable of taking up any responsibility: BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha May 31, 2014

    The first open criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's age cutoff for ministers within the BJP has come from Shatrughan Sinha. Speaking exclusively to CNNIBN, the senior leader said LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are still capable of taking up any responsibility. ...
  • Rift within BJP? Shatrughan Sinha questions cutoff age for ministers May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: After reports of a rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over Cabinet berths allotted in Prime Minister Narendra Modiled government, the party is now facing an open criticism. BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha showed his discontent over the cutoff age of 75 years set by Modi for his...
  • MM Joshi not to be a part of the Modi Cabinet: sources May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government will stick to the formula of ministers below the age of 75 years, say sources. Sources have now ruled out the possibility of Murli Manohar Joshi being included in the Modi Cabinet. The hunt for the Defence Minister is thus still on with Arun...
  • Disappointed with Cabinet post but no rift with BJP: Shiv Sena May 28, 2014

    Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi has denied reports that it was at loggerheads with the Bharatiya Janata Party over the allocation of just one portfolio to it despite a good electoral performance. "We are definitely upset, but certainly not at loggerheads with the BJP," he said. ...
  • Kanpur BJP leaders unhappy over noninclusion of Murli Manohar Joshi in Modi Cabinet May 27, 2014

    The noninclusion of senior BJP leader and Kanpur MP Murli Manohar Joshi in Narendra Modi's Cabinet has left party leaders and workers here disappointed. "We are disappointed that Murli Manohar Joshi did not get a Cabinet berth. He is such a senior leader, he should have got at least one ministry,"...
  • Shiv Sena upset with number of Cabinet posts, wants 3 berths May 27, 2014

    Shiv Sena's Manohar Joshi told CNNIBN that the party feels it should get three seats in the Cabinet. ...
  • Narendra Modi sidelines BJP founding members LK Advani, MM Joshi May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sidelined the Bharatiya Janata Party founding members Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi as their names do not figure on the list of ministers sworn in on Monday. Even though Advani's name was doing the rounds for Lok Sabha Speaker post and Joshi's...
  • Modi to stake claim to form government today; Rajnath may get Home Ministry May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi is set to meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday and stake claim to form the new government. Ahead of that the Bharatiya Janata Party's parliamentary board will anoint him as their leader. Advani will be proposing Modi's name at the parliamentary board meeting...