Manohar Joshi

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

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  • End of old guard in the BJP: Is it time for Advani and Joshi to retire? 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    New Delhi: An angry Murli Manohar Joshi avoided the media on Tuesday as he was shunted out of the BJP's top decision-making 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 cut-off for the party's Parliamentary board. Sources have told CNN-IBN that consultations are on with the BJP on the structure of the new Parliamentary board. Sources say that 75 years cut-off...
  • 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 pollution-free 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 pollution-free. 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. City-based Merchant's Chamber of Uttar Pradesh will host Joshi, the Kanpur Lok...
  • Modi government considering replacing Governors appointed by the UPA-II: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is now mulling replacing Governors who were appointed by the UPA-II government. Sources have told CNN-IBN 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 cut-off for ministers within the BJP has come from Shatrughan Sinha. Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, the senior leader said LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are still capable of taking up any responsibility. ...
  • Rift within BJP? Shatrughan Sinha questions cut-off 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 Modi-led government, the party is now facing an open criticism. BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha showed his discontent over the cut-off age of 75 years set by Modi for his...
  • MM Joshi not to be a part of the Modi Cabinet: sources June 14, 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 non-inclusion of Murli Manohar Joshi in Modi Cabinet June 14, 2014

    The non-inclusion 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 CNN-IBN that the party feels it should get three seats in the Cabinet. ...
  • Narendra Modi sidelines BJP founding members LK Advani, MM Joshi June 14, 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 Minister-designate 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...
  • Modi keen on MHA, Jaitley MEA, Joshi Defence, Shourie Finance: Sources May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is holding hectic meetings with the RSS leaders and its allies to chalk out the posts in the Narendra Modi Cabinet. Several BJP leaders are in Delhi to meet Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi and party chief Rajnath Singh, eyeing berths in the Cabinet. Senior leaders...
  • Will take to streets if inflation is not brought down: Sriprakash Jaiswal May 19, 2014

    Former Union Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday said that if the NDA government did not bring down inflation, as promised in its manifesto, within three months, Congress would take to the streets. Speaking to reporters in Kanpur, Jaiswal said Congress had lost the election, but "has not lost courage. The NDA is...
  • Modi is the hero of this election: Murli Manohar Joshi May 12, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi has said that the party's PM nominee Narendra Modi is way ahead in Varanasi as compared to his rivals Arvind Kejriwal of the AAP and Ajay Rai of the Congress. He also said that there have been some lapses on party of the...
  • Joshi denies any discontent over vacating Varanasi seat for Modi May 12, 2014

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday denied any discontent over vacating the Varanasi seat for Narendra Modi and shifting to Kanpur. Joshi said there was a "development wave in the country" which is being led by BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate. "There is a wave for the formation of a BJP-led...
  • Catch 22: I want Modi as PM but don't want to vote for the local BJP candidate April 30, 2014

    While tens of thousands of voters on Wednesday came out to exercise their franchise to elect their public representatives and do their bit in the government formation at the Centre, a politically crucial question came to my mind - What if one wants to see Narendra Modi as PM due his...
  • BJP, Modi not separate from each other, says Chouhan April 24, 2014

    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 blessings...
  • Murli Manohar Joshi congratulates Modi on filing nomination in Varanasi April 24, 2014

    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 to...
  • Mukhtar Ansari to contest Lok Sabha polls from Ghosi April 23, 2014

    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 Modi,...