Manohar

  • BCCI forms new IPL probe panel, to propose it to SC 20-04-2014 05:20 PM

    The BCCI on Sunday came up with a three-member panel to investigate the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. The decision was taken at the emergency Working Committee meeting held at the board's headquarters in Mumbai this afternoon. Former CBI director RK Raghavan, former Calcutta High Court chief justice JN Patel...
  • Manohar to attend BCCI Working Committee meeting 20-04-2014 09:00 AM

    New Delhi: Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar will attend Sunday's BCCI Working Committee meeting as a special invitee of the Vidarbha Cricket Association. Manohar is not part of Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) but has been co-opted by them so that he can represent them at the meeting. Manohar is one...
  • 'Sharad Pawar had agreed to ally with the Shiv Sena in Assembly polls' 19-04-2014 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi today claimed that NCP chief Sharad Pawar had agreed to an alliance with his party in the last Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "In the 2009 State Assembly polls, Pawar had expressed his willingness to have an alliance with Shiv Sena," Joshi, former Lok...
  • IPL Scandal: Aditya Verma for Shashank Manohar as probe panel head 18-04-2014 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma, who has shaken the BCCI by dragging it to the Supreme Court over the IPL spot-fixing scandal, has demanded that the Board's former President Shashank Manohar head the probe panel against the scam. In a statement issued on Friday,...
  • No one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Shashank Manohar 17-04-2014 08:28 PM

    Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Srinivasan, who had ignored repeated calls for his resignation, has been stripped of his presidential powers by...
  • 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...
  • No Modi wave in the country, says Murli Manohar Joshi 13-04-2014 05:44 PM

    In subtle comments aimed at its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Sunday said there was no Modi wave in the country but only a BJP wave. Joshi, who headed the BJP manifesto committee, also suggested that the Gujarat model of development touted by Modi...
  • 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...
  • Watch: Goa CM casts his vote in the early hours, polling on in Assam 12-04-2014 08:56 AM

    Polling began in Assam, Goa, Sikkim and Tripura. At stake are 3 Lok Sabha seats seats in Assam, 2 in Goa and 1 each in Sikkim and Tripura. A key fight is being played out in the BJP bastion of North Goa where former chief minister Ravi Naik of the...
  • Credit for initiating Modi's national career goes to Goa: Parrikar 12-04-2014 08:34 AM

    Panaji: Voting for the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa began on Saturday at 7 am. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was among the early voters and was confident of his party, BJP, forming the government at the Centre. In Goa, former chief minister Ravi Naik of the Congress is...
  • LS polls: 75 per cent voting registered in Goa 12-04-2014 07:47 AM

    Panaji: High voter turnout was witnessed in two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. Nearly 74.65 per cent voting was registered in the coastal state till 5 pm. 76.3 per cent voting was registered in North Goa while 73.06 per cent voting...
  • SP to perform impressively in Jharkhand: Manohar Yadav 11-04-2014 07:13 PM

    Jharkhand unit President of Samajwadi Party (SP), Manohar Yadav, on Friday, claimed that his party would perform impressively in Jharkhand, where it has been contesting seven of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the ensuing parliamentary election. "We have put up clean candidates, including D G Raja in Jamshedpur and...
  • Lok Sabha poll: BJP, Congress face a tough fight in Goa 11-04-2014 12:47 PM

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is known as a very pragmatic politician. Even though he is a strong backer of his party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, he is not using Modi card in the Lok Sabha elections. Parrikar wants to project himself as a secular BJP chief minister...
  • 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...
  • LS polls would be turning point in Goa politics: Manohar Parrikar 10-04-2014 05:16 PM

    The Lok Sabha polls for two Goa seats would be a turning point for state's politics as the Congress, which ruled the state for over 20 years, would be defeated, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday. The electorate will stamp the change in state's political arena during the April...
  • 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...
  • In Goa's mining belt, poll season fails to enthuse voters 07-04-2014 11:13 AM

    Panaji: Mining belt in North Goa, which was once buzzing with activity, seems impervious to the high-octane election campaign steered by BJP and Congress as people are more concerned about resumption of mining which was their major source of livelihood. The long stretches of tarred roads in the mining belt...
  • 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...
  • Congress shows Goa CM's remarks on mining in campaign; angers BJP 06-04-2014 10:39 PM

    Opposition Congress in Goa has targeted Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar by exhibiting his television interview as part of its poll campaign, in which he had said that he was instrumental in stopping the mining activity in the state. BJP has strongly objected to the screening of the CD and complained...
  • Murali Manohar Joshi has Rs 2 crore in bank 05-04-2014 07:40 AM

    Senior BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi, who is contesting the Lok Sabha elections from here,has Rs two crore in the banks. Joshi, while filing his nomination here also declared in an affidavit that he has Rs 50,000 in cash and about 150 grams of jewellery. He owns an old jeep...
  • 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...