Manohar

  • News 360: Goa ministers spent over Rs 13 crore on foreign tours in 2 years 2 days ago

    Three Goa ministers and four legislators have spent a whooping Rs 13.24 crore in two years on foreign trips. The travels were made in the name of promoting tourism. ...
  • Should Goa's MLAs junk the Brazil junket? June 12, 2014

    Six MLAs from Goa have been granted funds by the state government to travel to Brazil for the Football World Cup. The delegation includes Goa Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar, according to sources in the Goa Chief Minister's Office. ...
  • Spending on sports not a waste of money: Manohar Parrikar June 12, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday defended his government's decision to send six of its MLAs to FIFA World Cup. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Anubha Bhonsle, Goa CM said, "It is something like commonwealth of Portuguese speaking people. Brazil is a part of it. Football has been...
  • News 360: FIFA World Cup 2014 all set to begin June 12, 2014

    The beautiful game's most celebrated tournament - the FIFA World Cup - will see daylight in a few hours in Brazil, though the sky hanging over the event's opening will be slightly cloudy due to the smoke emanating from the local protests over money spent in hosting the event. This...
  • Goa: MLAs head to Brazil football World Cup, Congress slams CM Parrikar June 12, 2014

    On a day when the Brazil football World Cup kicks off, controversy seems to have hit India. Six Goa MLAs including Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar will go on a junket to Brazil. While the state government is calling it a study tour, Congress has slammed Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar over...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • There's a wave in the BJP of sidelining party leaders: Congress April 14, 2014

    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 a wave in the BJP to sideline its senior leaders: Congress April 13, 2014

    The Congress reiterated that there was no Modi wave in the country. "There is no Modi wave. We have been saying this for a long time now. There is a wave in the BJP to sideline the senior party leaders and to let one man rise above the rest," said...
  • Watch: Goa CM casts his vote in the early hours, polling on in Assam April 12, 2014

    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...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir April 7, 2014

    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). ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is the BJP divided even over its manifesto release? April 3, 2014

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 26, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sonia, Rahul attack Modi, say he will divide India March 26, 2014

    At the release of Congress's manifesto, party President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi hit out at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying his ideology will divide India. Rahul said, "Modi is an ideology which divides people. This ideology is dangerous for the country and every Congress leader...
  • BJP LS list out: Modi to contest from Varanasi, Joshi moved to Kanpur March 16, 2014

    The month-long suspense over Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha seat is finally over. Modi will fight Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi, the constituency represented by Dr Murli Manohar Joshi. The sitting MP from Varanasi and former BJP president, Joshi, has been given a ticket from...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? March 11, 2014

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • Sushma Swaraj downplays rift within BJP, calls it media's dirty trick March 10, 2014

    Trouble for the BJP, while veteran leader Sushma Swaraj has tried to play down the controversy over the Varanasi seat, in Lucknow Lalji Tandon, an MP and a key Atal Bihari Vajpayee's associate, has refused to vacate his seat for Rajnath Singh. ...
  • Tarun Tejpal sexual assault case: Goa CM says no pressure on police November 27, 2013

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said there was no pressure on the police in the alleged sexual assault case Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal. He said, "Police has been told not to take pressure from any where. He said, "Investigation will take its own course. This is a sensitive matter and...
  • FTP: Are Nigerians in Goa victims of stereotypes or do they have a lot to answer for? November 7, 2013

    The diplomatic row between India and Nigeria over the tension caused by Nigerian nationals who blocked the national highway in Goa last week could further worsen with the Goa government hardening its stand calling the Nigerian community a 'cancer' to the state. ...
  • Manohar breaks long silence, slams Srinivasan October 3, 2013

    In an unprecedented attack, ex-BCCI President Shashank Manohar has called N Srinivasan an "autocrat" and accused him of causing massive damage to the board. ...
  • Shashank Manohar slams Srinivasan, says he must quit October 3, 2013

    In an interview to 'Mumbai Mirror', the former BCCI chief called Srinivasan an 'autocrat' who only worries about his personal interests. ...
  • Hike in onion prices a result of poor policies: Murli Manohar Joshi September 18, 2013

    On Sharad Pawar's statement that when the farmers are getting more money for their produce we should not complain, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi questioned as to how the farmers are benefiting as they are not getting Rs 80. He added that the government does not have a clue. ...
  • India needs an 'excellent' administrator like Modi: Manohar Parrikar September 6, 2013

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar claimed that his interview to the New York Times was twisted out of context showing BJP's PM aspirant Narendra Modi in poor light. He has claimed that Modi is the best administrator in the country. "We should not think about 2002. We should think about the...
  • Ready to discuss Food Security Bill in Parliament: BJP August 14, 2013

    The controversial Food Security Bill has been delayed once again. No debate took place in the House on the Bill as Telugu Desam MPs created uproar when Food Minister KV Thomas rose to speak. The Congress has blamed the BJP for teaming up with the TDP to disrupt the House...
  • Kamal Nath, Sonia asked its MPs to create disruption in House: Yashwant August 6, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Kamal Nath and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi asked their party members to cause disturbance in the House. He said he was raising the point on behalf of the Opposition and the Congress had no reason to stop the party. ...
  • Congress disrupting Parliament, says BJP August 5, 2013

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has said that the Congress is disrupting Parliament. ...
  • Food Security Bill infringes upon states' powers: MM Joshi June 4, 2013

    BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi slammed the government's draft Food Bill saying food was a state subject and the proposed bill could end up infringing on the rights of the state in federal polity. ...
  • BCCI: The key players in the power game May 31, 2013

    Key players in the IPL drama: Rajiv Shukla, Arun Jaitley, Sharad Pawar, Jagmohan Dalmiya, Shashank Manohar, N Srinivasan. ...