Mm Joshi

  • Murli Manohar Joshi denies rift with Narendra Modi 14-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Monday sought to dismiss reports that described him as saying there was no Modi wave in the country, and denied there were any differences between Modi and him. "There is nothing like differences between me and (Narendra) Modi. He is the party's most...
  • Modi and BJP are the same, can't separate the two: Rajnath Singh 14-04-2014 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to a comment by senior party leader MM Joshi that there was no 'Modi wave' in the country but a BJP wave, party president Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the two cannot be separated. "(Narendra) Modi and the BJP are the same. The two cannot be...
  • Cobrapost sting on Babri demolition a Congress conspiracy: BJP 04-04-2014 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday reacted strongly to a Cobrapost sting revealing involvement of its top leadership in the demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in December 1992. "This is a political conspiracy by the Congress party. The timing of the allegations made is questionable...
  • BJP to release manifesto on April 7, the day Lok Sabha elections begin 03-04-2014 03:42 PM

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Kanpur: BJP workers resign in protest against Murli Manohar Joshi 01-04-2014 11:26 AM

    Kanpur: Several BJP workers in Kanpur resigned on Friday to protest against the ticket given to party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. The workers were also protesting against the expulsion of a local corporator - Vikas Jaiswal - from the party. Jaiswal had recently heckled and harassed Joshi at a party...
  • MPs rating: MM Joshi scores 5.8 on a scale of 10 31-03-2014 10:56 AM

    BJP veteran leader Murli Manohar Joshi is a five-time MP from Varanasi. He scored 6.8 on 10 on accessibility and 5.18 on trustworthiness. He was rated 5.7 on maintenance of law and order, 6 on public transport and providing better roads and good schools and 5.8 for provision of safe...
  • MM Joshi loses his constituency, gets Kanpur ticket 16-03-2014 03:14 AM

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former party president Dr Murli Manohar Joshi's constituency Varanasi has been given to party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Joshi has been moved to Kanpur. The decision was taken at the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meet after which the party released...
  • BJP set to announce Narendra Modi's candidature from Varanasi: sources 15-03-2014 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's much anticipated list of Lok Sabha candidates is expected shortly which will end the the suspense over who will contest from Varanasi - its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi or party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi. Sources say the party will give the seat to...
  • Gujarat BJP unit wants Modi to contest from the state 13-03-2014 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP has laid the debate to rest. Narendra Modi will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Gujarat, party spokesperson Vijay Rupani said after weeks of hunting for a seat for the prime ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh. "The maximum number of BJP supporters want Modi to contest...
  • MM Joshi to get Varanasi, hunt still on for a seat for Modi 12-03-2014 04:54 PM

    New Delhi: Just a month ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata is still hunting for a seat for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh. Sources suggested that Modi may now contest from Lucknow or Allahabad if he decides to contest from Uttar Pradesh at...
  • Rajnath Singh eyes Lucknow, Lalji Tandon says will leave seat for Modi 09-03-2014 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: In the run up to the Lok Sabha elections, there is an infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party over seats. Lucknow BJP MP and key associate of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lalji Tandon said that he will not vacate his seat for anyone other than party's...
  • MM Joshi, Sushma question Rajnath over Varanasi, Bellary seats 09-03-2014 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, rift is appearing within the Bharatiya Janata Party as senior party leaders Sushma Swaraj and Murli Manohar Joshi questioned party President Rajnath Singh over the Bellary and Varanasi seats during the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) meet on Saturday. Although no decision...
  • MM Joshi's posters put across Varanasi, Modi may fight polls from city 04-03-2014 11:33 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst speculation that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi may contest Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, veteran party leader Murli Manohar Joshi has ordered that his posters to be put up across the city, wishing voters a Happy Holi. The posters are grabbing attention because...
  • BJP seeks to keep 2G issue alive in PAC 17-05-2013 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: With the 2G spectrum issue getting caught in logjam in the JPC, the BJP on Friday sought to bring the matter to the forefront of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee saying the matter is pending and should be disposed of. The demand to settle the pending issue came at...
  • FDI would be scrapped if NDA is voted to power: BJP 09-12-2012 02:11 PM

    Bhopal: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi has said that Foreign Direct Investment in retail would be scrapped if NDA was voted to power in 2014 general elections. Training his guns at the UPA, Joshi said as per a Transparency International report, FDI failed in five countries in which it...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing 06-12-2012 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • Former CAG official RP Singh blames Murli Manohar Joshi again 25-11-2012 04:09 PM

    RP Singh has again shifted his stance on the 2G report suggesting it was PAC Chairman Manohar manohar Joshi who had interfered in the preparation of the report. ...
  • 'Member of PAC, not Joshi, influenced CAG's 2G report' 25-11-2012 07:18 AM

    Former Director General of Audit, Post and Telecommunications, CAG, RP Singh on Saturday made a U-turn on his earlier claim that Public Accounts Committee Chairman and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi had influenced the 2G report that indicted the government. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, the ex-audit officer...
  • CAG 2G report row: BJP slams Sonia's remarks 24-11-2012 03:46 PM

    The UPA has launched a counter-attack on the CAG after one of its former officers claimed that the 2G loss figure was manipulated under the influence of PAC Chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • Manish Tewari dares CAG to join debate on audit process 24-11-2012 02:50 PM

    The UPA has launched a counter-attack on the CAG after a former auditor claimed the 2G loss figures were manipulated under guidance from PAC chief and BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi. ...
  • 2G report row: DMK to move motion for debate in Parl 24-11-2012 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: The ruling-coalition UPA's key constituent, the DMK will move a motion in Parliament for a discussion on the charges levelled by ex-CAG audit officer RP Singh against BJP leader and Public Accounts Committee Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, government sources say. The government is understood to be in favour...
  • 2G row: Sonia Gandhi says BJP exposed 23-11-2012 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: A war of words is on between the Congress and the BJP over the CAG report on 2G spectrum loss. A day after lead auditor RP Singh questioned the Rs 1.76 lakh crore presumptive loss figure, accusing PAC Chairman Murli Manohar Joshi, of influencing the 2G report, the...
  • News 360: War of words over the 2G CAG report 23-11-2012 09:22 PM

    The BJP has written to the Prime Minister questioning the appointment of the new CBI Director Ranjit Sinha. ...
  • Cong destroying democratic function of the country: MM Joshi 23-11-2012 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: A seemingly calm and composed Murli Manohar Joshi, senior BJP leader and PAC Chairman, on Friday demanded that UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi apologise for her remark against his party over the latest row over the CAG's 2G report. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Joshi said that he would quit PAC...