Sunil Joshi

  • 2008 Malegaon blasts: Accused Pragya Thakur to be taken to Indore for more cancer tests February 6, 2014

    Pragya Singh Thakur, a key suspect in the murder of RSS Pracharak Sunil Joshi, will be taken to Indore soon for PET scan as part of her treatment for cancer. Pragya, who was diagnosed with cancer last year and had been undergoing treatment at the Pandit Khushilal Ayurveda Hospital in Bhopal,...
  • Sunil Joshi murder case: NIA likely to name Pragya in its chargesheet July 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will on Saturday file a chargesheet in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak' (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur is likely to be named as the key accused in the case. The NIA believes that Joshi was murdered due to differences...
  • Is RSS functionary Indresh Kumar a political target? February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A key person in the investigation into right wing terror is senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary Indresh Kumar. But have the investigating agencies been able to crack the nature of Indresh's alleged role or have they reached a dead end? A defiant and aggressive Indresh Kumar said that...
  • Young SA cricketers to train in Bangalore August 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Thirteen young and promising South African cricketers will undergo a nine-day high-level training camp in Bangalore this month under former Karnataka left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi and another coach, Umesh Patwal. The contingent comprises six batsmen, as many spinners and one fast bowler. They will be accompanied by former South Africa...
  • I'm good enough to play in shorter formats: Ojha July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: India's leading left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha feels that it's about time that the perception about him being only effective in longer version changes as he aims to cement his place in shorter formats as well. "People feel that I am only good for Test matches. But I have also...
  • Left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi retires June 21, 2012

    Bangalore: Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi on Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. A Karnataka player, Joshi played Test as well as one-day International for India between 1996 and 2001 and his most famous bowling performance came in an ODI against South Africa in the LG Cup...
  • Joshi to retire from international cricket June 18, 2012

    Bangalore: Former India spinner Sunil Joshi has decided to retire from international and first-class cricket. "Joshi will announce his retirement from international and first-class cricket on June 21," Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) said in a press release. Born on June 6, 1970 in Gadag, Joshi is a slow left-arm spinner...
  • Digvijaya claims to have proof of RSS-Anna ties October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has once again claimed that Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement is backed by the RSS. Digvijaya on Wednesday released a letter allegedly written by RSS functionary Sunil Joshi to Anna Hazare supporting his crusade. The RSS letter said, "Respected Anna Hazare Saheb, Keeping in view...
  • NIA to probe Hindu terror cases; BJP cries foul March 22, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has been handed over all right-wing terror-related cases in the country, including the Samjhauta blasts and the murder of RSS activist Sunil Joshi. Four years after he died under mysterious circumstances, a fresh investigation will now begin into Sunil Joshi's death. The Union Home Ministry...
  • Govt transfers all Hindu terror cases to NIA March 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Union Home Ministry has issued an order for the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to take over all Hindu terror cases. The cases include the murder case of RSS leader Sunil Joshi, who allegedly had a hand in the Samjhauta Express blast. The Law Ministry will issue a notification in...
  • NIA to take over Hindu terror cases: sources March 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be handed all Hindu-terror related cases in the country, sources have told CNN-IBN. This could include the murder case of RSS leader Sunil Joshi, who allegedly had a hand in the Samjhauta Express blast. Sources say the order will be issued in...
  • Clarify your stand on terror: Moily to MP govt March 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday questioned BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh government's objection in handing over the murder case of RSS activist Sunil Joshi to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), saying the party should clarify its stand on terrorism. "I can't speak on the point of view of BJP....
  • Hindu hardliners killed Joshi: MP Police March 1, 2011

    Dewas (MP): RSS activist Sunil Joshi was eliminated by fellow Hindu hardliners including Malegaon blast accused sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur for his "high-handedness and the fear" that his arrest would unmask right-wing plotters of explosions in several parts of the country. This has been stated in the 432-page charge sheet filed...
  • Pragya arrested in ex-RSS leader murder case February 26, 2011

    Bhopal: Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur has been made an accused and arrested in the murder of former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh 'pracharak' (preacher) Sunil Joshi. Pragya was arrested by Madhya Pradesh Police on Friday in Mumbai where she has been undergoing treatment in JJ hospital. Sources say that...
  • RSS leader murder: attempt to save real killers? January 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Swami Aseemanand in custody of the ATS and Sunil Joshi an expelled RSS leader, murdered mysteriously in 2007 are a big source of concern for the Sangh Parivar. In his confession to the CBI, Aseemanand has said that he suspected senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar's hand in Sunil Joshi's...
  • Ajmer blast mastermind killed by aides: cops December 18, 2010

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh police claim to have solved the murder of Ajmer blast mastermind and senior RSS leader Sunil Joshi. Madhya Pradesh police say that RSS pracharak Sunil Joshi was killed by his own associates. Joshi who was the brains behind Ajmer, Mecca Masjid blasts was shot dead on Dec...
  • ATS finds another RSS link to Ajmer blast October 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is under the scanner. The chargesheet prepared by the Rajasthan ATS has thrown up several uncomfortable questions for the Sangh Parivar. These are the big points that have come out of the investigations. There is a Madhya Pradesh connection to the Ajmer blasts,...
  • RSS leader's murder: MP govt demands better intelligence October 28, 2010

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Uma Shankar Gupta says that intelligence gathering into RSS Pracharak Sunil Sharma's murder should be done at the highest level while reacting to allegations that the MP government did not act against Lokesh Sharma who has been named by the Rajasthan ATS in the Ajmer...
  • Another Sangh leader linked to Ajmer blast October 27, 2010

    New Delhi: After Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar, another Sangh leader has been named by the Rajasthan Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in the 2007 Ajmer Dargarh blast case. Former RSS Pracharak from Madhya Pradesh Sunil Joshi is a mystery man. He was killed in broad daylight in Dewas in...
  • Blast accused RSS activist killed by 'own men' July 20, 2010

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government on Monday denied receiving any request from the Union Government for transfer of the murder case of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh pracharak to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) even as family members now allege that the state police conducted shoddy investigations and that some one close...