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Murli Manohar Joshi

About Murli Manohar Joshi

Murli Manohar Joshi is a senior Indian politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

2014 Elections

Speaking at an electoral meeting in Kanpur, Murli Manohar Joshi said Muslims need not be afraid of BJP because they are patriotic citizens of this country. The party ensures no communal violence in the states ruled by it, said Joshi. Apr 22, 2014


On 23 November 2012, former Director General of Post and Telecommunications at CAG, RP Singh, has alleged that Murli Manohar Joshi has influenced the preparation of the PAC report on the 2G scam. He claimed that Joshi used to call the officials to his home for preparation of the report.

On 25 November 2012, RP Singh retracted his statement saying that he never said Murli Manohar Joshi has influenced the PAC report on 2G scam. He said that a newspaper had misquoted him.

Murli Manohar Joshi in News

Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi, Member of Parliament Delivers the 4th Dr. Kulwant Rai Memorial Lecture at IILM
IILM hosted the 4th Dr. Kulwant Rai Memorial Lecture at Lodhi Road New Delhi campus on November 4th, 2014. Dr. Murli Manohar Joshi, Member of Parliament & former Minister of HRD, delivered the lecture on the “Dilemmas of the Modern world". Dr. Kulwant Rai Memorial Lecture is dedicated to the remembrance of IILM Founder and Chairman, Dr

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Economic adviser Basu is speaking the language of IMF and World Bank, says BJP
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday flayed the chief economic adviser Kaushik Basu for his remarks on economic reforms in the country, adding he was speaking the language of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank.

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BJP instructs Jharkhand MLAs to abstain from voting in Rajya Sabha polls
Senior central leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced that they had instructed all party MLAs (Members of the Legislative Assembly) in Jharkhand to abstain from voting in polls for the Rajya Sabha.

BJP leaders meeting in Delhi to resolve Jharkhand Rajya Sabha members selection issue
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SC verdict a vindication of PAC draft report on 2G: Joshi
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Murli Manohar Joshi assails UPA Govt. over rupee fall against dollar
With the Indian rupee hitting a record low against the dollar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi assailed the UPA Government on the issue, terming it a 'precarious' national economic situation.

BJP opposes FDI in retail sector
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Murli Manohar Joshi calls for auditing of Army Canteens' account
Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairperson Murli Manohar Joshi has said that there is a definite need for auditing unit-run Indian Army canteens due to their increasing turnover from Rs. 1.5 crore since the system began to Rs. 8600 crores till date.

BJP dismisses support to FDI in retail
Demanding an immediate rollback of the government decision to approve foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday said that his party never favoured the entry of foreign companies in the retail sector.

FDI uproar in Parliament, both Houses adjourned till noon
Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned till noon on Wednesday amid the continuing standoff between the government and the opposition over the Centre's decision to allow 51 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi brand retail.

FDI in retail sparks fierce political opposition
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FDI storm rocks Parliament, both Houses adjourned for the day
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Digvijay Singh questions credibility of CAG report on 2G scam
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