Murli Manohar Joshi: News

Murli Manohar Joshi is a politician from India. He is a former Member of Parliament for the Kanpur parliamentary seat and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, of which he served as President from 1991 and 1993. He was previously a physics professor at Allahabad University. He was a significant figure in the BJP's leadership. Joshi later became the Union Minister for Human Resources Development in the National Democratic Alliance cabinet. The Government of India honored Joshi with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second-highest civilian honor, in 2017. Joshi attended school in Chandpur, Bijnore District, and Almora. He earned his bachelor's degree in science from Meerut College and his master's degree in science from Allahabad University. Professor Rajendra Singh, who eventually became the RSS Sanghchalak, was one of his teachers here. The topic of his doctoral dissertation was Spectroscopy. He was the first to publish a research article in Hindi in the field of physics. Joshi began teaching Physics at Allahabad University after receiving his Ph.D.

'Jai Shri Ram,' Advani welcomes his acquittal in Babri case

Veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Wednesday reacted to his acquittal in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Babri verdict on September 30; Advani, Joshi to be present

A special CBI court will, on September 30, pronounce the verdict in the over two-decades-old case, concerning the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, which sparked widespread riots in India.

05 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a speech from the Ram Janmabhoomi site, shortly after he participated in the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony that will kickstart the temple's construction.

Ram Janmabhoomi event: Everything to know about PM's itinerary, attendees

The much-awaited groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been adversely affected by the coronavirus situation, forcing the authorities to truncate the guest list.

LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing

Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.

Time capsule to be kept 2,000 feet under Ram Temple

Taking into account the protracted legal battle that the disputed site in Ayodhya stirred, the Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, tasked with building a Ram Temple, has decided to place a time capsule about 2,000 feet below the structure.

13 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

30 May 2019


Before Modi takes oath, understanding how Union Cabinets are formed

Who will be a part of Narendra Modi's Cabinet, is a question which has kept political analysts busy since BJP got a thumping victory in 2019 general elections.

13 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

#LokSabhaElections: These candidates will contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking a re-election from Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh and the seat will naturally be closely watched.

29 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Should I contest from Varanasi, asks Priyanka Gandhi

On Thursday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was suggested by party workers in Raebareli to contest from the constituency, and the general secretary of Congress had a surprising answer.

26 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

BJP asked me to not contest polls: Murli Manohar Joshi

Veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Tuesday confirmed that the party has asked him to not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

22 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Poll road comes to an end for BJP stalwart Advani

With the release of its first list of candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections, BJP drew curtains on Lal Krishna Advani's poll journey.

11 Feb 2019

Narendra Modi

On day-long fast, Chandrababu Naidu attacks Modi, gets opposition's support

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, who started his day-long fast in New Delhi on Monday, slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not granting special status to the state.

27 Oct 2017


IPS officer testifying against Advani in Babri case denied extension

The government has turned down Uttarakhand cadre IPS officer Anju Gupta's request for permanent employment in the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) on grounds that many joint-secretary level officers in R&AW have recently been granted extension.

20 Jul 2017


Kovind vs Kumar: Counting underway to decide India's next president

Counting of votes in the presidential election started today at 11am, three days after polling was held to decide India's next President.

16 Jun 2017


Could 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan be India's next president?

In the lack of confirmation from the BJP, there have been several names doing the rounds as the possible presidential candidate of the NDA.

14 Jun 2017


Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations

The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.

07 Jun 2017


Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission

President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.

Babri Masjid case- Advani, Joshi, Bharti exempted from personal appearance

A special CBI court has exempted BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti from personal appearance during the ongoing Babri Masjid case trial.

30 May 2017


Babri Masjid- Conspiracy charges against Advani, Joshi and others

A special CBI court framed conspiracy charges against BJP leader LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others under section 120(b) of the IPC in the Babri Masjid demolition case; all have been granted bail.

13 May 2017


Who will be India's next President?

India is set to elect a new President in July. While the ruling NDA alliance holds a majority and hopes to get a like minded candidate on board, opposition parties have been planning to jointly put forward a candidate against Modi's choice of President.

19 Apr 2017


Babri Masjid: SC reinstates conspiracy charges against Advani, others

The Supreme Court has re-imposed charges of conspiracy against LK Advani, MM Joshi and other senior BJP leaders over the Babri Masjid demolition case.

06 Apr 2017


CBI: Advani, others BJP leaders part of Babri Masjid conspiracy

The CBI argued in the Supreme Court that senior BJP leader LK Advani and 12 others should be charged with conspiracy over the Babri Masjid's demolition.

31 Mar 2017

Virat Kohli

Padma awards 2017: Virat Kohli among 39 who receive awards

The Padma awards, announced earlier this year, were handed out to 39 of total 89 awardees, at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday.

22 Mar 2017


Babri Masjid Dispute: What did Supreme Court say?

A three judge bench of the Supreme Court suggested that an out of court settlement was the best recourse to the Ayodhya dispute. Offering to act as mediator, the CJI also suggested that the parties choose mediators on their own.

25 Jan 2017


Virat Kohli, Sakshi Malik to receive Padma Shri

Some of the Padma awardees of 2017 are as under:

25 Jan 2017


MS Dhoni, PV Sindhu will feature in Padma Award list

Central Government has cleared names of India's Olympians Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu and her coach, P Gopichand for this year's Padma Awards.