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.

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.

02 Aug 2020


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 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.

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.

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.