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C P Joshi CP Joshi DOB: July 29, 1950

Senior Congress leader CP Joshi won the 2018 Rajasthan Assembly election from Nathdwara seat. Joshi is only the second leader in the history of Indian politics who has a dubious record of losing an election by mere one vote. During the Rajasthan assembly elections in 2008, CP Joshi was defeated by a single vote on Nathdwara seat in Rajsamand district. Later, it was revealed that CP Joshi's wife could not vote as she was visiting a temple on the polling day. Joshi, who graduated from MB College Udaipur in Law, also has Masters degree in Physics. He also completed his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Psychology. Before joining politics full time, CP Joshi was a Professor of Psychology at Udaipur's Mohanlal Sukhadia University. CP Joshi has also served as Minister of Railways (May 2013-June 2013), Minister of Road Transport and Highways (January 2011-June 2013) in the Congress-led UPA goverment.

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Rajasthan: BJP leader CP Joshi hits back at Kharge, asks who divided country in 1947 for PM post

Sep 06, 2023, 06:58 PM IST

It was a politically hot day in Rajasthan on Wednesday as the Congress and BJP engaged in a war of words. Congress president Kharge claimed the BJP is frightened by I.N.D.I.A, while CP Joshi retorted by asking who divided the country for the PM post.

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Rajasthan: BJP to take out four 'Parivartan Yatras' from September 2 in poll-bound state

Aug 25, 2023, 03:59 PM IST

Rajasthan Assembly elections 2023: The yatras that will commence from Gogamedi, Beneshwardham, Trinetra Ganesh Temple and Ramdevra would be attended by local MLAs, office bearers and Union Ministers, they added.

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Senior Congress leader C P Joshi to be speaker of Rajasthan Assembly

India | Jan 14, 2019, 05:51 PM IST

Senior Congress leader C P Joshi is set to be the speaker of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly, party sources said on Monday.

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EC issues notice to Congress leader CP Joshi over controversial 'Brahmin' remark, seeks response by tomorrow

India | Nov 24, 2018, 02:02 PM IST

Joshi regetted his remarks only on Friday after Congress President Rahul Gandhi called for the party leader's apology and said the views expressed by the AICC general secretary were contrary to the morals of the Congress party.

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Brahmin remark row: BJP rejects Congress leader CP Joshi's apology, asks Rahul Gandhi to express regret

India | Nov 23, 2018, 04:28 PM IST

Accusing the Congress of “dividing every religion for power”, the BJP alleged that Joshi had “insulted the Indian culture as well as the Hindu religion”. 

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Rahul Gandhi reprimands CP Joshi over 'Brahmin' remark; Congress leader apologises

India | Nov 23, 2018, 01:53 PM IST

Urging party leaders to not make statements that could hurt any section of the society, Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to express disappointment as he publicly called for an apology by Congress leader CP Joshi.

CP Joshi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association president

Congress leader CP Joshi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association president

Cricket | Jun 02, 2017, 07:18 PM IST

While Joshi bagged 19 votes, Ruchir was able to garner 14 votes in a tough contest. Joshi was a minister in the Manmohan Singh government. This is the second time that Joshi has become RCA president.

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Narendra Modi government puts country’s defence, foreign policy in danger: C P Joshi

Politics | May 31, 2017, 10:35 PM IST

“Due to faulty foreign diplomacy of the BJP-led government, US, China and Russia are seen standing with Pakistan,” Joshi alleged.

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Congress asks President to sack Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje

Politics | Aug 12, 2015, 07:32 AM IST

Jaipur: A Congress delegation led by AICC general secretary Gurudas Kamat and Rajasthan PCC chief Sachin Pilot on Tuesday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded sacking of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for allegedly helping

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Modi working on hidden agenda not for development: Congress

Politics | Jan 10, 2015, 10:15 PM IST

Guwahati: Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of working to fulfil the “hidden agenda of spreading religious fanaticism” instead of focusing on development of the country.“In last seven months, no investment has come (to

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Any govt has to face result of misgovernance, misrule: Joshi

Politics | Nov 22, 2014, 08:16 PM IST

Kolkata: Without making any direct comment on the Trinamool Congress' alleged involvement in the Saradha scam, AICC general secretary C P Joshi today said any government has to face the consequence of misgovernance and misrule.“Since

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Rahul, his advisors responsible for Congress rout: Bhanwar Lal

Politics | May 31, 2014, 07:43 PM IST

Jaipur: Yet another Congress leader today attacked party Vice President Rahul Gandhi saying he has neither direction nor any policy and called him an ‘MD of a team of jokers'.Bhanwar Lal Sharma, a Rajasthan MLA

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Congress worried about Rajasthan, sends C P Joshi to stem the rot

Politics | Nov 09, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Jaipur:  With most of the opinion polls projecting a debacle for Congress in the forthcoming Rajasthan assembly polls, the party has appointed former Union minister and Bhilwara MP C P Joshi as the chairman of

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C P Joshi to visit Bihar to finalise Congress line on Nitish

Politics | Jun 24, 2013, 03:56 PM IST

Patna, June 24:  Amid speculation about Congress strategy on the JD(U) in Bihar following its bailing out Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the recent confidence vote, party general secretary C P Joshi is arriving here

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Kapil Sibal to get additional charge of Law, C P Joshi gets Railways

Politics | May 11, 2013, 06:28 PM IST

New Delhi, May 11: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal will get additional charge of Law Ministry and Road and Transport Minister C P Joshi the Railway portfolio in the wake of resignations of incumbents Ashwani Kumar

joshi takes over as railway minister

Joshi takes over as railway minister

Politics | Sep 24, 2012, 04:53 PM IST

New Delhi, Sep 24: Road Transport and Highways Minister C.P. Joshi Monday took additional charge of the railway ministry following the exit of Trinamool Congress' Mukul Roy.Joshi is MP from Bhilwara in Rajasthan.Though this is

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C.P. Joshi gets additional charge of railways

Politics | Sep 23, 2012, 01:32 PM IST

New Delhi, Sep 23: Road Transport and Highways Minister C.P. Joshi will hold additional charge of the key railways ministry after President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the resignation of Trinamool Congress' Mukul Roy, official sources said

c p joshi gets additional charge as railway minister

C P Joshi gets additional charge as Railway Minister

India | Sep 22, 2012, 09:35 PM IST

New Delhi, Sep 22: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister C.P. Joshi was on Saturday given additional charge of Railway Ministry, a day after the resignation of Mukul Roy and other Trinamool Congress Ministers.  According

former jaipur ruler cremated

Former Jaipur Ruler Cremated

India | Apr 18, 2011, 05:33 PM IST

Jaipur, Apr 18: The mortal remains of the last titular Maharaja of Jaipur Brigadier Bhawani Singh was consigned to flames here today with full state honours.Padmanabh Singh, the Maharaja's adopted grandson, lit the pyre amid