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Mahesh Sharma


Lok Sabha results, Gautam Budh Nagar: Mahesh Sharma sees spike in urban vote share

May 25, 2019 1:28 am

Sharma obtained 1,94,212 votes in Dadri assembly constituency, an increase of 83,000 votes since the previous elections.

Social activist arrested in Mahesh Sharma ‘blackmail’ case, he says police prerogative

May 18, 2019 4:03 am

Alok, the alleged kingpin of the extortion circle, used to run a Noida-based TV news channel called Pratinidhi, which was shut due to financial crunch post demonetisation.

EC clean chit to Mahesh Sharma over ‘Pappi’ jibe

May 09, 2019 3:28 am

Sharma was issued a showcause notice on May 4. The poll panel is learnt to have considered his response to the notice and decided to give him a clean chit.

Journalist sent to judicial custody as MP ‘blackmail’ probe widens

April 24, 2019 1:14 am

The journalist had claimed to have caught Mahesh Sharma accepting a bribe and was allegedly demanding Rs 2 crore from him.

Journalist arrested for ‘blackmailing’ Mahesh Sharma

April 23, 2019 7:28 am

The journalist claimed to have caught Sharma accepting a bribe, and allegedly demanded Rs 2 crore from the minister.

In video, Mahesh Sharma takes dig at Priyanka Gandhi

March 18, 2019 4:53 pm

Mahesh Sharma referred to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi as ‘Pappi’ after calling party president Rahul Gandhi ‘Pappu’ during a public meet in Sikandrabad near Bulandshahr on Saturday.

WHO estimates on pollution deaths based on ‘models and extrapolations’

December 22, 2018 3:51 am

There is no conclusive data available in the country to establish direct correlation of death/disease exclusively due to air pollution,” he said. “Health effects of air pollution are synergistic manifestation of factors...,” Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said.

Sabarimala: Holistic approach needed keeping sentiments in mind, says Union Minister Mahesh Sharma

November 14, 2018 9:41 pm

Asked if an ordinance was required to deal with the situation, Mahesh Sharma said the Kerala government had to decide on the matter, adding that the Centre would intervene at the right time if required.

Museum of Indian PMs to be ready in a year, include Narendra Modi: Culture minister Mahesh Sharma

October 16, 2018 6:45 am

The museum, close to the heritage building of the Nehru Memorial Museum, is being built by the Union government at a cost of Rs 271 crore.

This is what the restored Purana Qila lake looks like

October 05, 2018 6:45 am

The National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) had been assigned the task of restoring the lake which is also famous for boating among Delhi residents. The restoration of the various facilities and the illumination of Purana Qila have been done at an estimated cost of Rs 30 crore.


Increasing airfare in time of distress is concerning: Mahesh Sharma

February 24, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday reacted over the price hike by private airlines in the time of crisis. He said it is a matter of serious consideration for them as well as for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He further said that airlines should not increase their prices during the crisis period. He added that Air India has always played a social holistic role and acted in the same way during Nepal’s earthquake.

BJP, Congress lock horns over Karan Johar's 'intolerance' remark

January 22, 2016 10:20 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Reacting to Karan Johar's remark that freedom of expression in India is the 'biggest joke' Minister of State for Minority Affairs and BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday said those questioning tolerance are ignorant and have no knowledge of Indian culture. He said India is the only country where the intolerance power is so high and whosoever is raising questions has no knowledge about county's rituals. Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said no country is as tolerant as India. Meanwhile, Congress leader Manish Tewari said ever since BJP has come into power, everyone thinks they are not allowed to speak their ”Mann Ki Baat”. He added that except Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who is supporting BJP, all the artists are against BJP's theory.

Not yet informed of AI flight delay issue: Mahesh Sharma

January 09, 2016 8:17 am

Trivandrum, Jan 09 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Saturday said that he was not yet informed of the situation on Air India flight delay issue. Passengers of an Air India plane in Delhi were delayed for several hours on Friday allegedly because the airline was eager to help out a BJP minister and two judges on another flight.