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Mahesh Sharma


Is BJP quietly raising Ram Mandir issue ahead of UP elections?

October 18, 2016 4:49 pm

Mahesh Sharma, a Lok Sabha MP representing the Gautam Budh Nagar constituency in UP, apparently visited the city to inspect the site for a Ramayana museum.

Dadri lynching: Mahesh Sharma attacks Akhilesh Yadav for questioning forensic report

June 06, 2016 8:35 am

Sharma, speaking in Saddulapur village, said that if Akhilesh Yadav did not have confidence in his officers, he should resign from the chief minister's post,

BJP to contest alone in UP polls, Ram temple not on agenda: Mahesh Sharma

May 29, 2016 5:32 pm

Sharma said BJP's focus during the campaign will be on development, good governance and rooting out corruption and not the Ram temple.

Two years of Modi sarkar: Here's what the BJP govt's key ministers have to say

May 26, 2016 5:10 pm

As the Modi government completes two years in power, here is look at what key ministers from the Union Cabinet have to say.

Congress believed Nehru Museum only for showcasing Nehru or his family: Mahesh Sharma

May 23, 2016 12:30 am

The Minister of State (independent charge) for Culture and Tourism discusses achievements and controversies with Ashutosh Bhardwaj.

Govt will take call on Tata’s suggestion at the right time: Mahesh Sharma

February 23, 2016 1:41 am

Ratan Tata has accused older carriers of lobbying to retain the overseas flying rule.

Govt to release second tranche of 25 Netaji files this month

February 14, 2016 11:55 am

"We are going to release 25 secret files every month. We are ready with the files that are going to be released this month," Sharma said when asked about declassification of the Netaji files.

Swapan Dasgupta likely to head Nehru memorial

January 13, 2016 3:22 am

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma declined to confirm or deny the appointment and said a decision will be taken “shortly”.

Delhi confidential: Warm reception for Mahesh Sharma in China

November 18, 2015 12:02 am

Sharma's favourite moment, perhaps, was the yoga session a group of university students organised in a bid to highlight Indian culture in the country.

AAP raps Centre for allotting Kalam’s bungalow to minister Mahesh Sharma

October 29, 2015 3:22 am

Incidentally, Sharma was also in the eye of a storm last month for his remarks that Kalam was a great nationalist "despite being a Muslim".


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.