Pawar, 62, will now lead the combined Opposition -- Congress, Shiv Sena and other parties against the new Chief Minister Eknath Shinde - supported by the Bharatiya Janata Party - in the government.
Majority of Shiv Sena MLAs have shifted their loyalty to Minister Eknath Shinde and are camping in Guwahati, putting the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by Chief Minister and party president Uddhav Thackeray, in turmoil.
NCP chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase has called upon the Income Tax Department and Enforcement Directorate to probe the source of what he terms as 'black money'.
Pawar, however, refused, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said after his meeting with him.
Bhubaneswar: As part of their strategy to garner support over women’s reservation bill, a BJD delegation today met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar in Pune. The team including School and Mass Education Minister Badri Narayan Patra and BJD leader Arup Patnaik met Pawar at the latter’s residence. According to sources, discussions were held […]
Bhubaneswar: The upcoming presidential election is seemingly dividing the country’s political landscape into distinct quarters with an anti-BJP front beginning to take shape. After JD (U) confirmed of Nitish Kumar’s discussions with BJD chief Naveen Patnaik, senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) DP Tripathy has also indicated that plans are afoot to develop a […]
Mumbai: Maharashtra Former Deputy Chief Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Chhagan Bhujbal was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Friday. He has been in jail for nearly two years and two months since his arrest on March 14, 2016 in certain cases pertaining to corruption and money laundering. After his bail […]
Thiruvananthapuram: NCP leader A.K. Saseendran, who had to quit as Kerala Transport Minister in 2017 over a sleaze charge, will be sworn in as a minister on Thursday. The NCP leader had to resign in March 2017 after a sleaze chat of his with a woman journalist had surfaced. Last week, a court cleared Saseendran […]
Mumbai: Blaming the Maharashtra administration for lapses leading to Monday’s riots in Pune which left one dead, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday appealed for peace. The violence erupted in the village of Koregaon-Bhima on January 1 during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Anglo-Maratha War between the army of Peshwa Bajirao II with a […]
Itanagar: In a huge blow to Sharad Pawar, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday dissolved the party and merged it with the National People’s Party (NPP) in the state. The dissolution of the NCP in this BJP-ruled the state came after NCP leaders alleged that NCP President Sharad Pawar showed “no […]
New Delhi: The Congress has become “weaker” from the days of the UPA government and it is left with “no other option” but to stitch alliance with regional forces to halt the BJP’s electoral juggernaut, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has said. The veteran leader has made the observation in his book, ‘Apani Sharto Par: Zameeni […]
The return of a BJP-Sena regime after a love-hate war and gap of 15 years, demise of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, collapse of Congress-NCP alliance and rising cases of farmers' suicides dominated Maharashtra's political landscape in 2014
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday sustained a leg injury from a fall at his Delhi residence and he is scheduled to undergo a surgery at a private hospital here
Pune: While Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Monday decided to opt out of the Lok Sabha polls, the party may nominate his grand-nephew Parth Pawar from Maval constituency. A B.Com graduate, Parth, 28, is the son of former state Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Anantrao Pawar, a nephew of Pawar and a cousin […]
New Delhi: Two days ahead of the counting of votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, 21 Opposition parties will meet on Tuesday here to discuss the possibilities of a non-NDA alliance. The meeting of the 21 opposition parties will be held at the Constitution Club here at 1.30 p.m., Telugu Desam Party (TDP) sources […]