Tag: Sharad Pawar

A month after attack, 'death threat' to Sharad Pawar; MVA wants action
A month after attack, 'death threat' to Sharad Pawar; MVA wants action

Congress state General Secretary Sachin Sawant said its time for people to reflect "where the efforts of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Sangh Parivar to make the society violent and pervert, have pushed the country".

NCP Supremo Sharad Pawar In Hospital After Abdominal Pain, To Undergo Surgery

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar will undergo surgery at a hospital here after it was diagnosed that he has gall bladder issue, a minister of his party in the Maharashtra government said here on Monday. “Our party president Sharad Pawar saheb was feeling a little uneasy due to a pain in his abdomen last evening […]

Pawar Summons NCP Leaders To Delhi, Pressure Mounts On Anil Deshmukh

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Supremo Sharad Pawar has summoned Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and party chief Jayant Patil to Delhi on Sunday to discuss the fallout of the allegations against the party leader and Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. This comes in the wake of the pressure building within the alliance of […]

Sharad Pawar Attacks Maha Guv: Anybody With Self-Respect Would Quit
Sharad Pawar Attacks Maha Guv: Anybody With Self-Respect Would Quit

Osmanabad (Maharashtra): In a direct attack on Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said on Monday that “anybody with self-respect” would not continue in the post. Replying to a question on the recent ‘letter-war’ that erupted between Koshyari and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Pawar said: “Anyone with self-respect will not […]

Pawar, Fadnavis, Nirupam Slam BMC For Partly Razing Kangana's Office

Mumbai : The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation’s action in partly demolishing Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s office received flak from various quarters, including ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) partners Nationalist Congress Party, Congress, and the opposition BJP on Wednesday. Frowning at the BMC action, Pawar said that though he had learnt about the incident related to Kangana’s […]

Maha Govt Will Fully Cooperate With CBI In Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the Maharashtra government will fully cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for probe in the case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. Pawar said he was sure that the Maha Vikas Aghadi government will respect the Supreme Court’s order upholding transfer of Patna Police’s FIR […]

Thackeray-Led Govt Passes Floor Test; BJP MLAs Skip Voting

Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance passed the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. The BJP, with 105 MLAs, staged a walkout before headcount of members began in the 288-member House. The boycott, it said, was against the “unlawful manner” in which the ministers were sworn […]

Maha Govt: Sena, NCP Likely Have 15 Ministers Each, Cong 13

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and NCP are likely to get 15 ministerial berths each in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, sources said on Wednesday. The Congress is likely to get 13 ministerial berths plus the Speaker’s post. The Sena will hold the CM’s post for full five years, sources added. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray […]

NCP-BJP Govt Will Stay, Says Ajit Pawar; Sharad Hits Back

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Sunday hit back at nephew and rebel leader Ajit Pawar for claiming that the party had formed an alliance government with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra. “There is no question of forming an alliance with the BJP. The NCP has unanimously decided to ally with Shiv […]

I Am With NCP, Sharad Pawar Our Leader: Ajit Pawar

Mumbai: A day after his stunning volte-face, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday said he was still with the NCP, adding Sharad Pawar continued to be his leader. In a series of tweets after thanking BJP leaders for their congratulatory messages, Ajit Pawar also said the “BJP- NCP alliance” will provide a stable […]

4 of 10 MLAs who went with Ajit returned: Nawab Malik

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson Nawab Malik on Saturday claimed that during the oath-taking ceremony of Ajit Pawar at the Raj Bhawan here 10 rebel MLAs were present, out of which four have returned to the party fold. Speaking to reporters Malik said, “Meeting of the NCP MLAs has been called at 4 p.m. […]

Sharad Pawar Washes Hands Off Ajit Pawar's Move

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that the move by the NCP Group Leader in Maharashtra Legislature to form a government with the Bharatiya Janata Party was “his personal decision and not of the NCP”. “We place on record that we do not support or endorse this decision of his,” Sharad Pawar […]

Pawar, Uddhav Meet Over Maharashtra Govt Formation

Mumbai: As the Shiv Sena snapped ties with the BJP-led NDA, party chief Uddhav Thackeray accompanied by his son Aditya called on Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar here, ostensibly seeking the latter’s support to form the government in Maharashtra, here on Monday. According to sources on both sides, the trio met privately in a […]

BJP-Sena Should Form Govt; Cong-NCP Will Sit In Oppn: Pawar

Mumbai: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday asked the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena to form government in Maharashtra at the earliest, and asserted that his party and its ally Congress will work as a “responsible opposition”. Addressing a press conference here after meeting senior Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut, Pawar […]

Pawar in contact with BJD, TRS, others ahead of LS results

New Delhi: Efforts for Opposition unity have again intensified ahead of the Lok Sabha election results on Thursday as NCP chief Sharad Pawar is in touch with several parties, including the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), and the YSR Congress. “He is getting calls from leaders of all parties,” a Nationalist Congress […]

Pawar quits LS race, family's third-gen to join politics

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 […]

Some more parties will be asked to join Mahagathbandhan: Pawar, Chandrababu

New Delhi: With the ‘Mahagathbandhan’ of Opposition parties taking shape ahead of Lok Sabha polls, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, and TDP leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said some more parties will be asked to join it. Naidu, who was on one-day visit to the national capital, met Pawar, Congress […]

BJD delegation meets NCP Chief Sharad Pawar over women's reservation bill

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 […]

Pawar blames Maharashtra government for Pune riots

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 […]

BJP, not Shiv Sena, known for poaching: Pawar

Mumbai: Former union minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar today rejected suggestions that the Shiv Sena had poached MNS corporators and maintained that it is the BJP which engages in politics of engineering defections. Yesterday, six of the seven corporators of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) joined the Shiv Sena, giving the Uddhav Thackeray-led […]

NCP dissolved in Meghalaya, merges with NPP

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 […]

Pawar to undergo surgery in Mumbai after fall

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

EC expresses displeasure to Pawar over ink remark

The Election Commission on Tuesday expressed its "displeasure" over Union Minister Sharad Pawar's ink remark and asked him to be careful in future and ensure that he did not violate the Model Code of Conduct