The NCP had nominated Shriniwas Patil for the Satara Lok Sabha by-election and Deepak Sahebrao Pawar Satara assembly seat, both falling in the erstwhile royal kingdom of Satara ruled by the Chhatrapatis.
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The 79-year-old NCP patriarch had undergone a test last week at Breach Candy Hospital after a couple of his security personnel and some aides had tested positive.
Pawar recalled how he was a Union minister when Singh was the Finance Minister and the country was passing through a financial crisis in the early 1990s.
Pawar spoke with Raut on a wide variety of issues including the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing lockdown.
After October 24 when the results were announced and trouble sprang between pre-poll allies BJP and the Shiv Sena, Pawar was in the thick of things, from meeting Shiv Sena leaders midway on the road to meeting Uddhav Thackeray in hotel Trident and monitoring all political activity in a bid to return to the centrestage.
Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar’s grand-nephew, Rohit Pawar is contesting from Karjat-Jamkhed seat in Ahmednagar in a high-profile manner.
FIR has been filed against Pawar on alleged charges of cheating and forgery, days after the Bombay High Court directed them to file an offence.
Sharad Pawar, ex-Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and at least 70 others in a Rs 1,000 crore scam in the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank
Pawar is also learnt to be touch with the DMK and Trinamool Congress, two other parties expected to get a large chunk of seats among the opposition parties.
New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar met on Wednesday to talk about the Congress-NCP alliance ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Citing party sources, a news agency suggested that the Sharad Pawar will contest the upcoming elections from the Madha constituency of which an[Read More…]
Ahmednagar: Giving a jolt to its ally Shiv Sena, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has joined hands with Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for the Mayor post of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation. NCP and BJP corporators have joined hands together while Shiv Sena has been dumped by the BJP. Shiv Sena who[Read More…]
Ahead of Telangana elections 2018 and Lok Sabha elections 2019, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu, who is seeking to build an alliance of all non-BJP parties, will meet Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday in New Delhi. According to sources, Naidu will take forward the talks of an[Read More…]
Senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar on Friday quit the party following differences with party president Sharad Pawar’s stand on the Rafale issue. Anwar also resigned as the party’s Lok Sabha MP. Anwar was a Lok Sabha member from Katihar in Bihar. The Muslim leader was a founding member of NCP.[Read More…]
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Member of Parliament from Katihar Tariq Anwar resigns from his party alleging the national president Sharad Pawar’s praising Modi government in Rafale deal. Anwar made the announcement in his Lok Sabha constituency Katihar that he is quitting from all party posts as well. The Rafale[Read More…]
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Supriya Sule on Friday demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee investigation in Rafale deal between Indian and France. She took to Twitter and did a series of tweets defending party chief Sharad Pawar and stated that “It is disappointing that people have not heard Sharad Pawar,[Read More…]
In a major political development on Friday, the General Secretary of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Tariq Anwar resigned from the party over internal disputes with NCP chief Sharad Pawar. Soon after the statement of former Union Minister Sharad Pawar over defending PM Modi on Rafale issue. Tariq Anwar, MP[Read More…]
The Congress party was in power in Maharashtra with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for 15 years in a row till 2014. The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) took over the power in 2014 when Devendra Fadnavis became first BJP chief minister of the state. The Congress party is trying to woo[Read More…]
New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met leaders from the BJP ally Shiv Sena as well as MPs from several opposition parties in the national capital. Banerjee visited Parliament on Tuesday where she met Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and Nationalist[Read More…]
Pune: Only the Congress has the ability to challenge the country’s ruling BJP presently, and its ‘acche din’ will come, predicted Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar here on Wednesday. The veteran politician was replying to blunt questions thrown by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray who was “interviewing” him at[Read More…]
On Saturday, NCP chief Sharad Pawar lashed out at the BJP-led government, saying politics in the country has come to an “unwelcome situation” and there is dissatisfaction among people. “The Modi government has copied many of the UPA’s schemes like Aadhaar, National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), Direct Cash Transfer[Read More…]
Ahead of the Presidential Elections that are scheduled to take place in July, Chief Election Commissioner, Naseem Zaidi, addressed a press conference on the upcoming elections today. According to Election Commission of India, the Presidential Polls in July will be followed by elections for the post of Vice-President in the[Read More…]
Years after chief minister Devendra Fadnavis ordered an inquiry against two senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders Ajit Pawar and Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam, the Enforcement Directorate begun to probe. This may bring former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar’s role under the scanner. The central investigation agency sought[Read More…]
Congress president Sonia Gandhi urged Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar to contest presidential polls scheduled for July as a united Opposition candidate. However, the 76-year old Maratha leader politely refused the offer. “Pawar Saheb declined the offer and conveyed that he will support any Opposition candidate other than[Read More…]
Ever since veteran leader Sharad Pawar formed the Nationalist Congress Party in 1999, one question that always loomed large – will Sharad Pawar ever go back into the Congress fold? So far, there were straight denials to this question but now the tide may be turning. Notably, Pawar has never[Read More…]