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Maharashtra irrigation scam: ED may probe Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra irrigation scam: ED may probe Ajit Pawar

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…]

Sharad Pawar in contact with BJD, TRS, others ahead of Lok Sabha results

Presidential polls: Here’s what led Sharad Pawar to refuse offer to contest as Oppn candidate

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…]

Exclusive: NCP merging with Congress?

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…]

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