Tag: Sharad Pawar

West Bengal govt to build 13,000 km rural roads ahead of panchayat polls

Mamata meets Pawar, Sena and TRS MPs

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…]

Only Congress can challenge BJP, says Sharad Pawar

Only Congress can challenge BJP, says Sharad Pawar

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…]

People are dissatisfied with the government: Sharad Pawar

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…]

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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