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NCP Nagaland chief declines to become MARCOFED chairman

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:44

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Nagaland unit president Imtilemba Sangtam has declined chief minister T R Zeling`s offer to become the chairman of MARCOFED, a state government undertaking.

Opposition objects to Fauzia Khan making statement in house

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 04:17

Shiv Sena MLC Diwakar Raote on Thursday objected to NCP minister Fauzia Khan replying to a question in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, saying she could not do so as her term as the member of the House had expired.

Praful Patel files nomination for Rajya Sabha election

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 16:23

Former Union minister and senior NCP leader Praful Patel today filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha election in Maharashtra slated for June 19.

Ahead of polls, Chavan lists out development work in Cong-NCP tenure

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 15:27

Asserting that the Congress-NCP coalition had worked tirelessly for all inclusive development of the state in the last 15 years, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday expressed confidence that people would once again repose faith in them for the next five years.

Vilasrao Deshmukh`s son Amit among two inducted into Chavan cabinet

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 05:27

In the second such exercise in four days, the Prithviraj Chavan led Congress-NCP ministry in Maharashtra was expanded here today with the induction of two Congress ministers.

NCP pitches for debate on Art 370

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 18:27

Congress` coalition partner in UPA Nationalist Congress Party today pitched strongly for a national debate on Article 370.

NCP calls Shiv Sena a `paper tiger` over `climbdown` on portfolio

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 23:11

With Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete finally assuming charge as Minister of Heavy Industries in Narendra Modi cabinet after `haggling` over "significance" of the portfolio, the NCP on Thursday termed the saffron party as a "paper tiger" who is shown the "right place" by its alliance partner BJP in allocation of berths.

NCP leader sworn-in as minister in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:11

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jitendra Awhad was on Thursday sworn-in as a Cabinet minister in Maharashtra.

Goa minister faking presence at Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony: NCP

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 13:34

The NCP on Tuesday accused Goa`s Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar of allegedly faking his presence at Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s swearing in ceremony via a Facebook photo.

YSRCP MP crosses over to TDP

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 15:21

Barely 10 days after election results, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) received a jolt with one of its MPs crossing over to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

Sushilkumar Shinde comes out in support of Maharashtra CM

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 20:35

Former Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Friday came out in support of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, whose leadership credentials have been questioned within Congress and by ally NCP following the party`s poor performance in Lok Sabha elections.

NCP blames UPA rout on Manmohan, Sonia`s `failure` to connect with masses

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 22:46

NCP on Thursday attributed the drubbing the Congress-led UPA has received in polls mainly to the "communication deficit" on part of outgoing prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi and also to issues like hike in prices of fuel and LPG cylinders by the ruling dispensation.