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Sharad Pawar meets Maha NCP leaders on candidates for LS polls

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 20:27

NCP chief Sharad Pawar concluded discussions with party brass in Maharashtra to finalise the list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections.

Sharad Pawar to file Rajya Sabha poll papers on Friday

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 17:22

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will contest the ensuing biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha, a party official said here Tuesday.

Tewari steers clear of Shinde`s remark on Pawar for PM

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 21:20

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari on Saturday sought to steer clear of Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s remark that he would be happy to see NCP chief Sharad Pawar become Prime Minister.

Shinde eats own words on Pawar, says Congress` main aim is Rahul as next PM

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 20:24

After Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde expressed his support for NCP chief Sharad Pawar saying that he would be happy to see him as the prime minister, on Saturday backtracked from his remark.

Welcome Shinde`s statement, but Sharad Pawar will not contest LS polls: NCP

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 17:12

Reacting to Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde`s statement that he would be happy to see Sharad Pawar as the prime minister, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik said that the party president is not in the race for the PM`s post.

Would be happy to see Sharad Pawar as PM, says Sushilkumar Shinde

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 15:13

In a setback for the Congress ahead of its crucial January 17 session where party vice president Rahul Gandhi is likely to be named the prime ministerial candidate, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday said that he would be happy to see Maharashtra strongman Sharad Pawar as the prime minister.

YSR Congress`s 15 members suspended from Andhra assembly

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 16:16

The YSR Congress Party`s (YSRCP) 15 legislators were Thursday suspended from the Andhra Pradesh state assembly for a day for stalling the house as they opposed the proposed bifurcation of the state.

Debate begins on Telangana Bill; House adjourned amid din

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 10:49

Hectic lobbying by ministers from Seemaandhra with legislators from the region paved way for initiating debate on the draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Wednesday afternoon.

No decision yet on quantum of seat sharing between Congress, NCP: Thakre

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 01:54

No final decision has been taken yet on the quantum of seats to be shared by Congress and NCP in Maharashtra for the ensuing elections, state unit president Manikrao Thakre said here on Tuesday.

NCP GenNext clamours for national role with 2014 polls

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 21:44

After NCP president Sharad Pawar decided to opt out of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the GenNext in the party is keen to play a national role.

Ajit Pawar may contest LS; NCP to finalise candidates by Jan 15

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 14:53

NCP on Monday said its senior leaders and ministers including Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar have expressed their willingness to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha polls to party chief and Union Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar not to contest Lok Sabha polls: Praful Patel

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 15:00

Nationalist Congress Party leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that the party chief Sharad pawar will not contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections due in the second quarter of this year.