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Fadnavis goes after Pawar, Maharashtra govt scraps irrigation project tenders worth Rs 6,000 cr

Fadnavis goes after Pawar, Maharashtra govt scraps irrigation project tenders worth Rs 6,000 cr

Citing irregularities, the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday scrapped nearly 94 irrigation project tenders worth Rs 6,000 crore, which are currently under the Anti-Corruption Bureau scanner.

Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

 Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the abhoring 2012 Nirbhaya case of Delhi.

Ajit Pawar, Tatkare will spend Diwali in jail, says Somaiya

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya today said he stood vindicated following the arrest of Chhagan Bhujbal in the alleged money laundering case and claimed other NCP stalwarts like Ajit Pawar and Sunil Tatkare will "spend the coming Diwali in jail" in connection with the irrigation scam.

ED gets Sathe Corp case papers, Ajit Pawar's role under lens

Maharashtra government has handed over documents pertaining to the alleged multi-crore scam in state-run Annabhau Sathe Development Corporation to Enforcement Directorate and questioned the role of NCP leader Ajit Pawar in this connection.

Opposition to Purandare not NCP's view, says Ajit Pawar

 Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar today said the opposition expressed by party leader Jitendra Awhad over Maharastra government's decision to confer state's highest award to historian Babasaheb Purandare, saying it was his "personal view" and should not be construed as the official stance of the party.

AAP leader accuses Ajit Pawar of graft, demands inquiry

AAP leader Anjali Damania on Friday levelled a slew of graft charges against former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and alleged that he awarded contracts to his relatives and people close to him when he was in office, charges rubbished by his party NCP.

RTI activist alleges Maharashtra ACB giving 'special treatment' to Ajit Pawar

An RTI activist Jeetendra Ghadge Friday alleged that Ajit Pawar, who is being probed in connection with the irrigation scam, was given "special treatment" by the Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) as the senior NCP leader is spared from personal appearances for investigations in the case.

Pune RTI activist alleges illegal land deal involving Pawars

A Pune-based RTI activist on Monday alleged that NCP leader Ajit Pawar influenced the Pune administration to illegally transfer some forest land in his hometown Baramati to an educational institute headed by his uncle Sharad Pawar, a claim which the party sought to distance itself from and the institute dismissed as publicity stunt.

Sharad Pawar re-elected NCP chief, nephew Ajit absent at convention

Sharad Pawar re-elected NCP chief, nephew Ajit absent at convention

Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar was on Wednesday unanimously re-elected as the president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), a post he has occupied since he founded the party in 1999 after parting ways with Congress.

No one will be spared in irrigation scam, says Fadnavis

After allegations of leniency shown to former deputy chief minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) is doing its job professionally and no one will be spared.

BJP protecting Ajit Pawar in irrigation scam case, alleges AAP

The Maharashtra unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday protested against the decision of Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) to refrain from calling Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar for questioning in the irrigation scam case and called it a "mockery" of the probe.

Those involved in irrigation scam will not be spared: Maha CM

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday that those involved in the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam would not be spared by his government.

Advised Narayan Rane not to contest bypoll: Ajit Pawar

Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar said on Saturday he had "requested" Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane not to contest the Bandra (East) Assembly bypoll which the latter lost.

NCP keen on PAC chairman's post in Maharashtra

After ensuring removal of senior Congress leader Shivajirao Deshmukh as legislative council chairman, NCP is now eyeing the post of public accounts committee (PAC) chairman.

Ajit Pawar-led panel jolted in Malegaon coop factory election

In a politically significant development, NCP leader Ajit Pawar-led panel lost the election to the board of directors of Malegaon sugar cooperative factory in Pune's Baramati taluka, denting the traditional domination of the Pawar family in the state's powerful sugar lobby.

NCP asks Devendra Fadnavis to give up Home portfolio

Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis should give up the Home portfolio, if he is unable to take decisions to check law and order situation in the state.

RR Patil's mortal remains kept at party office for last darshan

Mortal remains of senior NCP leader and ex-Home Minister RR Patil are kept at the party office here to enable common people and activists to pay their last respects.

NCP to hold `silent protest' against glorification of Godse today

The Nationalist Congress Party​ (NCP) would be holding a "silent protest" on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's death anniversary on Friday against the attack on the ideals and thoughts of the father of the nation, it said.

Bribe in irrigation projects: Girish Mahajan says Ajit Pawar should also undergo narco test

Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan, who is under pressure from Congress and NCP to reveal name of the contractor who had reportedly offered him a huge bribe to lift stay on work orders of irrigation projects, hit back on Friday saying a few MLAs of both the parties were also involved in making the "offer" to him.

Fadnavis govt trims security of top Congress, NCP politicians

In a bold move, Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government has decided to downgrade security of top politicians of Congress and NCP and their kin, including former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and his the then deputy Ajit Pawar.