Maharashtra Assembly bypoll results: Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Narayan Rane was defeated by Shiv Sena's Trupti Sawant in the Bandra (East) Assembly seat by over 19,000 votes, claimed PTI.

Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat
Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat

Shiv Sena candidate Trupti Sawant was elected to the Maharashtra Assembly in the prestigious by-poll from Bandra East constituency after she trounced her main opponent Congress heavyweight and former Home Minister Narayan Rane hours after the counting of votes began on Wednesday.

Goa NCP leaders resign en masse over appointment of new state chief

Several senior leaders of Goa NCP have resigned en masse to protest against the appointment of the new state unit president, prompting the party high command to put the selection on hold.

NCP condemns Shiv Sena's communal comments

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has condemned the Shiv Sena`s demand that voting rights of Muslims should be revoked as the community has often been used to play vote bank politics and said that snatching away the fundamental right is a threat to the nation`s democracy.

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.

Even I was under govt watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar

Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago.

Chittoor encounter a case of 'extra-judicial killing': Majeed Memon

Nationalist Congress Party leader Majeed Memon on Thursday lashed criticised the Andhra Pradesh police for the Chittoor incident, accusing the force of faking the encounter and terming it a case of 'extra-judicial killing'.

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NCP finds fault with debt-free scheme for Maharashtra farmers

 Armed with numbers provided by the Co-operation Department, Opposition NCP on Wednesday picked holes in a Maharashtra Government scheme aimed at freeing farmers from clutches of private moneylenders and claimed the amount allocated for it far exceeds the actual debt amount.

Pawar knows BJP-Sena Govt will run its full term: BJP

BJP on Wednesday dubbed as mere poll talk the comment by NCP Chief Sharad Pawar that the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra will fall apart ahead of BMC polls and asserted that the government will complete its term.

NCP leader Supriya Sule faints during election rally

NCP leader and Member of Parliament Supriya Sule Tuesday fainted during an election rally in western Maharashtra's Sangli district.

Will check Udayanraje's terror ideology: Maharashtra Council chairman

The intra-party feud between the two top NCP leaders from Satara district worsened, after Maharashtra Legislative Council chairman Ramraje Nimbalkar expressed his resolve today to check what he called fellow NCP MP Udayanraje Bhonsle's "terror ideology".

NCP demands memorial for RR Patil

 The opposition NCP has demanded that the state build a memorial for the late RR Patil, the party leader and former Maharashtra home minister who died in February this year.

Cong-NCP govt didn't act against Nagpur jailer: Fadnavis

Following opposition's attack on his government over yesterday's jail-break incident in Nagpur, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday alleged that the previous government had not taken action against the jailer despite receiving several complaints.

PM Modi will have to succumb to pressure over Land Bill, says NCP

 Nationalist Congress Party leader Tariq Anwar on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have to succumb to the pressure put by the Opposition over the Land Acquisition Bill.

UPA is gone', time for new kind of political formation: NCP

The UPA is "gone" and a new formation is needed to provide opposition to the Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre, NCP on Monday said.

'379 school buildings in Marathwada region declared dangerous'

Stating that buildings of 379 Zilla Parishad schools in the Marathwada region have been declared dangerous, the government said here today that it would ensure a structural audit of such buildings by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Congress, NCP warn BJP-Sena government of stir over tax issue

 Opposition Congress and NCP in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly warned the Fadnavis-led BJP-Sena government that it would take to the streets in protest against any new taxes to compensate for losses incurred after scrapping the Local Body Tax (LBT).

NCP slams Maha govt for "false" announcements on social media

Criticising the Maharashtra government over its use of social media platform for making official announcements related to schemes and packages, NCP on Monday alleged that the state was fooling people through such "false" statements.

NCP walks out of Maharashtra Assembly over Navi Mumbai church attack

Nationalist Congress Party ( NCP) MLAs on Monday walked out of the Maharashtra State Assembly in protest of an attack on a church in Navi Mumbai.