Civic polls: Congress, NCP eye tie-up; Sena awaits BJP's response

With just a month to go for the civic polls in Kalyan-Dombivli and Kolhapur, the Congress and NCP are eyeing to join hands, just as the Shiv Sena expects a "positive response" from the BJP for a pre-poll alliance for the two municipal bodies.

NCP's youth wing burns effigy of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Activists of the youth wing of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) burnt the effigy of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat here on Thursday to protest against his recent statement, that a new committee must be constituted to reconsider the job reservation quota issue.

NCP not for review, scrapping of reservation policy: Pawar

Calling the issue of reservation a "delicate" one, NCP chief Sharad Pawar Wednesday said his party would never accept revision or scrapping of the reservation policy.

Bihar polls: Congress announces names of its candidates

 Congress on Wednesday released it first and final list of 41 candidates for Bihar polls and former Union minister Akhilesh Prasad Singh, former MP Purnmasi Ram and Youth Congress chief Kumar Ashish were among those who got the party ticket.

NCP chief mourns death of BCCI chief Jagmohan Dalmiya

NCP chief Sharad Pawar tonight condoled the demise of BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya, saying he will always be remembered as the first person from a third world country to hold the office of ICC.

SP, NCP, SJD-D to contest Bihar polls as Third Front
SP, NCP, SJD-D to contest Bihar polls as Third Front

Samajwadi Party Thursday announced its decision to contest the Bihar Assembly polls with Samajwadi Janata Dal-Democratic, NCP and National People's Party (NPP), saying the combine will present a third alternative to the voters after NDA and the Grand Alliance.

Open for deal with JDU-RJD grouping if given more seats: Pawar

 NCP is open for a tie-up with the secular alliance in Bihar if his party is offered a better deal, its chief Sharad Pawar said today.

NCP to intensify 'jail bharo' agitation, warns Bhujbal

Former Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal today warned that NCP will further intensify its 'jail bharo' agitation, if the BJP-led state government does not take any steps to tackle the scarcity situation.

Pawar meets PM, drought in Maha discussed

NCP chief and former Union Minister Sharad Pawar today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and discussed the drought situation, particularly in his home state of Maharashtra.

NCP stir seeks to divert attention from irrigation scam: BJP

 BJP spokesman for Maharashtra, Madhav Bhandari said here on Sunday that the NCP's agitation seeks to divert attention of citizens from the irrigation scam probe which involves its senior leaders he said.

Sena's politics is about spreading hatred of Muslims: NCP

NCP on Thursday hit out at Shiv Sena over its "anti-Muslim rant" amid the controversy regarding the ban on sale of meat during the Jain fasting period of Paryushan, and alleged that the saffron party's politics was based on the hatred of the community.

Sheena Bora murder: NCP wants ED to probe 'money laundering' in INX Media

Opposition NCP on Thursday demanded an ED probe into "money laundering" angle in finances of INX Media, founded by Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in Sheena Bora murder case, and her husband Peter Mukerjea, while hinting that such investigation will unravel a "big name".

NCP asks Tawde to put up his class XII marksheet on Twitter

The NCP on Thursday dared the Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde to put up his class 12th marksheet on the Twitter.

NCP leader writes to PM over renaming of Aurangzeb Road

 NCP leader Tariq Anwar has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi opposing the renaming of Aurangzeb Road saying it amounted to removing from history the name of the person who came up with the concept of 'Akhanda Bharat'.

Meat ban for 4 days in Mumbai: Sena, Congress and NCP protest against move

Because of Jain religion’s Parayushva Festival Mumbai government has banned non-veg sales for 4 selected days i.e. 10, 13, 17 and 18. Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP are protesting against this ban and they are demanding that in the month of Saavan meat ban shall be in effect as well.

No proposal to allow sale of tribal lands in Maharashtra: Khadse

 Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse today said the government had no plan to relax the restrictions on sale of tribal lands to non-tribals.

Women feeling unsafe in Maharashtra: NCP leader Chitra Wagh

 The number of cases of atrocities against women has increased in Maharashtra, especially in rural areas, under the BJP-Shiv Sena regime, alleged NCP Maharashtra women's chief Chitra Wagh on Monday.

Sedition charge circular has origins during Congress-NCP rule: Fadnavis

 Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has blamed the previous Congress-NCP government in the state for the Maharashtra Home department's controversial circular regarding sedition charges.

NCP supports SP decision, says doors open for tie-up

NCP, which was first to pull out of the 'grand alliance' in poll-bound Bihar, Thursday supported the decision of the Samajwadi Party to storm out of it saying it (NCP) was making efforts to forge a third front of smaller parties in the state.