Sharad Pawar

Ajit Pawar likens Shiv Sena to 'two-faced earthworm'

Ajit Pawar likens Shiv Sena to 'two-faced earthworm'

Nationalist Congress Party senior leader Ajit Pawar on Friday equated the Shiv Sena with a "two-faced earthworm" which wants public sympathy but does not want to quit the state government.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

Election Commission refuse to take cognizance of Sharad Yadav's claim over JD(U) symbol

The Election Commission on Monday refused to take cognizance of the Sharad Yadav faction's claim of being the real JD(U), citing lack of documents filed by its leaders to back it, an EC official said.

Sep 12, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

NCP skips opposition meeting called by Sonia Gandhi

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Friday skipped a meeting of opposition parties called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, amid further cracks in the joint opposition.

Aug 11, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

CIC reconstitutes bench to hear complaints against political parties

CIC has constituted a larger bench to hear complaints against six national political parties not adhering to the CIC order bringing them within the ambit of the RTI Act.

Aug 02, 2017, 16:57 PM IST
Modi cabinet reshuffle in few weeks: JD(U) could get 1 cabinet, 1 Minister of State portfolio

Modi cabinet reshuffle in few weeks: JD(U) could get 1 cabinet, 1 Minister of State portfolio

 Modi-led cabinet may undergo a reshuffle in the coming weeks

Jul 27, 2017, 11:58 AM IST
Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar files nomination, Sonia Gandhi calls it battle of ideologies, principles

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar files nomination, Sonia Gandhi calls it battle of ideologies, principles

Meira Kumar is pitted against NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind.

Jun 28, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Farm loan waiver inadequate, will push for inclusion of all farmers: Sharad Pawar

The Devendra Fadnavis government unveiled a mega Rs 34,020 crore farm loan waiver scheme that will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer being written off.

Jun 25, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Presidential election: Venkaiah Naidu talks to Sharad Pawar, Andhra CM

Broadbasing government's outreach, senior minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday spoke to NCP chief Sharad Pawar, and ally TDP's chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu as part of its exercise to evolve a consensus on presidential candidate.

Jun 15, 2017, 23:42 PM IST

Venkaiah Naidu speaks to Sharad Pawar, TDP chief over presidential election

A group of nine opposition parties, including the Congress, the Left and the NCP besides the likes of the SP, BSP, JD(U) and RJD, has maintained that they will finalise their stand only after the BJP-led NDA discloses its candidate.

Jun 15, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Farmers stir: Maharashtra revenue minister takes swipe at Pawar

Farmers stir: Maharashtra revenue minister takes swipe at Pawar

BJP leader Chandrakant Patil on Sunday accused NCP chief Sharad Pawar of doing little for cultivators when his party was in power.

Jun 04, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

Sharad Pawar has declined Sonia Gandhi's offer to be Presidential candidate: NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said its leader Sharad Pawar has declined the offer of Congress President Sonia Gandhi to be the opposition candidate in the presidential election.

May 18, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

Senior NCP leader AT Pawar no more

Senior NCP leader and former Maharashtra minister Arjun Tulshiram Pawar passed away here on Wednesday after prolonged illness.

May 10, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar among 39 people conferred Padma awards

Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar among 39 people conferred Padma awards

Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and the late Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, were among the 39 people who were conferred this year's Padma awards on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 23:32 PM IST
Ram Gopal Varma’s Women’s Day Sunny Leone tweet row: Will try to beat him with shoes, says NCP leader

Ram Gopal Varma’s Women’s Day Sunny Leone tweet row: Will try to beat him with shoes, says NCP leader

Reacting to RGV’s tweets, NCP leader Vidya Chavan on Thursday said that they would try to beat him with shoes if he doesn’t apologise for his remark.

Mar 09, 2017, 14:59 PM IST

NCP to join hands with Congress in corporations, ZPs: Sharad Pawar

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said his party will join hands with the Congress in all the municipal corporations and Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra, where elections were held recently.

Feb 26, 2017, 18:30 PM IST
BMC polls 2017: No NCP candidate in BMC ward where Pawar voted

BMC polls 2017: No NCP candidate in BMC ward where Pawar voted

NCP chief Sharad Pawar today exercised his franchise in a municipal ward where nine candidates are contesting and none of them belongs to NCP.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:35 PM IST

Mid-term polls in Maharashtra inevitable: Sharad Pawar

Warning that midterm assembly elections in Maharashtra were "inevitable", Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there was no question of his party propping up the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance in the state.

Feb 18, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

If Samajwadi Party-Congress-RLD come together for UP polls we will join: NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) today offered to join if an alliance is formed between Samajwadi Party, Congress and RLD for the Uttar Pradesh elections and also sought a pact with Congress in Punjab and Goa.

Jan 10, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
Bombay HC refuses to order CBI probe 'at this stage' on Anna Hazare's plea in sugar scam

Bombay HC refuses to order CBI probe 'at this stage' on Anna Hazare's plea in sugar scam

The court was hearing a criminal PIL filed by Anna Hazare seeking CBI inquiry into the sugar co-operative factories scam.

Jan 06, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
India vs England: Uncertainty surrounds ODI, T20 series as BCCI's top bosses get axed

India vs England: Uncertainty surrounds ODI, T20 series as BCCI's top bosses get axed

India A is scheduled to play the England team on Jan 10 and 12 in Mumbai before the ODI series begins on Jan 15.

Jan 04, 2017, 00:49 AM IST