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Congress ready to contest on all seats if no consensus with NCP: Prithviraj Chavan

Congress ready to contest on all seats if no consensus with NCP: Prithviraj Chavan

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 20:14

Amid an ongoing tussle with long-time ally NCP on seat sharing, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday warned that his party Congress will contest on all seats if there is no consensus with Sharad Pawar`s faction.

Pawar meets Maharashtra NCP leaders to plan for state polls

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:24

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Friday met prominent leaders of his party to discuss strategy for the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled this winter.

PIL seeks action against Sharad Pawar for luring voters to vote twice

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 19:53

A petition in Bombay High Court has sought action against NCP Chief Sharad Pawar for luring voters to take advantage of phased schedule in Lok Sabha polls which concluded recently and vote first in Satara on April 17 and then in Mumbai on April 24 by removing the indelible ink.

Shiv Sena objects to allotment of land to Pawar-led institute

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:47

The Shiv Sena Friday objected to Maharashtra Cabinet`s recent decision to give 36 hectares of land in Pune district to Sharad Pawar-led Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) for sugarcane research on a 30-year lease at Re 1.

No plans to contest Maharashtra polls alone, says NCP leader

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 20:47

Asserting that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has no plans to contest the forthcoming Assembly elections on its own, Maharashtra NCP president Sunil Tatkare said here on Thursday that the Congress-NCP seat sharing formula would be finalised by Sharad Pawar and Sonia Gandhi.

Will not oppose TRAI amendment bill: Sharad Pawar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 20:56

NCP will not oppose the Bill to amend TRAI Act which seeks to remove a legal hurdle in appointment of former chairman of telecom regulatory body Nripendra Mishra as principal secretary to the Prime Minister, party chief Sharad Pawar said on Saturday.

LoP an "essential" institution: Sharad Pawar

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:24

Amid the continuing suspense over the Leader of Opposition issue, NCP president Sharad Pawar said the institution was "essential".

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Sharad Pawar confirms NCP-Congress alliance

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 16:48

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced the alliance of Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state, Sharad Pawar, president of the NCP gave his consent to it, reports said on Saturday.

Decision on quota taken after examining legalities: NCP

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 21:25

NCP today said the decision to provide reservation to Muslims and Marathas has been taken by Maharashtra government after examining all legal aspects and expressed confidence that it would stand in the courts.

What is Pawar`s interest in Lavasa: Uddhav Thackeray

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:25

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today questioned NCP chief Sharad Pawar`s keen interest in the Lavasa hill city project of Hindustan Construction Company, saying he did not pursue the development schemes for the poor with the same eagerness.

Sunil Tatkare appointed Maha NCP president

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:35

Maharashtra Water Resources Minister Sunil Tatkare was Wednesday appointed president of the state NCP unit.

Pawar bats for Lavasa, development of sites near water bodies

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:37

Criticising "elements opposing development", NCP chief Sharad Pawar Tuesday endorsed the concept behind controversial Lavasa lake city project, saying there were 26 unpopulated sites near water bodies in the state that could be developed on the lines of English tourist towns.