NCP campaign to start off on September 6

NCP supremo Sharad Pawar will launch his party's campaign for the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections on September 6 at YB Chavan Centre in south Mumbai, the party said here on Tuesday.

Court to conduct inquiry into Pawar's `vote twice' remark

A court in Navi Mumbai has ordered an inquiry into the `vote twice' remark made by Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar in March 2014, just before the Lok Sabha elections.

Transfer of governors: Sharad Pawar `worried` about days to come

Taking potshots at PM Narendra Modi-led BJP government`s policy of transferring governors, NCP president Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he is "worried" about the future.

NCP announces probable candidates in Gujarat, slams ally Congress

The Congress-NCP alliance in Gujarat seemed to have crumbled with Sharad Pawar-led party announcing probable candidates for by-polls at two Assembly constituencies, and the candidate for Vadodara Lok Sabha seat, ahead of the Congress.

Alliance will continue in future too: Sharad

With the continuity of alliance between JD(U), RJD and Congress beyond the Assembly by-elections hotly debated, JD(U) President Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said it would make a long journey and the Bihar experience would serve as an example for others to follow.

NCP MLC Ram Pandagale joins Shiv Sena

NCP MLC Ram Pandagale joined Shiv Sena ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections due in October, accusing party chief Sharad Pawar of being anti-dalit.

NCP-Congress to fight Maharashtra assembly polls together: Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Wednesday, said that his party will contest the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra in alliance with the Congress.

Pune village landslide: 41 bodies pulled out, Rajnath assures Centre`s help

With over 160 feared trapped under debris after a landslide hit Malin village of Pune district, the Maharashtra state government has mobilised all its resources in search and rescue operations.

Seat-sharing decision rests with me and Congress chief, says Pawar

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday told party leaders of Maharashtra unit here that the decision on seat sharing for the Assembly polls would be taken by him and Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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