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Congress, NCP meeting to discuss common minimum programme for Maharashtra underway

The coordination committee formed by two parties and Congress Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil, Chhagan Bhujbal, Dhananjay Munde and Nawab Malik from the NCP and Balasaheb Thorat, Ashok Chavan, Prithviraj Chavan, Manikrao Thakre and Vijay Vadettiwar from the Congress.

Nov 14, 2019, 08:14 AM IST

NCP, Congress leaders meet Maharashtra Governor, apprise him of farmers' plight due to unseasonal rains

NCP leader Ajit Pawar told reporters that discussion was held on the losses caused to farmers due to unseasonal rains. Launching a scathing attack on the ruling alliance, Pawar said that while entire Maharashtra is reeling under a severe crisis due to unseasonal rains, the BJP and the Shiv Sena are just bothered about power and government formation.

Nov 05, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

NCP leader Ajit Pawar says will be in opposition as BJP-Shiv Sena tussle in Maharashtra continues

The statement comes hours after Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met NCP chief Sharad Pawar at his residence on Thursday. Raut said they discussed the political developments in the state during the meeting. "I had come to wish him on the occasion of Diwali. We also discussed the politics in Maharashtra," he said. 

Nov 01, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

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Oct 05, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

Resigned as I felt Sharad Pawar is being targeted because of me: Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar said that Sharad Pawar has no link with the MSCB bank scam. 

Sep 28, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Ajit Pawar resigns as MLA, Sharad Pawar says he was 'disturbed'

Sharad Pawar said that his nephew and party's senior leader Ajit Pawar resigned from the post of the legislator as he was "disturbed" after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) named him in a money laundering case pertaining to the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank scam.

Sep 28, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

ED files money laundering case against NCP chief Sharad Pawar, nephew Ajit Pawar in Maharashtra Cooperative bank scam

The ED has filed an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), equivalent to a police FIR, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act against Ajit Pawar.

Sep 24, 2019, 20:04 PM IST

Will contest Lok Sabha election 2019; Ajit, Parth will not: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has confirmed that he will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Feb 20, 2019, 06:47 AM IST

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

Ready to discuss loan waiver for farmers with oppn leaders: Maharashtra CM

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis Monday said his government was ready to discuss the loan waiver scheme for farmers with opposition Congress-NCP leaders.

Jul 24, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

Gopinath Munde wanted to join Congress but Manmohan Singh stopped him?

Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Tuesday claimed the BJP stalwart late Gopinath Munde wanted to cross over to the Congress along with his party MLAs, but his plan couldn't take off as then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advised him against engineering "split" in BJP.

Feb 07, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

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

Maharashtra govt to hand over 1,000 ha forest land for Jigaon dam

 Maharashtra government has finally decided to hand over 1,055.64 hectares of forest land to state Water Resources Department for the Jigaon dam project in Buldhana district.

Dec 16, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

Irrigation scam: HC notice to Ajit Pawar, NCP MLC

The Bombay High Court has issued notices to Maharashtra's former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and NCP MLC from Yavatmal, Sandip Bajoriya, in a PIL alleging irregularities in irrigation projects in the state's Buldhana and Amravati districts.

Oct 21, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

Ajit Pawar makes controversial statement - 'Forget MLA, Rs 50 lakh won't even get you a corporator'

The NCP leader appealed to political parties not to give tickets to candidates who defect and join another party.

Oct 19, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Fadnavis goes after Pawar, Maharashtra govt scraps irrigation project tenders worth Rs 6,000 cr

Citing irregularities, the Maharashtra government led by Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday scrapped nearly 94 irrigation project tenders worth Rs 6,000 crore, which are currently under the Anti-Corruption Bureau scanner.

Aug 30, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Maharashtra's Nirbhaya: Opposition ruckus, protests across state

 Amid uproarious scenes in the Maharashtra assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday made a detailed statement on the gang-rape and murder of a schoolgirl which evoked memories of the abhoring 2012 Nirbhaya case of Delhi.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

Ajit Pawar, Tatkare will spend Diwali in jail, says Somaiya

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya today said he stood vindicated following the arrest of Chhagan Bhujbal in the alleged money laundering case and claimed other NCP stalwarts like Ajit Pawar and Sunil Tatkare will "spend the coming Diwali in jail" in connection with the irrigation scam.

Mar 18, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

ED gets Sathe Corp case papers, Ajit Pawar's role under lens

Maharashtra government has handed over documents pertaining to the alleged multi-crore scam in state-run Annabhau Sathe Development Corporation to Enforcement Directorate and questioned the role of NCP leader Ajit Pawar in this connection.

Oct 09, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

Opposition to Purandare not NCP's view, says Ajit Pawar

 Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar today said the opposition expressed by party leader Jitendra Awhad over Maharastra government's decision to confer state's highest award to historian Babasaheb Purandare, saying it was his "personal view" and should not be construed as the official stance of the party.

Aug 13, 2015, 19:57 PM IST