Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry summons NCP chief Sharad Pawar to depose as witness

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

Pune : The Koregaon Bhima Commission of Inquiry has summoned Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar for deposing as witness on April 4. V V Palnitkar, secretary of the commission, Wednesday released the schedule of hearings at Mumbai between March 30 and April 4. While IPS officer Mohammed Suvez Haque, who was the superintendent […]

Sanjay Raut meets Sharad Pawar, exudes faith about Sena-led Maharashtra govt

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

New Dehli : Hours after the meeting between NCP president Sharad Pawar and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi here to discuss the political situation in Maharashtra, senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met the Maratha strongman and exuded confidence that the state would soon get a government led by his party. Talking to reporters after meeting […]

Sonia, Sharad Pawar likely to hold talks over possible alliance with Sena in Maharashtra

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Mumbai : Congress president Sonia Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar are likely to meet in Delhi on November 17 to discuss possible alliance with the Shiv Sena for forming government in Maharashtra, sources said. The Congress and NCP would work out a common minimum programme (CMP) with the Sena, which would then be discussed […]

Congress, NCP will decide together; says Sharad Pawar

Monday, November 11th, 2019

Mumbai : Amid talks that the NCP and Congress may support the Shiv Sena in government formation in Maharashtra, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said whatever be the decision, the two parties will take it together. The Shiv Sena has been invited by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to stake claim to form government on […]

Maha stalemate : BJP wants Shiv Sena to make first move

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

New Delhi : Suspense over the government formation in Maharashtra continued on Monday, with the BJP making it clear that the Shiv Sena has to make the first move to break the stalemate, while NCP chief Sharad Pawar indicated that he has still kept options of propping up an alternative in the state. Maharashtra Chief […]

Sharad Pawar to visit ED : Prohibitory orders in South Mumbai

Friday, September 27th, 2019

Mumbai  : The police have imposed prohibitory orders outside the Enforcement Directorate’s office at Ballard Pier and in other areas of south Mumbai in view of NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s planned visit on Friday. Pawar, named in a money-laundering case by the ED in connection with a scam at Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank, has said […]

Will be pleased to go to jail, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

Mumbai : The ED filed a case against him and others in the MSCB scam case, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he would have been “surprised” had there not been such an action against him given the “huge” response he received during his poll campaign in Maharashtra. In a sarcastic comment, Pawar also […]

Cabinet meet tomorrow; ordinances likely to be considered

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will meet here tomorrow where it is likely to take up ordinances related to anti-corruption and rights-related issues whose consideration was deferred yesterday. The decision to hold the Cabinet comes a day after government appeared to be having second thoughts on bringing ordinances, including those being pushed by Rahul Gandhi. […]

Narendra Modi, Sharad Pawar held secret talks on forging alliance: Report

Friday, January 31st, 2014

New Delhi/Mumbai: With the Lok Sabha elections nearing, political equations appear to be changing fast. Days after senior NCP leader and Union minister Praful Patel sought to let BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi off the hook for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots, it has emerged that the two parties have held […]

NCP chief Sharad Pawar likely to file nomination for Rajya Sabha today

Friday, January 24th, 2014

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, who has ruled himself out of electoral politics, is likely to file his nomination for the biennial Rajya Sabha election on Friday. The Election Commission has recently announced the election schedule for the Upper House of Parliament. There are seven seats of Rajya […]