Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

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Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders

28 Jul 2019

Sharad Pawar blames BJP for defection of NCP leaders

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Sunday blamed BJP for the defection of three of his party leaders within a week and also blamed Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for the crisis.

NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

19 Jul 2019

NCP, CPI, Trinamool get EC's notice, could lose national-party status

The Election Commission on Thursday sent show-cause notices to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Trinamool, and Communist Party of India (CPI) asking them to explain why their national party status shouldn't be revoked.

BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her

03 Jun 2019

BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her

Gujarat BJP MLA Balram Thawani, who was earlier caught on camera brutally assaulting and kicking a woman protestor on Sunday, has reportedly apologized to her.

#Elections2019: Congress, NCP finalize Lok Sabha seat-sharing pact in Maharashtra

23 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Congress, NCP finalize Lok Sabha seat-sharing pact in Maharashtra

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), and a few other smaller political parties have sealed their seat-sharing arrangement in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday.

Irrigation scam: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal backs Ajit Pawar

28 Nov 2018

Irrigation scam: NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal backs Ajit Pawar

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal today came out in support of party colleague Ajit Pawar, who is facing allegations of involvement in a multi-crore irrigation scam, and hit out at the BJP-led Maharashtra government over it.

A month after quitting NCP, Tariq Anwar joins Congress

27 Oct 2018

A month after quitting NCP, Tariq Anwar joins Congress

Tariq Anwar, who quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) last month, joined the Congress on Saturday.

Today's absurd news: BJP leader calls Modi Vishnu's 11th incarnation

13 Oct 2018

Today's absurd news: BJP leader calls Modi Vishnu's 11th incarnation

Dr. BR Ambedkar had warned Indians of leader worship, saying it kills the essence of democracy.

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

04 Aug 2018

Bihar Social-Welfare-Minister should be sacked for Muzaffarpur shelter-home-scandal: NCP's Anwar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) National General Secretary and MP, Tariq Anwar, demanded that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sack his Social Welfare Minister, Manju Verma, for the failure to prevent sexual exploitation at the state-funded shelter home at Muzaffarpur.

NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in education in Maharashtra

31 Jul 2018

NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in education in Maharashtra

NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today demanding 5% quota for Muslims in education.

BJP, Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls

17 Jun 2018

BJP, Sena to clash again in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls

BJP and Shiv Sena are set to clash again in the biennial elections to the Legislative Council in Maharashtra, after a bitter face-off in Palghar Lok Sabha by-poll.

Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President

20 Apr 2018

Opposition submits impeachment motion against CJI to Vice-President

The Opposition has submitted a notice for impeachment of Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman, Venkaiah Naidu.

Will-it, won't-it? Opposition holds impeachment-motion against CJI despite having numbers

03 Apr 2018

Will-it, won't-it? Opposition holds impeachment-motion against CJI despite having numbers

An impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra seems to have lost momentum, with many opposition parties still undecided.

Frisking of girls at MIT-Pune: Parties seek probe, demand action

05 Mar 2018

Frisking of girls at MIT-Pune: Parties seek probe, demand action

A probe has been demanded by the Shiv Sena, Congress, and NCP, on Monday into the alleged frisking of girl students at a school run by a Pune-based institute, while they had come there to appear for class 12 examinations.

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

27 Feb 2018

Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech

In a huge embarrassment to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition parties yesterday staged a walk-out during Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's speech as there was no Marathi translation available.

Nirav Modi deposited Rs.90cr in PNB before demonetization: NCP MLA

25 Feb 2018

Nirav Modi deposited Rs.90cr in PNB before demonetization: NCP MLA

Even as billionaire Nirav Modi battles allegations of the largest banking fraud in India's history, he has been hit by more incriminating accusations.

Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist, GNLA Chief Shira shot dead in encounter

24 Feb 2018

Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist, GNLA Chief Shira shot dead in encounter

Most wanted Meghalaya terrorist and the commander-in-chief of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Sohan D Shira, has been gunned down in a fierce encounter with the security forces in the state's East Garo Hills district, cops said.

Fadnavis in a dilemma about fielding Rane for Council elections

24 Nov 2017

Fadnavis in a dilemma about fielding Rane for Council elections

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and the BJP leadership are in a dilemma - should they field former Congress leader Narayan Rane for a crucial bypoll of the legislative council to be held on December 7.

Gujarat elections: NCP ready to form pre-poll alliance with Congress

20 Oct 2017

Gujarat elections: NCP ready to form pre-poll alliance with Congress

Reports have emerged about Gujarat NCP president Jayant Patel alias Boskey claiming the party wants a poll alliance with Congress to defeat the BJP.