Sharad Pawar: News

16 May 2024

Narendra Modi

Congress hits back at Modi's 'Muslim budget' charge

The Congress has quashed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations that the party had plans to introduce a separate budget for Muslims when it was in power in 2013.

11 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Join NDA': PM Modi advises Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) founder Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray to join the Bhartiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

07 May 2024

Supriya Sule

Sharad faction alleges coercion, vote buying in Baramati, shares videos 

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) faction led by Sharad Pawar accused Ajit Pawar's faction of manipulation and bribery, during polling for the Baramati seats on Tuesday.

06 May 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Polling kicks off for third phase of Lok Sabha elections

Polling for the third phase of the 18th Lok Sabha elections kicked off on Tuesday, 7:00am.

23 Apr 2024

Narendra Modi

'New Putin in making...': Pawar criticizes Modi, Fadnavis responds

Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, National Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar has launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

09 Apr 2024

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: MVA announces seat distribution for Lok Sabha elections

The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) on Tuesday unveiled its seat-sharing agreement for the Lok Sabha elections.

04 Apr 2024

Ajit Pawar

Can't use 'clock' symbol without disclaimers: SC to Ajit's NCP 

The Supreme Court has issued a directive to Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Ajit Pawar, and his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) faction to stop using the "clock" symbol in their advertisements without disclaimers.

27 Mar 2024

Shiv Sena (UBT)

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Shiv Sena (UBT) releases first list

The Shiv Sena (UBT) on Wednesday released its first list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

22 Mar 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal, Sisodia: Top leaders arrested in Delhi excise policy case

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday night arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in connection with the now-scrapped excise policy case.

SC greenlights Sharad faction's party name, symbol for elections

The Supreme Court has given the green light to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) faction, led by Sharad Pawar, to adopt the name 'Nationalist Congress Party-Sharadchandra Pawar' for the upcoming Lok Sabha and assembly elections.

14 Mar 2024

Lok Sabha

Rahul Gandhi unveils Congress' five-point plan for farmers

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has announced a five-point "Kisan Nyay" guarantee aimed at addressing farmers' concerns.

SC pulls up Ajit's NCP for using Pawar's name, image 

The Supreme Court on Thursday requested an undertaking from the Ajit Pawar faction of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), urging them not to utilize pictures of Sharad Pawar in their posters.

Maharashtra: BJP, allies resolve deadlock, Ajit's NCP gets 4 seats

The Mahayuti alliance in Maharashtra—led by the Bharatiya Janata Party—has likely reached a new settlement in its seat-sharing talks for the 2024 general elections.

22 Feb 2024

Farmers Protest

'Delhi Chalo' march paused for 2 days after farmer's death

Farmer leaders have put the "Delhi Chalo" march on hold for two days after a protester was killed during clashes with the police at the Haryana-Punjab border.

17 Feb 2024

Lok Sabha Elections

Meet Sunetra Pawar, likely candidate from Baramati against Supriya Sule

Speculation is rife that Sunetra Pawar, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, could contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

16 Feb 2024

Ajit Pawar

Pawar seeks urgent SC hearing against ECI's 'real NCP' order

Sharad Pawar has urged the Supreme Court to urgently hear his petition contesting the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s decision to grant the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)'s name and symbol to the Ajit Pawar-led faction.

Sharad Pawar moves SC against ECI's 'real NCP' ruling 

Veteran politician Sharad Pawar has moved the Supreme Court (SC) against the Election Commission of India (ECI)'s decision to recognize Ajit Pawar's faction as the official Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

07 Feb 2024


Sharad Pawar's party assigned new name by Election Commission 

The political party of veteran politician Sharad Pawar was assigned the name "Nationalist Party - Sharadchandra Pawar" by the Election Commission on Wednesday.

06 Feb 2024

Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar's faction is real NCP, says Election Commission

Dealing a blow to the Sharad Pawar faction, the Election Commission of India has declared the Ajit Pawar-led faction as the true Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), granting them the "clock" symbol. Ajit is notably Sharad Pawar's nephew.

Sharad Pawar's grandnephew appears before ED in MSCB case

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Rohit Pawar—who is also the grand-nephew of party chief Sharad Pawar—appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai on Wednesday.

17 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Ram Lalla's idol to be taken to Ram Mandir today

The idol of Lord Ram Lalla will be brought inside the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Wednesday.

28 Dec 2023

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir inauguration: Sanjay Raut accuses BJP of 'kidnapping Ram'

Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of "kidnapping Lord Ram" amid a dispute over invitations to Ram Mandir's consecration ceremony in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

19 Oct 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sharad Pawar will send 'Supriya madam' to Gaza: Himanta Biswa

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a jibe at Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar after the latter attacked PM Narendra Modi for standing with Israel in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.

14 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

Modi, MEA not on same page on Israel-Hamas conflict: Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar has alleged that the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seemed to convey different positions regarding the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas.

09 Oct 2023

Ajit Pawar

SC to hear NCP plea on rebels' disqualification on Friday

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) faction on Friday.

05 Oct 2023

Shiv Sena

Case filed against Nanded hospital dean over multiple patient deaths

A case has been registered against the Nanded government hospital dean after 31 people died in just 48 hours.

Sharad Pawar's latest remark on NCP-rebel Ajit sparks fresh controversy

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President and veteran leader Sharad Pawar has sparked a fresh controversy after reaffirming that his nephew, Ajit Pawar, remains the party leader despite a recent rebellion.

20 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Frequent rallies, new leaders: Sharad Pawar's new strategy for NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar has reportedly devised a new plan to tackle the power struggle with his nephew Ajit Pawar, who joined hands with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Maharashtra.

14 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Sharad Pawar-Ajit Pawar meeting ahead of INDIA talks triggers row 

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's meeting with his uncle and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday has sparked a fresh political row in the state.

01 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

Sharad Pawar has 'candid conversation' with PM Modi, draws criticism

In an interesting turn of events, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar shared the stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in Maharashtra's Pune on Tuesday.

19 Jul 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Thackeray meets Ajit Pawar day after opposition alliance talks

Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met former ally and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Wednesday.

17 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar meets uncle Sharad Pawar for 2nd consecutive day

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and other Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders from his faction arrived at YB Chavan Center, Mumbai, to meet party president Sharad Pawar for the second consecutive day.

16 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

NCP crisis: Rebel leaders pay surprise visit to Sharad Pawar 

In a new twist to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) crisis, rebel party leaders led by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar met party supremo Sharad Pawar at Mumbai's YB Chavan Centre on Sunday and sought his blessings.

09 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra: Rumors of discontent grow ahead of another cabinet expansion

To include more Shiv Sena MLAs, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, and rebel Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs, the Mahayuti-National Democratic Alliance (NDA) coalition government in Maharashtra would expand the state cabinet this week, reported The Indian Express.

08 Jul 2023


Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar launches statewide tour amid NCP's power tussle

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) patriarch Sharad Pawar has reportedly embarked on a statewide tour of Maharashtra on Saturday to consolidate support and rebuild the party.

07 Jul 2023

Eknath Shinde

Fadnavis meets Shinde late night to discuss power-sharing arrangement: Reports

Amid the raging political battle in Maharashtra, Deputy Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart Devendra Fadnavis met Chief Minister Eknath Shinde late Thursday night at his official residence.

NCP row: Ajit Pawar's loyalist MLAs moved to hotel

Amid the tug of war between the factions of Ajit Pawar and his uncle Sharad Pawar for the reins of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), all MLAs of the former camp have reportedly been moved to a hotel in Mumbai.

05 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar approaches ECI to claim NCP, party symbol

In a new twist to the politics in Maharashtra, National Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar on Wednesday petitioned the Election Commission of India (ECI), staking claim to the NCP led by Sharad Pawar and its symbol, the alarm clock.

NCP vs NCP: Sharad Pawar, Ajit camps call separate meetings

The rival factions of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), led by Sharad Pawar and his nephew Ajit Pawar have called separate party meetings in Mumbai on Wednesday.

04 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

Mumbai to witness 'Pawar v/s Pawar' showdown on Wednesday

Mumbai is all set to witness a show of strength from two factions of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). The uncle-nephew duo of Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar convened meetings of all party legislators on Wednesday to garner support for the respective factions.

04 Jul 2023

Praful Patel

51 NCP MLAs wanted BJP alliance during Shinde's rebellion: Report

National Congress Party (NCP) MP Praful Patel reportedly said on Monday that most party MLAs wanted the party to align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last year for the formation of the Maharastra government during Eknath Shinde's rebellion, The Times of India reported.