Sharad Pawar: News

23 Jan 2023

Uddhav Thackeray

BMC polls: Thackeray announces alliance with Ambedkar's grandson's party VBA

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday announced an alliance between his faction of the Shiv Sena and Prakash Ambedkar's party Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi (VBA).

14 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete dies in car crash

Maharashtra's Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete was reportedly killed in a car accident on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway near Khopoli on Sunday.

08 Jul 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Thackeray moves SC against governor inviting Shinde to form government

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction has filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court, challenging Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's decision to invite Eknath Shinde to form the state government on June 30.

01 Jul 2022

Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra: Shinde vetoes Thackeray's decision; Pawar targets Fadnavis' 'disgruntled' face

As the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra government seized power in the state, political responses began to flow.

24 Jun 2022


Maharashtra: Shiv Sena seeks disqualification of rebel MLAs, including Shinde

In a bid to save the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra in case of a trust vote, the party faction led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray filed a petition before the Deputy Speaker seeking disqualification of rebel MLA Eknath Shinde and 11 others for "not attending" legislative party meeting on Wednesday.

23 Jun 2022


Come back and Sena will consider alliance: Raut to rebels

Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, only 13 MLAs attended the meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, while rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde posted a photo with 42 MLAs.

23 Jun 2022


Maharashtra: Amid Sena revolt, CM Uddhav Thackeray vacates official residence

As the political crisis in Maharashtra showed no sign of ebbing, Shiv Sena chief and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday night vacated his official residence and moved to his family home in Bandra.

22 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: How did this Shiv Sena MLA 'escape' rebel camp?

Shiv Sena's Osmanabad legislator Kailas Patil had a daring escape from the rebel camp early Tuesday.

22 Jun 2022


Maharashtra crisis: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut hints at Assembly dissolution

Even as the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra stares at an ensuing collapse with rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde and some party MLAs moving to Assam's Guwahati, Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday hinted at the dissolution of the State Legislative Assembly.

21 Jun 2022

Mamata Banerjee

Presidential polls: TMC's Yashwant Sinha is Opposition's pick for president

Leaders of the Opposition parties, including the Congress, Samajwadi Party, and Trinamool Congress (TMC), among others, met on Tuesday afternoon and finalized the name of TMC leader Yashwant Sinha as their joint nominee for the successor of President Ram Nath Kovind.

18 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Farooq Abdullah declines offer to be Opposition's presidential candidate

Member Parliament and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday declined the opportunity to be the Opposition's presidential candidate, saying he would rather contribute to Jammu and Kashmir politically.

16 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Presidential polls: Opposition hunts for candidate as Pawar declines offer

In a meeting of the opposition parties convened by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to decide on a joint candidate for the president's election, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday declined the proposal to run for the top post.

15 Jun 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Suspense over next President: Left parties suggest Gopalkrishna Gandhi's name

With the Presidential polls due on July 18, the Opposition is seeking to put up a united fight against the probable National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate.

02 May 2022


Raj Thackeray's Aurangabad event violated 16 conditions; police action likely

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray delivered a fiery, controversial speech in a packed Aurangabad venue on Maharashtra Day (Sunday).

03 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

Remove mosques' loudspeakers: MNS chief Raj Thackeray tells Maharashtra govt

Raj Thackeray, chief of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), has asked the state government to remove loudspeakers from mosques and warned of putting loudspeakers in front of the mosques and playing Hanuman Chalisa.

18 Aug 2021


Sena dubs Governor Koshyari 'political agent' of Union Home Ministry

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday termed Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari as a "political agent" of the Union Home Ministry, in the wake of delay in the nomination of 12 persons, recommended by the state government, as members of the Legislative Council from his quota.

12 Aug 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Opposition says outsiders thrashed women MPs in Parliament; government denies

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday led the Opposition's protest against the manhandling of MPs, including women, in Parliament.

17 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi, raises concerns over Cooperation Ministry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar today met at the former's residence in New Delhi.

22 Jun 2021

Yashwant Sinha

Sharad Pawar, Yashwant Sinha's Opposition meet: Here's what we know

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar and BJP-turned-TMC leader Yashwant Sinha hosted leaders from the Opposition at the former's residence in Delhi on Tuesday afternoon.

21 Jun 2021

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Sharad Pawar calls meeting of Opposition parties tomorrow

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of Opposition parties in Delhi tomorrow, likely to discuss a possible teaming to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the next Indian general elections.

31 Mar 2021


Sharad Pawar undergoes endoscopy for stone removal: Doctor

NCP chief Sharad Pawar underwent an emergency endoscopy for the removal of a stone from his bile duct late Tuesday and his condition is improving, a doctor attending to him at a Mumbai hospital said on Wednesday.

29 Mar 2021


Sharad Pawar unwell, will undergo surgery on Wednesday: NCP

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has been diagnosed with a gall bladder disease and will be admitted to the hospital for surgery on Wednesday, his party said today.

22 Mar 2021


Sharad Pawar defends Anil Deshmukh, gets mocked by the BJP

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh was ailing and in the hospital, during the time he was allegedly discussing a Rs. 100 crore extortion racket with police officers, Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said today, ruling out the possibility of his resignation.

22 Mar 2021


Maharashtra: Allies to meet today to decide Anil Deshmukh's fate

The leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance will meet today in New Delhi to decide the fate of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who is battling corruption charges.

24 Jan 2021


Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally

Over 1,200 farmers from Maharashtra's Nashik headed to state capital Mumbai on Saturday in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

09 Dec 2020

Narendra Modi

Yesterday's talks failed, government to send new proposal to farmers

After a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah didn't yield the desired results, the Centre will now send a new proposal to farmers, who have been protesting against three agricultural laws.

Shiv Sena seeking Maharashtra Governor's recall after "turned secular" row

Shiv Sena, taunted by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for turning "secular," is seeking his removal and might approach President Ram Nath Kovind, News18 reported on Wednesday.

13 Oct 2020

Narendra Modi

'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing shock over a recent letter written by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

08 Oct 2020

Uddhav Thackeray

Republic, two other news channels under scanner for TRP manipulation

In a stunning revelation, Mumbai Police on Thursday claimed three news channels, including Arnab Goswami's Republic TV, are under scanner for TRP manipulation.

27 Sep 2020


We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.

12 Sep 2020


Sena workers get bail after attack on retired Navy officer

A group of six Shiv Sena party workers, who were arrested in connection with an assault on a retired Navy officer in Maharashtra's Mumbai, were granted bail on Saturday.

08 Sep 2020

Narendra Modi

Arnab and Kangana at center of ruckus in Maharashtra Assembly

On the last day of the monsoon session, both Houses in Maharashtra Assembly witnessed an upheaval as members moved privilege motions against journalist Arnab Goswami and actor Kangana Ranaut.

Father's second marriage wasn't acceptable to Sushant: Shiv Sena

In a condemnable development, Shiv Sena parliamentarian Sanjay Raut has said that while he has sympathies for Sushant Singh Rajput's father, KK Singh, he does not believe that the two shared good relations.

09 Mar 2020

West Bengal

Opposition demands 'immediate release' of detained former J&K CMs, leaders

The Opposition on Monday sent a joint resolution to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre demanding the immediate release of all political leaders detained in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.

15 Feb 2020


Bhima-Koregaon case transferred to NIA: Sharad Pawar slams Uddhav Thackeray

That the National Investigative Agency (NIA) has taken over the Bhima-Koregaon case upset Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attacked Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the same.

13 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi

With big players missing, Congress' meeting on CAA bites dust

Today, Congress convened a meeting of opposition in New Delhi to prepare a strategy on pressing issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR), and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.

04 Jan 2020


Maharashtra: Cabinet allocation reaches stalemate; Congress-Sena-NCP can't seem to agree

Politics in Maharashtra has gained attention, again, this time due to Cabinet allocation.

03 Jan 2020

West Bengal

R-Day tableaux rejected; Kerala, Maharashtra take up arms against Centre

Not that there ever was any dearth of controversies in India's politics that now Republic Day has found itself at the center of a row.

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