Sharad Pawar: News

25 Dec 2019


Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2019


Jharkhand elections: BJP loses another state, Hemant Soren emerges victorious

Today, BJP faced a humiliating defeat as the state of Jharkhand slipped through its hands.

10 Dec 2019


Disgruntled BJP-leader Eknath Khadse meets Pawar, meeting with Uddhav next

Senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse is upset with his party and claims he was treated unfairly. This has sort of opened new doors for him, and he has been meeting several leaders since.

03 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."

23 Nov 2019


Maharashtra coup: 48 NCP MLAs return to Sharad Pawar

After Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar called a meeting of all party MLAs earlier on Saturday, 48 out of the party's 54 legislators in the Maharashtra Assembly attended the meeting.

23 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: No NCP MLA will support BJP, says Sharad Pawar

On Saturday, the Nationalist Congress Party and the Shiv Sena addressed a joint press conference at the YB Chavan Center in Mumbai.

23 Nov 2019


NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

22 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena likely to announce alliance today

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Shiv Sena will hold a meeting in Mumbai on Friday to further their talks over an alliance in Maharashtra. They are likely to make an announcement about joining hands later on Friday.

19 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar says no talks with Sena for alliance

As the Maharashtra power tussle continues even a week after President's Rule was imposed in the state, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has taken a U-turn.

16 Nov 2019


Maharashtra government formation: Sonia, Pawar to meet tomorrow for discussions

In Maharashtra, President's Rule was imposed on Tuesday giving time to politicians to explore their options.

15 Nov 2019


NCP-Congress-Sena will complete full term in Maharashtra, says Sharad Pawar

NCP boss Sharad Pawar is confident the post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena will work, and the government which will be formed will complete five years.

11 Nov 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

#MaharashtraCrisis: Unlikely 'probable' allies Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar meet

As Maharashtra is going through political turmoil, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met NCP boss Sharad Pawar on Monday, to discuss the way forward.

11 Nov 2019


'Maha' crisis: Will Congress-NCP support Sena? Sonia Gandhi to decide

Shiv Sena has Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's invitation to form the government in Maharashtra, but it doesn't have the numbers. So, it is seeking support from NCP and Congress, the parties against whom it fought elections.

30 Oct 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

Despite spat with Sena, Fadnavis may take oath this week

In Maharashtra, the crisis over government formation isn't ending, with Shiv Sena being adamant on its demand of rotational chief ministership. On the other hand, BJP is also firm it won't agree for a 50-50 deal.

24 Oct 2019

Shiv Sena

NCP deserter loses Satara, Sharad Pawar is happy

Satara Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra has garnered a lot of attention today, courtesy the election results.

27 Sep 2019


Sharad Pawar-ED showdown: NCP chief won't visit agency's office today

Sharad Pawar, the chief of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), made a couple of flip flops on Friday.

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.

19 Jul 2019

Mamata Banerjee

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.

21 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

If Abhinandan hadn't returned, Pakistan would have faced consequences: Modi

Addressing a rally at Patan in his home state Gujarat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had warned Pakistan of consequences if they hadn't released Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.

15 Mar 2019


Mumbai bridge collapse: Scrap bullet train project, demands NCP

After the deadly bridge collapse near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CSMT) railway station, Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has asked the government to scrap the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

02 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Lok Sabha elections: AAP announces candidates for Delhi seats

Ending speculations of an alliance with the Congress, the Aam Admi Party announced the names of party candidates on six of seven seats today in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

06 Feb 2019

Lok Sabha

'Bhabhiji' Shilpa Shinde reveals why she chose to join Congress

Shilpa Shinde, who rose to fame with her stint as Angoori Bhabhi in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain, is now venturing into politics.

25 Jan 2019

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP congratulates Delhi because their 'CM works'. Narcissism level= 100

In all probability, Aam Aadmi Party has taken the phrase, "If you don't blow your trumpet, who will", way too seriously.

Pawar cites Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota

NCP president Sharad Pawar yesterday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of giving "false" promises to the Maratha community over the issue of reservation in government jobs and education.

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.

13 Oct 2018


BJP, Sena may merge for LS-polls, not for Maharashtra: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has predicted that the BJP and the Shiv Sena may merge for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, but not for the Maharashtra Assembly polls.

06 Oct 2018

Lok Sabha

NCP Chief Pawar won't contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Awhad

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, party leader Jitendra Awhad told reporters in Mumbai today.

23 Sep 2018


BJP will identify illegal-immigrants if it wins 2019 polls: Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah today said his party will seek to identify illegal immigrants living in India if it comes to power after the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

20 Jun 2018


Two-day conference on agriculture to be inaugurated by Vice-President Naidu

Agriculture experts and economists will deliberate upon creating an enabling policy framework, agricultural trade policy, transfer of technology from labs to land, and agricultural credit and insurance at a two-day conference in Pune tomorrow that will be inaugurated by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu.

11 Jun 2018


Pawar wasn't expected to 'stoop down to this level': Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today slammed NCP chief Sharad Pawar for suggesting that the BJP was playing a "threat letter card" to gain sympathy.

23 Feb 2018


Congress, NCP to contest upcoming polls together against BJP

In a bid to defeat the BJP-led NDA government in Maharashtra, estranged allies - the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday announced that they will jointly contest the upcoming polls in the state.

16 Oct 2017

Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab: Meeting Ramdev at airport in 2011 was a mistake

The release of the third volume of former president Pranab Mukherjee's autobiography "The Coalition Years: 1996 to 2012" has raked up issues about UPA days.

14 Jun 2017


Presidential polls: EC issues notification for filing of nominations

The EC has issued a notification for filing of nominations for the presidential polls, which will continue till June 28.

12 Jun 2017


Farmers' protests a boost for the opposition's anti-BJP strategy

Farmers might be dying in violent protests in different states, but the timing has come as an opportune moment for opposition parties.

07 Jun 2017


Presidential Elections on July 17: Election Commission

President Pranab Mukherjee's term will end on July 24, paving the way for presidential polls, if needed, the Election Commission said.

27 May 2017


Nitish Kumar attends PM's lunch after declining Sonia Gandhi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has accepted the invite to lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

13 May 2017


Who will be India's next President?

India is set to elect a new President in July. While the ruling NDA alliance holds a majority and hopes to get a like minded candidate on board, opposition parties have been planning to jointly put forward a candidate against Modi's choice of President.

15 Feb 2017

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber to land in Mumbai for debut India concert

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber will make his India debut in Mumbai on May 10, in what is being called the highest paid concert in the country yet.

09 Jan 2017


Roll-out of largest public WiFi

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced the launch of the largest public WiFi service in Mumbai earlier today: there will be 500 WiFi live hotspots across the city.

05 Jan 2017


Some hits and some misses from Mumbai

Navi Mumbai may have to wait much longer for an airport.