NCP faction of Sharad Pawar may lose Leader of Opposition post

For NCP chief Sharad Pawar, commitment to people always comes first in his priority list. Recently his wife spouse Pratibha Pawar underwent a surgery at Breach Candy Hospital.

18 Jul 2023

Pawar stays mum in meet with Ajit MLAs

The survey also said 80% of people in the state feel that the NCP belongs to Sharad Pawar. This has created ripples in the Ajit Pawar-led faction.

18 Jul 2023

Maharashtra govt tables supplementary demand of  Rs 41K cr

The supplementary demands are other than the provisions sanctioned in the annual budget. 

18 Jul 2023

NCP chief Sharad Pawar plays hardball with Ajit Pawar faction, remains 'silent' in meeting

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and MLAs supporting him met Sharad Pawar on Monday and sought a solution to the political logjam within the NCP.

17 Jul 2023

BJP sees regional parties as a big threat, says Pawar

The BJP considers regional parties and their influential leaders as a major threat to their winning prospects in 2024, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) founder Sharad Pawar said.

17 Jul 2023

Maharashtra cabinet expansion: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar gets finance portfolio, all goes well for his team

The much-awaited cabinet expansion comes well over a week after the induction of the NCP leaders led by Ajit Pawar in the Shinde government.

15 Jul 2023

Shinde, Ajit men to meet Amit Shah as Maharashtra Cabinet's rift over key portfolios deepens

Sources said Shinde has refused to concede the key portfolios to NCP ministers, including Ajit Pawar, arguing that it will reduce his importance in the government.

13 Jul 2023

From Pawar brake to Pawar steering

In 2013, he ridiculed a two-month-long protest by a farmer who was demanding dam water for his parched land.

09 Jul 2023

Was in talks with BJP, but didn’t join hands with party: Sharad Pawar

Interestingly, after the Lok Sabha election in 2019, the sitting NCP Lok Sabha MP Udayan Raje Bhosale had left Sharad Pawar and joined BJP.

09 Jul 2023

Maha Speaker Rahul Narwekar issues notices to both Sena factions

A day before the floor test, Speaker Narvekar had recognised Gogawale as the Sena’s chief whip, removing Sunil Prabhu, who belonged to the Thackeray faction.

09 Jul 2023

Crusade against HIV: RTO in Maharashtra set up matchmaking site for HIV-positive patients

A regional transport officer has helped over 3,000 people find life partners, writes Sudhir Suryawanshi

09 Jul 2023

'Not tired, not willing to retire': 83-year-old Sharad Pawar sets out to rebuild party, begins from Nasik 

Sharad Pawar said that the Nasik district has a history and legacy that always stood with secular and progressive ideology despite many odds.

08 Jul 2023

Maharashtra power politics: Sharad Pawar chooses to play hardball with nephew

Sharad Pawar has got the signed affidavits of 19 MLAs who are with the Ajit Pawar faction of the NCP, say sources.

07 Jul 2023

Shinde, Uddhav trade charges over crossover bid in numbers game

Shinde termed his resignation reports as “rumours.” “There is no such plan to step down,” Shinde said.

07 Jul 2023

No plans to step down, have support of Modi, Shah: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde 

Earlier on Wednesday, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule echoed Shinde and blamed the opposition for creating confusion in the minds of the people.

06 Jul 2023

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