Taking a swipe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said one can’t do politics in India by staying in a foreign country.
The Trinamool Congress supremo paid a visit to Pawar on Wednesday after meeting Shiv Sena leaders the day before.
The West Bengal chief minister has a packed schedule as she would be attending a host of events, including an entrepreneur’s conference.
Sources in the BJP and NCP played down the significance of the visits of their respective leaders to the national capital at the same time.
Taking a dig at state BJP president Chandrakant Patil for his reported comments that the MVA dispensation will soon collapse, Raut said he should wake up from slumber.
Talking about the naxal menace in the district, which borders on Chhattisgarh, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said the situation was improving.
Although the BJP has been trying every trick in the book to topple the government, the alliance of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP has not broken yet.
The employees of MSRTC have been protesting for the last 15 days. Today is the 16th day of the protest.
Pawar handled the home department of the state earlier and therefore he takes a keen interest in all these developments that has larger ramifications and guides his party leaders, said a source.
Pawar was talking to reporters at 'Govind Baug', his residence at Baramati in Pune district, on the occasion of his family's get-together for Diwali celebration.
In a statement, Ajit Pawar's lawyer Prashant Patil said the I-T department has neither issued any notice to the Deputy CM nor any of his properties has been attached.
Sharad Pawar alleged that the Centre was trying to pose financial hurdles before Maharashtra by not releasing the GST dues.
The country has paid the price of upsetting Punjab in the past, he said, referring to former prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination during Khalistan militancy.
Sharad Pawar reiterated his allegations that the Centre was misusing various agencies to destabilise the tripartite government of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress in Maharashtra.
Fadnavis hit back saying some leaders are unhappy over his achievements as a former chief minister who completed his full five-year term, unlike Pawar.