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10-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi government pursuing anti-people policies : Opposition leaders

Opposition leaders on Monday accused the Modi government of pursuing "anti-people policies" and cheating the people on various issues, besides remaining silent on the rising prices of fuel and other essential items.Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar...

30-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Arrested activists not Naxals: Sharad Pawar

Calling the arrest of five rights activists as "unfortunate", NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said that he knew some of them "personally" and they cannot be associated with Naxalism or Maoism."I know some of them personally. And they are activists or leftists....

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Talks with regional parties for anti-BJP alliance : Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said he will start discussions with opposition parties including regional groups in a bid to present an alternative formation to defeat the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections and the issue of Prime Minister can be decided...

29-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Country gearing up to 'overthrow' Modi government : Sharad Pawar

Launching a strident attack on the Modi government, NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the country was gearing up to "overthrow" the "communal" forces in the forthcoming parliamentary elections."I am deeply concerned with the NDA government's policies...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee meets Sharad Pawar, Sena and TRS MPs

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met leaders from the BJP ally Shiv Sena as well as MPs from several opposition parties in the national capital.Banerjee visited Parliament on Tuesday where she met Shiv...

15-Mar-2018 New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar after bypoll results

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday evening after the BJP's defeat in three Lok Sabha byelections and is believed to have discussed unity among opposition parties to take on the BJP-led NDA in the 2019...

12-Mar-2018 Mumbai/Ahmednagar

Farmers' Long March: Sharad Pawar, Anna Hazare flay BJP

Former union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar and social crusader Anna Hazare on Monday strongly criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and in Maharashtra for letting down the farmers.Speaking to the media in Mumbai and Ralegan-Siddhi...

12-Dec-2017 Nagpur

On 77th birthday, an ailing Pawar leads anti-government rally

After 37 years, veteran politician and National Congress Party President Sharad Pawar hit the streets on his 77th birthday on Tuesday, leading a massive 'Jan Aakrosh Halla Bol' procession, jointly with Congress and other parties, against the BJP-Shiv Sena...

07-Nov-2017 Raigad (Maharashtra)

VUddhav met me to discuss 'alliance of like-minded parties': Sharad Pawar

Raising the political temperatures, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday revealed that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray recently met him and they discussed the need for an "alliance of like-minded parties" in the country."Uddhav, accompanied...

14-Oct-2017 Mumbai

'I am with you' - Sharad Pawar tells victims of social media trolls

Coming out in support of young victims of social media trolls, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Saturday exhorted them to speak out against the wrong policies of the government and oppose growing incidents of intolerance and fascism...

03-Jun-2017 New Delhi

EVM challenge an eyewash : NCP

The Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Saturday said the Election Commission's EVM challenge was an "eyewash" because of last-minute change in procedure for the selection of EVMs and non-supply of sought information."Non-supply of information sought and last-minute...

18-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Midterm assembly polls in Maharashtra 'inevitable' : Sharad Pawar

Forecasting that midterm assembly elections in Maharashtra are "inevitable", NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there is no question of his party propping up the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in the state.The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief told the media...

18-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Midterm polls in Maharashtra inevitable : Sharad Pawar

Warning that midterm assembly elections in Maharashtra were "inevitable", Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Saturday said there was no question of his party propping up the Bharatiya Janata Part-Shiv Sena alliance in the state.Pawar told the...

17-Dec-2016 Mumbai

Sharad Pawar quits as MCA president

Adhering to the norm of age-cap of 70 years prescribed by the Supreme Court-appointed Justice R.M. Lodha panel, veteran politician Sharad Pawar on Saturday stepped down from the president's post of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).Pawar, a former International...

13-Nov-2016 Pune

Technology to soon play big role in agriculture: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said technology will very soon play an important role in developing agricultural pattern in the country.He was addressing the inaugural session of an international conference on sugarcane value chain in Pune."We are talking...

13-Nov-2016 Pune

Farmers will not be taxed: Narendra Modi

In the wake of the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rejected apprehensions that farmers depositing money in banks will be subjected to tax.Addressing the ‘International Conference and Exhibition...

06-Oct-2016 Nagpur (Maharashtra)

UPA never publicised four surgical strikes : Sharad Pawar

Four surgical strikes were carried out by the Indian Army during the then UPA government's rule but were never publicised, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said on Thursday."We never made a hue and cry about it," he said at a party workers'...

07-Aug-2016 Osmanabad (Maharashtra)

Sharad Pawar seeks stringent action against rape accused cop

Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Sunday demanded stringent punishment for a police sub-inspector accused of raping a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint in Osmanabad.Accompanied by senior NCP leaders, Pawar travelled from Pune to Osmanabad to meet top...

24-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Sharad Pawar to quit as MCA chief, cricket administrator in 6 months

Bowing to a recent Supreme Court order, Mumbai Cricket Association President Sharad Pawar on Sunday announced his decision to quit the post within six months.The 75-year-old Pawar -- ranked amongst the finest cricket administrators in the world and having earlier...

15-Mar-2016 New Delhi

Sharad Pawar backs Bhujbal, says NCP will fight legally

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday backed party colleague Chhagan Bhujbal, arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in corruption cases, asserting that the party would deal with the issue legally.Bhujbal was arrested on Monday evening in connection with a...

13-Feb-2016 Mumbai

Use art platform to spread social messages : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged artists to use their vocation to spread strong social messages on issues like the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and other topics to bring them closer to the masses."Art has better appeal... It transcends boundaries of...

13-Feb-2016 Mumbai

Narendra Modi inaugurates Make In India Centre in Mumbai

Kicking off the 'Make In India Week', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Make In India Centre at the MMRDA Grounds here along with Swedish Prime Minister Kjell Stefan Lofven and the Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Petri Sipila.Revolving...

02-Feb-2016 Mumbai

Government deliberately targeting NCP leaders : Sharad Pawar

The NCP on Tuesday accused the government of deliberately targeting its leaders and said power and government machinery were misused in the arrest of party leader Chhagan Bhujbal's nephew."NCP leaders are being deliberately targeted by the government. Never...

21-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Congress future looks uncertain : Sharad Pawar

Calling himself a Congressman at heart, NCP founder leader Sharad Pawar says the future of the country's oldest party looks uncertain.Pawar also says in his just released autobiography "On My Terms" (Speaking Tiger) that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's working...

21-Dec-2015 New Delhi

Army intelligence filmed Babri razing: Sharad Pawar

As defence minister, then Congress leader Sharad Pawar ordered the army intelligence to videotape the Babri Masjid razing in Ayodhya on December 6, 1992.Not knowing what would happen that day when the Vishwa Hindu Parishad announced a "kar seva" at the...

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