Articles tagged under: Sharad Pawar
November 23, 2019
Mumbai: BJP leader and Chief Ministerial candidate Devendra Fadnavis has taken oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra while Sharad Pawar led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has taken oath as Deputy Chief Minister this morning. The oath was conducted by Governor Koshiari. Fadnavis in his reaction said he would go through floor test within the limit prescribed by Governor.
On October 30, Ajit Pawar was unanimously re-elected as the legislature party leader of the NCP at t...Read More
January 29, 2019
Gandhinagar: Ahead of upcoming general elections of Lok Sabha, former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today joined Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in presence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel at Hotel Ummed in Ahmedabad. Shankersinh was declared NCP's general secretary. On this occasion, Sharad Pawar interacted with media persons in detail on this occasion. Shankersinh had worked in BJP and Congress in the past. He had also formed his own party and front Rashtriya Janata Party ...Read More
March 19, 2017
Ahmedabad: NCP president and former union minister Sharad Pawar today hit out at ruling BJP saying that the 'map' of India it was willing to carve out was 'unacceptable'.
After inaugurating the new state head office of the Gujarat unit of his party in Sola area off SG highway here, Pawar said that BJP made several promises to the farmers, workers and poor to grab the rein of power but did not fulfill them.
'Now what kind of map of the country, the party is trying to draw...Read More
December 17, 2016
Mumbai:The BCCI's fight to stall the reforms recommended by the Supreme Court appointed Justice RM Lodha committee suffered a telling blow as veteran politician Sharad Pawar tendered his resignation from the president's post of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA), here today.
The former ICC and BCCI president is one of the biggest name in BCCI administration and he has stepped down adhering to the norm of age-cap of 70 years as prescribed by the Lodha panel stating that he is "hurt" by the p...Read More
October 12, 2016
New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and pitched for reservation for the Maratha community without diluting the quota for other communities.
Meeting the Prime Minister for the first time after the Maratha agitation broke out in Maharashtra, Pawar said the community needed facilities that were available to others less privileged as a "substantial section of the Marathas subsist on farming".
After the meeting, Pawar told PTI that he requested for initiatin...Read More
December 11, 2015
Sharad Pawar, who had opposed Sonia Gandhi's foreign origins in 1997 but patched up with her later, has now come out with details of how she had preferred P V Narasimha Rao to him in 1991 because she did not want "someone with an independent mind" to be the prime minister and how their relationship lacked "warmth".
He enumerates a number of instances when as Leader of the Congress group in the Lok Sabha he was constantly undermined by Sonia in her capacity as Congress President d...Read More
July 04, 2015
Senior Advocate Ram Jethmalani on Saturday claimed that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his close associate, Chhota Shakeel, had offered to surrender to Indian authorities in the 90s, but the then-Maharashtra chief minister Sharad Pawar had rejected the offer. Jethmalani said that he had a conversation with Dawood who told him that he is read...Read More
July 04, 2015
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said lawyer Ram Jethmalani had contacted him over mafia don Dawood Ibrahim's readiness to surrender in the 1990s when Pawar was Maharashtra chief minister but the don had put forward conditions which were not acceptable.
The conditions put forth for the surrender by the don were not acceptable to the stat...Read More
February 14, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today shared stage with Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) leader Sharad Pawar at Baramati. Also on stage were Ajit Pawar, Praful Patel, Governor and Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Modi delivered a speech after laying foundation stone of Centre for Excellence on Vegetable Production here. In his speech, Shri Modi called Sharad Pawar as 'Sharadrao'. Modi said there has been no month when Sharadrao and I don't speak with each other...Read More
February 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day-long tour of Maharashtra tomorrow during which he will attend a number of programmes and also address a farmers' rally in Baramati, the home turf of NCP President Sharad Pawar and his family.
Besides addressing the rally, he will take part in a number of programmes in Pune, Mumbai and Baramati.
The visit, which comes amidst war of words between ruling saffron allies Shiv Sena and BJP, has generated curios...Read More
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