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NCP in talks with Congress, TMC for alliance in Goa, says Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party is in talks with Congress and Trinamool Congress for an alliance in Goa, said NCP chief Sharad Pawar. He shared the information at a press conference in Mumbai ahead of Assembly elections in five states. NCP, Congress and TMC are in talks for an alliance in Goa, he said, adding that...

Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar’s assets worth Rs 1,000 crore attached by I-T dept

Ajit Pawar, a senior NCP leader, will have 90 days to prove that the properties were not purchased illegally   Mumbai: The Income Tax Department has provisionally attached NCP leader and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar’s properties worth approximately Rs 1,000 crore. The attached properties include Nirmal Tower at Nariman Point in Mumbai. The...

Ahead of Monsoon session, Sharad Pawar meets Modi for almost an hour

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar mer Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Saturday at the latter’s residence. The meeting, coming just two days ahead of the monsoon session of the Parliament, went on for nearly 50 minutes. Sharad Pawar has been camping in Delhi for past two days. Piyush Goyal...

NCP chief Sharad Pawar invites opposition parties for a meeting

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has convened a meeting of opposition parties on Tuesday to explore the possibilities of a joint fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP in the 2024 general elections. Pawar would also explore the possibility of a coalition to combat the BJP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly election due in...

NCP chief Sharad Pawar unwell, to undergo surgery on March 31

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar is unwell and will be admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on March 31 where he will undergo surgery. Notably, doctors had detected a problem in his gall bladder and therefore he will undergo surgery at Breach Candy Hospital. The veteran politician was earlier taken to the hospital...

Retired judge to probe corruption allegations against me: Anil Deshmukh

Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, who is in the eye of the storm after corruption charges were levelled against him by former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh, has said that the allegations against him will be probed by a retired judge. Following the controversy, Deshmukh had written to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray urging him...

SC asks top cop Param Bir Singh to approach Bombay HC

The Supreme Court has refused to entertain the plea of former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking a probe into the corruption allegations he has made against Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh. The apex court has asked Singh to approach the Bombay High Court with his petition. The Supreme Court asked the top cop...

Opposition parties to approach President Kovind on farm laws: Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said several political parties that are against the contentious farm laws recently enacted by the Centre will soon convene a meeting to take a collective stand before approaching President Ram Nath Kovind. Notably, several political parties have extended their support to the protesting farmers’ call for...

NCP’s Jayant Patel seeks lockdown in Anand to contain COVID-19 spread

Former Umreth MLA and NCP Gujarat president Jayant Patel has written to the Anand collector asking that a complete or limited lockdown be imposed in Anand city. Patel in a letter said that the district has been recording over 10 cases for the last many days and a lockdown is the only way to prevent...

NCP leader Reshma Patel detained after altercation with traffic cops

Reshma Patel, a Patidar leader and the president of the women’s wing of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Gujarat was detained by the police after she allegedly entered into an altercation with traffic policemen. Patel who is also the spokesperson for the party said that she was harassed by the cops near Geeta Mandir when...

NCP’s Kandhal Jadeja says he voted as per party whip, a day after attending BJP meet

NCP’s Kandhal Jadeja on Friday maintained that he has voted as per the party’s whip even as he was found attending a BJP meet a day before the voting. Jadeja when confronted by the media about his hobnobbing with the BJP insisted that he has voted as per the party’s whip. The NCP had issued...

Signs of discord in Maharashtra govt as Congress wants say in decision-making process

Signs of unease in the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government are visible, with the Congress, one of the three ruling allies, making a pitch for having a say in the key decision-making process and inclusion in important meetings. Speaking on Saturday, a party source said that state Congress leaders are likely to meet...