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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...

8 parties including AAP, TMC attend meeting with Sharad Pawar

The meeting convened by NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday was attended by representatives from eight political parties including the Trinamool Congress (TMC), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Left Front. There were speculations doing the round that the meeting was organised for assessing the possibility of a third front for the Uttar Pradesh election...

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...

Amit Shah gives cryptic reply on secret meeting with Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad

Rumours are rife about a secret meeting between Union home minister Amit Shah and NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad on Saturday. However, Amit Shah on Sunday left people guessing when he neither admitted nor declined the secret meeting. In fact, in a cryptic reply, Shah said, “Everything need not be made public.” Notably, the...

Param Bir Singh approaches SC seeking probe into corruption charges against Anil Deshmukh

Former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh has approached the Supreme Court seeking a fair, unbiased and uninfluenced probe into the corruption allegations leveled by him against Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh. The senior IPS officer has also requested the top court to quash his transfer order issued by the Maharashtra government. He has termed...

Sharad Pawar says allegations against Anil Deshmukh “serious” & “requires probe”

With the attack by the Opposition BJP against the Maharashtra government intensifying, Sharad Pawar, whose party NCP is a part of the coalition running the state, said that the allegations levelled by former Mumbai police chief Param Bir Singh against home minister Anil Deshmukh are serious and require an in-depth probe. Pawar, while talking to...

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...

Some people think building Ram Temple will end coronavirus pandemic: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said some people think building a temple will help eradicating the COVID-19 pandemic, a day after the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra Trust suggested two dates in the next month for laying the foundation stone for a Ram Temple in Ayodhya. The trust had invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

Amid signs of discord, Uddhav Thackeray meets alliance partners

Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting with his alliance partners at Varsha bungalow on Wednesday. All the senior leaders of the alliance were present in the meeting. Discussion on the ongoing lockdown and the decision of lifting it in some areas were on the agenda of the meeting. However,...

After Uddhav, Pawar meet, Shiv Sena says govt is strong

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said the coalition government in Maharashtra was strong following a meeting between Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday evening. Raut dismissed speculation over the stability of the government. Thackeray and Pawar met for one-and-a-half hours after the NCP chief met state Governor BS...

Sonia Gandhi criticises Centre, says Rs 20 lakh cr economic package a “cruel joke”

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday criticised the Union government for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent migrant crisis in the country. During the first online meeting of opposition parties to discuss the coronavirus crisis, the Congress chief said the government has abandoned any pretence of being democratic, has no compassion for...