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  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: NCP keen on alliance with Prakash Ambedkar's VBA, says Ajit Pawar Sep 23, 2019 09:50 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly polls: NCP keen on alliance with Prakash Ambedkar's VBA, says Ajit Pawar

    The Congress-NCP alliance as well as the VBA had suffered losses in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as there was no alliance between the two sides

  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Raj Thackeray is silent after ED questioning, says NCP's Ajit Pawar Sep 12, 2019 11:43 AM IST

    Maharashtra Assembly polls: Raj Thackeray is silent after ED questioning, says NCP's Ajit Pawar

    Raj Thackeray, who had carried out a vigorous campaign against the BJP during the Lok Sabha elections, was questioned by the ED in a money laundering case earlier this month

  • PM Modi's caste remark doesn't behove PM's position: Ajit Pawar Apr 17, 2019 08:15 PM IST

    PM Modi's caste remark doesn't behove PM's position: Ajit Pawar

    Pawar made the remarks after Modi on April 17 said at a poll rally in Madha in Maharashtra that the Congress and its allies have not kept any shortcomings in abusing of my backward caste.

  • Will quit politics if Maval firing allegations are found true: Ajit Pawar Apr 02, 2019 10:15 PM IST

    Will quit politics if Maval firing allegations are found true: Ajit Pawar

    Police had fired on agitating farmers in Maval on August 9, 2011, killing three of them.

  • Ajit Pawar meets Raj Thackeray Feb 14, 2019 08:16 AM IST

    Ajit Pawar meets Raj Thackeray

    The meeting between Pawar and the MNS chief, who have in the past engaged in verbal sparring, took place in Dadar in central Mumbai.

  • Maharashtra irrigation scam: ACB puts onus on Ajit Pawar Nov 28, 2018 11:22 AM IST

    Maharashtra irrigation scam: ACB puts onus on Ajit Pawar

    The scam, pegged at around Rs 70,000 crore, relates to alleged corruption and irregularities in approval and execution of various irrigation projects in Maharashtra during the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) rule.

  • Maha: NCP takes to streets against demonetisation Jan 09, 2017 07:56 PM IST

    Maha: NCP takes to streets against demonetisation

    NCP today held a statewide "janakrosh" agitation to highlight the hardships being faced by common people since high value currencies were demonetised by Central government in last November.

  • PM Modi did nice surgery, but patients suffering: Sharad Pawar Dec 05, 2016 07:48 AM IST

    PM Modi did nice surgery, but patients suffering: Sharad Pawar

    Pawar, however, refrained himself from launching a direct attack on Modi, even as his nephew and party stalwart Ajit Pawar took a dig at the Prime Minister for calling himself a "fakir", at a gathering of NCP workers here with his uncle in attendance.

  • BJP-SS settle on 66:33 power sharing in state-run cos Jun 18, 2015 06:49 PM IST

    BJP-SS settle on 66:33 power sharing in state-run cos

    After hectic negotiations, the BJP and Shiv Sena have finally decided on a 66:33 power-sharing formula in the state-run corporations.

  • Fadnavis orders ACB probe against top NCP leaders Dec 12, 2014 04:00 PM IST

    Fadnavis orders ACB probe against top NCP leaders

    The Chief Minister also gave his approval to ACB's proposal to conduct an open inquiry into allegations of corruption and favouritism against former Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal in construction of Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi and two other government buildings in Mumbai built under Private Public Partnership.

  • No sanction should be needed to probe corruption: Fadnavis Nov 02, 2014 07:41 PM IST

    No sanction should be needed to probe corruption: Fadnavis

    "Why should any sanction be necessary? We would make a framework...where preliminary inquiry is done and there is a prima facie evidence, no sanction should be taken. We would change the law," Fadnavis told a news channel today.

  • Moderate to brisk polling in Maha, Haryana Oct 15, 2014 10:46 AM IST

    Moderate to brisk polling in Maha, Haryana

    4,119 candidates are in the electoral fray, including to 276 women in the state with 8.35 crore voters eligible to exercise their right to franchise.

  • Polling for Maharashtra Assembly elections begins Oct 15, 2014 09:20 AM IST

    Polling for Maharashtra Assembly elections begins

    Polling began at 7 am and will conclude at 6 pm. Counting of votes will be held on October 19, poll officials said. The elections will elect members of the 13th Assembly in the state.

  • Will BJP emerge as single largest party in Maharashtra? Oct 09, 2014 09:37 AM IST

    Will BJP emerge as single largest party in Maharashtra?

    The stakes are high for every party - not least for the BJP which will be fighting on its own in both states. The Congress will be fighting to improve on its Lok Sabha showing, and the Shiv Sena will be fighting to retain its edge as the single largest regional party in Maharashtra.

  • Maha govt tables Rs 5,417-crore deficit interim budget Feb 26, 2014 08:39 AM IST

    Maha govt tables Rs 5,417-crore deficit interim budget

    The interim budget envisages revenue receipts of Rs 1,69,907.55 crore and expenditure of Rs 1,75,324.83 crore for the next financial year.

  • MNS men run riot, vandalise toll booths across MMR Jan 28, 2014 10:24 AM IST

    MNS men run riot, vandalise toll booths across MMR

    Political workers of MNS went on rampage, vandalizing toll booths, after the party chief urged them not to pay road toll at a rally in Navi Mumbai.

  • Shiv Sena demands Ajit Pawar's resignation Apr 08, 2013 09:08 PM IST

    Shiv Sena demands Ajit Pawar's resignation

    The city unit of Shiv Sena today demanded resignation of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his insensitive remarks over drought, which has ravaged over a dozen districts in the state.

  • Sharad Pawar apologises for Maha Deputy CM's remarks Apr 08, 2013 12:10 PM IST

    Sharad Pawar apologises for Maha Deputy CM's remarks

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar today apologised for the controversial comments made by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, terming them as "unwanted".

  • Ajit Pawar sworn-in as Maha deputy CM Dec 07, 2012 10:53 AM IST

    Ajit Pawar sworn-in as Maha deputy CM

    A week after a government white-paper on irrigation gave Ajit Pawar a clean chit, the senior NCP leader was on Friday sworn-in as Maharashtra deputy Chief Minister.

  • Ajit Pawar to be re-inducted into Maha Cabinet on Friday Dec 06, 2012 08:34 PM IST

    Ajit Pawar to be re-inducted into Maha Cabinet on Friday

    Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar, who had recently resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra over the irrigation scam, will be re-inducted into the state Cabinet on Friday morning.

  • NCP has important depts, so vote for it: Ajit Pawar Nov 02, 2012 09:43 PM IST

    NCP has important depts, so vote for it: Ajit Pawar

    Seeking votes ahead of civic election in the tribal-dominated Jawhar in the district, senior NCP leader and former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar today said his party held important portfolios in the stabe ministry, and if the people wanted development, they should vote for NCP.

  • Ex-IPS slams Kejriwal for hiding Pawar's  role in land scam Oct 19, 2012 08:51 AM IST

    Ex-IPS slams Kejriwal for hiding Pawar's role in land scam

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and his family have come under the scanner after former IPS officer YP Singh accused the NCP chief's family, including daughter MP, Supriya, of being at the centre of a massive land scam in Maharashtra

  • Lavasa row: Pawar rejects corruption charges Oct 18, 2012 08:00 PM IST

    Lavasa row: Pawar rejects corruption charges

    In the season of scams, Union Minister Sharad Pawar and his close relatives were today dragged into a corruption scandal by a former IPS officer-turned-lawyer for benefitting a private developer by allegedly bestowing undue favours for the controversial Lavasa hill city project.

  • BJP stands by Nitin Gadkari Oct 18, 2012 08:50 AM IST

    BJP stands by Nitin Gadkari

    India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal's new target on Wednesday was Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari. He called Gadkari a businessman and accused accused of grabbing farmers' land and corruption in collusion with NCP's Ajit Pawar.

  • NCP ready to face scrutiny of irrigation projects: NCP Oct 12, 2012 09:32 PM IST

    NCP ready to face scrutiny of irrigation projects: NCP

    NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who recently quit as Maharashtra deputy chief minister, said his party was prepared to face scrutiny of allegations with regard to the irrigation sector.

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