Congress, NCP Go Slow As Shiv Sena Waits For Support In Maharashtra: 10 Points

Sharad Pawar reportedly told Sonia Gandhi that there was a need for more talks as Shiv Sena reached out New Delhi/Mumbai:  In Maharashtra’s fast-changing developments, Sharad Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which ranked third largest in last month’s state election, has been invited by the Governor to form government after the BJP and Shiv Sena … Read moreCongress, NCP Go Slow As Shiv Sena Waits For Support In Maharashtra: 10 Points

“Shiv Sena Needs To First Exit From The NDA”: NCP’s Nawab Malik

Nawab Malik said his party had not received any proposal from the Shiv Sena (File) Mumbai:  The Shiv Sena would have to break away from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) before the Nationalist Congress Party can think of lending support to the Uddhav Thackeray-led party for government formation, NCP spokerspeson Nawab Malik said on … Read more“Shiv Sena Needs To First Exit From The NDA”: NCP’s Nawab Malik

“If Sena Pulls Down BJP…”: Sharad Pawar’s Party Hints Of “Alternative”

Nawab Malik also said that NCP will try to form an alternate government in Maharashtra Mumbai:  As the BJP hopes to form government in Maharashtra for a second term with Devendra Fadnavis in charge, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik has said his party will vote against the BJP on the floor of the … Read more“If Sena Pulls Down BJP…”: Sharad Pawar’s Party Hints Of “Alternative”

Shiv Sena Welcomes Maharashtra Move, Gets Nudge From Sharad Pawar’s Party

Sanjay Raut said that the Maharashtra governor’s decision follows laid-down procedure. Mumbai:  Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s indication that the BJP should express its “willingness and ability” to form the government in the state was welcomed by the Shiv Sena today, with party leader Sanjay Raut saying that the decision follows laid-down procedure. “At least … Read moreShiv Sena Welcomes Maharashtra Move, Gets Nudge From Sharad Pawar’s Party

Election Results 2019: As Shiv Sena Sends Feelers, Sharad Pawar To Meet Sonia Gandhi

Sharad Pawar has played down talk of a tie-up between the NCP, the Congress and the Shiv Sena Mumbai:  NCP chief Sharad Pawar is to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Monday, as the stand-off between the BJP and the Shiv Sena over government formation in Maharashtra continues. Officially the two leaders will … Read moreElection Results 2019: As Shiv Sena Sends Feelers, Sharad Pawar To Meet Sonia Gandhi

Elections 2019: Confident Of Win, Maharashtra BJP Orders 5,000 Laddoos Ahead Of Counting

Mumbai:  Confident of sweet victory in the just-concluded Maharashtra elections, the state BJP has already placed a mammoth order for 5,000 laddoos and numerous garlands ahead of vote counting on Thursday. News agency PTI said it has also erected a huge screen on the premises of its Mumbai headquarters, so supporters can watch the events … Read moreElections 2019: Confident Of Win, Maharashtra BJP Orders 5,000 Laddoos Ahead Of Counting

Assembly Elections 2019: Sharad Pawar Party Agent Charged For Claiming Votes Transferred To BJP

The officials have identified the polling agent as Deepak Raghunath Pawar. (Representational) Pune:  An offence was registered against an NCP “polling agent” for spreading “false information” that votes cast in favour of the party nominee automatically got transferred to his BJP opponent through a “malfunctioned” EVM during the Satara Lok Sabha bypoll in Maharashtra on October … Read moreAssembly Elections 2019: Sharad Pawar Party Agent Charged For Claiming Votes Transferred To BJP

Four big campaign trends shaping the Maharashtra assembly elections

Satara & Pune From Sharad Pawar leading the opposition’s campaign to the BJP cementing its status as a bigger force than the Shiv Sena. Here are the four factors that hold the key to Maharashtra polls: ‘Pawaring’ On Wing, a village about 50 km from Pune, does not show any signs of the upcoming assembly … Read moreFour big campaign trends shaping the Maharashtra assembly elections

Maharashtra Elections 2019: NCP MP Amol Kolhe Cancels Rallies In Pune After Chopper Denied Nod To Fly

In a video message, the NCP’s Amol Kolhe said he was to address poll meetings. Mumbai:  NCP MP Amol Kolhe on Thursday alleged the helicopter he was to ride was denied flying permission by the air defence control in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Pune, leading to cancellation of his campaign meetings … Read moreMaharashtra Elections 2019: NCP MP Amol Kolhe Cancels Rallies In Pune After Chopper Denied Nod To Fly

Maharashtra Election 2019: Indira Gandhi Never Sought Votes In Army’s Name: Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar said the IAF gave a befitting reply to the perpetrators of the Pulwama attack (File) Akola:  Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said unlike Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime minister Indira Gandhi never sought votes in the name of the army. He was addressing a poll rally in Balapur, Maharashtra. … Read moreMaharashtra Election 2019: Indira Gandhi Never Sought Votes In Army’s Name: Sharad Pawar

NCP MP gets eggshells in omelet onboard Air India flight, caterer penalised

NCP Rajya Sabha member Vandana Chavan on Sunday had complained about the poor quality of the food served onboard her AI flight. (Source: twitter/Vandana Chavan) Air India has asked one of its caterers to bear the handling charges and cost of the entire food supply on one of its flights after an NCP MP complained … Read moreNCP MP gets eggshells in omelet onboard Air India flight, caterer penalised

‘Entire Baramati runs only on directions of one political family, I’m here to put an end to that’: Padalkar

Padalkar explains how he plans to beat Pawar in his hometurf. In the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, the BJP had gone all out to wrest Baramati, the bastion of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, from the party. However, Pawar’s daughter and senior party leader Surpiya Sule defeated BJP candidate Kanchan Kul with a comfortable … Read more‘Entire Baramati runs only on directions of one political family, I’m here to put an end to that’: Padalkar

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