sharad Pawar

VP Election: Alva Promises Fight; Opposition Parties Meet At Pawar’s Residence

  NEW DELHI: A day after the opposition parties declared Margaret Alva as its Vice-Presidential candidate, several leaders of the opposition parties on Monday held a meeting at the residence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar here. The meeting at Pawar’s residence was attended by Alva, NCP leader Praful Patel, DMK leader Kanimojhi, Congress leaders Mallikarjun …

Opposition Treads Cautiously On VP Election

NEW DELHI: The Opposition parties are scheduled to meet at the Delhi residence of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday evening. The agenda for the meeting is to pick up a name for the vice-presidential poll. Sources told The New Indian that the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC), which was at the …

Maha Crisis: Pawars To Stick With Thackeray

MUMBAI: One of the key components of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), the ruling coalition in Maharashtra, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday committed its support to embattled state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Speaking to the media, Deputy CM and key NCP leader Ajit Pawar said, “We will do everything we can to save the …

Presidential Election: Gandhi Says No; Ex BJP Man Next On List

NEW DELHI: In an interesting twist to the opposition’s quest for a Presidential poll candidate, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) man Yashwant Sinha emerged as a consensus candidate. It was necessitated after Gopalkrishna Gandhi on Monday declined Mamata Banerjee’s offer to contest the Presidential election as their candidate. Sources told The New Indian that few …

NCW Issues Notice To Maha DGP In Ketaki Chitale Case

NEW DELHI: The curious case of Ketaki Chitale took a new turn when the National Commission for Women (NCW) issued a notice to the Director General of Police, Maharashtra to appear in person before the Commission. The Marathi actor was arrested last month for allegedly sharing a post on social media against NCP Chief Sharad …

Didi Pines For Bapu’s Grandson, Binds Opposition For Farooq Too

NEW DELHI: At a seemingly show of an anti-BJP front, in a throwback to the 2019 Lok Sabha polls and in its run-up when the regional giants had stitched up a combine at the swearing-in of the JDS-Congress-BSP alliance in Karnataka, Mamata Banerjee convinced a galaxy of Opposition leaders to propose Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s …

Presidential Poll: TMC Supremo Meets NCP Chief

NEW DELHI: Before brewing up an opposition strategy for the upcoming Presidential election scheduled on July 18, Trinamool Congress supremo met NCP chief Sharad Pawar today evening. The meeting added extra flavour as it came a day before Banerjee’s call on for a crucial all-opposition party meeting tomorrow at the constitution club. The meeting lasted …

Brutal Abuse Of State Power: Case Of Ketaki Chitale

  Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale was arrested on May 14, 2022, by Thane Police, Maharashtra for a post shared on Facebook. The post was a poem in the style of an “Abhang”(traditional Maharashtrian hymn) about a corrupt 80-year-old man, “Pawara”, with missing teeth and saliva dribbling all the time, jealous of Brahmins and destined to …

After Didi, It’s Prashant Kishor’s Turn To Lash Out At Cong

NEW DELHI: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee took a swipe at the Congress ridiculing UPA, political strategist Prashant Kishor joined the band wagon to target the grand old party saying the idea and space that it represents is vital for strong opposition but its leadership is …

Didi Says There Exists “No UPA” Post Meeting Pawar; Calls For A United Opposition Front

MUMBAI: In her inimitable style, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asserted that there exists no such collective as a United Progressive Alliance (UPA). She made this statement soon after she stepped out of her meeting with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo, Sharad Pawar. “What is UPA? There …