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    MNS chief Raj Thackeray targets Ajit Pawar at Pune’s Paani Foundation Water Cup

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Paani Foundation’s ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup’ turned into a podium for political sabre-rattling with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray taking potshots at the erstwhile Congress-NCP government as well as the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- Shiv Sena coalition over the State’s irrigation woes.

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    Maharashtra: Government demanding resignation of opposition leaders is murder of democracy, says Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: The Opposition has the right to hold the governing legislators and leaders accountable and ask for their resignation, which is a tradition in politics, said Nationalist Congress Party leader, Ajit Pawar. However on Thursday, when the opposition demanded the resignation of ruling party members, instead the governing members and most of all, chairperson of the house demanded the resignation of the opposition members. “This is a blot on democracy,” said Pawar.

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    Maharashtra: NCP missed Bhujbal’s leadership, says Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: As former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal was on Friday granted bail by the Bombay High Court, NCP leader Ajit Pawar welcomed the development while thousands of Bhujbal supporters erupted in celebrations with fireworks and distribution of sweets.

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    Maharashtra: NCP in its ‘Hallabol Yatra’ attacks state government over farmers issues

    Mumbai: The NCP on Wednesday accused the Devendra Fadnavis government of lacking the will to help farmers who have been bearing the brunt of natural calamities for the last many years. Addressing a gathering in Bhoom village in Osmanabad district on the occasion of the launch of the second phase of the NCP’s “Hallabol (attack) Yatra”, senior leader Ajit Pawar referred to the last year’s unprecedented strike by farmers for various demands

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    Maharashtra: No scholarships for students as state is bankrupt, says Ajit Pawar

    Nagpur: Ajit Pawar, leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), said that the state is bankrupt and hence curtailed the amount of students scholarship. Pawar also said the state has reduced the provision of scholarship from Rs 550 crore to just Rs 50 crore during past three years.

  • NCP may not invite CM Devendra Fadnavis in future events: Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) may not invite Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to functions held to honour senior stalwarts to ensure that there is no misconception among the masses, senior party leader Ajit Pawar on Tuesday said.

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    Maharashtra: Congress, Shiv Sena, NCP likely to fight against Narayan Rane together in the upcoming by-elections

    Mumbai: If all goes well, according to senior leader of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Ajit Pawar, the party, which is in talks with the Congress and Shiv Sena for a possible tie-up, they would field their candidate against Narayan Rane in the upcoming by-elections. The message is clear, defeat him and keep Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) away. Pawar said that if the presidents of these three political parties unanimously agree on one

  • Maharashtra legislators play soccer to promote it in rural areas

    Mumbai: A last minute proposal in the House by Higher & Technical Education Minister Vinod Tawde that the state government wants to promote soccer in rural areas and small towns led to a soccer slugfest on the Assembly premises on Thursday.

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    Govt to probe allegations of sexual abuse in jails

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government would probe the opposition’s allegation of sexual harassment of women prisoners in jails in the state, Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil told the state Assembly today.

  • Uddhav Thackeray targets Ajit Pawar for calling Shiv Sena an earthworm

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray lashed out at NCP leader Ajit Pawar for calling the Sena an earthworm. Thackeray added that Pawar is facing charges of corruption and hence is unable to take a stand against the ruling BJP on the farmers’ loan-waiver issue.

  • No notice to Ajit Pawar, says NCP leader Memon

    Mumbai: NCP’s Member of Parliament and advocate Majeed Memon has clarified that former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has not been issued any notice from any authority.

  • Gopinath Munde wanted to join Congress: Ajit Pawar

    Mumbai: Senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Tueday claimed the BJP stalwart late Gopinath Munde wanted to cross over to the Congress along with his party MLAs, but his plan couldn’t take off as then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh advised him against engineering “split” in BJP.

  • Decide over petition for action against NCP leaders in irriagation scam: HC to ACB

    Mumbai: After hearing a petition seeking criminal action against NCP leaders Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare and around 81 officers of the State Irrigation department for their alleged role in the infamous Irrigation Scam, the Bombay High Court has directed the Anti Cor-ruption Bureau (ACB) to consider the petitioner’s representation and decide over the same. The direction came from a division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice Mahesh Sonak, while hearing a public

  • Minister Mahadev Jankar seeks apology from NCP leaders

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Minister for Animal Husbandry, Mahadev Jankar, who was under fire from the opposition for using “derogatory” language against Nationalist Congress Party leaders Ajit Pawar and Dhananjay Munde, issued an apology on Thursday.