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    Activist Arrests: Maharashtra CM forged alliance with Sharad Pawar, alleges lawyer

    Mumbai: Lawyer Sanjeev Punalekar represented the Hindu Lawyers’ Council at a press conference on Monday shockingly accused CM Devendra Fadnavis of forging a new political alliance with Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar. Punalekar alleged the seven arrests of Sanatan Sanstha in Nalasopara case and two others in Dr Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare’s murders have been all political arrests.

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    Grand alliance must not project any PM face before 2019 polls, says Pawar

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Lok Sabha poll, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has suggested no leader should be projected as the prime ministerial candidate before 2019 Lok Sabha (LS) poll and claimed Congress president (Rahul Gandhi) has agreed to his suggestion. Addressing a core committee meeting of the party on Monday at the Y B Chavan Pratishthan, Pawar, while advocating a grand alliance, suggested parties should go with a strong

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    Party getting maximum seats will claim PM’s post, says Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: Stating that he was “happy” that Rahul Gandhi has made it clear he was not driven by prime ministerial ambitions, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said today the party getting the maximum number of seats after 2019 polls would claim the post. “Let elections take place, remove these people (BJP) from power. We will sit together. Whichever party has got more seats can claim the prime minister’s post,” Pawar, 78, said.

  • TDP MPs to meet Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar to seek support

    Mumbai: In an important political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of Telegu Desam Party (TDP) is reaching out to all non-BJP political parties to seek support of their no confidence motion to be moved against Modi government. As a part of this strategy, a delegation of TDP Members of Parliament (MPs) were supposes to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on

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    BJP raising ‘Emergency’ to hide governance failure: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

    Pune: NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said the BJP was raising the issue of Emergency in a bid to divert attention of the people from the “failures” of the party government in the last four years. “They (ruling party) are raking up the issue of Emergency after 44 years as they are trying to divert the attention to hide their failures of the last four years.

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    Oppn ‘mahagathbandhan’ before 2019 polls is not practical: Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: Signalling a shift from his earlier stand, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said a mahagathbandhan (anti-BJP grand alliance) before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls is not practical. “A ‘mahagathbandhan’ prior to the elections is not practical,” he told CNN-News18 TV channel.

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    Pre-poll grand alliance not practical: Sharad Pawar

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said a pre-poll grand alliance in the next year’s Lok Sabha elections is “not practical” while maintaining that non-BJP parties may come together for state-specific alliances to take on the ruling BJP.

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    People will oppose any move to change constitution: Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: In a fresh attack on the BJP, NCP chief Sharad Pawar today said any move to alter the Constitution would meet with stiff resistance from the common people. Pawar recalled that former prime minister Indira Gandhi was “taught a lesson” by the people (in the 1977 elections) for imposition of Emergency in 1975.

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    P Chidambaram being falsely implicated, says Sharad Pawar

    Nagpur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of “misusing” power to target political rivals like P Chidambaram and Mamata Banerjee, as he offered to play the role of a unifier for the opposition parties to take on the BJP in the 2019 polls. Chidambaram, a senior Congress leader and former finance minister, is being questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the CBI in the Aircel-Maxis and

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    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar hits out at RSS for forming iftars

    Mumbai: Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS), at the iftar, held at the Haj House, Sharad Pawar, the president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said, these parties should stop playing with the sentiments of Muslims in this holy month of ramzan.

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    Today’s political environment similar to one in 1977: Sharad Pawar

    Mumbai: Drawing a parallel between present day’s political environment and the one that existed during 1977, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said a united opposition, just like 40 years ago, can take on the might of a single party. “In 1977, the downfall of one party started, and at one point, the government collapsed. A similar situation can be a possibility now if the opposition comes together,” Sharad Pawar told mediapersons here.

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    Farmers’ Strike: Farmers not to send milk and veggies to Mumbai from Thursday

    Mumbai: Supporting the farmers agitation, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President, Sharad Pawar asked them to continue the stir till their demands were met. Farmers in the country are on a 10-day strike since June 1 demanding remunerative prices for their produce and waiver of farm loans. Pawar reminded the government of the assurances they had given the farmers and not fulfilled, which has forced them to take this drastic step.