Tag: NCP

Uddhav Thackeray cancels BJP meet as Devendra Fadnavis denies sharing of Maharashtra CM post

MUMBAI: Hours after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis denied the Shiv Sena was assured post of the CM for 2.5 years as part of a power sharing “formula”, Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday cancelled his party’s meeting with the BJP on formation of the next government. The development might potentially worsen the already strained relationship between […]

Won’t bow down before Delhi “throne”: Sharad Pawar on Enforcement Directorate action

NEW DELHI: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said he will visit the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on September 27 in connection with a money laundering case filed against him by the agency. Addressing media here, Pawar also questioned the timing of the ED move, which comes days before the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections. […]

NCP releases first list of candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls

NEW DELHI: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on September 18 released its first list of five candidates, including senior leader Dhananjay Munde, for the upcoming Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election. Pawar made the announcement at a meeting of NCP workers in Beed district, the party said on Twitter. NCP has fielded Dhananjay Munde, who […]

Congress, NCP to contest 125 seats each in Maharashtra Assembly polls: Sharad Pawar

NEW DELHI: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress will contest 125 seats each in next month’s Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Monday. Pawar announced that the seat-sharing pact between the grand old party and his 20-year-old organisation has been finalised. As per the arrangement, 38 seats will be […]

Congress-NCP to fight 123-125 seats each in Maharashtra: Prithviraj Chavan

NEW DELHI: The Congress and NCP will fight about 123-125 seats each and leave 41 constituencies for smaller allies in the upcoming state polls, former Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Tuesday. He added that seats may be swapped based on consensus between the two major opposition parties. “Talks are on the with the […]

Tariq Anwar quits NCP after Sharad Pawar backs Narendra Modi government on Rafale deal

NEW DELHI:Senior NCP leader Tariq Anwar has quit the party following differences with party president Sharad Pawar’s stand on the Rafale issue, a senior party leader said on Friday. September 28.The leader said Anwar had also resigned as the party’s Lok Sabha MP. Anwar was a Lok Sabha member from Katihar in Bihar. The Muslim […]

NCP backs demand for JPC probe into Rafale deal

PATNA: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday backed the demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale deal and asked the Centre to come out with a “white paper” on the matter. NCP national general secretary Tariq Anwar said that the BJP, which was in the opposition in the 1980s, had […]

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