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“Our party president Sharad Pawar saheb will be discharged from hospital today and is in good health," NCP’s chief spokesperson Nawab Malik tweeted on Thursday (HT archive)(HT_PRINT)

3 days after surgery, Sharad Pawar out of south Mumbai hospital

By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2021 11:36 AM IST
  • Sharad Pawar had to cancel his three-day visit to West Bengal from April 1, following the health emergency.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar addresses the media in New Delhi, Monday, March 22, 2021. (PTI)
NCP chief Sharad Pawar addresses the media in New Delhi, Monday, March 22, 2021. (PTI)

Sharad Pawar taken to hospital after pain in abdomen, to undergo surgery

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Pawar, who is on blood-thinning medication, will undergo a surgery on March 31.
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik said home minister Anil Deshmukh will work towards overcoming his shortcomings. (HT File Photo)
Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik said home minister Anil Deshmukh will work towards overcoming his shortcomings. (HT File Photo)

To Raut’s ‘accidental home minister’ remark on Deshmukh, Nawab Malik’s defence

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 03:30 PM IST
The remarks by Nawab Malik came after Sanjay Raut said Anil Deshmukh ‘got the home minister's post by accident’.
NCP chief spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
NCP chief spokesperson and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)

Maha Vikas Aghadi enjoys support of over 175 MLAs: NCP

PTI | , Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 01:35 PM IST
NCP leader Nawab Malik claimed the MVA- comprising the Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress- has support of more than 175 MLAs.
While talking to the press, Kappan said he hopes the UDF will accommodate his faction into their alliance.(Facebook/@ManiCKappen)
While talking to the press, Kappan said he hopes the UDF will accommodate his faction into their alliance.(Facebook/@ManiCKappen)

NCP splits in Kerala, faction led by Kappan joins UDF ahead of assembly polls

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 01:59 PM IST
He had claimed the support of seven district presidents and nine office bearers of the NCP and had decided to part ways with the party and LDF.
With CM Banerjee trying to consolidate anti-Bharatiya Janata Party votes, top parties from the Hindi heartland have geared up to enter the race.(PTI)
With CM Banerjee trying to consolidate anti-Bharatiya Janata Party votes, top parties from the Hindi heartland have geared up to enter the race.(PTI)

RJD, NCP set to ally with TMC for Bengal polls; SP likely to join

By Tanmay Chatterjee, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 06:20 AM IST
RJD national general secretary Shyam Rajak met Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and TMC youth wing president Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata on Monday, Rajak said.
"Centre's responsibility was to keep law & order in control but they failed,” Sharad Pawar said.(HT Photo)
"Centre's responsibility was to keep law & order in control but they failed,” Sharad Pawar said.(HT Photo)

'Centre's responsibility to maintain law and order, it failed': Sharad Pawar

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Srivatsan K C
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 06:46 PM IST
“Nobody will support whatever happened today but the reason behind it cannot be ignored either. Govt should act maturely & take the right decision,” Pawar said.
NCP and Shiv Sena leaders have played down Pawar’s remarks on Rahul Gandhi’s leadership, saying they have no connection with the stability of the three-party state government.(Satish Bate/HT File Photo)
NCP and Shiv Sena leaders have played down Pawar’s remarks on Rahul Gandhi’s leadership, saying they have no connection with the stability of the three-party state government.(Satish Bate/HT File Photo)

Stop commenting on our leadership if you want stable govt: Cong leader to Maha allies

Mumbai, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 04:41 PM IST
Congress’s state working president Yashomati Thakur, who is also a minister, made the appeal after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said Rahul Gandhi’s leadership seems to lack “consistency”.
Eknath Khadse.(HT Archive)
Eknath Khadse.(HT Archive)

Maharashtra: Khadse quits BJP, blaming Devendra Fadnavis for the decision; to join NCP

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan and Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Several other BJP MLAs and leaders, who are Khadse’s supporters, want to join the NCP. However, a decision on their induction is yet to be taken, said state NCP chief Jayant Patil
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.(PTI file photo)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.(PTI file photo)

After failing to topple Rajasthan govt, BJP now wants to dislodge Maha govt: Sena mouthpiece

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The Sena, in an editorial in Saamana, the party mouthpiece, said that the BJP has embarked on a policy to dislodge governments run by opposition parties.
Sharad Pawar said Operation Lotus is a gross misuse of power and cited it as a means to weaken and destabilise a democratically elected government.(HT photo)
Sharad Pawar said Operation Lotus is a gross misuse of power and cited it as a means to weaken and destabilise a democratically elected government.(HT photo)

‘Operation Lotus’ will not be successful in Maharashtra: Pawar

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 03:44 PM IST
The clarification came in the third and final instalment of the interview to Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamana, conducted by Sanjay Raut, Sena Rajya Sabha (RS) member, and the executive editor of the Marathi daily, which was published on Monday.
Congress is a partner in the ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) also comprising the Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).(ANI)
Congress is a partner in the ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) also comprising the Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).(ANI)

Rahul Gandhi speaks with Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, assures support

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi had said in a press conference on Tuesday that his party was only playing a supporting role in Maharashtra and it was not a key decision-maker.
AJit Pawar and Uddhav Thackeray during the swearing in ceremony for Maharashtra cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai, India, on Monday, December 30, 2019.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
AJit Pawar and Uddhav Thackeray during the swearing in ceremony for Maharashtra cabinet expansion at Vidhan Bhavan in Mumbai, India, on Monday, December 30, 2019.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Rumblings continue in Maharashtra govt

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 02:52 AM IST
While there were reports that irked Shiv Sena leader Abdul Sattar threatened to resign over not being given a cabinet berth, he clarified he had not quit.
Senior NCP leader & former MP, DP Tripathi passes away on Thursday, 2 Jan , 2019 after a prolonged period of illness.(PTI File Photo)
Senior NCP leader & former MP, DP Tripathi passes away on Thursday, 2 Jan , 2019 after a prolonged period of illness.(PTI File Photo)

‘Guide and mentor to all of us’: NCP leader Supriya Sule remembers D P Tripathi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 01:28 PM IST
Tripathi, the general secretary of the Nationalist Congress Party and a former students’ union leader, was battling cancer.
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday asserted that it has the numbers for form government in Maharashtra and will be able to showcase its mandate on the floor of the house. (HT PHOTO)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday asserted that it has the numbers for form government in Maharashtra and will be able to showcase its mandate on the floor of the house. (HT PHOTO)

Have the numbers to prove majority in Maharashtra: BJP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 01:40 AM IST
A party functionary said whenever the party is called to prove its strength, it will be able to do so and that it is not perturbed by the claims made by Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar about the party MLAs not supporting the BJP.
Preparations for the early morning swearing-in of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis began in the dead of the night on Saturday(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Preparations for the early morning swearing-in of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis began in the dead of the night on Saturday(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Preparations for swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis kicked off late Friday night

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Surendra P Gangan
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2019 01:28 AM IST
Negotiations between the Bharatiya Janata Party and dissident Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar sealed the pact late on Friday.
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala addressing the media on the Maharashtra government formation onSaturday.(Screengrab from live footage.)
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala addressing the media on the Maharashtra government formation onSaturday.(Screengrab from live footage.)

Congress poses 10 questions to BJP, calls it ‘betrayal of mandate’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 06:40 PM IST
Congress’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a tweet, “This is called the betrayal of people’s mandate and giving a contract for killing democracy.” Surjewala also tagged media reports on Ajit Pawar’s role in various scams.
The NCP supremo has called a meeting of the party’s core committee on Sunday evening in Pune where he is likely to discuss the current political scenario.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The NCP supremo has called a meeting of the party’s core committee on Sunday evening in Pune where he is likely to discuss the current political scenario.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Maharashtra talks may be delayed

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 17, 2019 01:18 AM IST
A meeting between Pawar and interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi scheduled for Sunday in Delhi was postponed and could now be held either on Monday or Tuesday, party functionaries said.
Sharad Pawar has been in touch with the Shiv Sena over the past fortnight, mostly via Sena’s Sanjay Raut who has thrice visited Pawar at his south Mumbai residence.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Sharad Pawar has been in touch with the Shiv Sena over the past fortnight, mostly via Sena’s Sanjay Raut who has thrice visited Pawar at his south Mumbai residence.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Sharad Pawar meets Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai hotel, not Matoshree

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 05:18 PM IST
Sharad Pawar’s party NCP hasn’t announced its support to the Shiv Sena yet and is waiting for the Congress, its pre-poll ally, to formalise its stand by later in the evening.
Pawar’s meeting with the Congress chief Sonia Gandhi comes days after his meeting with Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut and a quick phone call from Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray.(Photo: Vipin Kumar (L) and Anshuman Poyrekar (R)/ Hindustan Times)
Pawar’s meeting with the Congress chief Sonia Gandhi comes days after his meeting with Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut and a quick phone call from Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray.(Photo: Vipin Kumar (L) and Anshuman Poyrekar (R)/ Hindustan Times)

Sharad Pawar meets Sonia Gandhi today to firm up alliance’s stand on Shiv Sena move

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 09:03 PM IST
The NCP hasn’t indicated a stand on Sena’s reported offer yet, insisting that his party couldn’t take a call alone since it had contested the election in alliance with the Congress.
Patel had clarified in a press conference in Mumbai earlier this week that there was no financial transaction or partnership between Mirchi’s wife Hajra Memon and his family, as claimed by the agency.(PTI image)
Patel had clarified in a press conference in Mumbai earlier this week that there was no financial transaction or partnership between Mirchi’s wife Hajra Memon and his family, as claimed by the agency.(PTI image)

NCP leader Praful Patel appears before ED for questioning in money laundering case

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Pratik Salunke
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 02:12 PM IST
The agency sources stated that they will be questioning Patel over the alleged property dealings with the mirchi family.
The 51-page document covers all the sectors and issues related to youth, women, environment, farmers and urban, rural development.(Photo: NCPspeaks/ Twitter)
The 51-page document covers all the sectors and issues related to youth, women, environment, farmers and urban, rural development.(Photo: NCPspeaks/ Twitter)

In Cong-NCP poll promises, 80% quota for locals in Maharashtra industries

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2020 04:30 PM IST
The leaders said that they have incorporated only those promises which are necessary and can be implemented.
The Shiv Sena now asked the ally if it would have crossed 300 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, if Pulwama attack and the retaliatory Balakot airstrikes would not have happened.(REUTERS)
The Shiv Sena now asked the ally if it would have crossed 300 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, if Pulwama attack and the retaliatory Balakot airstrikes would not have happened.(REUTERS)

Would BJP cross 300 LS seats if Pulwama had not happened: Sena

Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:53 AM IST
Days after Army chief Bipin Rawat said the terror launchpad at Balakot has been reactivated by Pakistan, the Sena said such statements have an “impact on the political atmosphere” in the country. The Sena indirectly indicated there is a pattern to push national security issues before key elections in the country.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar should use the current party exodus to clean out the ranks of corruption.(HT Photo)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar should use the current party exodus to clean out the ranks of corruption.(HT Photo)

Now is the time to kick out all the crooks

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 12:53 AM IST
Congress and the NCP, need to kick out any more crooks left in their parties
From rehabilitation of residents in Girgaon and Kalbadevi to construction of car depot and alleged vibrations from the tunneling work – Metro-3 has been mired in trouble since the announcement of the project.(HT image)
From rehabilitation of residents in Girgaon and Kalbadevi to construction of car depot and alleged vibrations from the tunneling work – Metro-3 has been mired in trouble since the announcement of the project.(HT image)

Aarey of hope? Panel to visit Mumbai Metro-3 site before deciding on axing 2,000 trees

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Mehul Thakkar
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 10:42 AM IST
The tree authority has 18 members – 13 corporators from all parties and five independent experts appointed by the civic body.
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar denied allegations of assaulting a woman.(Twitter photo)
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar denied allegations of assaulting a woman.(Twitter photo)

Didn’t assault any woman, says Mumbai mayor,blames MNS for brawl

Hindustan Times,Mumbai | By Steffy Thevar, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:36 PM IST
Mumbai mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar blamed the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers for the brawl,denied the allegations putted on him.
Medical education minister Girish Mahajan told the legislative council on Wednesday, “We are awaiting the court’s decision due on Monday. We have put our best lawyers at work.”
Medical education minister Girish Mahajan told the legislative council on Wednesday, “We are awaiting the court’s decision due on Monday. We have put our best lawyers at work.”

Will create 2,000 more seats for MBBS students in 2020: Maha govt

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The state government on Wednesday decided it will create 2,000 more seats for MBBS courses next year after getting a nod from the Centre.
Nationalist Congress Party’s Satara MP Udayanaraje Bhosale (the 13th direct descendant of King Shivaji) is the richest, with assets worth ₹199 crore(HT Photo)
Nationalist Congress Party’s Satara MP Udayanaraje Bhosale (the 13th direct descendant of King Shivaji) is the richest, with assets worth ₹199 crore(HT Photo)

Four new Maharashtra MPs are in Rs 100-crore-plus club

Hindustan Times | By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 08:10 AM IST
Twenty-eight MPs (58%) have criminal cases against them, while 15 (31%) have serious cases
A Lok Sabha win for Shiv Sena and BJP will make things easier ahead of the Assembly elections.(HT Photo)
A Lok Sabha win for Shiv Sena and BJP will make things easier ahead of the Assembly elections.(HT Photo)

Election 2019: Few takeaways that define India

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 12:32 AM IST
Beyond Mumbai and Maharashtra, this election has redrawn India’s electoral paradigm in at least six ways
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