Jitendra Awhad

  • Pawar meets Congress, NCP leaders from Maharashtra 11-05-2014 08:37 PM

    Mumbai: Union Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday met leaders of the ruling NCP and Congress alliance in Maharashtra to discuss the political situation ahead of the Lok Sabha election results, and the preparations for the Assembly elections. Maharashtra Assembly polls are due later in 2014. Chief...
  • NCP slams Uddhav Thackeray over Sharad Pawar jibe 20-01-2014 07:16 PM

    NCP's Maharashtra working president Jitendra Awhad on Monday hit back at Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray for his exhortation to party workers to ensure defeat of any NCP nominee, including party chief Sharad Pawar, from Shirur Lok Sabha seat in the upcoming elections. "Uddhav Thackeray has no guts to contest...
  • Dropped from Cabinet, Bhaskar Jadhav is the new Maharashtra NCP President 15-06-2013 01:21 PM

    Mumbai: Bhaskar Jadhav was on Saturday named as the new Maharashtra Nationalist Congress Party President. NCP legislator from Thane Jitendra Awhad has been made working president of NCP in Maharashtra. In the recent party's reshuffle, State Urban Development Minister Jadhav was dropped from the Cabinet. The minister was publicaly ticked...
  • Thane: NCP MLA prevented Forest Dept from demolishing illegal buildings 11-04-2013 11:58 AM

    In June 2011, officials of the forest department had complained to the Chief Secretary of Mahraashtra against local NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad. They stated that their officials were forcibly stopped and threatened by Awhad's supporters when they were demolishing illegal encroachments in the same area where the building collapsed. The...
  • Thane: NCP MLA stopped Forest Dept from demolishing illegal buildings 10-04-2013 03:29 PM

    Thane: A week after a building collapsed in Thane's Mumbra area killing 74 people, Network 18 has accessed documents which show that local Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLA Jitendra Awhad had prevented the Forest Department from demolishing illegal constructions in the area despite a court order. The documents reveal that...
  • We want clouds of suspicion to subside: NCP MLA 28-09-2012 07:20 PM

    Nationalist Congress Party MLA Jitendra Awhad insisted that the party is united on the irrigation scam issue. He reiterated that the white paper should not have been delayed and said he is hopeful that the truth will soon come out. ...
  • White paper on irrigation should be brought out soon: NCP MLA 26-09-2012 05:05 PM

    NCP MLA Jitendra Awhad insisted that the Maharashtra government should not delay in bringing out the white paper on irrigation because the delay is causing a shadow of doubt. NCP leader Ajit Pawar resigned from the post of deputy chief minister of Maharashtra ahead of a white paper on irrigation...
  • Sharad Pawar denies crisis as Maharashtra Dy CM resigns 26-09-2012 07:44 AM

    Mumbai: A political crisis is unfolding in Maharashtra after Ajit Pawar resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister over allegations of corruption. While other NCP Ministers have followed suit, party chief Sharad Pawar says there's no threat to the state government. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has refused to accept the...
  • Desist from attacking Pawar, NCP tells Anna 09-12-2011 01:43 AM

    Thane: NCP leader Jitendra Awhad on Thursday said social activist Anna Hazare should desist from attacking party President and Union Minister Sharad Pawar. Addressing a press conference in Thane, he accused Hazare of repeatedly "defaming" Pawar, and asked the anti-corruption crusader to stop doing so. Awhad, who is an MLA,...