Sharad Pawar

  • Meet Madhav Agasti, the man who makes politicians look stylish 23-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: The 2014 Lok Sabha election is not only well about crafted speeches but also a well crafted look for our political leaders. Mumbai based Madhav Agasti is the man whom politicians flock to, when they need a cutting edge look. He helps politicians to look apart. "I am working...
  • UPA will hold together even in defeat, says Sharad Pawar 22-04-2014 01:14 PM

    Voicing confidence about UPA III returning to power after Lok Sabha elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said it will hold together even in defeat and Congress will revive after the setback. "Firstly, I don't think UPA III will not be there after the polls, not on Congress' strength alone...
  • IPL Scandal: Probe-panel member Justice Patel related to interim BCCI president Yadav 21-04-2014 08:25 PM

    In another major development in the IPL scandal and a day before an important Supreme Court hearing, member of the probe panel proposed by the BCCI, former Calcutta High Court Chief Justice JN Patel confirmed to CNN-IBN on Monday that he is the brother-in-law of interim BCCI president Shivlal Yadav....
  • Pawar did not attend Rahul's rally due to a technical snag in his chopper: NCP 21-04-2014 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: A day after NCP chief Sharad Pawar skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's rally in Mumbai, party leader DP Tripathi rebutted claims that Pawar pulled out of the joint rally because Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. "This is all speculative news,...
  • Sharad Pawar questions Justice Patel and Shastri's appointment on IPL probe panel 21-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar wants Justice JN Patel, who is part of a three-man probe panel set up by the board to investigate the IPL corruption scandal, to come clean on his reported links with the body's interim President Shivlal Yadav. He also deprecated the presence of former...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Sharad Pawar keeps door open for Third Front 21-04-2014 02:54 PM

    Expressing confidence that the UPA will retain power after the Lok Sabha elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said he was not averse to the idea of cobbling together a government with the Third Front should the Centre's ruling alliance fall short of a majority. "There is no Third...
  • Sonia suffers mild asthma attack, to resume campaigning soon 21-04-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: A day after Congress President Sonia Gandhi cancelled her Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons, sources told CNN-IBN that she had a minor asthma attack. The UPA chairperson is likely to resume the campaigning soon. Sonia was scheduled to address three election rallies in Maharashtra on Sunday in Dhule,...
  • Mumbai: Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, Congress embarrassed 21-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Sharad Pawar was earlier scheduled to share the dais with Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi at a joint NCP-Congress rally, that was meant to be a show of strength. But Sonia Gandhi pulled out of the rally stating ill-health. The NCP chief then decided to skip...
  • Sharad Pawar skips Rahul Gandhi's rally, doesn't share stage with him 20-04-2014 09:03 PM

    Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday skipped Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's election rally organised in Mumbai. The NCP chief reportedly pulled out of the joint rally after Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi cancelled her one-day Maharashtra tour, citing health reasons. The NCP said Sharad Pawar had originally changed his...
  • Pawar clever as he is not contesting a poll he is going to lose: Modi 20-04-2014 08:55 PM

    Jalgaon/Nashik: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday described NCP chief Sharad Pawar as a "clever" politician and said the Union Minister decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls this time as he could sense that he would lose the election. "Whenever people speak about Sharad...
  • BCCI meet on IPL probe today, will Srinivasan be shown the door? 20-04-2014 07:45 AM

    Mumbai: In the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations against N Srinivasan and the BCCI, the cricket board will hold its emergent Working Committee meeting in Mumbai on Sunday. With the Court putting BCCI on the backfoot by asking it to chart a course of action to investigate the contents...
  • 'Sharad Pawar had agreed to ally with the Shiv Sena in Assembly polls' 19-04-2014 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi today claimed that NCP chief Sharad Pawar had agreed to an alliance with his party in the last Assembly elections in Maharashtra. "In the 2009 State Assembly polls, Pawar had expressed his willingness to have an alliance with Shiv Sena," Joshi, former Lok...
  • BJP's declaration of PM nominee sign of impatience: Sharad Pawar 18-04-2014 03:29 PM

    Nashik: Terming the BJP's announcement of Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi as a "sign of impatience", Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said they are not fighting the elections on issues, but only to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister. "Any political party contests a certain election on specific...
  • Modi wave fuels BJP, Congress-NCP put up good fight in Maharashtra 16-04-2014 01:47 PM

    Mumbai: Nineteen Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra are voting on April 17. 6 seats in Marathwada, 10 Western in Maharashtra, 1 in Konkan and 2 in Northern Maharashtra will be voting on Thursday. The entire Vidarbha region has already voted on April 10. Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha seats. The...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi 13-04-2014 11:43 PM

    The BJP has slammed Sharad Pawar over his remark. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that let it be Pawar or Congress, they are sure of their defeat. It is evident on their faces and their words. Earlier in the day, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted "Someone is dreaming to...
  • Pawar's dig at Modi, someone is 'dreaming' of becoming Hitler 13-04-2014 11:20 PM

    New Delhi: NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Sunday stepped up his attack on Narendra Modi, saying the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate is "dreaming" of becoming Hitler and asked people to foil his "attempt" in the Lok Sabha polls. "Someone is dreaming to become Hitler in this country. We shouldn't allow...
  • Pawar sacks NCP leader on refusal to campaign for Nilesh Rane 13-04-2014 06:55 PM

    Sindhudurg: Cracking the whip, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday removed the district unit president Bala Bhise for defying the party diktat to campaign for Congress candidate from Sindhudurg-Ratnagiri constituency Nilesh Rane and put sitting MLA Deepak Kesarkar on notice. Pawar announced his decision to replace Bhise with Victor Danteus...
  • NCP releases poll manifesto, opposes Uniform Civil Code 07-04-2014 04:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Monday being an election day, the party put up its manifesto on its website. Amongst other features, the NCP said it does not support the imposition of a uniform civil code and will...
  • Watch: Cyrus interviews Sharad 'Pawar' over his double voting remarks 06-04-2014 02:03 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on NCP chief Sharad Pawar over his recent controversial statements - double voting, sending Narendra Modi to mental hospital amongst others. ...
  • Sharad Pawar takes a dig at Modi, calls him a groom in a hurry 05-04-2014 11:20 PM

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday took a dig at Narendra Modi saying the BJP's PM nominee is a "groom in hurry" who has declared himself victorious even before the people's mandate is out. "Modi is a groom in a hurry. He is is behaving as if he has...
  • Either BJP or Congress will emerge as single largest party: Pawar 03-04-2014 12:31 PM

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar is not ruling out the chances of the BJP emerging as the single largest party in 2014. ...
  • Raj working to build party, Uddhav got it on a platter: Pawar 02-04-2014 09:27 PM

    Alibaug: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday made light of Uddhav Thackeray's remarks that his bid to join NDA was foiled and lavished praise on the Shiv Sena president's estranged cousin, MNS chief Raj Thackeray. "I feel pity (over Uddhav's statement)," Pawar said, speaking to reporters, after addressing a rally...
  • How can people trust Modi, asks Pawar 02-04-2014 03:35 PM

    Launching a blistering attack on BJP Prime ministerial candidate, NCP chief and Union Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday sought to know how could people trust Narendra Modi, who did not even meet the family of a Congress MP who was allegedly burnt near the Gujarat capital. "When Modi was Chief...
  • EC expresses displeasure over Sharad Pawar's ink remark 01-04-2014 10:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday expressed its "displeasure" over Union Minister Sharad Pawar's ink remark and asked him to be careful in future and ensure that he did not violate the Model Code of Conduct. In its order on Pawar's call to his supporters asking them to vote...
  • Uddhav's claim of stopping my entry into NDA 'joke of the year': Pawar 01-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday trashed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray's claim that he blocked his entry into the NDA, dubbing it the "joke of the year" made out of "frustration". "I will say this is the joke of the year," Pawar retorted sharply, reacting...
  • BSP candidate Haji Yakub calls Narendra Modi 'country's most cruel barbarian' 31-03-2014 02:45 PM

    Making a no-holds-barred attack on BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Narendra Modi needs to be "treated in a mental hospital" for talking "rubbish", while a BSP candidate termed the Gujarat Chief Minister as a "barbarian". With election fever at its peak, the Maratha strongman made the...
  • EGoM okays Rs 352 cr relief for 4 states to replant horti crops 31-03-2014 02:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre will provide Rs 352 crore assistance to farmers for replanting horticultural crops that were hit by untimely rains and hailstorms early this month in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan, a government source said on Monday. That apart, the Centre has decided to release Rs 92...
  • LS polls: No room for Sharad Pawar in NDA fold, says Uddhav Thackeray 31-03-2014 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said there is no room for NCP chief Sharad Pawar in the NDA fold and he is confident that even after elections the alliance would not require his support. "Myself, Gopinath Munde, Ramdas Athavale and Raju Shetty opposed Pawar's entry in the...
  • Pawar says Modi should be treated at a mental hospital, BJP hits back 31-03-2014 10:18 AM

    Mumbai: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party PM candidate Narendra Modi criticised Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar over the state of the hailstorm hit farmers in Maharashtra, Pawar has hit back. Pawar said that Modi needs to be treated in a mental hospital for talking rubbish. "Modi must have deranged as...