SHARAD PAWAR

  • BJP graph steadily declining: Sharad Pawar 6 days ago

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said BJP's graph has drastically dipped in the last ten months since the time it strode to power promising "achhe din" and hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting political opponents back home, on foreign soil. Addressing the extended working committee of...
  • Asha Bhosle, Sharad Pawar's wax statues unveiled in Mumbia April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Legendary singer Asha Bhosle says she gets immense satisfaction when her songs soothe the listeners in their times of hardship. "This satisfaction gives me more peace than earning money," said Bhosle, speaking at a function to inaugurate her wax statue, made by Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum. NCP chief Sharad Pawar's...
  • Even I was under government watch as Maharashtra minister: Sharad Pawar April 11, 2015

    Nashik: Amid a row over snooping on close relatives of Subhash Chandra Bose, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said keeping a watch was a general practice of any government and even he was under watch during his tenure as Home Minister of Maharashtra years ago. Setting off a political...
  • Sharad Pawar bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: NCP President Sharad Pawar on Saturday came out in support of the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra's Konkan region and said BJP should persuade its ally Shiv Sena to support the mega project. An agreement on moving forward on the stalled nuclear project was among the 17...
  • Farmer suicides despite Modi's chai pe charcha assurance: NCP March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared stage with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, the NCP on Wednesday attacked him over the suicide of a farmer in Vidarbha region, saying he was forced to kill himself as he did not get any relief from his debts despite Modi's promise at...
  • I was not supposed to contest BCCI elections, says Sharad Pawar March 2, 2015

    Chennai, Mar 2 (PTI) Seasoned politician Sharad Pawar, who was forced to pull out of the the race for president's post at the BCCI elections, said on Monday that the poll outcome has shown that the powerful cricketing body was not solely controlled by N Srinivasan. "I am quite happy with...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president for the second time March 2, 2015

    Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya has been elected as the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president, replacing Narayanaswami Srinivasan, in the board's annual general meeting in Chennai on Monday, more than a decade after he last held the top job. Apart from Dalmiya, the other new entrants are...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya set to return as BCCI president March 2, 2015

    Veteran cricket administrator and former ICC president Jagmohan Dalmiya is all set to return as the Board for Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president, replacing N Srinivasan, in the board's annual general meeting on Monday, more than a decade after he last held the top job. The road for Dalmiya...
  • India @ 9 with Anchal Vohra March 1, 2015

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  • BCCI elections: Srinivasan stumps Pawar with Dalmiya March 1, 2015

    It's turning out to be a battle royale between BCCI president-in-exile N Srinivasan and Indian cricket's strongman Sharad Pawar, who desperately wants to regain control of the country's cricket board. The stage is set for a Srinivasan vs Pawar battle at the BCCI's Annual General Meeting despite both men not in...
  • Srinivasan not to contest but suspense over BCCI presidential polls continues February 28, 2015

    Chennai: With just two days to go for the Cricket Board's much-awaited Annual General Meeting, both N Srinivasan and his rival faction are keeping their cards close to the chest as the suspense mounts on who will be the next President of the cash-rich body. With Srinivasan not contesting the much-postponed...
  • Pawar's decision on contesting BCCI election likely by Feb 27 February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: The suspense over Mumbai Cricket Association's (MCA) president Sharad Pawar contesting the Cricket Board's election on March 2 is likely to end on February 27, according to MCA sources. "Indications are he will contest (for the president-ship of BCCI). He's expected to decide on February 27 whether he will contest...
  • Modi-Pawar bonhomie: Digvijay calls it another 'U-turn' by PM February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the recent bonhomie with NCP chief Sharad Pawar, alleging that it was "another U turn" by Modi who had not long back dubbed NCP as "naturally corrupt party". "NCP 'Naturally Corrupt Party' becomes...
  • Maharashtra: Modi, Pawar share dais, trigger talks of political realignment February 14, 2015

    Baramati: Putting behind the rancour of bitterly fought Maharashtra Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared dais with NCP leader Sharad Pawar and had lunch with him, setting off speculation about a possible political realignment in the state. Though the two leaders insisted that no political meaning should...
  • Narendra Modi-Sharad Pawar luncheon on Valentine's Day February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Considerable political interest has been generated as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar plan to have lunch together on Saturday, which happens to be Valentine's Day. Modi will travel to the home of the Nationalist Congress Party chief in Baramati in Pune district after attending several events,...
  • BCCI's Working Committee meeting to decide AGM date February 7, 2015

    Chennai: The date of the much-delayed Annual General Meeting, which has been deferred till now because of the IPL spot-fixing case, will be the only agenda when the all-powerful Working Committee of the BCCI meets here on Monday. With Supreme Court order on January 22, clearly stating that BCCI will have...
  • Petitioner in IPL spot-fixing case asks Sharad Pawar to contest BCCI polls February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Secretary of the unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar, Aditya Verma on Monday urged former BCCI chief and NCP strongman Sharad Pawar to contest for the post of president in the Cricket Board's upcoming elections. The petitioner in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Verma's long-drawn battle with the N Srinivasan camp...
  • Sharad Pawar, Jagmohan Dalmiya urged to take over BCCI mantle January 31, 2015

    Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday called upon veteran administrators Jagmohan Dalmiya and Sharad Pawar to cleanse the Indian cricket board that has been "vitiated" by sidelined president N. Srinivasan. Verma also rejected reports that Srinivasan, barred by the Supreme Court from contesting the Board of Control...
  • Supreme Court blow to N Srinivasan January 22, 2015

    Right from former BCCI President AC Muthiah to Sharad Pawar, everybody welcomed Supreme Court's verdict on IPL spot fixing scandal that had put N Srinivasan in a spot. ...
  • We will wait for written orders: Shivlal Yadav January 22, 2015

    We will call for a working committee meeting and thereafter we will take a decision as to when to have the general body meeting but the elections will be conducted as per SC order, says Shivlal Yadav. ...
  • Mumbai: NCP chief Sharad Pawar taken to Breach Candy Hospital after he slipped at his Delhi residence December 3, 2014

    NCP Chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday got injured when he slipped during his morning walk at his residence and has been taken to Mumbai by air ambulance. Pawar, 73, suffered injury in his leg and apparently in his back and will be admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, sources said. ...
  • Sharad Pawar suffers minor injuries after he slips at his Delhi home, taken to Mumbai December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar was on Wednesday injured when he slipped during morning walk at his residence and has been taken to Mumbai by air ambulance. Pawar, 73, suffered injury in his leg and apparently in his back and will be admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, sources...
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray drags Sharad Pawar into slanging match against BJP's Eknath Khadse November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated on Wednesday with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion, says BJP minister November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said that the estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the Assembly starts on December 8. The Sena, on the other hand, said it was firm on the demand of a...
  • NCP leader Supriya Sule denies reports of any differences within party November 21, 2014

    NCP leader Supriya Sule has spoken out over reports of differences with her father Ajit Pawar and party Chief Sharad Pawar. She said she never opposed Pawar's decision to extend support to the BJP. ...
  • Maharashtra: Fadnavis government's stability not NCP's responsibility, says Sharad Pawar November 18, 2014

    Alibaug (Maharashtra): The Devendra Fadnavis government on Tuesday found itself in an unenviable situation with Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, whose party had declared outside support doing a U-turn, saying the stability of the 18-day-old dispensation was not its responsibility and asking his party workers to be ready for...
  • Be ready to face snap polls in Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar tells NCP November 18, 2014

    Alibaug (Maharashtra): NCP president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked his party workers to be prepared for snap polls in Maharashtra considering the political situation after the recent state Assembly elections. "We have to be ready to face snap polls in Maharashtra," he said addressing a two-day party meeting which began on...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to seek trust vote on Wednesday, Sena asks its MLA to be present November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The 13-day-old BJP government in Maharashtra headed by Devendra Fadnavis will seek a vote of confidence on Wednesday which it is expected to win with the help of NCP despite its continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena. The former allies look set to cross swords even before the crucial trust...
  • Despite Shiv Sena's threat, NCP's offer of support to BJP stands: Sharad Pawar November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party Chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party's support for Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra is still on the table. While addressing a press conference Pawar said, "We made our stand clear. We want stability in Maharashtra. And so if this government is in a...
  • Sharad Pawar to attend BCCI AGM after four years November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: In a significant move, Mumbai Cricket Association's president Sharad Pawar has decided to attend the Cricket Board's Annual General Meeting, scheduled to be held in Chennai on November 20, after a gap of four years. "Mr Pawar's name was proposed by the committee members at yesterday's managing committee meeting and...