Sharad Pawar

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 24-03-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Has BJP betrayed Jaswant Singh? 24-03-2014 08:05 PM

    Rebel BJP leader Jaswant Singh, who filed nomination papers as an Independent candidate from Barmer in Rajasthan on Monday, hit out at the BJP top brass for claiming that he felt betrayed by them. ...
  • Sharad Pawar clarifies his comment on casting bogus votes 23-03-2014 11:01 PM

    Union Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday stoked a controversy when he asked his party workers to take advantage of the multi-phase polling in the state by "voting twice" but later sought to temper his remarks saying they were made in a "lighter vein". ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-03-2014 10:09 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress likely to field Digvijaya Singh against Modi from Varanasi 19-03-2014 08:35 PM

    Congress is likely to field party General Secretary and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Dijvijaya Singh against Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is BJP divided over LK Advani seat? 19-03-2014 07:41 PM

    After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from Bhopal. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Setback for Shiv Sena, Rahul Narvekar joins NCP 17-03-2014 07:45 PM

    In a huge blow to the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Rahul Narvekar, the Sena spokesperspon joined arch rival Nationalist Congress Party ahead of Lok Sabha polls. Sources say that Narvekar was upset with the Shiv Sena as he was asked by the party high command to withdraw his candidature from...
  • BJP, NCP play down media reports on Modi-Pawar meeting 31-01-2014 12:50 PM

    After reports of a meeting between Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi created furore in political corridors, leaders of both the parties have rubbished the media reports. NCP's Nawab Malik and BJP's Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi played down the media reports of a meeting...
  • We have 'trimurti' leadership that has taken good decisions: Tewari 11-01-2014 08:40 PM

    After Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that he wanted to see NCP chief Sharad Pawar become the Prime Minister, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari said, "I don't know the context in which Shinde made the statement. As far as Congress goes, we have a 'trimurti' leadership in...
  • A big thank you to MCA: Sachin Tendulkar 11-11-2013 07:42 PM

    In a felicitation ceremony ahead of Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and final Test, MCA named its Kandivili Ground after the legendary batsman. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on rising onion prices 27-10-2013 02:27 PM

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the spiralling prices of onion, Sachin Tendulkar's farewell, and UP gold rush. He also speaks to Sharad Pawar on Onion prices and Cricket issues. ...
  • Sheila hits out at Oppn for attacking Rahul Gandhi 26-10-2013 08:25 PM

    Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has hit out at comments that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is yet to prove his mettle as an administrator if he aspired to be the prime minister. NCP Chief Sharad Pawar had told CNN-IBN that the Congress Vice President was not yet prepared for...
  • Rahul Gandhi competent to become prime minister: Rashid Alvi 25-10-2013 09:03 AM

    Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is competent to become the prime minister of India. "As far as Rahul is concerned, whole of Congress want him to become the Prime Minister. He is competent to become the Prime Minister of the country," he said. The remarks...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on Congress using Priyanka to counter Modi in polls 20-10-2013 11:00 AM

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on Allahabad Congress which passed a resolution asking Priyanka Gandhi to contest 2014 Lok Sabha polls. ...
  • Sharad Pawar can challenge Srinivasan's authority 18-10-2013 08:52 PM

    The former BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 17-10-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Sharad Pawar set to take over the reins of Indian cricket administration? 17-10-2013 11:40 PM

    Former BCCI and ICC President Sharad Pawar has been elected as Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) chief unopposed, the election officer announced it on Thursday evening ahead of Friday's biennial polls. ...
  • News 360: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik under scanner in Coal scam 17-10-2013 08:57 PM

    In a new twist to the coal blocks allocation scam the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is looking into the role of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in the case. Naveen Patnaik had reportedly written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to approve coal blocks of Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar...
  • Backtracking ordinance on convicted legislators raises question on PM's sanctity: NCP 03-10-2013 06:47 PM

    Agriculture Minister and Congress ally NCP chief Sharad Pawar said decision of backtracking on the ordinance on shielding convicted legislators raised questions on the sanctity of the Prime Minister and the Cabinet. "Making a decision and then taking it back is not good. People may lose faith in the government,"...
  • Watch: Political reactions on Cabinet's decision to withdraw the ordinance 02-10-2013 10:38 PM

    Leading political leaders including Union Minister Farooq Abdullah said he is not upset, but neither happy with the Ordinance being withdrawn. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad also gave their takes on the Ordinance withdrawal. ...
  • Hike in onion prices a result of poor policies: Murli Manohar Joshi 18-09-2013 05:03 PM

    On Sharad Pawar's statement that when the farmers are getting more money for their produce we should not complain, BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi questioned as to how the farmers are benefiting as they are not getting Rs 80. He added that the government does not have a clue. ...
  • There should no complain on rising onion prices, says Sharad Pawar 17-09-2013 11:40 PM

    Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said there should be no complaints about price rise in onion as it means more money for farmers. He said, "There is a lot of talk about the rise in onion prices however when prices fall no one shows any concern for the farmers. When farmers...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg 17-09-2013 09:06 PM

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices....
  • Vote bank politics on Ishrat Jahan, says BJP leader Balbir Punj 11-08-2013 04:17 PM

    BJP leader Balbir Punj hit out at Union Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday after his remarks that 'false cases are alienating Muslims' in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case and Malegaon blasts. ...
  • No rush to pass Food Security Bill, says Sharad Pawar 05-08-2013 09:22 AM

    Agriculture Minister and Congress ally NCP chief Sharad Pawar said there is no rush to pass the Food Security Bill and is ready for a discussion on the bill. Earlier, he told CNN-IBN that he is open to changes in the bill. ...
  • Will Sharad Pawar make a comeback as MCA president? 05-08-2013 08:58 AM

    While the BCCI elections are still a couple of months away, the Mumbai Cricket Association elections could see the return of Sharad Pawar as president. ...
  • Wheat storage continues to be a problem in Punjab, Haryana 13-06-2013 08:05 PM

    The public distribution system remains in shambles with food grain rotting in several states. Wheat storage continues to be a major problem in Punjab and Haryana and fears are that foodgrain will be rotting in several states. ...