Urine Remark

  • Need public outcry over Ajit Pawar's insensitive remarks: Nikhil Wagle April 15, 2013

    More than 12,000 villages in Maharashtra are battling acute drought. At such a time when they thought the state government will bring them some relief, the following statement of deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar has shocked all. Pawar said, "Somebody is there on a fast for 55 days now. His...
  • Ajit's 'urine' remark row: Opposition walks out of Maha Assembly April 15, 2013

    Mumbai: The Opposition stormed the Maharashtra Assembly as it reconvened after a week on Monday. Opposition leaders staged a walkout during question hour seeking the resignation of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his 'urine' remark. The Opposition also demanded a discussion on the issue. Earlier, Ajit Pawar made a gaffe...
  • Maha Assembly to reconvene after remaining paralysed over Ajit Pawar April 15, 2013

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Assembly will reconvene on Monday after almost a week of not operating. Both Houses of the Assembly were adjourned on April 9 after the opposition created a ruckus over Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's 'urine' comment. The Lower House was adjourned after censure motion against Ajit Pawar...
  • Ajit Pawar's fast fails to impress opposition, people April 15, 2013

    Satara: Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday undertook a fast near Satara to repent for his widely flayed remarks on Maharashtra's drought. But the opposition was not impressed. "This is not a publicity stunt. I really mean it. I admit that all politicians should speak with responsibility," Pawar said after...
  • Ajit Pawar observes day-long fast to repent crass 'urine remark' April 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday sat on a day-long fast to repent his derogatory comment on the state's drought situation. Pawar is under Opposition pressure to resign over his crass "urinating-in-the-dam" statement over water scarcity being faced by farmers in drought-hit Maharashtra. Ajit Pawar is fasting near...
  • Ajit's remark improper, but he should be forgiven: NCP chief April 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has called for the controversy surrounding his nephew and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar to die down. Ajit Pawar had ruffled feathers by his 'urine' remark on the Maharashtra drought situation. "As party president, I will say that Ajit Pawar's statement was...
  • Won't resign now, will consult MLAs first: Ajit Pawar on urine remark April 11, 2013

    Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar is still facing ire over his urine remark over the drought situation. ...
  • FTN: Do politicians invariably make insensitive statements in public? April 10, 2013

    There was uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly for the third consecutive day, the Opposition is demanding deputy CM Ajit Pawar's resignation over his controversial 'urine' comment. ...
  • MNS hits streets demanding Ajit Pawar's resignation April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: There was an uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly for the third consecutive day as the Opposition demanded Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's resignation over his controversial 'urine' comment. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has hit the streets of Mumbai in protest urging Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to sack Ajit Pawar....
  • Maha Assembly adjourned over Pawar's urine remark April 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Both Houses of the Maharashtra Assembly were adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition created a ruckus over Ajit Pawar's urine remark. The Lower House was adjourned after censure motion against Ajit Pawar was not accepted. The Upper House was adjourned after the opposition demanded resignation of Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief...
  • Activists in Jalna name a urinal after Ajit Pawar April 9, 2013

    Jalna: A urinal in Jalna has been named after Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ajit Pawar in retribution for his urine remark. A poster with Ajit's photograph was pasted there following which some activists named it after the politician. This comes three days after Ajit, while referring to a farmer...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena demands Ajit Pawar's resignation April 9, 2013

    Nashik: The city unit of Shiv Sena on Monday demanded resignation of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his insensitive remarks over drought, which has ravaged over a dozen districts in the state. Sena activists staged a demonstration against the NCP leader and beat his posters with shoes to...
  • Maharashtra drought: Ajit Pawar's 'urine' remark may prove costly for NCP April 9, 2013

    Maharahstra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar was forced to apologise for his callous comment asking whether he should urinate to provide water in dams at a rally in the drought-hit state. ...
  • BJP demands Ajit Pawar's resignation over 'urine' remark April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's resignation for his 'urine' remark on the drought in the state. The BJP's women wing will hold a protest in Mumbai on Monday. At a rally on Sunday, Ajit Pawar said, "Somebody is there on a fast...