Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicNationalist Congress Party

Topic: Nationalist Congress Party

Egg, ink & slaps — what explains aggressive turn of Sharad Pawar’s NCP

Incidents like throwing ink and eggs & hurling chappals have not been unheard of in Maharashtra’s political landscape. But they have mostly been associated with Shiv Sena.

Nawab Malik, who became household name with Aryan Khan case, now a ‘rebel’ after ED arrest

'Will fight and win, expose everyone', says UP-born Maharashtra minister, who has been accused in a money laundering case involving the Mumbai underworld.

NCP’s Malik & NCB’s Wankhede keep butting heads — now with ‘extortion’ letter & proofs of caste

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik releases unsigned letter alleging NCB zonal director planted drugs, including on his son-in-law. Wankhede rebuts claims about faking his religion.

Now Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik says NCB’s Wankhede lied about religion to get IRS job

NCB officer Sameer Wankhede issued a statement denying allegations, accusing Malik of causing ‘mental and emotional pressure’ with his ‘defamatory and slanderous attacks’.

Chhagan Bhujbal & Maharashtra Sadan scam: How case changed from Cong-NCP to BJP-Sena govts

Scam pertains to NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal & his relatives being accused of receiving kickbacks from firm that built Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi. They were all discharged Thursday. 

Leaked CBI report giving clean chit to Anil Deshmukh ‘genuine’, NCP’s Nawab Malik says

Speaking to the media, the NCP leader Thursday said that CBI hasn't termed it a 'fake' report & if presented in the court, the former Maharashtra home minister will get a reprieve.

Anil Deshmukh, Maharashtra minister in extortion row is Pawar loyalist who once backed Sena-BJP

Described as a soft-spoken leader, Anil Deshmukh is a 5-time MLA from Katol in Vidarbha’s Nagpur district who was seen within NCP as an unlikely pick as home minister.

No doubt TMC will retain Bengal, BJP will lose all state polls except Assam: Sharad Pawar

Pawar further said as per the inputs received from his party people the BJP is in a 'good position' compared to other contenders.

NCP got 5 times more funds, including from Mumbai BJP chief, after coming to power in 2019

Sharad Pawar’s party got Rs 59.94 crore in 2019-20 compared to Rs 12.05 crore the previous fiscal, with Rs 5 crore coming from Lodha Developers.

IPS transfer row in Mumbai Police hints at fresh cracks in Shiv Sena-NCP ties

Mumbai Police commissioner's decision to transfer 10 deputy commissioners of police Thursday was revoked by the government Sunday without explanation.

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.