Monday, 23 May, 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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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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