Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: NCP

Marathon meeting, 114 leaders, 55 issues — NCP starts civic poll prep, says no blanket tie-up

Meeting chaired by NCP president Sharad Pawar decided party will plan local tie-ups for next year's civic polls — seen as a mini-assembly election — based on the situation on the ground.

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.

Param Bir Singh fails to appear before inquiry commission again, fined Rs 25,000

Former Mumbai Police chief Singh was given a 'last chance' to appear before the commission, formed by the Maharashtra govt. Singh had earlier failed to appear before it in June.

Uddhav govt allies were aware of Sharad Pawar-Modi meeting in Delhi, NCP says

NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and AICC general secretary HK Patil had been informed about the scheduled meeting.

BJP should thank Sena, NCP for ‘human resource’ in PM Modi’s cabinet, says Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena MP pointed out the new central Ministers of State, Kapil Patil and Bharti Pawar, were earlier with NCP while MSME Minister Narayan Rane was in the Sena before.

‘Political conspiracy to target me’ — NCP’s Eknath Khadse on Pune land deal probe

While appearing before the ED, Khadse alleged that the inquiry against him was started because he quit the BJP to join NCP. His son-in-law was arrested by the agency Wednesday.

MVA govt stable, no truth in opposition’s propaganda of threat to alliance, says Sanjay Raut

Raut said the meeting between NCP's Sharad Pawar and CM Uddhav Thackeray Thursday was to discuss 'prevailing political situation' and there were no differences between them.

Mumbai Police registers FIR against man for posting ‘objectionable’ photo of Sharad Pawar

FIR was lodged by NCP worker D S Sawant after being informed about a Facebook user who posted an edited picture of Pawar.

Rahul Gandhi should join hands with NCP chief to align opposition parties, says Shiv Sena

An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said there should be deliberation first on whether the opposition should come together only on one criteria — of opposing BJP & Modi.

Opposition leaders gather at Sharad Pawar’s home, assert it wasn’t ‘political meeting’

The meeting lasted for over 2 hours and was attended by TMC, SP, RLD, AAP, Left parties members. CPI-M's Nilotpal Basu said issues like Covid management were discussed.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.