Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicSharad Pawar

Topic: Sharad Pawar

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.

Ketaki Chitale — why Marathi actor booked for ‘trolling’ Sharad Pawar often ends up in news

Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale is in police custody till 18 May for sharing a ‘derogatory’ Facebook post allegedly targeting NCP chief Sharad Pawar, calling him a mosquito, among other things.

Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale detained for ‘derogatory’ Facebook post on Sharad Pawar

Thane Police detained Ketaki Chitale after a case was registered against her for the post that contained phrases like ‘hell is waiting’ etc.

Left and liberals have crafted a delusory narrative of inevitable Muslim genocide in India

The ‘narrative’ on ‘secularism’ is partly a result of some self-styled wokes believing their own lies, which they have manufactured to suit their ideological agenda.

Sharad Pawar calls for repeal of sedition law, says it’s misused against critics of govt

NCP chief Pawar made statement in 11 April affidavit filed before Bhima Koregaon probe panel. Maharashtra govt currently under fire for sedition charge against legislator-couple.

How Sharad Pawar, Modi’s friend and foe, has emerged as MVA’s chief contact with Centre

Pawar played a similar role before, as UPA govt's interlocutor with then-CM Modi. Lines of communication have always remained open despite changing political circumstances.

After almost 2 years of Covid-forced WFH, CM Uddhav back in office at state secretariat

Maharashtra CM has mainly worked from official residence due to pandemic and his health. This was heavily criticised by Opposition BJP, but backed by Shiv Sena's MVA allies.

Conspiracy or communication gap? Attack on Pawar’s home raises difficult questions for NCP

Mumbai Police have arrested 109 workers of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation who were allegedly part of mob at Silver Oak, and lawyer representing its striking workers.

‘Not interested in becoming UPA chairperson, lead anti-BJP front’, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Pawar said that Congress cannot be excluded from any initiative aimed at providing an alternative to the BJP at the Centre.

MVA members arguing again, Pawar not convinced, but Uddhav govt backs new houses for ‘rural MLAs’

Opposition cites legislators’ high salaries & perks, calls new housing scheme an ‘attempt to keep the flock together’ in the House. Some MVA legislators have criticised the scheme as well.

On Camera

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud | Official Account | Twitter

‘The kingdom has done what it can’: Saudi Arabia on oil market

Saudi Arabia argued that pumping more crude would do little to help the market, assessing that oil supply right now is relatively in balance.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

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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