Sunday, 22 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.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

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

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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