Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicSharad Pawar

Topic: Sharad Pawar

How BJP’s Shelar, likely next BCCI treasurer, rose in cricket politics with Pawar’s blessings

Shelar, a BJP MLA from Bandra West, has been in the world of cricket politics for almost a decade and is credited to have started the T20 Mumbai league during his tenure as MCA president.

‘Muslims not getting due share despite being large part of country,’ says NCP chief Pawar

While addressing an event organised by the Vidarbha Muslim Intellectuals Forum, Sharad Pawar also batted for Urdu while stressing importance of the 'main language' of states.

Ajit dada or Supriya tai? ‘No political ambitions’, but NCP chief Pawar silent on succession plan

While Ajit Pawar clarified his 'walkout' from NCP's two-day convention was actually for a 'bathroom break', speculations of a rift within the party are not completely unsupported.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar dissolves all party units, weeks after collapse of MVA govt

NCP was a key constituent of the Shiv Sena-led coalition govt that fell apart last month following rebellion by a section of MLAs of the Uddhav Thackeray-led outfit.

Shiv Sena sacks rebel leader Eknath Shinde, Sharad Pawar says no idea he wanted to be CM

Senior leader and Maharashtra minister Shinde, apparently disenchanted with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, is in a hotel in BJP-ruled Gujarat with several other MLAs.

22 FIRs, 34 days in jail for 1 post on ‘Pawar’ — bizarre case of Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale

The actor was arrested for sharing an allegedly offensive Facebook post about NCP chief Sharad Pawar. She has moved the high court, asking for her arrest to be declared as ‘illegal’.

Congress in, what about AAP? Here’s who’ll attend Mamata opposition meet today on President polls

Sharad Pawar has reportedly declined the offer to be the joint presidential candidate of opposition parties ahead of the Wednesday meet in New Delhi called by the West Bengal CM.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge | ANI file photo

Congress is becoming Nokia, Kodak of Gujarat politics. Outdated KHAM lens will wipe it out

After winning the biggest electoral victory in 1995 Gujarat elections, Congress lost seven consecutive elections in the state. It cannot remind voters about its rule anymore.

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.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.