NATIONALIST CONGRESS PARTY
Senior NCP leader D P Tripathi passes away
Senior NCP leader D P Tripathi passed away on Thursday in New Delhi after a prolonged illness, family sources said. He was 67.
Ajit Pawar, Aditya Thackeray to make it to Maha Cabinet
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar will be sworn-in as the Deputy Chi...
Shiv Sena-BJP insulted public mandate: Raj Thackeray
"The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party have 'insulted' public sentiments. The Sena joinin...
Pawar to Meet MLAs as appeal for making Ajit deputy CM grows
Sena and Congress leaders want Ajit to be given an important role in the Thackeray cabinet to fine-tune coalition synergy. Pawar’s decision will bring clarity on which NCP minister will get the key home ministry after the post-assembly session Cabinet expansion.
NCP urges supporters to observe Sharad Pawar's birthday as 'farmers' day'
Sharad Pawar who is the founder of NCP will turn 79 on December 12 this year. NCP has requested the supporters to observe Pawar's birthday as farmer's day and contribute money for the welfare of the disgruntled farmers affected by the unseasonal rains.
Experienced hands Chhagan Bhujbal, Balasaheb Thorat, Subhash Desai make it to cabinet
Thackeray is heading a coalition government, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), whose main constituents are the Sena, the Congress and the NCP.
Maharashtra government: Sena, NCP likely to have 15 ministers each, Congress 13
Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party is likely to have 15 ministers including a deputy chief minister, while the Congress may get 13 berths and the Speaker's post, they said.
The Maratha warrior Sharad Pawar’s third resurgence in 40 years
After stitching the once unimaginable Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance and turning BJP’s counter-plots on its head, Sharad Pawar has demonstrated that he was the ultimate survivor by salvaging his leadership from the brink of extinction for the third time in 40 years.
Pawar play makes Uddhav Thackeray Maharashtra CM
Uddhav Thackeray is likely to be sworn in as the CM on Thursday at Shivaji Park, Mumbai. Fadnavis’ resignation came within hours of the SC ordering that his government must submit itself to a floor test on Wednesday to be conducted by a pro tem Speaker. The BJP is the largest party with 105 members while Shiv Sena and NCP have 56 and 54 MLAs, respectively.
Uddhav Thackeray formally chosen as new Maharashtra CM
Shiv Sena President Uddhav B. Thackeray was unanimously elected as chief of the 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' on Tuesday evening, paving the way for his becoming the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Maharashtra: Supreme Court orders floor test tomorrow by open ballot
Shiv Sena, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party had challenged the Maharashtra governor's decision to invite BJP to form the government in the state and oath-taking of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar.
NCP gives Ajit Pawar last chance
The leaders told Ajit that NCP may take harsh steps if he continued to hold out and made it clear that under no circumstances would NCP back BJP. Patil hinted that the meeting was not successful but the leaders may meet Ajit again. The three are believed to have promised ‘incentives’ in case he comes back.
Maharashtra power tussle: SC to rule on floor test plea today
The row over Devendra Fadnavis surprise appointment as chief minister saw disruptions in and outside Parliament with political parties accusing the Centre and the governor of bias.
Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest in Parliament against BJP's move to form Maharashtra government
Terming the midnight coup in which the BJP formed the government with Ajit Pawar as "murder of democracy", Congress leaders including Ahmed Patel, Anand Sharma, Adhir Ranjan Choudhury and Shashi Tharoor raised slogans and held placards criticising the BJP and demanding "justice".
Maha govt formation: BJP seeking more time to manipulate the process, says Majeed Memon
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP and leader Majeed Memon on November 24 said that the BJP is seeking more time to conduct the floor test ...
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