EC declares Ajit faction as true NCP, gives time for Sharad Pawar faction to rebrand

NEW DELHI: In a significant blow to veteran politician Sharad Pawar, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on February 6th declared that the faction led by his nephew Ajit Pawar is the legitimate ‘Nationalist Congress Party’ (NCP). This ruling brings an end to a 25-year-long factional dispute within the party, with Ajit Pawar’s group granted […]

Pawar vs Pawar: ECI to hear plea on NCP symbol ownership

KOLKATA: The Election Commission of India is slated to hear the Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) plea regarding which faction — Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar — can stake their claim over the party name and symbol, on Monday. The hearing ensued when the Ajit faction submitted a petition before the ECI claiming presidency of the party. […]

Ajit Pawar’s dispute imaginary, Sharad truly owns NCP: Lawyer

NEW DELHI: Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the lawyer of Sharad Pawar, on Friday rubbished Ajit Pawar’s claim to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and its election symbol, the clock. He said that Sharad Pawar is the true owner of the party and accused Ajit of making an imaginary dispute to break the organization. Singhvi’s […]

NCP symbol row: Can Maharashtra’s political landscape avoid Uddhav-esque fate?

This legal battle adds another layer of complexity to the recent political turbulence experienced by the NCP. The party encountered internal divisions and political maneuvering, with the BJP reportedly playing a role in engineering a split within the NCP.

NCP leader Jayant Patil’s meeting with Amit Shah raises political eyebrows

Amit Shah was seen on stage with Ajit Pawar after changing sides with Maha CM Ekanth Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis.

Pawar meets Pawar: Nephew meets uncle, first since rebellion

Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar meets uncle and NCP chief Sharad Pawar for the first time since joining the Maharashtra government, speaks about keeping the flock together

New twist in Maharashtra political tale?

CM Eknath Shinde cancels programme with President Droupadi Murmu; Sources say there is unrest in his party following entry of Ajit Pawar and his supporters into Maharashtra government

You are 83, when will you retire? Ajit Pawar to Sharad Pawar

Amitabh Bachchan is 82 and still working, Supriya Sule hits back as the Pawar family feud comes out in the open

NCP leader Ajit Pawar sworn in as Maharashtra Deputy CM

Move shakes political landscape in Maharashtra, signalling division in Sharad Pawar’s NCP

Fadnavis adds Bollywood masala as he takes jibes at Thackerays, Pawars

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis was at his Bollywood best as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader mouthed some of the famous Hindi film dialogues as he attacked Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) boss Sharad Pawar. The war of words saw Thackeray take strong objection to […]