baramati News

No rain, no water: voters in drought-hit Baramati ‘angry’ with Pawar family

Though there is anger against the Pawar family, villagers do not seem to have a choice other than to vote for Ajit Pawar. Shinde says, “We still believe it is only the Pawar family which will change our fortunes. That’s why we will continue to vote for them. But the Pawar family should take our plight seriously.”

No rain, no water: Voters in drought-hit Maharashtra's Baramati ‘angry’ with Pawar family

It’s a straight fight between NCP leader Ajit Pawar and Dhangar leader Gopichand Padalkar, who notched up an impressive 3.5 lakh votes in Sangli in the Lok Sabha election.


Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: Schools, colleges to remain shut in Varanasi, Prayagraj due to heavy rainfall

Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Follow the latest news on weather, temperature and rains in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and other parts of India.

Charged campaign brings out voters in Baramati, areas partial to BJP-Sena see higher turnout

In the Congress bastion of Indapur assembly segment, the total polling was 1,94,572, which is 29,000 more than the number of votes polled in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Baramati: Sharad Pawar dares BJP to uproot NCP

The constituency goes to polls on April 23, the third of the four-phase elections in the state.

In their last election outing, NCP candidates Nikam and Sule spent the most on campaign trail

In Baramati, Sule’s political opponents spent considerably less than her — Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate Suresh Khopade spent Rs 33.55 lakh while Mahadeo Jankar of Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP), who contested with support from the Shiv Sena-BJP combine, spent Rs 22 lakh.


Seat watch, Baramati: Why NCP, Sharad Pawar bastion is crucial to BJP’s Mission 45

So, why is Baramati, a seat that is considered NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s pocket borough, so crucial to the BJP’s plans in Maharashtra?

After PM’s paeans, it’s FM music for Pawar’s ears in his Baramati bastion

"Pawar saheb has literally for the last 40 to 50 years, developed the area. The economy (of this area) has transformed," Jaitley said

Not just metros but small towns too go the eco-friendly way this Holi

In the past 11 years, the demand for safe Holi colours has gone up manifold.

Modi praises Pawar on home turf, says samwaad is the ‘beauty of democracy’

Says it is the beauty of democracy that leaders with various ideologies can share the same stage.