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Parrikar's son on Sharad Pawar's Rafale remarks: Attempt to push blatant falsehood for political gains

"It is sad that those who never bothered to inquire about my father when he was putting up a brave fight against illness have begun invoking his name to indulge in political mudslinging," the letter mentioned.

Sharad Pawar on Rafale remarks: Did not support PM Modi and will never do that

Pawar's alleged remarks last week during an interview with a Marathi news channel had led to NCP founder member Tariq Anwar and general secretary Munaf Hakim quitting from the party.

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Cyrus Poonawalla felicitated by NCP chief for honorary degree

Poonawalla, fondly known as one of the ‘seven vaccine heroes of the world’, is the pioneer of vaccination in India. Among those present at the event were members of Poonawalla family, actors Sanjay Dutt, Sanjay Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

Pune: A brief history of the two pagadis

Historically, the Puneri pagadi, which is associated with the erstwhile Peshwas, has been identified with the “elite and educated classes”.

Insult to Pune residents, says Sena, BJP says no comment; NCP hits back

NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s directive to the Pune unit of the party, to replace the Puneri pagadi used for felicitation with the turban that was used by social reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, has sparked a political controversy, with the Shiv Sena alleging that the NCP has insulted the “Puneri pagadi, a symbol of the pride […]

Amid controversy, NCP chief Sharad Pawar raises ‘pagadi’ issue again

Last Sunday, at the foundation day function of the party in Pune, the NCP chief Sharad Pawar had instructed his party cadre to gift him the turban of Mahatma Phule during the felicitation event, instead of the Puneri pagadi.

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Senior NCP leader Praful Patel denies speculation on NCP joining NDA

At an event last year, PM Modi expressed his respect for Pawar, who, he said, had helped him in his initial years in politics. There has been talk of an imminent cabinet expansion, especially in view of vacancies in defence and Urban Development.

State govt’s farm loan waiver a welcome move, says Sharad Pawar

“We stand by the government in its decision of waiving off the farmer loans. At least some action has been initiated and it is a welcome move,” Pawar said during a press meet in Pune on Sunday.

Farm loan waiver inadequate, will push for inclusion of all farmers says Sharad Pawar

The Devendra Fadnavis government unveiled a mega Rs 34,020 crore farm loan waiver scheme that will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer being written off. The loan waiver scheme, being touted as the "biggest ever" such measure by any state in the country, is expected to make 40 lakh farmers "debt-free" and will provide relief to 49 lakh others.

Free us from 'gulam-giri' of Pawars, shun Baramati visit: Farmers to PM Narendra Modi

"We have faxed a letter to the Prime Minister, urging him to avoid sharing dias with the Pawars," he said.

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