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Girish Bapat chides NCP for fielding ‘inexperienced’ Parth, says opposition attacks ‘helped’ him

During an interaction with the media, Bapat said the NCP candidate’s defeat in Maval has proved that this kind of political dynasty will not be accepted by the public.

NCP fails to boost its Lok Sabha numbers

In 2014, amid Modi wave, the NCP had won four seats in Maharashtra and a seat each in Bihar and Lakshadweep. Its best performance since its formation in 1999 came in 2009, when it had won nine seats.

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BJP-Sena prove mettle in 'Maha' battle: Gadkari retains Nagpur; Urmila Matondkar trails by 4 lakh votes

In 2014, the NDA had swept the polls, winning 42 out of the 48 seats here. The BJP itself had won 23 seats and the Sena 18. NCP was victorious in four seats whereas Congress could only conquer two.

Maharashtra, Gujarat Election Results 2019 Highlights: NDA retains 2014 glory along West coast states

Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa (West India) Election Results 2019 Highlights: As BJP-NDA is determined to make a comeback, Gujarat saw a clean sweep by the Saffron party as even Maharashtra witnessed the BJP-Sena combine taking over majority seats. Goa, however with two seats still remains an uncertain terrain.

Countdown to May 23 results: Two decades later, NCP confident of breaking double-digit jinx in Maharashtra

Party leaders say Sharad Pawar will play a bigger in role in uniting Oppositon.

Pune: NCP corporator Yuvraj Beldare, brother booked for forgery, land grab bid

As per the FIR, Dangi and his family members had entered into a sale deed with the Beldare brothers in 2017 for a piece of land in Ambegaon Budruk and had paid Rs 1.4 crore for the property.

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Maval and Baramati ours: BJP-Sena; NCP says confident of win

Saffron allies say Kanchan Kul will defeat Supriya Sule in a close-contest. NCP hits back, says contest one-sided

Guarding EVMs in Pune 24x7: 3-ring security, 150 staff

Pawar has raised doubts about EVMs being ‘manipulated’; They are safe, secure, says district election officer

‘Voters in urban areas should come out in large numbers to exercise their franchise’: Pune DC

In an interview to Indian Express, District Collector Naval Kishore Ram, also the district election officer, appeals to voters, especially in urban areas of Maval and Shirur, to turn out in large numbers on polling day.

First time in 15 years, Shirur set for a tight race between NCP and Shiv Sena

Adhalrao has won thrice from the area, once from Khed and twice from Shirur, after it was renamed following delimitation, and always won with huge margins. However, political analysts and residents believe the contest this time will be a close one.

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Stage set for 6th phase of polling

Stakes will be high for Congress and BJP and a number of other parties like AIADMK, DMK, NCP and Shiv Sena when 117 constituencies will go to polls on Thursday in yet another substantial round of polling in the Lok Sabha elections.

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Opposition accuses BJP of communalising UP ahead polls

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Congress Party leader Sandeep Dikshit on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of communalising the state of Uttar Pradesh ahead of next year’s assembly polls., H e was reacting to union minister Ram Shankar Katheria’s hate speech in Agra.He maintained that the BJP is all set to lose the elections also and would be slowly routed out. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar also said the BJP was struggling to attract votes to its cause in Uttar Pradesh. He also added that since Narendra Modi had become Prime Minister, violence and hooliganism had increased.

Opposition parties back privilege motion against Union HRD Minister Irani

New Delhi/Patna, March 01 (ANI): Opposition leaders on Tuesday backed the step to move a privilege motion against Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha (LS). Congress leaders K C Venugopal and Ranjeet Ranjan today gave the privilege motion against Irani, citing her arrogance and blatant lies as the reason for doing so.The privilege motion against Irani is being moved with regard to the discussion related to the suicide of PhD scholar Rohith Vemula in August last year.

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Murthal gangrapes: Naqvi for stringent action against accused

Mumbai, Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said the gangrapes, which took place during the Jat agitation in Murthal is highly condemnable, adding that stringent action must be taken against the accused. Congress leader Shobha Oza accused the Haryana Government and police of attempting to cover up the incident. She said this attitude reflects the incapability of the government. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon echoing similar sentiments said that such cases are a disgrace to the country. He added it is the obligation of the police to maintain law and order and if such has happened then they must be held accountable

Politicians condemn Jadavpur University protest

New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the protests in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Wednesday said strict actions should be taken against people involved in anti-national activities but sedition charges should not be put against them as it fulfils their aspirations of gaining popularity. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon also condemned the protests in educational institutions. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi emphasised on the need for the Jadavpur University students to come forward and identify the anti-social elements prevalent in the campus.

NCP criticises BJP for JNU row

New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Lashing out at the NDA Government and Delhi Police, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary Tariq Anwar said the present BJP-led NDA Government is bothering the university students without any prior investigation. Meanwhile, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said all parties should stand up together against the anti-national elements responsible for the recent Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) issue.

President's rule imposed 'under pressure' in Arunachal: NCP

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): National Communist Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Wednesday said President Pranab Mukherjee approved the imposition of central rule in Arunachal Pradesh “under pressure” from the BJP-led NDA and alleged that extreme situations to throw out a democratically elected government did not exist in the state. He said the President had expressed his views on Tuesday morning asking the Centre as to what was the hurry. But in a matter of few hours, he put his seal of approval, which only suggests that probably there was some “pressure” that is not in the interest of the constitutional values.

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Politicians react over govt. formation in J&K

New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Sunday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seems confused over forming a government with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir. He added that the PDP wants assurance from the BJP over a minimum governance programme to form the government. Asserting that only former prime minister Indira Gandhi understood the problems of Jammu and Kashmir, National Panthers Party (JKNPP) leader Bhim Singh said no central party is aware of the ground realities in the state.

NCP hails Delhi Govt.'s odd-even formula

Mumbai, Jan 07 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Thursday praised the Delhi Government's odd-even formula, saying the scheme has shown successful results thus far, and can help control Mumbai pollution also if implemented. The scheme will not only help control the high level of pollution, but will also reduce the problem of traffic jams. He also stated that it is the people's participation that would make it a success in Mumbai and other major cities as well.

BJP imposing 'RSS ideology'on FTII: Congress

New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 07 (ANI): Congress leader Shobha Oza on Thursday came in support of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) students and alleged that the BJP is trying to run some institutions by imposing the RSS ideology. She stressed that earlier also students protested for a long time but no action was taken by the government. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon also criticised the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan and said that students are upset with him but government did not pay any heed to their concerns.

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