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Sonia didn't want someone with independent mind as PM: Pawar

Sonia didn't want someone with independent mind as PM: Pawar

Sharad Pawar, who had opposed Sonia Gandhi’s foreign origins in 1997 but patched up with her later, has now come out with details of how she had preferred P V Narasimha Rao to him in 1991 because she did not want “someone with an independent mind” to be the prime minister and how their relationship lacked “warmth”. He enumerates a number of instances when as Leader of the Congress group in the Lok Sabha he was constantly undermined by Sonia in her capacity as ..., 1 month ago

Sule kicks up row with 'sarees talk in Parliament' remarks

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's daughter and Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule has created a flutter by saying that Parliamentarians gossip among themselves and discuss matters like sarees when caught up in lengthy debates in the house. As she came under attack for her remarks, Sule on Friday claimed that she was misquoted. At an event organised by the Nashik-based Fravashi International Academy on Thursday, Sule had said that people think that MPs are discussing important affairs but ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Lodha panel's recommendations: The possible implications

Sharad Pawar can't be BCCI president again, Shashank Manohar can't vote, Anurag Thakur faces cool-off period IMAGE: BCCI president Shashank Manohar (left) with secretary Anurag Thakur. Photograph: PTI The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee recommended sweeping reforms for the controversy-ridden Board of Control for Cricket in India, on Monday, suggesting a bar on ministers holding office, putting a cap on the age and tenure of office-bearers and legalising betting. If the apex court ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sharad Pawar celebrates 75th birthday with NCP workers

Former Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday celebrated his 75th birthday in Mumbai with party workers and leaders. Pawar was at Y B Chavan Pratisthan since 9 am on Saturday where party workers from different parts of Maharashtra flocked to extend their greetings to him. Pawar’s daughter and Baramati Lok Sabha member Supriya Sule, former assembly speaker Dilip Walse Patil, state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare, NCP group leader in the assembly, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Narasimha Rao backed my decision to reject Dawood's conditional surrender : Sharad Pawar

Mumbai: NCP supremo Sharad Pawar has said that his decision to reject 1993 Mumbai blasts mastermind and underworld don Dawood Ibrahim’s conditional offer of surrender was backed by the then prime minister P.V. Narsimha Rao.In his autobiography, On My ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago
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Amid Parliament chaos, PM Modi, Rahul shake hands on Sharad Pawar's b'day

New Delhi: Amidst the logjam in the Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today shook on at a function to honour NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, who turned 75 today.Rahul greeted the Prime Minister with a ...
 IndiaTV News1 month ago

'Kejriwal is in the grip of anti-party elements'

‘Kejriwal’s way of working is ‘my way or the highway’. If you don’t say Kejriwal zindabad then you will be thrown out of the party.’ ‘I feel Kejriwal is a very darpok (frightened) man. When he lost in the Lok Sabha elections his strength disappeared and he started compromising.’ Aam Aadmi Party rebel Pankaj Pushkar speaks out. Pankaj Pushkar is the lone dissident MLA of the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi.  Elected to the Delhi assembly from ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Look who turned up for Nitish Kumar's swearing-in ceremony

Patna’s Gandhi Maidan is ready for the swearing-in ceremony of Nitish Kumar as Bihar’s Chief Minister for the fifth time on Friday. Political leaders from across states in the country have turned up for the event. Here's a glimpse at some of the leaders who have shown up for the big-ticket event.    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, RJD chief Lalu Prasad with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar during the swearing-in ceremony.
 Rediff.com2 months ago Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM, Lalu's son his deputy  Rediff.com2 months ago

Is Nepal's U-19 captain Raju Rijal overage?

'We played together in under 15 for Mumbai and now he is the captain of Nepal under 19 team and we others are 24-25 respectively.' IMAGE: Video-image of Nepal’s under-19 captain Raju Rajal. Photograph: Facebook. Former Mumbai Ranji Trophy player Kaustub Pawar on Monday alleged that Nepal's captain in the ongoing ICC Under-19 World Cup -- Raju Rijal -- is overaged. Pawar posted a picture of Rijal on his Facebook and claimed he had played with him in Mumbai’s Under-15 level. Pawar, ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

Here is why farmers' rights groups are unhappy with PM Modi's insurance scheme for them

Farm rights movements across the country have rubbished the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna (PMFBY) calling it “a dressed up version of existing crop insurance schemes without addressing any basic issues.” Activist and convenor of ASHA (Alliance ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
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