New Maharashtra LoP Ajit Pawar: NCP’s seasoned survivor and 2024 polls lynchpin

Ajit Pawar, 62, is the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in the Maharashtra Assembly. He was the deputy chief minister of the previous Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. The NCP leadership took the decision to appoint Ajit as the LoP after carefully weighing its pros and cons.
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Yesterday

Thackerays, Ajit Pawar, Fadnavis: In Victory Speech after Trust Vote Win,...

Maharashtra’s new chief minister Eknath Shinde sailed through the trust vote he faced on the floor of the assembly on Monday. He led a rebellion last month with a section of Shiv Sena MLAs that prompted the collapse of the Uddhav Thackeray-led government.
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Yesterday

NCP's Ajit Pawar named new Opposition leader in Maharashtra Assembly

Ajit Pawar succeeds Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM on June 30. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Pawar as a mature politicians and administrator. NCP has emerged as the single largest opposition party in the 288-member House.
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2 days ago

NCP leader Ajit Pawar new Oppn leader in Maharashtra Assembly

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar was named the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly on Monday. He succeeds BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as Deputy CM on June 30. Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde described Pawar as ‘a mature politician and administrator”
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2 days ago

NCP's Ajit Pawar named leader of Opposition in Maharashtra assembly

Ajit Pawar, Maharashtra's former deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader, named the leader of Opposition in the House. Pawar's name was proposed by NCP legislative party leader Jayant Patil and approved by the assembly. NCP emerged as the single-largest opposition party in the 288-member House.
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2 days ago

Ajit Pawar hits out at Fadnavis, says 'gave only one portfolio to Shinde in...

Devendra Fadnavis congratulated Eknath Shinde for his rise from a small Shiv Sena worker to the Chief Ministerial position. Ajit Pawar questioned why the BJP in its own Cabinet had given only one Ministry to the leader if he was indeed so capable.
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2 days ago

Face to face first time since Shiv Sena rebellion, MVA takes on Eknath...

Maha Vikas Aghadi allies Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress took potshots at Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, his deputy Devendra Fadnavis and newly-appointed Speaker Rahul Narwekar. NCP leader Ajit Pawar said, “Narwekar has achieved in three years, many BJP leaders could not achieve the same for years”
#EknathShinde #MVA #Shi #News #Politics


2 days ago

Ajit Pawar lauds newly elected Maha Speaker Rahul Narwekar; 'You will do a great job'

Former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar congratulated BJP's Rahul Narwekar after he took charge as the Maharashtra Assembly Speaker. This came after he bagged 164 votes in the Assembly defeating Shiv Sena MLA Rajan Salvi in the Speaker's election. Nana Patole had resigned and Narhari Zirwal had taken on the responsibility as the Deputy Speaker.
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3 days ago

BJP's Narvekar Takes Charge as Maha Speaker after Winning Poll With 164...

Advocate Rahul Narwekar secured 164 votes and defeated his sole rival — the Maha Vikas Aghadi-backed Shiv Sena candidate Rajan Salvi. Three members abstained from voting, including Shah Farukh Anwar and SP’s two MLAs, while one AIMIM MLA was absent. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis, Congress President Nana Patole and Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar congratulated and welcomed the new Speaker.
#Narvekar #BJP #MahaVikasAghadi #Shi #News #Politics


3 days ago

'Sacrificing' Power for Hindutva, Fulfilling Balasaheb's Dream: With Shinde...

Devendra Fadnavis was forced to make an unceremonious exit engineered by Ajit Pawar. The BJP has made it clear that the reason for bringing about this coup was not the greed for power. The narrative BJP will play up is that it sacrificed power for ‘Hindutva’
#Balasaheb #BJP #OpticsWar #News #Politics


6 days ago

Maharashtra floor test: 2 NCP MLAs jailed, 2 down with COVID; MVA numbers to...

Two NCP legislators - Ajit Pawar and Chhagan Bhujbal - have tested positive for COVID-19. Two other NCP MLAs - Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh - are languishing in jail, in separate money laundering cases. The loss of 4 MLAs brings down NCP's strength to 40 MLAs in the state Assembly. Shiv Sena today moved Supreme Court, seeking deferment of the June 30 floor test.
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1 weeks ago

Ajit Pawar, Chhagan Bhujbal Among Infected as India Records 14,506 New Covid...

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari have been infected by the virus. 14,506 new coronavirus cases were reported in the last 24 hours. The total reported death count has now been pushed to 4,34,33,345.
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1 weeks ago

Did Ajit Pawar Have A Role in Maha Turmoil? Distrust Among MVA Amid Talks of...

NCP’s Ajit Pawar is now being discussed in hush-hush voices over cups of tea in drawing rooms. He went missing for two hours leaving his security behind amid the ongoing crisis. Will he bear the burnt for embarrassing Fadnavis by withdrawing support within hours of taking oath as his deputy in 2019?
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1 weeks ago

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar tweets that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Pawar is a key constituent of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari also tested positive.
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1 weeks ago

Pawar meets Uddhav to salvage MVA govt

Sharad Pawar had earlier maintained that the rebellion was Uddhav Thackeray-led party’s internal matter. The NCP chief met the Chief Minister at the latter's residence, Matoshree, on Friday. He was accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, state minister Jayant Patil and senior party leader Praful Patel.
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1 weeks ago

Maharashtra crisis: CM says ‘ready to quit’; Sena leaders to meet Saturday

Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray delivered back-to-back emotional appeals to rebel party leader Eknath Shinde and his 40-plus strong camp. Maharashtra chief minister also held an important meeting with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar, deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and other of the party's leaders.
#UddhavThackeray #Sena #Maharashtra #News #Politics


1 weeks ago

NCP backs MVA govt even as Eknath Shinde faction grows stronger; to meet CM Thackeray

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar affirmed his party's support for CM Uddhav Thackeray. NCP leaders will go to meet CM at 6.30 PM today, June 24, at his residence, Matoshree.
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1 weeks ago

'Shinde says he's Shiv Sena? Ok

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar explained how the Maha Vikas Aghadi still has the majority. The NCP leader said the Shinde faction has not walked out of the party and is only asserting that they are with Shiv Sena. NCP leaders are scheduled to meet Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray later today.
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1 weeks ago

A strange, unhappy 3-way marriage finally collapses

Shiv Sena got a mandate to form a government in Maharashtra as an alliance partner of the BJP, the senior party, but refused to stick to it over a disagreement over the chief ministerial post. The BJP, sensing a mandate being robbed, did its own slick manoeuvring, and came out embarrassed and exposed in the Ajit Pawar-backed oath-taking of Devendra Fadnavis.
#DevendraFad #ShivSena #AjitPawar #Maharashtra #News #Politics


1 weeks ago

Ajit Pawar declares support for Uddhav in MVA govt; 'Shinde camp is Sena's...

Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra and NCP leader Ajit Pawar declared that the Sharad Pawar-led party will remain a part of the MVA alliance. He also stated that the rebel MLAs backing Eknath Shinde is Shiv Sena's internal issue, and the party will look into it.
#AjitPawar #MVA #Maharashtra #News #Politics #LawGovernment


1 weeks ago