Life may have come to a standstill due to coronavirus outbreak, but NCP leader Sharad Pawar and his family are showing us how to combat the global pandemic and make the most of the quarantine period. From playing chess to reading books; from spending time with family and working from home to taking part in janata curfew, here's how the Pawar family is staying safe amidst total lockdown.
(All photos/Instagram Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, Rohit Pawar)
Amid the 21-days nation-wide lock-down, NCP leader Sharad Pawar was seen playing chess with his daughter and granddaughter, while Nusrat Jahan, Akanksha Khatri, and Oindrila Bala were seen showing off their cooking skills. Here's what your favourite celebs and politicains are doing to kill time.
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2019 was an eventful year for Mumbai and its people. From the CSMT bridge collapse to Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta and Amit Thackeray-Mitali Borude's big fat wedding; from Dr Payal Tadvi's suicide case to the rise of Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aaditya in Maharashtra politics to the year ending on the spine chilling murder of Bennet Rebello, Mumbai has seen it all. As we draw the curtains on 2019, we bring you a curated list of events and people who made headlines in Mumbai
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Businessmen, investor, and philanthropist are few of the facets of Ratan Tata's colourful yet illustrious career so far. From witnessing his parent's separation at the age of 10 to coming close to getting married four times; from working on the shop floor of Tata Steel to making Tata a global brand, Ratan Tata has come a long way. His humble beginning from Surat to being a stalwart of the Indian business industry is truly incredible. As Ratan Tata turns a year older today, we take a look at his journey in pictures
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2019 was an eventful year. From the terror attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka to Chandrayaan II and the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, here are the events and people from all over the world that made news in 2019.
Sharad Pawar is the chief of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra. He was born on December 12, 1940, and has served the public for over 50 years. Pawar has also served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on three occasions. As he turns 79, let's take a look at his journey.
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Uddhav Thackeray took charge as the 18th Chief Minister of Maharashtra in a grand ceremony held at Shivaji Park in Dadar. He became the first member of the Thackeray family to be sworn in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The event was attended by the who's who of politics, Bollywood industry, business fraternity among others.
(All photos: Ashish Rane, Pradeep Dhivar, Atul Kamble and Manjeet Thakur)
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule is a staunch politician and a family woman. From studying water pollution at UC Berkeley to carving a niche for herself in active politics, Supriya Sule's journey is truly commendable. Through her hard work, grit, and determination, Supriya Sule rose through the ranks to become one of the prominent faces of Maharastra politics. Here’s a look at Supriya Sule in pictures. (All Photos/ Instagram Supriya Sule)
Amid the ongoing tussle to form the government in Maharashtra, a few political leaders have been speaking their mind. Here are a few quotes from some leaders of different political parties.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is not an unknown name in Maharashtra politics. Cartoonist, politician, and a family man are few of the facets of his illustrious yet colourful life so far. Raj Thackeray is known for relentlessly voicing his opinion for the Marathi people. Recently, Raj Thackeray, who appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the money laundering case was questioned by the agency for nearly nine hours. The ED has asked Thackeray to remain present whenever required for investigation. We trace Raj Thackeray's journey in pictures. (All Pictures/Instagram Amit Thackeray, Facebook Raj Thackeray, Mid-day photographers)
They are the children of political heavyweights. While some of them have carved their own career paths and have become forces to reckon with, others are still pursuing their education in schools and colleges as they prepare to design their own respective careers.e Here's a look at famous politicians' kids and what are they up to
General Secretary and Spokesperson of the Nationalist Congress Party, Asif Bhamla is a man known for many facets of his life. A celeb favourite, Asif Bhamla is an environmentalist at heart and has been a strong campaigner against plastic pollution and global warming. Through his constant efforts, Asif Bhamla has carved a niche for himself as a green crusader for which he was awarded the National Green Crusader by the Government of India. We trace Asif Bhamla's journey in pictures. (All Pictures/Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Asif Bhamla)
Maharashtra's political figures like Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with wife Rashmi Thackeray, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray attended the Thackeray movie promotion at Y.B Chavan Centre at Nariman Point in Mumbai. We have pictures. All pictures/Ashish Raje
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar stepped out to vote for BMC election 2017 in south Mumbai with granddaughter Revati Sule. We have pictures
Prominent Indian politicians Sonia Gandhi, Hamid Ansari and Nitish Kumar among others attended an Iftar party organised by Janata Dal (United) in New Delhi on Wednesday. Pics/PTI
Former Mumbai Mayor and Sheriff Nana Chudasama celebrated his birthday with eminent personalities from politics and the Bollywood film industry. NCP President Sharad Pawar, actors Jackie Shroff, Vivek Oberoi, director Subhash Ghai and others were present
Bollywood folk, politicos were in attendance at the gathering. We take a look at the guest list. Pics/Yogen Shah