In a big setback to the faction led by Sharad Pawar, the Election Commission on February 06 settled the dispute in the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in favour of the faction led by the petitioner Ajit Pawar. Celebration took over at Ajit Pawar Camp, as EC settled dispute in NCP. The poll panel has given the NCP name and symbol to the faction led by Ajit Pawar in a significant decision that has a bearing on the forthcoming polls. The decision was taken after more than 10 hearings spread over more than six months. Maharashtra Dy CM and petitioner Ajit Pawar welcomed the decision and expressed gratitude to EC for the decision. Meanwhile, NCP Sharad Pawar Faction leader Supriya Sule alleged an “Adrishya Shakti” behind the EC’s decision. Shiva Sena (UBT) leader Priyanka Chaturvedi called the development “Sponsored, planned and executed by Central Govt”. Notably, test of majority in legislative wing found favour in the circumstance of the case, where both groups have been found to be working outside party constitution and organizational elections.
NCP-Sharad Pawar faction leader Rohit Pawar was summoned by the ED to appear before the agency today in connection with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank money laundering probe. Rohit Pawar reached the ED office along with NCP working president Supriya Sule in Mumbai. Before entering the ED office, Rohit Pawar touched Supriya Sule’s feet and took her blessings. Supriya Sule said, "If we have not done anything wrong, there is no question of coming under the pressure of investigations...". She also said, “"Investigation must be transparent and fair. I have full faith in the ED and I am sure they will hear Rohit's side. We are going to completely cooperate with all the agencies because we have nothing to hide."
Hitting out at Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar for his remark on the Israel-Palestine conflict, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said that Pawar would send his daughter Supriya Sule to Gaza. Sarma's remarks came days after Sharad Pawar said that former Prime Ministers of India also “stood firmly with Palestine”. Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support for Israel as "unfortunate", the NCP chief said that he neglected the real issue. Pawar said "The entire land is of Palestine and Israel encroached on their land. That place, land and houses, everything was of Palestine and later Israel took over it. Israel is an outsider and the land is originally of Palestine." Pawar's remarks were condemned by the BJP. Earlier today, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said it is "very disturbing" when a senior leader like Sharad Pawar makes such "preposterous statements" NCP Leader Supriya Sule also responded to Himanta Biswa Sarma's statement.
During the Special Session of Parliament, Baramati MP Supriya Sule fondly remembered Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley, 'whose name PM Modi had forgotten to mention', she said. Sule while praising the legacy of the building and democratic values it upholds also requested the centre government to start an enquiry over irrigation, bank scams in Maharashtra. The Baramati MP said this in context of PM Modi's speech where he had said that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) stands for Naturally Corrupt Party.
Nationalist Congress Party (Sharad Pawar faction) leader Supriya Sule on Tuesday called the Central Government’s decision to reduce the prices of cooking gas cylinders as a ‘Jumla’ (political gimmick) and said that the government never thought about inflation over the past four and a half years. Earlier Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the reduction in prices of cooking gas cylinders will make the lives of women easier. Effective Wednesday, the price of a 14.2 kg LPG cylinder will be reduced by Rs 200 across the country. Announcing this decision, I&B Anurag Thakur shared the government's commitment to easing the burden on citizens.
Former Opposition leader of Maharashtra Vijay Wadettiwar claimed preparations are on to replace Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on "health grounds" after admitting him to a hospital. He also claimed Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar met in Pune recently amid speculation about Shinde's likely replacement as the CM of Maharashtra. Meanwhile, NCP working President Supriya Sule on August 16 dispelled rumours surrounding her and Sharad Pawar getting offers for certain cabinet positions. She said that she clearly has not received any such offers for any positions at the Centre. She also denounced the comments of Vijay Wadettiwar.
A discussion on the No-Confidence Motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government took place in the Lok Sabha on August 08. Nationalist Congress Party’s national working president and MP Supriya Sule spoke about Modi government policies & Vande Bharat Express Trains.
A discussion on the No-Confidence Motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government is underway in the Lok Sabha on August 08. Nationalist Congress Party’s national working president and MP Supriya Sule slammed Modi govt. on Manipur, Vande Bharat & No Confidence Motion in Parliament speech. She also demanded the resignation of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh during the discussion.
Nationalist Congress Party working president Supriya Sule on Wednesday hit back at Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar for taking a dig at her father and party veteran Sharad Pawar over his age. 'Disrespect us, but not our father (Sharad Pawar). This fight is against the Bharatiya Janata Party government. The BJP is the most corrupt party in the country,” Sule said in Mumbai.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Jayant Patil during a press conference in Mumbai informed media that his party has filed a disqualification petition against the 9 defected leaders in the Maharashtra legislative assembly. Meanwhile, NCP working president Supriya Sule said that Ajit Pawar joining the Eknath Shinde-Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Government is "painful" but her relationship with him would remain the same. "My relationship with Ajit Pawar will not change, he will always remain my elder brother. We will rebuild the party," said NCP MP Supriya Sule.
03 July,2023 11:05 AM IST
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