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Not unhappy with party, says Ajit Pawar after 'no show' towards end of NCP national convention
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Not unhappy with party, says Ajit Pawar after 'no show' towards end of NCP national convention

He also said the media blew out of proportion his walking off the stage during the NCP's national convention held in Delhi on Sunday, adding that it was for a washroom break.

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar slams Eknath Shinde government on farmer suicides, flood situation
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Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar slams Eknath Shinde government on farmer suicides, flood situation

Pawar also said that three farmers are ending their lives everyday, and the government must implement policies that will prevent farmers from committing suicide

NCP's Ajit Pawar appointed as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly
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NCP's Ajit Pawar appointed as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

Maharashtra Assembly's Principal Secretary on Monday informed that NCP Legislative party leader Jayant Patil had proposed Pawar's name for LoP which was approved by the Assembly

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar tests positive for coronavirus, says 'doing good'
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Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar tests positive for coronavirus, says 'doing good'

Last week, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had also tested positive for coronavirus

Not allowing Deputy CM Ajit Pawar to speak at PM event an insult to Maharashtra: NCP
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Not allowing Deputy CM Ajit Pawar to speak at PM event an insult to Maharashtra: NCP

The prime minister inaugurated a shila temple at the Sant Tukaram Maharaj Mandir dedicated to the 17th-century saint in Dehu

Efforts on to introduce ethanol in agriculture, construction equipment: Nitin Gadkari
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Efforts on to introduce ethanol in agriculture, construction equipment: Nitin Gadkari

Speaking at an event in Pune, Gadkari said that after electric scooters, cars and buses, soon we will have electric tractors and trucks

Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal pay tribute to country's first PM
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Jawaharlal Nehru death anniversary: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal pay tribute to country's first PM

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru breathed his last on 27 May 1964. On his death anniversary, several political leaders including PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Ajit Pawar paid their respects to India's first and longest serving prime minister.

It's ridiculous, says Ajit Pawar on Congress leader Nana Patole terming NCP as 'backstabber'
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It's ridiculous, says Ajit Pawar on Congress leader Nana Patole terming NCP as 'backstabber'

The senior NCP leader also said whether the BJP, too, should accuse Patole of backstabbing it, as he had quit the saffron party to join the Congress in 2018

Hanuman Chalisa row: Ajit Pawar hits out at Raj Thackeray's 'language of ultimatum' over loudspeaker issue
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Hanuman Chalisa row: Ajit Pawar hits out at Raj Thackeray's 'language of ultimatum' over loudspeaker issue

Maharashtra deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader also said strict action would be taken if anyone tries to break the law

Government committed to empower Maharashtra police force, over 7,200 posts in dept to be filled: Ajit Pawar
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Government committed to empower Maharashtra police force, over 7,200 posts in dept to be filled: Ajit Pawar

Ajit Pawar also announced that as many as one lakh houses will be built for the police personnel in Maharashtra in the near future

Ajit Pawar attacks Raj Thackeray over warning against use of loudspeakers at mosques
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Ajit Pawar attacks Raj Thackeray over warning against use of loudspeakers at mosques

The deputy chief minister said that Maharashtra has ensured communal harmony for years, but 'leaders of some parties' have of late been talking about installing loudspeakers 'here and there'

'Unnecessary comments': Ajit Pawar takes dig at governor in presence of PM Modi
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'Unnecessary comments': Ajit Pawar takes dig at governor in presence of PM Modi

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari during a programme in Aurangabad last Sunday said Samarth Ramdas was the guru of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Need to remove 50% quota limit to facilitate reservation to Marathas; Centre should take steps, says Ajit Pawar
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Need to remove 50% quota limit to facilitate reservation to Marathas; Centre should take steps, says Ajit Pawar

Pawar was speaking at the Shivneri fort in Junnar tehsil of Pune district on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Extend GST compensation to states for two more years due to COVID pandemic, Ajit Pawar tells Centre
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Extend GST compensation to states for two more years due to COVID pandemic, Ajit Pawar tells Centre

Pawar made the comments while interacting with reporters after unfurling the National Flag in Pune on the occasion of 73rd Republic Day

Income Tax officials seize properties worth Rs 1,000 crore belonging to Ajit Pawar
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Income Tax officials seize properties worth Rs 1,000 crore belonging to Ajit Pawar

The authorities have seized Jarandeshwar Sahakari Sugar Karkhana in Maharashtra, a resort in Goa as well as an office at Nirmal Tower in south Mumbai

Shops in Pune can stay open till 8 pm from Monday, says Maharashtra deputy CM; eateries to operate with 50% capacity
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Shops in Pune can stay open till 8 pm from Monday, says Maharashtra deputy CM; eateries to operate with 50% capacity

Malls are also allowed to function in Pune and neighbouring Pimpri Chinchwad till 8 pm but only fully vaccinated citizens will be allowed entry

Uddhav Thackeray meets Narendra Modi, discusses Maratha quota issue, GST compensation
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Uddhav Thackeray meets Narendra Modi, discusses Maratha quota issue, GST compensation

Maharashtra deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan also accompanied Thackeray during the meeting with the prime minister

Maharashtra govt making 'all possible effort' to give reservation to Maratha community, says Ajit Pawar
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Maharashtra govt making 'all possible effort' to give reservation to Maratha community, says Ajit Pawar

Last month, the Supreme Court had struck down the state govt's law granting quota to Marathas in college admissions and public jobs, terming it 'unconstitutional'

National Technology Day 2021: Occasion marks test firing of nuclear missile at Pokhran in 1998
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National Technology Day 2021: Occasion marks test firing of nuclear missile at Pokhran in 1998

After these tests, India became the sixth country to join the ‘nuclear club’ nations

Maharashtra will float global tender for vaccines, Remdesivir to meet shortage, says Ajit Pawar
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Maharashtra will float global tender for vaccines, Remdesivir to meet shortage, says Ajit Pawar

On demand for free vaccines, Pawar said that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will explain the government's stand on 1 May