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Koregaon-Bhima probe panel asks Sharad Pawar to appear before it on 5 and 6 May
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Koregaon-Bhima probe panel asks Sharad Pawar to appear before it on 5 and 6 May

The panel had earlier summoned Pawar in 2020, but he could not appear before it due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Maharashtra: FIR against BJP MLA Nitesh Rane, his brother for remarks against Sharad Pawar
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Maharashtra: FIR against BJP MLA Nitesh Rane, his brother for remarks against Sharad Pawar

The case was registered at the Azad Maidan police station under various IPC section, including 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 499 (defamation), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot)

PM Modi's fixation with 'Namaste Trump' responsible for spread of COVID-19 in country, claims Nawab Malik
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PM Modi's fixation with 'Namaste Trump' responsible for spread of COVID-19 in country, claims Nawab Malik

In February 2020, then US President Donald Trump had visited India and also addressed a public gathering at a stadium in Ahmedabad as part of the 'Namaste Trump' event

Mumbai BJP leader accuses Mamata Banerjee of insulting national anthem, demands FIR against her
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Mumbai BJP leader accuses Mamata Banerjee of insulting national anthem, demands FIR against her

Vivekanand Gupta in a letter to city Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale alleged Banerjee abruptly stopped the national anthem which is an offence under section 3 of Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act-1971

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

Farm protests have never been about farmers, Lakhimpur Kheri vindicates that again
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Farm protests have never been about farmers, Lakhimpur Kheri vindicates that again

By opposing the farm reform bills, in Punjab every political party started a contest to appear as a bigger messiah of the middlemen lobby and rich farmers

Why political scenario in Goa resembles a fish thali ahead of Assembly election next year
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Why political scenario in Goa resembles a fish thali ahead of Assembly election next year

The best-case scenario, which the BJP would be hoping for, is that none of the Opposition parties, especially the Congress, TMC, AAP and Goa Forward stitch together an alliance

'BJP and NCP like two ends of river', Nawab Malik's clarification on speculations over Modi-Pawar meet
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'BJP and NCP like two ends of river', Nawab Malik's clarification on speculations over Modi-Pawar meet

Notably, the NCP had offered outside support to the BJP in Maharashtra after the 2014 polls. However, the BJP had come to power with the support of the Shiv Sena

Sharad Pawar holds hour-long discussion with PM Modi after meets with Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal
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Sharad Pawar holds hour-long discussion with PM Modi after meets with Rajnath Singh, Piyush Goyal

A veteran leader widely recognised for his political acumen, Pawar is the main architect of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra and is seen as a lynchpin for any future opposition alliance against the BJP

PC Chacko joins NCP, says 'happy to be part of active party moving with a direction'
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PC Chacko joins NCP, says 'happy to be part of active party moving with a direction'

Taking a dig at the Congress, Chako said the need of the hour is to forge an alternative to the BJP but he does not see his former party taking that initiative

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kalliasseri profile: CPM likely to replace incumbent TV Rajesh due to two-term policy
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kalliasseri profile: CPM likely to replace incumbent TV Rajesh due to two-term policy

The current MLA from Kalliasseri Assembly constituency is CPM leader TV Rajesh, who was recently in the news for being named in the charge sheet in a 2012 murder case

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Payyannur profile: Constituency has been LDF stronghold since 1965; CPM's C Krishnan had won in 2016
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Payyannur profile: Constituency has been LDF stronghold since 1965; CPM's C Krishnan had won in 2016

CPM leader C Krishnan had won the Payyannur Assembly Election twice winning the 2016 poll by a margin of over 40,000 votes

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Udma profile: CPM's K Kunhiraman has won every election from seat since 2001
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Udma profile: CPM's K Kunhiraman has won every election from seat since 2001

The voter turnout in the UDF stronghold was 80.45 percent in 2016. The CPM has won every election from the seat since 1991

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kasaragod profile: NA Nellikkunnu won for second time in 2016 in IUML stronghold
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Kasaragod profile: NA Nellikkunnu won for second time in 2016 in IUML stronghold

The IUML, a constituent of Congress-led UDF, has won every election from Kasaragod Assembly constituency since 1980

Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Manjeshwaram profile: Despite 2019 bypoll win, IUML faces stiff challenge from BJP
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Kerala Assembly Election 2021, Manjeshwaram profile: Despite 2019 bypoll win, IUML faces stiff challenge from BJP

The BJP, which has been trying to wrest control of the seat for decades is likely to up the ante in the 2021 Assembly election

Farmers protest: NCP clarifies Sharad Pawar’s old letters on APMC reforms for private sector entry
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Farmers protest: NCP clarifies Sharad Pawar’s old letters on APMC reforms for private sector entry

The NCP released a statement after reports pointed out that Pawar had reportedly suggested amendments to the Agricultural Produce Market Committee, which the party is against now

Rajya Sabha Election: Congress shifts 22 Gujarat MLAs to Jaipur after five resign ahead of 26 March polls
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Rajya Sabha Election: Congress shifts 22 Gujarat MLAs to Jaipur after five resign ahead of 26 March polls

The Congress has been shifting its MLAs out of Gujarat after some of its legislators resigned from the state assembly

Sharad Pawar says lack of dialogue with Jyotiraditya Scindia led to current political crisis in Madhya Pradesh
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Sharad Pawar says lack of dialogue with Jyotiraditya Scindia led to current political crisis in Madhya Pradesh

Sharad Pawar said he has full confidence in Kamal Nath, whose 14-month-old government is on the brink of collapse Jyotiraditya Scindia's resignation

Centre vs Maharashtra over 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence: MHA hands over probe to NIA, NCP claims state govt's consent not taken before mov
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Centre vs Maharashtra over 2018 Bhima-Koregaon violence: MHA hands over probe to NIA, NCP claims state govt's consent not taken before mov

During the probe into Bhima-Koregaon case, Pune Police had claimed that Maoists and their supporters in urban areas were discussing a "Rajiv Gandhi-type" assassination plan against Modi.

Nawab Malik slams BJP over withdrawal of security cover at Sharad Pawar’s Delhi residence, calls it 'vendetta politics'
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Nawab Malik slams BJP over withdrawal of security cover at Sharad Pawar’s Delhi residence, calls it 'vendetta politics'

Sharad Pawar, the 79-year-old NCP president enjoys 'Z+' category protection in Maharashtra, where his party is a key constituent in the Shiv Sena-led government.