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Ajit Pawar

If COVID-19 cases keep rising there will be strict restrictions, says Maha deputy CM

Jan 01, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Pawar's warning came a day after Maharashtra reported 8,067 fresh coronavirus positive cases, as much as 50 per cent more than Thursday.

Had I Sent Ajit Pawar To Join Hands With Fadnavis, Then Would Have Ensured The Government Continued, Says NCP Supremo

Dec 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said if he had sent his party colleague Ajit Pawar to join hands with the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra after Assembly polls in 2019, then he would have ensured the dispensation stayed in power.

Maharashtra Govt Mulls Relaxations For Fully-Vaccinated People: Deputy CM

'The state is thinking of granting relaxations to those people who have got both doses of COVID-19 vaccine. This will encourage citizens to get inoculated,' Ajit Pawar said.

Police And Civic Authorities Should Take Action Against 'Unauthorised' Hoardings: Ajit Pawar

Jul 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Concerned officials from the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), which is ruled by the BJP, should initiate action,If these hoardings are illegal, said Pawar

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Meets PM Modi, Discusses Maratha Quota Issue, GST Compensation

'Discussed issues related to the Maratha reservation, Metro car shed, GST compensation with the prime minister,' Uddhav Thackeray said.

09 April, 2021

Maharashtra: NCP Worker Booked For Flouting Covid-19 Norms At Poll Meet

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The gathering was addressed by Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar ahead of an Assembly bypoll in Pandharpur district.

27 March, 2021

Pune To Go Under Lockdown If Situation Doesn't Improve, Hints Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

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If Covid-19 rules are not followed by people in Pune, the administration will have to take some strict decision by April 2, Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar said

21 March, 2021

NCP Leaders To Meet Pawar After Param Bir Singh Accuses Maha Home Minister Of Corruption

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IPS officer Param Bir Singh, in his letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, alleged that Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh had asked police officers to collect Rs 100 crore every month from bars and hotels.

11 February, 2021

Maharashtra Governor Denied Permission To Board State Govt Plane To Uttarakhand

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The governor later took a commercial flight to travel to Dehradun, they said.

16 December, 2020

Maharashtra Govt May Move SC To Challenge Bombay HC’s Metro Car Shed Order: Ajit Pawar


The HC on Wednesday stayed an order passed by Mumbai suburban district collector allotting 102 acre of salt pan land in Kanjurmarg for construction of an integrated metro car shed.

04 December, 2020

MLC Polls Result Show Picture In Maharashtra Has Changed: Sharad Pawar


Candidates of the ruling Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress `Maha Vikas Aghadi' (MVA) win three out of five constituencies.

26 October, 2020

Ajit Pawar Tests Positive For Covid-19


Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has been hospitalised after he tested positive for coronavirus on Monday.

23 October, 2020

Uddhav Thackeray Announces Rs 10,000 Crore Aid To Maha Flood-Hit People


Yet to receive Rs 38,000 crore from Centre, says chief minister

01 October, 2020

Hathras-like Incidents Won't Be Tolerated In Maha: Uddhav Thackeray


'Any kind of crime against women, including harassment and eve-teasing, would be dealt with severely, says Maha CM amid the nationwide outrage over the brutal rape of Hathras girl.

31 March, 2020

Coronavirus Crisis: 60% Cut In Salaries Of Maharashtra MLAs, MLCs


Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar announced a 60 per cent cut in the March salaries of the chief minister, all other ministers, MLAs, MLCs and representatives of local governing bodies.

25 January, 2020

NIA Takes Over Koregaon-Bhima Probe; Maharashtra Home Minister Slams Centre


The Union Home Ministry and the NIA were maintaining complete silence and not responding to queries from media.

05 January, 2020

Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion: NCP Gets Home & Finance; Congress Revenue & Sena Keeps Urban Development

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Uddhav's son and first-time MLA Aaditya Thackeray will handle the tourism, environment and protocol, according to news agency PTI.

03 December, 2019

'Magnanimous Of PM': NCP Leader Supriya Sule On Modi's 'Offer' To Sharad Pawar

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Supriya Sule said her father, Sharad Pawar, 'humbly' said no to the PM Modi's offer.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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