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Sharad Pawar: Indian politician
Sharad Govindrao Pawar, is an Indian politician from Baramati, Maharashtra, with over 50 years of public service. He holds a position of prominence in politics of India as well as the regional politics of Maharashtra. During his long career, Pawar has served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on three occasions and held the posts of Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture in the Government of India. He is president of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which he founded in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress. He leads the NCP delegation in the Rajya Sabha, the upper chamber of the Indian parliament. He is one of the founders of Maha Vikas Aghadi|, a post-poll alliance in Maharashtra between Shivsena, NCP, and INC.

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Maha BJP chief will need 12 years to do PhD on me: Sharad Pawar

Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil will need at least 12 years to do a "PhD" on me, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Sunday. The veteran politician was interacting with college youths at a..
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Sharad Pawar trying to implicate 'Hindutvawadis' in Koregaon Bhima case: Fadnavis


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Ahead of budget session, Thackeray meets deputy CM, Sharad Pawar


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Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar launch book on A R Antulay, regale gathering with anecdotes

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday named the law college of Anjuman-i-Islam in south Mumbai after former chief minister AR Antulay while NCP supremo Sharad Pawar released a book on..
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NCP firm in opposing CAA, will try to convince Uddhav Thackeray: Sharad Pawar


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Fadnavis govt misused police in Elgar Parishad case: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday claimed that the previous Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra had misused police machinery in the Elgar Parishad case. The former Union minister also said..
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Sharad Pawar slams NIA probe into Elgar Parishad case

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he suspected the Centre had something to hide about the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis-led government in Maharashtra, which is possibly why the probe into the Elgar..
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BJP at Centre facing Sharad Pawar's 'perception war' on CAA: Fadnavis


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Day after spat on NIA taking over Elgar case, Sharad Pawar praises CM Thackeray


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Rift over Elgar move? Pawar says Maha step 'not proper'

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday expressed his disapproval regarding Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's consent to hand over the investigation of the Elgar Parishad case to the National Investigation..
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Sharad Pawar criticises Uddhav govt for allowing NIA to probe Elgar Parishad case

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Friday criticised Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's decision to let the NIA take over probe into the Elgar Parishad case from the state police. "It was not..
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Crack in Maha Vikas Aghadi? NCP, Shiv Sena bicker over NIA probe in Bhima Koregaon case

The Maharashtra government changed its stance, much to Sharad Pawar's discontent
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Cops should be allowed to sit during VIP visits, rallies: Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has written a letter to Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh saying that the police staff on duty during VIP visits and rallies should be allowed to sit.
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BJP's polarisation bid failed in Delhi polls: Sharad Pawar

As per the latest update, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP has won 46 of the total 70 assembly seats and leading on 16 as per the latest results and trends. The BJP has won five seats and is leading on..
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BJP's bid to 'polarise' votes failed: Sharad Pawar on Delhi polls

"The BJP, as usual, played the communal card to polarise votes, but failed. The Delhi Assembly poll contest was only between the Aam Aadmi Party and BJP, hence one might claim the saffron party's vote..
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Don't need anybody's permission to visit temples: Sharad Pawar

After an organisation of warkaris (pilgrims) criticised Sharad Pawar for "promoting atheism" and urged the community members to stop inviting him to religious events, the NCP chief on Saturday hit back..
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Many ministers in Maharashtra govt earned position on merit: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that many ministers in the Shiv Sena-led coalition government in Maharashtra do not belong to political families and have earned their position purely on merit. Pawar..
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Sharad Pawar backs tribals for UN recognition as indigenous Indian people


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Giving NIA Elgar case shows police abused power: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday alleged that the Centre transferring the probe into the Koregaon Bhima violence case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) showed police had misused their powers..
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NIA to probe Koregaon-Bhima violence case: Sharad Pawar questions motive; 'decision appropriate,' says Fadnavis

The Union government's move to transfer the probe of the Koregaon-Bhima violence case to the NIA has triggered a war of words. While Fadnavis called the move appropriate, NCP chief Sharad Pawar alleged..
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All leaders know that their phones are tapped: Sharad Pawar


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Govt transferred Koregaon Bhima probe to NIA for fear of being exposed: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday alleged that the Centre transferred the probe into the Koregaon Bhima violence case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for fear of getting exposed.
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Security cover not withdrawn from Sharad Pawar's Delhi residence, clarifies police

It was reported that security has been reduced from Pawar's house.
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Centre gives Elgar case to NIA day after Sharad Pawar presses for SIT

The Centre on Friday transferred the Koregaon-Bhima case to the National Investigation Agency. This comes a day after it emerged that Sharad Pawar had written to Maharashtra CM asking him to set up an..
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Politics of revenge? NCP accuses Modi government of withdrawing security cover at Sharad Pawar's Delhi residence

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leadership on Friday accused Narendra Modi-led central government of withdrawing security cover from party supremo Sharad Pawar's New Delhi residence.
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Bhima Koregaon case: Sharad Pawar accuses Fadnavis government of destroying evidence, seeks SIT probe

Pawar has sought a thorough investigation of the matter and accused the earlier government of 'gross abuse of power'.
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Pawar's security at Delhi home 'withdrawn' by Centre: NCP

The NCP on Friday accused the central government of withdrawing its chief Sharad Pawar's security at his official residence in New Delhi and charged it with playing "vendetta politics".
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During Maharashtra polls, Muslims didn't vote for BJP: Sharad Pawar

Sharad Pawar, along with Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, addressed a meeting of the party's minority cell on Thursday at their party office.
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Maharashtra, Karnataka CMs & Sharad Pawar should meet over Belgaum dispute: Sanjay Raut


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Sanjay Raut should not have made comment about Indira Gandhi: Sharad Pawar

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear gangster Karim Lala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.
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Many thought I would retire, but people didn't allow it: Sharad Pawar


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Sharad Pawar meets Anurag Thakur to discuss revival of scam-hit PMC Bank


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Govt's 'dictatorship' should be fought with non-violence: Sharad Pawar


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Sharad Pawar lauds Chandra Shekhar's support to his 1978 Maharashtra government


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JNU students subjected to cowardly but planned attack: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Monday said JNU students were subjected to a "cowardly and planned attack", adding that use of violence to suppress democratic values won't succeed. Pawar's remarks came as..
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Discontent in Congress over 'raw deal' in portfolio allocation

The Maharashtra Congress is facing discontent over allocation of portfolios, with leaders blaming state unit chief Balasaheb Thorat for the party getting a "raw deal" as compared to the Shiv Sena and..
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Pawar mourns D P Tripathi's death, dubs it as personal loss

D P Tripathi, 67, died in New Delhi on Thursday after a prolonged illness. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other party leaders on Thursday condoled the death of their senior colleague and former Rajya Sabha..
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Sharad Pawar extends support to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against CAA, NRC

Responding to the CM's letter dated December 23, Pawar said that he agrees with her stand and pledged to stand in solidarity with the 'like-minded' leaders and parties against the implementation of CAA..
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Sharad Pawar has taught us how to form government with less MLAs: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday took a dig at Fadnavis over his statement that the BJP was the single largest party in the Maharashtra assembly. "Sharad Pawar has taught us how to raise..
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Jharkhand poll outcome to help reduce BJP footprint: Sharad Pawar


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Surprised over Modi's NRC comments: Sharad Pawar


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Sharad Pawar seeks SIT probe into police action in Elgar case

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday sought the formation of a special investigation team to conduct an “independent inquiry” into the cases filed against human rights activists. Expressing one’s..
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Sharad Pawar silent on whether Ajit will become deputy CM


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'Party will urge Uddhav to set up SIT to investigate Bhima-Koregaon case properly': NCP chief Sharad Pawar

Earlier, NCP leader Prakash Gajabhiye and Dhananjay Munde had submitted letters to the CM of Maharashtra demanding the withdrawal of cases in the Bhima Koregaon case.
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Activists' arrest in Elgar Parishad case wrong, form SIT to probe police action: Sharad Pawar

Terming the arrest of activists in the Elgar Parishad case "wrong" and "vengeful", NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday demanded that a Special Investigation Team be set up under a retired judge to probe..
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CAA, NRC ploys to divert attention from serious issues: Sharad Pawar

He questioned why only migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be given citizenship under the amended law and not the Sri Lankan Tamils. Eight states, including Bihar, ruled by an NDA..
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Balasaheb wouldn't have liked axing trees for memorial: Pawar

Amid reports that a memorial of Balasaheb Thackeray here would require felling of 1,000 trees, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday said the late Shiv Sena founder would not have liked the idea of axing..
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Uddhav 'dummy CM' as he needs Sonia & Pawar's nod: Sudhir Mungantiwar

Senior BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar on Thursday dubbed chief minister Uddhav Thackeray as a "dummy CM", saying he has to seek approval of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar..
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Did Sharad Pawar take a dig at ally Rahul Gandhi?

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said anti-BJP sentiments were “on the rise in parts of the country” and that people needed “an alternative that stays in India”. ​​​While Pawar did not..
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We are on right track: Pawar on Thackeray's Jallianwala Bagh comment

NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday that Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's "Jallianwala Bagh again" swipe at the Centre was a sign that the alliance between Shiv Sena, his party and..
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