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Sharad Pawar rules out NCP-Congress merger

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar dismissed on Saturday the speculation that his party was likely to merge with the Congress. Pawar made the announcement during a general body meeting of the party convened to discuss the Lok Sabha debacle and review preparations for the Maharashtra Assembly polls. “The reports of the merger of […]

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In Nagpur, an MLA for four months

Sharad Pawar questions EC move to hold bypoll on April 11; asks parties not to field candidates FOUR MONTHS — this is the tenure a newly elected MLA from an Assembly belt in Nagpur will enjoy. With Assembly polls in Maharashtra scheduled for October this year, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced bypolls […]