#Sharad Pawar

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Minister for Agriculture Narendra Singh Tomar addresses the media. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Sharad Pawar said the farm laws will impact the Minimum Support Price (MSP)
  • It was dismaying to Pawar's tweets, Narendra Tomar said
  • Would like to believe that Pawar misinformed of the facts, agriculture minister said

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
NCP chief Sharad Pawar said that these new laws will said the will adversely affect the Minimum Support Price (MSP). (Photo credit : Shrad Pawar/Facebook)

  • Sharad Pawar was the agriculture minister for 10 years during the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tenure
  • He said that the new laws restrict the authority of Mandi system
  • Pawar's analysis of the farm laws comes as a counter to BJP's allegations that similar reforms had been proposed by him in the past

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was born in 1926. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @ShivSena)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to pay tribute to the late leader
  • 'He worked tirelessly for the welfare of people,' Modi tweeted
  • NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Thackeray used his talent as a cartoonist to comment on various social issues

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Dhananjay Munde said that Pawar and other leaders of the party will take a call on the issue of his resignation. (Photo credit: Twitter @dhananjay_munde)

  • NCP president Sharad Pawar said the party will discuss the issue and decide on it "as soon as possible
  • Jayant Patil said any conclusion should be reached only based on police probe outcome into the matter
  • State BJP president Chandrakant Patil said Munde should step down immediately

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar on Tuesday accused the Centre of bulldozing three new farm laws without consulting states. (Photo credit : Shrad Pawar/Facebook)

  • Pawar also raised questions about the composition of the three-member ministerial group negotiating with the unions
  • He added that the opposition parties will take a call on their future course of action on Wednesday
  • NCP leader also said that he certainly wanted to bring some reforms in the sector but "not in the way" BJP government has done

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said that Manmohan Singh and Sharad Pawar wanted to bring the same farm reforms. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Narendra Singh Tomar made the remarks while addressing representatives of 11 farmer unions
  • Tomar also assured the nation that Modi government will not take any decisions that harms the poor farmers of India
  • Sharad Pawar said that the government should take farmers' agitation seriously

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra right now is led by Shiv Sena. (Photo Credits: Twitter/@CMOMaharashtra)

  • 'Shiv Sena is yet to become a part of the UPA,' Ashok Chavan said
  • Congress and the NCP are the two constituents in the current Maharashtra government
  • Raut on Saturday stressed on the necessity for the UPA to expand to take on the current regime

Sharad Pawar has acted in the past as the Union Agricultural Minister under the UPA-2 regime. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@sanjay_raut)

  • The Sena leader warned that the laws will turn 'farms into graveyards'
  • Raut alleged that the expansion of corporates in the field came in the last six years
  • According to him, reforms brought in by Sharad Pawar in 2010 were in the interest of farmers

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar turned 80 on Saturday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • 'Best wishes to @PawarSpeaks Ji on his birthday,' PM Modi said
  • 'We hope that he continues to have the same energy and enthusiasm,' Uddhac Thackeray said
  • The NCP has lined up several programmes including a virtual rally to celebrate Pawar's birthday

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
"The way farm bills were passed, we feel it's an insult to farmers.," Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after meeting President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • "The way farm bills were passed, we feel it's an insult to farmers": Rahul Gandhi
  • "We informed the President that it is absolutely critical that these anti-farmer laws are taken back," Gandhi said
  • "We have given a memorandum to the President. We are asking to repeal agriculture laws," Sitaram Yechury said