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Nationalist Congress Party

The Nationalist Congress Party NCP is a national political party with base in Maharashtra.

It was formed when three of its leaders, Sharad Pawar, P.A. Sangma and Tariq Anwar were expelled from the Indian National Congress, for questioning Sonia Gandhi's leadership on 25th May 1999.

These three leaders went on to form the Nationalist Congress Party and Sharad Pawar became its President and P.A Sangma and Tariq Anwar its General Secretaries. ...
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Nationalist Congress Party

Amid Goa power game, two Congress MLAs fly abroad

Posted On : Sep 20,2018,    8:24 pm
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Two of the 16 Congress legislators in Goa flew abroad on Thursday amid the ongoing power game between the BJP and the Congress in the state. View More..

Goa government in minority, invite us: Congress to Governor

Posted On : Sep 18,2018,    10:02 pm
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Claiming that the BJP-led coalition government was in a minority, the Congress legislative party on Tuesday formally met Goa Governor Mridula Sinha and urged her to convene a one-day session of Assembly to allow it to stake claim to form the new government. View More..

Parrikar government in minority, we can stake claim: Goa Congress

Posted On : Sep 18,2018,    3:22 pm
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) A day after staking claim to form the new government in Goa, the opposition Congress on Tuesday said that it was right in doing so as the Manohar Parrikar-led coalition government was "already in a minority". View More..

Amid search for Parrikar's successor, Congress stakes claim to form government

Posted On : Sep 17,2018,    4:46 pm
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa. View More..

Amid search for Parrikar's successor, Congress stakes claim to form government

Posted On : Sep 17,2018,    3:44 pm
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa. View More..

Pranab to release book on Barrister Rajni Patel

Posted On : Sep 13,2018,    6:28 pm
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee will release a commemorative volume on legendary freedom fighter and Congress leader, the late Barrister Rajni Patel, here on Friday. View More..

Pranab Mukherjee to release book on late barrister Rajni Patel

Posted On : Sep 13,2018,    4:12 pm
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee will be releasing a book on late barrister Rajni Patel on Friday at the Nehru Centre Auditorium here. View More..

Opposition slams mystery diktat to show PM's film in schools

Posted On : Sep 12,2018,    5:34 pm
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Maharashtra opposition has slammed a purported order circulated on social media networks mandating all government schools in the state to exhibit a short film based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 'Chalo Jeete Hain, next week. View More..

Will protect spirit of Constitution: Maharashtra OBC Muslim meet

Posted On : Sep 11,2018,    8:04 pm
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, All India Muslim OBC Organisation conference on Tuesday resolved that it would "resist and prevent" any moves to change the Constitution or tamper with its basic tenets. View More..

Bharat Bandh evokes mixed response, opposition rallies against BJP (Roundup)

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    5:24 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left on Monday against rising fuel prices and tumbling rupee evoked mixed response in the country as the opposition closed its ranks against the Modi government. The BJP dubbed the protest a failure. View More..

Modi government pursuing anti-people policies: Opposition leaders

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    4:44 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Opposition leaders on Monday accused the Modi government of pursuing "anti-people policies" and cheating the people on various issues, besides remaining silent on the rising prices of fuel and other essential items. View More..

Mixed response to all-India shutdown in Maharashtra

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    2:56 pm
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) The all-India anti-fuel price hike shutdown evoked a mixed response in Maharashtra on Monday, with all parties - barring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena - joining it wholeheartedly. View More..

At opposition's show of strength, Rahul vows to 'drive out BJP'

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    1:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his silence on rising fuel prices, tumbling rupee and agrarian distress, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said a united opposition would drive out the BJP in the next general elections. View More..

Manmohan seeks opposition unity to defeat BJP

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    12:06 pm
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Urging the opposition to unite in their shared desire to defeat the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday hit out at the Modi government for the crises-like all-round situation in the country due to rising fuel prices and farm distress. View More..

Rahul leads Opposition's 'Bharat Bandh' protest against fuel price hike

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    11:18 am
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A united Opposition, led by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Monday staged a foot march here in support of a nationwide shutdown protest or 'Bharat Bandh' called by his party against rising fuel prices. View More..

Opposition blocks railway in Mumbai

Posted On : Sep 10,2018,    10:20 am
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) As petrol prices on Monday shot up to Rs 89.97 in Maharashtra's Parbhani - the highest in India - the Opposition Congress staged a 'rail-roko' agitation here as part of the party-sponsored nationwide shutdown to protest rising fuel prices. View More..

Opposition joins hands over Bharat Bandh (Intro Roundup)

Posted On : Sep 09,2018,    10:36 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Most of the opposition parties on Sunday announced their support to the Bharat Bandh called by the Congress and Left Front to protest against the rising fuel prices and have a showdown with the Modi government that has evaded a direct explanation to the non-stop rise in fuel prices. View More..

Thackeray wants ban on BJP MLA for objectionable remarks on women

Posted On : Sep 05,2018,    3:12 pm
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday demanded stringent action against Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ram Kadam for his reported objectionable remarks on women. View More..

Furore as BJP lawmaker threatens to abduct women for spurned suitors

Posted On : Sep 05,2018,    12:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) A political furore erupted in Maharashtra on Wednesday after a ruling Bharatiya Janata Party legislator threatened to "abduct" girls and bring them to their spurned suitors. View More..

65 LS members, 29 RS members yet to declare assets

Posted On : Sep 03,2018,    12:52 pm
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Sixty-five members of the Lok Sabha and 29 of the Rajya Sabha are yet to declare their assets and liabilities, a reply to a query under the RTI Act has revealed. View More..



About Nationalist Congress Party

    Nationalist Congress Party History

INCThe Nationalist Congress Party NCP is a national political party with base in Maharashtra. It was formed when three of its leaders, Sharad Pawar, P.A. Sangma and Tariq Anwar were expelled from the Indian National Congress, for questioning Sonia Gandhi's leadership on 25th May 1999. These three leaders went on to form the Nationalist Congress Party and Sharad Pawar became its President and P.A Sangma and Tariq Anwar its General Secretaries. The party symbol is an analogue clock that reads 10:10.

NCP is a centre-left political party, that adhere to the ideals of the Congress stalwarts such as; Dadabhai Naoroji, Lokmaniya Tilak, Jawaharlal Nehru, Annie Besant, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and others.

The NCP symbolizes the thoughts and concerns of the common man and professes to speak on behalf of the ordinary people.

Top leaders of NCP

The prominent leaders of the NCP are Sharad Pawar, Tariq Anwar, P.A. Sangma, Praful Patel and others.

Tariq Anwar is General Secretary and also the Founder President of 'Jan Astha' and 'All India QuamiTanzeem', a registered social organizations working for the poor in the country.

P.A. Sangma the general secretary of the NCP was Lok Sabha Speaker from 1996 to 1998. He is associated with the Red Cross Society and Youth Hostels Association etc. He has set up night schools for the underprivileged children.

Praful Patel represents NCP from the Bhandara-Gondia Parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha. He is the owner of CeeJay Group, the biggest bidi-making company in western India.

Ideologies of Party

The NCP aspires to build democratic secular society with equality, social justice and unity of the country. It believes in strengthening federalism and decentralizing power. NCP strives to empower the weaker sections of the society, particularly the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBCs. NCP is flagging the agenda for the reservations for Marathas and Muslims. NCP also aspires to end unemployment, starvation, communalism. NCP believe in a government that is free from corruption.

NCP believes that any person of foreign origin cannot hold any party post in the country. It is on this issue that its top leaders brokeaway from the Indian National Congress.

The NCP has numerous organizations such as Nationalist Youth Congress, Nationalist Kisan Sabha, Rashtrawadi Yuvati Congress, Nationalist Student Congress, Nationalist Mahila Congress etc.

In the 2014 General Elections, NCP leader Sharad Pawar has hinted not to contest the Lok Sabha elections. He however may like to be the member of the Rajya Sabha. In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, the NCP wants to give tickets to new candidates who have been working for the party for a long time.
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