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BJP Govt. ‘misusing’ ED to create fear among Opposition leaders: Sharad Pawar

PUNE, MARCH 11: NCP (SP) chief Sharad Pawar on Monday alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Government was misusing agencies like the Enforcement Directorate to create fear among Opposition leaders and called the ED "supporting party" of the BJP. Speaking to reporters in Pune, Pawar cited figures of the ED's actions between 2005 and 2023, claiming it registered 5,806 cases and only 25 of them have been disposed of. "The disposal rate is 0.42% and the conviction rate is just 0.40%. The ED''s budget has gone up from Rs 300 crore...
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First give reservation to women in Lok Sabha, Assemblies: Sharad Pawar on UCC debate

Pune, June 29: The Union government should first introduce reservation for women in the Lok Sabha and state Legislative Assemblies before talking about the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Thursday. Holding a press conference, Pawar also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had become restless after the Opposition parties’ meeting in Patna. Next meeting will take place at Bengaluru on July 13-14, he informed. On the UCC debate, he said the NCP will make its stand clear after assessing the suggestions and...
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