Ajit Pawar

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Ajit Pawar said : "We have so far prepared a list of 35 lakh bank accounts which are likely to become eligible for the loan waiver scheme. Once few details are available, those accounts will be filtered further and finalised for the transfer of money," External link

business-standard Monday, February 24, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The 35 lakh accounts will be scrutinised to filter the exact number of beneficiaries,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Bypassing this time-consuming exercise, the state government will now transfer the money directly into the loan accounts of farmers," External link

business-standard Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At present, three departments, namely the Forest, the Archaeology and the Public Works Department (PWD), are in urgent need of funds amounting to ₹23 crore for the conservation works of Shivneri Fort” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Today is unique as there is a visible feeling that a true government of the people has come to power in Maharashtra…This is the first time I am witnessing such enthusiasm, especially from the youth on the occasion of ‘Shiv Jayanti’ ” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There are two separate questions here: one Elgaar Parishad and the second, the Bhima-Koregaon clashes…the State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has already given his views, while the Chief Minister has spoken on the Bhima-Koregaon case in Sindhudurg on Tuesday and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, too, has spelled out his stance…So, I don’t think there is any further reason to believe that we [MVA] are divided on this issue,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Tourists and students come from all over the world to learn the skills of dabbawalas. There should be a separate building showcasing their work. For this, a Mumbai dabbawala building will be constructed immediately,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We should not do this. We should not resort to such governance of freebies," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, February 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A number of foreign companies have set up their base in the Pune district’s industrial area. The number of foreign investors have also increased over the past few years. However, crime syndicates often harass these companies and their employees. The crime rate too has increased in the area. Hence, the police must take stringent action against the criminals and charge them under Mcoca,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “Overall, all the works in the district will be affected — rural roads, water conservation, drinking water supply, special grants to gram panchayats, etc” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “After we announced the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule farm loan waiver scheme, several farmers who regularly repaid loans and had never defaulted were left wondering why no benefits had been announced for them. However, I want to reassure them that our committee to look into their benefits has already had two meetings. Within the next 15 days, this committee will submit its recommendations,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar remarked : “I apologise that you all had to come here so early, but I had a number of review meetings planned in Dhule, Nandurbar and other districts today… While one organiser doubted whether I would make it this early in the bitter cold, another reminded him that I had come very early for my swearing-in as deputy chief minister” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The government has given loan waiver to farmers whose dues were less than Rs 2 lakh. We are thinking positively about waiver for the farmers whose debts exceed Rs 2 lakh," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Regular repayment of farm loans will also be encouraged," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : "For this, the funds meant for other districts were slashed," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Several posts are vacant in many departments like education, rural development, home, irrigation, urban development, agriculture, animal husbandry and health. The previous government under Fadnavis had promised to carry out the recruitment process to fill up all these posts. But they couldn’t initiate the process. Now, we have decided to go ahead with the recruitment. This will be a big relief for unemployed youth in the state,” “We are carrying out a district-wise survey to assess how many posts are vacant in which department. While the survey is being conducted, we shall begin with the recruitment process for 8,000 posts of police and then we shall decide how many posts from each district and each department are to be filled,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I heard a few officers were discussing whether I’ll reach the venue in time when one of them said he had taken oath very early in the morning. He will be in time for the program,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “People are planting all sorts of things to create confusion. However, the government is working properly. Schemes like farm loan waiver and Shiv Bhojan Thali (Rs 10 a meal) have been launched. Do let us know if there are any anomalies in implementation. We shall rectify them,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "States like Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal have passed resolutions against Citizenship (Amendment) Act. They are ruled by one party, unlike Maharashtra. Our Chief Minister (Uddhav Thackeray) said there should be no problem for anyone in the State due to CAA and NRC. We are of this opinion," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This should not have happened, irrespective of whoever was in power at the state. Every district should get what has been sanctioned to it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 27, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The previous government implemented the Jalukta Shivar Abhiyan by renaming some of the old schemes which had been started by other governments in the past. As far as we are concerned, any scheme which is beneficial for the people will continue to be implemented,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 27, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The CM has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The CM has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Swargate-Hadapsar route is the need of the hour for the city and a feasibility study should be done for this route,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is a still-untested mode of transportation … it has not been tried anywhere in the world. I doubt if we have the capacity for a trial here. First, let there be a 10-km hyperloop in some other part of the world … if it is successful there, only then shall we think about its possible implementation here,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is a still-untested mode of transportation … it has not been tried anywhere in the world. I doubt if we have the capacity for a trial here. First, let there be a 10-km hyperloop in some other part of the world … if it is successful there, only then shall we think about its possible implementation here,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 17, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Hyperloop has never been constructed anywhere in the world until now. So let this be tried somewhere else. Once it is successful, then we can think of it," External link

irishsun Friday, January 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Vinod Tawde ) : "I had called up Devendra Fadnavis and Vinod Tawde, requesting them to withdraw their candidate's (BJP's) nomination. They have done this. Hence, I thank them for it" External link

irishsun Friday, January 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Let it happen somewhere else. Let it become successful for at least a 10 km distance somewhere abroad,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 17, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Vilasrao Deshmukh ) : "Eastern Freeway in Mumbai will be named after Vilasrao Deshmukh who had played a key role in conceptualising and inaugurating the project," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said (in the Cabinet meeting) that he will ask the civic body to ensure renaming of the Eastern Freeway," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Vilasrao Deshmukh ) : "Eastern Freeway in Mumbai will be named after Vilasrao Deshmukh who had played a key role in conceptualising and inaugurating the project," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said (in the Cabinet meeting) that he will ask the civic body to ensure renaming of the Eastern Freeway," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The petitioner shouldn’t have any doubt of investigating agencies favouring me as most of the probe was conducted, FIRs registered and charge-sheets were filed during the term of previous (BJP) government, when I was in the opposition,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “I have not indulged in any corrupt, malafide or motivated act while discharging my duties as minister,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “Every decision has been taken as per law and in line with procedures and I have not favoured anyone. All contracts were awarded by the department in accordance with rules and did not warrant my interference,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “The government will do everything possible to ensure the hospital operates properly. The government will not allow the hospital to shut down. I have taken the decision to release Rs 46 crore for the hospital,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I deny all allegations concerning me or imputing me in toto. I say that I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : “I further deny the contention that the present investigation is required to be handed over to the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate and state there is not even a farthing of either pleadings or evidence to show the exceptional case as to why the investigation requires to be transferred and for statements and averments made in such vague and careless manners, the prayers made in application deserve to be rejected,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with a clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated : “This civil application is totally without merits, pleadings and is filed with mala fide motives, and therefore deserves to be rejected by imposing pecuniary costs,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “The government will do everything possible to ensure the hospital operates properly. The government will not allow the hospital to shut down. I have taken the decision to release Rs 46 crore for the hospital,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I deny all allegations concerning me or imputing me in toto. I say that I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : "I further deny the contention that the present investigation is required to be handed over to the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate and state there is not even a farthing of either pleadings or evidence to show the exceptional case as to why the investigation requires to be transferred and for statements and averments made in such vague and careless manners, the prayers made in application deserve to be rejected," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Delhi model will ensure both effective financial management and also better educational standards,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children. However, government will not tolerate misuse of funds allocated for education,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Delhi model will ensure both effective financial management and also better educational standards,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children. However, government will not tolerate misuse of funds allocated for education,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Very soon we are going to take up one issue, and that is to make Marathi a compulsory subject in schools, be it Urdu-medium, Hindi-medium or English-medium, from class 1 to Class 10," "We all live in Maharashtra and every child should read and write Marathi properly," External link

news18 Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All the farmers repaying their loans on time need to be encouraged. After we announced the ₹2-lakh loan waiver, there have been demands from those farmers too who had taken loans above ₹2 lakh and thus, we are looking towards providing relief to such farmers too,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Speaker’s initiative on OBC census was not in my or my party’s knowledge” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Speaker’s initiative on OBC census was not in my or my party’s knowledge” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Order on portfolios might be released tomorrow. Nobody is unhappy with the portfolio allocations," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "In today's meeting, we discussed which responsibility should be given to which minister. Other issues were also discussed in the meeting," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “We will try to complete the work by April 14, 2022...the government will ensure there is no shortage of funds for the project,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The decision on portfolio allocation has been made. Who will get what, it has been decided. I think the chief minister will declare it today evening or tomorrow," External link

economictimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The decision on portfolio allocation has been made. Who will get what, it has been decided. I think the chief minister will declare it today evening or tomorrow," External link

economictimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "We will try to complete the work by April 14, 2022...the government will ensure there is no shortage of funds for the project," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "I had said yesterday also that things are clear as far as portfolio distribution to ministers is concerned. By the end of today, allocation of portfolios will be done," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "I had said yesterday also that things are clear as far as portfolio distribution to ministers is concerned. By the end of today, allocation of portfolios will be done," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This pillar has history and every year, lakhs of people come here. Some untoward incidents took place two years ago, but the government is taking utmost care and elaborate police bandobast has been made here to ensure that no untoward incident takes place” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This pillar has a rich history and every year lakhs of people come here. The resting place of Chhatrapati Sambhaji [Shivaji’s son], too, is nearby [at Vadhu Budruk village], So, I have come to pay homage to both the martyrs of the battle as well as Chhatrapati Sambhaji’s valour… Some untoward incidents marred the celebrations two years ago, but the present government is taking the utmost care and a massive security deployment is in place to prevent any law and order situation. I urge people coming here to pay homage and to maintain peace and not place faith in rumours,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Chief Minister ) : "If (State Congress Chief) Balasaheb Thorat returns from Delhi in time, we, Thorat, me and Thackeray, would meet in the night to finalize portfolio allocation," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I don’t think the induction of the ministers was on the basis of caste or region. The ruling parties have tried to keep BJP, the single largest party in the Assembly, in check owing to the uncertainty over the alliance lasting for five years. This is not a natural alliance and thus it will always be under threat from BJP. By giving a fair representation to OBCs, the ruling parties have also tried to attract BJP’s traditional vote-bank of OBCs,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 30, 2019 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Portfolio distribution is clear for all three parties. Even after expansion, ministers will hold the portfolios as assigned to their parties earlier. Only 1-2 departments are going to be shuffled," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "It is going to be a well-balanced Cabinet which has young as well as experienced leaders, who have won four or five elections. There is no anger against the induction of new ministers. There might be some MLAs who are a little unhappy, but that will be sorted out in three days," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This project will contribute 2.5 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) water to the city and issues pertaining to lack of water supply for Pune will be resolved to a considerable extent,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Therefore, there will be no water shortage in the summer. But judicious use of water and proper planning of water distribution is a must,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are planning to revive natural water sources of Peshwa era in the city and wells in newly added villages. This may help meet the domestic water need,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If the city treats its sewage as per the prescribed standard, farmers in surrounding villages can use it for farming. Second, the water stress in adjacent tehsils like Indapur, Baramati, Haveli and Daund in summer would also get addressed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “As a long-term measure, we shall take up this project,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “party workers want to see him as the deputy chief minister” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “I had gone for a wedding where Fadnavis was also invited. We happened to be seated next to each other so we chatted about the weather,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 9, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I had gone for a wedding where Fadnavis was also invited. We happened to be seated next to each other so we chatted about the weather,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 9, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

asianage Monday, December 9, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 9, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All minor details don’t come directly to the minister. Even queries regarding irregularities in issuing advertisements comes under the jurisdiction of VIDC chief engineer,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stating : “it wouldn’t stand court’s scrutiny” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT



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minister43.83%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
legislator0.36%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
deputy3.40%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
resources minister1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
member0.18%EN07/30/201630/07/2016
finance minister0.72%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
minister2.50%SA09/08/201408/09/2014
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chief minister16.28%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
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Names Lang Count
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Ajit Pawar

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Ajit Pawar said : "We have so far prepared a list of 35 lakh bank accounts which are likely to become eligible for the loan waiver scheme. Once few details are available, those accounts will be filtered further and finalised for the transfer of money," External link

business-standard Monday, February 24, 2020 3:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The 35 lakh accounts will be scrutinised to filter the exact number of beneficiaries,” External link

Hindu Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Bypassing this time-consuming exercise, the state government will now transfer the money directly into the loan accounts of farmers," External link

business-standard Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “At present, three departments, namely the Forest, the Archaeology and the Public Works Department (PWD), are in urgent need of funds amounting to ₹23 crore for the conservation works of Shivneri Fort” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Today is unique as there is a visible feeling that a true government of the people has come to power in Maharashtra…This is the first time I am witnessing such enthusiasm, especially from the youth on the occasion of ‘Shiv Jayanti’ ” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “There are two separate questions here: one Elgaar Parishad and the second, the Bhima-Koregaon clashes…the State Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has already given his views, while the Chief Minister has spoken on the Bhima-Koregaon case in Sindhudurg on Tuesday and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, too, has spelled out his stance…So, I don’t think there is any further reason to believe that we [MVA] are divided on this issue,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 19, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Tourists and students come from all over the world to learn the skills of dabbawalas. There should be a separate building showcasing their work. For this, a Mumbai dabbawala building will be constructed immediately,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 13, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "We should not do this. We should not resort to such governance of freebies," External link

news-yahoo-in Monday, February 10, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “A number of foreign companies have set up their base in the Pune district’s industrial area. The number of foreign investors have also increased over the past few years. However, crime syndicates often harass these companies and their employees. The crime rate too has increased in the area. Hence, the police must take stringent action against the criminals and charge them under Mcoca,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, February 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “Overall, all the works in the district will be affected — rural roads, water conservation, drinking water supply, special grants to gram panchayats, etc” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:36:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “After we announced the Mahatma Jyotirao Phule farm loan waiver scheme, several farmers who regularly repaid loans and had never defaulted were left wondering why no benefits had been announced for them. However, I want to reassure them that our committee to look into their benefits has already had two meetings. Within the next 15 days, this committee will submit its recommendations,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar remarked : “I apologise that you all had to come here so early, but I had a number of review meetings planned in Dhule, Nandurbar and other districts today… While one organiser doubted whether I would make it this early in the bitter cold, another reminded him that I had come very early for my swearing-in as deputy chief minister” External link

Hindu Friday, January 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The government has given loan waiver to farmers whose dues were less than Rs 2 lakh. We are thinking positively about waiver for the farmers whose debts exceed Rs 2 lakh," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Regular repayment of farm loans will also be encouraged," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : "For this, the funds meant for other districts were slashed," External link

business-standard Friday, January 31, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Several posts are vacant in many departments like education, rural development, home, irrigation, urban development, agriculture, animal husbandry and health. The previous government under Fadnavis had promised to carry out the recruitment process to fill up all these posts. But they couldn’t initiate the process. Now, we have decided to go ahead with the recruitment. This will be a big relief for unemployed youth in the state,” “We are carrying out a district-wise survey to assess how many posts are vacant in which department. While the survey is being conducted, we shall begin with the recruitment process for 8,000 posts of police and then we shall decide how many posts from each district and each department are to be filled,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I heard a few officers were discussing whether I’ll reach the venue in time when one of them said he had taken oath very early in the morning. He will be in time for the program,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “People are planting all sorts of things to create confusion. However, the government is working properly. Schemes like farm loan waiver and Shiv Bhojan Thali (Rs 10 a meal) have been launched. Do let us know if there are any anomalies in implementation. We shall rectify them,” External link

newindianexpress Friday, January 31, 2020 4:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "States like Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan and West Bengal have passed resolutions against Citizenship (Amendment) Act. They are ruled by one party, unlike Maharashtra. Our Chief Minister (Uddhav Thackeray) said there should be no problem for anyone in the State due to CAA and NRC. We are of this opinion," External link

business-standard Tuesday, January 28, 2020 5:27:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This should not have happened, irrespective of whoever was in power at the state. Every district should get what has been sanctioned to it,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 27, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The previous government implemented the Jalukta Shivar Abhiyan by renaming some of the old schemes which had been started by other governments in the past. As far as we are concerned, any scheme which is beneficial for the people will continue to be implemented,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 27, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The CM has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The CM has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister has called for a meeting tomorrow, in which both contending parties will present their case. Till that time, it is pointless to hurt anyone’s sentiments without reason,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 19, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Swargate-Hadapsar route is the need of the hour for the city and a feasibility study should be done for this route,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, January 18, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is a still-untested mode of transportation … it has not been tried anywhere in the world. I doubt if we have the capacity for a trial here. First, let there be a 10-km hyperloop in some other part of the world … if it is successful there, only then shall we think about its possible implementation here,” External link

thehindu Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This is a still-untested mode of transportation … it has not been tried anywhere in the world. I doubt if we have the capacity for a trial here. First, let there be a 10-km hyperloop in some other part of the world … if it is successful there, only then shall we think about its possible implementation here,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 17, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Hyperloop has never been constructed anywhere in the world until now. So let this be tried somewhere else. Once it is successful, then we can think of it," External link

irishsun Friday, January 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Vinod Tawde ) : "I had called up Devendra Fadnavis and Vinod Tawde, requesting them to withdraw their candidate's (BJP's) nomination. They have done this. Hence, I thank them for it" External link

irishsun Friday, January 17, 2020 11:13:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “Let it happen somewhere else. Let it become successful for at least a 10 km distance somewhere abroad,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 17, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Vilasrao Deshmukh ) : "Eastern Freeway in Mumbai will be named after Vilasrao Deshmukh who had played a key role in conceptualising and inaugurating the project," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said (in the Cabinet meeting) that he will ask the civic body to ensure renaming of the Eastern Freeway," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told ( about Vilasrao Deshmukh ) : "Eastern Freeway in Mumbai will be named after Vilasrao Deshmukh who had played a key role in conceptualising and inaugurating the project," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : "Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said (in the Cabinet meeting) that he will ask the civic body to ensure renaming of the Eastern Freeway," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The petitioner shouldn’t have any doubt of investigating agencies favouring me as most of the probe was conducted, FIRs registered and charge-sheets were filed during the term of previous (BJP) government, when I was in the opposition,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “I have not indulged in any corrupt, malafide or motivated act while discharging my duties as minister,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar claimed : “Every decision has been taken as per law and in line with procedures and I have not favoured anyone. All contracts were awarded by the department in accordance with rules and did not warrant my interference,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, January 15, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “The government will do everything possible to ensure the hospital operates properly. The government will not allow the hospital to shut down. I have taken the decision to release Rs 46 crore for the hospital,” External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, January 15, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I deny all allegations concerning me or imputing me in toto. I say that I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : “I further deny the contention that the present investigation is required to be handed over to the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate and state there is not even a farthing of either pleadings or evidence to show the exceptional case as to why the investigation requires to be transferred and for statements and averments made in such vague and careless manners, the prayers made in application deserve to be rejected,” External link

financialexpress Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with a clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated : “This civil application is totally without merits, pleadings and is filed with mala fide motives, and therefore deserves to be rejected by imposing pecuniary costs,” External link

india Wednesday, January 15, 2020 5:16:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “The government will do everything possible to ensure the hospital operates properly. The government will not allow the hospital to shut down. I have taken the decision to release Rs 46 crore for the hospital,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, January 15, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "I deny all allegations concerning me or imputing me in toto. I say that I have not indulged in any corrupt, motivated or mala fide act while discharging my duties as a minister. I state that I have as a minister or as ex-officio chairman of the VIDC, have followed all the rules and have discharged my public duties with clear conscience and without fear, favour or illegal motives," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stated ( about Enforcement Directorate ) : "I further deny the contention that the present investigation is required to be handed over to the CBI or the Enforcement Directorate and state there is not even a farthing of either pleadings or evidence to show the exceptional case as to why the investigation requires to be transferred and for statements and averments made in such vague and careless manners, the prayers made in application deserve to be rejected," External link

business-standard Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Delhi model will ensure both effective financial management and also better educational standards,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children. However, government will not tolerate misuse of funds allocated for education,” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Delhi model will ensure both effective financial management and also better educational standards,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar added : “Education is the state government’s priority. The state government will ensure ordinary people are also provided quality education. There will be no paucity of funds for education of children. However, government will not tolerate misuse of funds allocated for education,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Very soon we are going to take up one issue, and that is to make Marathi a compulsory subject in schools, be it Urdu-medium, Hindi-medium or English-medium, from class 1 to Class 10," "We all live in Maharashtra and every child should read and write Marathi properly," External link

news18 Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:11:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All the farmers repaying their loans on time need to be encouraged. After we announced the ₹2-lakh loan waiver, there have been demands from those farmers too who had taken loans above ₹2 lakh and thus, we are looking towards providing relief to such farmers too,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 9:45:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Speaker’s initiative on OBC census was not in my or my party’s knowledge” External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, January 9, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “The Speaker’s initiative on OBC census was not in my or my party’s knowledge” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:17:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "Order on portfolios might be released tomorrow. Nobody is unhappy with the portfolio allocations," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "In today's meeting, we discussed which responsibility should be given to which minister. Other issues were also discussed in the meeting," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 5, 2020 6:30:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “We will try to complete the work by April 14, 2022...the government will ensure there is no shortage of funds for the project,” External link

Hindu Friday, January 3, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The decision on portfolio allocation has been made. Who will get what, it has been decided. I think the chief minister will declare it today evening or tomorrow," External link

economictimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "The decision on portfolio allocation has been made. Who will get what, it has been decided. I think the chief minister will declare it today evening or tomorrow," External link

economictimes Thursday, January 2, 2020 4:50:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "We will try to complete the work by April 14, 2022...the government will ensure there is no shortage of funds for the project," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "I had said yesterday also that things are clear as far as portfolio distribution to ministers is concerned. By the end of today, allocation of portfolios will be done," External link

timesofindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "I had said yesterday also that things are clear as far as portfolio distribution to ministers is concerned. By the end of today, allocation of portfolios will be done," External link

business-standard Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:31:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This pillar has history and every year, lakhs of people come here. Some untoward incidents took place two years ago, but the government is taking utmost care and elaborate police bandobast has been made here to ensure that no untoward incident takes place” External link

expressindia Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This pillar has a rich history and every year lakhs of people come here. The resting place of Chhatrapati Sambhaji [Shivaji’s son], too, is nearby [at Vadhu Budruk village], So, I have come to pay homage to both the martyrs of the battle as well as Chhatrapati Sambhaji’s valour… Some untoward incidents marred the celebrations two years ago, but the present government is taking the utmost care and a massive security deployment is in place to prevent any law and order situation. I urge people coming here to pay homage and to maintain peace and not place faith in rumours,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:24:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said ( about Chief Minister ) : "If (State Congress Chief) Balasaheb Thorat returns from Delhi in time, we, Thorat, me and Thackeray, would meet in the night to finalize portfolio allocation," External link

newindianexpress Tuesday, December 31, 2019 10:03:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I don’t think the induction of the ministers was on the basis of caste or region. The ruling parties have tried to keep BJP, the single largest party in the Assembly, in check owing to the uncertainty over the alliance lasting for five years. This is not a natural alliance and thus it will always be under threat from BJP. By giving a fair representation to OBCs, the ruling parties have also tried to attract BJP’s traditional vote-bank of OBCs,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 30, 2019 10:36:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Portfolio distribution is clear for all three parties. Even after expansion, ministers will hold the portfolios as assigned to their parties earlier. Only 1-2 departments are going to be shuffled," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : "It is going to be a well-balanced Cabinet which has young as well as experienced leaders, who have won four or five elections. There is no anger against the induction of new ministers. There might be some MLAs who are a little unhappy, but that will be sorted out in three days," External link

business-standard Monday, December 30, 2019 9:34:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “This project will contribute 2.5 TMC (thousand million cubic feet) water to the city and issues pertaining to lack of water supply for Pune will be resolved to a considerable extent,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 8:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “Therefore, there will be no water shortage in the summer. But judicious use of water and proper planning of water distribution is a must,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “We are planning to revive natural water sources of Peshwa era in the city and wells in newly added villages. This may help meet the domestic water need,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “If the city treats its sewage as per the prescribed standard, farmers in surrounding villages can use it for farming. Second, the water stress in adjacent tehsils like Indapur, Baramati, Haveli and Daund in summer would also get addressed,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “As a long-term measure, we shall take up this project,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 29, 2019 5:32:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “party workers want to see him as the deputy chief minister” External link

news-yahoo-in Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:07:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : “I had gone for a wedding where Fadnavis was also invited. We happened to be seated next to each other so we chatted about the weather,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 9, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “I had gone for a wedding where Fadnavis was also invited. We happened to be seated next to each other so we chatted about the weather,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, December 9, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

asianage Monday, December 9, 2019 7:48:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

news18 Monday, December 9, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar told : "Just because we sat together doesn't mean something new is cooking. We discussed the weather and rainfall," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 9, 2019 3:15:00 PM EAT

Ajit Pawar said : “All minor details don’t come directly to the minister. Even queries regarding irregularities in issuing advertisements comes under the jurisdiction of VIDC chief engineer,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT

Ajit Pawar stating : “it wouldn’t stand court’s scrutiny” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 8, 2019 3:03:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
leader27.55%EN10/18/201718/10/2017
minister43.83%EN08/28/201728/08/2017
legislator0.36%EN08/04/201704/08/2017
deputy3.40%EN04/03/201703/04/2017
resources minister1.25%EN08/31/201631/08/2016
member0.18%EN07/30/201630/07/2016
finance minister0.72%EN07/29/201629/07/2016
minister2.50%SA09/08/201408/09/2014
deputy cm3.76%EN04/21/201421/04/2014
chief minister16.28%EN11/20/201320/11/2013
former deputy0.18%EN10/01/201201/10/2012
Names Lang Count
Ajit PawarEN99.56%
Ajit PawarSA0.44%


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