Ajit Pawar resigns, NCP legislators threaten to quit govt
- IPL spot-fixing case: Net widens, police watching 3 more players, other bookies
- IPL 2013 LIVE SCORE: Regular wickets keep Sunrisers Hyderabad in the hunt
- Sonia Gandhi, PM Manmohan Singh slam BJP for disrupting Parliament, stalling bills
- IPL spot-fixing: 'Bookie' Vindoo was close to BCCI chief's son-in-law, say cops
- Jessica Lall case: Shayan Munshi to face perjury trial
Shortly after Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today resigned following allegations of irregularities in clearing irrigation projects, his party legislators met here and demanded that it quit the state government and extend outside support.
"NCP members of the Legislative Assembly and Council met here and have demanded that the party quit the government," NCP MLC Vinayak Mete said.
The NCP legislators want the party to extend outside support to the government, he said.
"The legislators felt that Congress should be allowed to govern," he said.
There are 61 NCP MLAs in the 288-member House which has 82 Congress legislators. Opposition Shiv Sena has 45 MLAs and BJP 47.
- Fixing probe now reaches Bollywood, son of Dara Singh held
- BCCI cashes Pune Warriors guarantee, 'disgusted' Sahara walks out of IPL
- Sreesanth spent Rs 1.95L on clothes, bought friend BlackBerry, paid in cash: Police
- Delhi firm with MoD as client is linked to Pak cyberattacks
- After Infosys, iGATE sacks Phaneesh Murthy for sexual misconduct
- 2 weeks after harassment, Haryana schoolgirls return, cops in tow