Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar of India

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Since 2005, Pawar is also serving as the elected Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Pawar has interests in Kabbadi,Kho Kho,wrestling and cricket.
Pawar was president of Pune International Marathon Trust, which host Pune International Marathon for last 22 years.
Sharad Pawar is one of India's powerful regional politicians perennially on the cusp of becoming prime minister.
With his stunning victory over Jagmohan Dalmiya's nominee Ranbir Singh Mahendra at the 76 th AGM of the board, Pawar is now at the apogee of the country's cricket administration.
Biography of Sharad Pawar has been enlisted in "Marquis Who`s Who.
In June 1988, with the induction of Prime Minister and Congress President Rajiv Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Shankarrao Chavan was called into Union Cabinet as Finance Minister and Sharad Pawar was chosen to replace Chavan as chief minister.
Sharad Pawar was sworn in as chief minister again on March 4, 1990 with the support of 12 independent MLAs.
On June 26, 1991, Pawar took over as that portfolio, continuing till March 1993.
Sharad Pawar had to step down and Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi took over as chief minister on March 14, 1995.
Sharad Pawar joined the United Progressive Alliance government headed by Manmohan Singh as the Minister for Agriculture and Food After 2004 Lok Sabha elections.
Pawar is known to be a great talent-spotter with enormous grassroots knowledge.
Pawar is known to be a great talent-spotter.
Pawar had entered the assembly for the first time in 1967 from Baramati which remains his pocket borough.
With such a solid base, Pawar has been able to retain his influence even when he has been out of the Congress, like in the period from 1978 to 1986, or now, after forming the Nationalist Congress Party in 1999.
DrawbacksPawar has the image of being untrustworthy.
Also, Pawar has failed to expand his base beyond western Maharashtra.
Sharad Pawar is one of the most talented leaders in India.
Sharad chandra pawar is a man who can change the political situation any time in maharashtra as well as in delhi,all of maharashtrian has.
Pawar is dwarf followers who makes their leader themself fool.
As he sits in the front seat of his Pajero, angled sideways so he can chat with former Union minister Girija Vyas and with Prem Panicker in the back seat, Pawar comes across as a very relaxed man, one at ease with himself and his world.
Along the drive, Pawar discusses a wide range of issues concering the ongoing polls.
detractors ready to accuse him of impropriety.
Pune, May 9th 2008 : President of Board of Control for Cricket in India Sharad Pawar said that veteran cricketer Sunil Gavaskar's resignation from.
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Sharad Pawar says wheat import required to boost buffer stock Submitted by Sahil Nagpal on Tue, 11/13/2007 - 11:23.
New Delhi, Jan 23: Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has asked the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to reorient research and development in agriculture, and bridge critical gaps wherever present.
Addressing the 79th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Council here today, Pawar said that the pace of innovations in agriculture universities and research institutions in India is not satisfactory and therefore, remedial steps must be taken by the ICAR.
Pawar said that the Centre has warned the bordering states to keep a check on poultry smuggling, adding, “But I think they mustn't have paid attention.
New Delhi, Feb 6 : Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that the Central Government is likely to announce packages for the farmers in the bird-flu hit West Bengal and for poultry industry in the next 8-10 days.
There would be two packages, one for West Bengal and other for the rest of India,” Pawar said on the sidelines of a function here.
During his meeting with the delegation, Pawar expressed the Centre’s commitment to protect their interests in World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations.
Pawar said since agriculture has inter-sectoral links with water resources, irrigation, rural development and cooperation, it would not be possible to bring all these sectors under one umbrella.
Features on Politics - Sharad PawarAbout Sharad PawarSharad Pawar is Indian Agriculture Minister and the leader of NCP, an Indian political party.
Pawar is the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Pawar said that India stands that promotion of bio-energy should not be at the cost of food security.
MR SHARAD Pawar is the new Minister for Agriculture and Food at the Centre.
But while Chavan was a novice in Defence matters, Mr Pawar is said to be knowledgeable in agricultural matters and a champion of the cooperative movement.
Further, Mr Pawar has vast administrative experience as a former Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Defence Minister at the Centre.
When Dr Manmohan Singh made the historical shift to liberalisation, Mr Pawar is known to have written a three-page long letter opposing the reforms.
Mr Pawar has been a champion of a number of measures restricting agricultural commodity trade, transport and processing.
Mr Pawar was the author of the idea of the State fixing a maximum cane price that was much lower than the Central government's SMP.
Mr Pawar has all things going for him in his new task as farm minister.
With the United Progressive Alliance starting to get its act togther ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar had a meeting with Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday over.
A man with modern, broad outlook and secular credentials, Sharad Pawar is an astute politician with rich administrative experience, perfect knowledge and understanding of agriculture and industrial policies and a mastermind at political maneuvering.
Hailing from Baramati in Pune district, Pawar is the protege of veteran Congress leader from Maharashtra, late Y.
Sharad Pawar rules out bio-energy not at the cost of food security16 October 2008, 1859 HrsSharad Pawar to inaugurate warehousing seminar12 September 2008, 1001 HrsThe conference is being held to discuss the impact of the Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007 on the warehousing scene in the countrySharad Pawar, Warehousing,SHGs,NWRs,WRDASharad Pawar to inaugurate warehousing seminar10 September 2008, 1933 HrsNo wheat imports as procurement to exceed targets: Sharad Pawar12 May 2008, 1823 HrsProactive measures of UPA government insulated food prices: Sharad Pawar11 May 2008, 1933 HrsSharad Pawar says no new farm loan waiver scheme till Rs 600 billion package is implemented21 April 2008, 1543 HrsUnion Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Monday said that the Central Government cannot take on new responsibilities of waiving farm loans until the announcements made in the General Budget 2008-09 regarding agricultural loan are implemented.
Mumbai, December 23: In a surprise development, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar called on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at the latters residence Sunday.
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Chairing the meeting, party president and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said the Sachar report brought out the backwardness of one section of society that could not be ignored.
Pawar said a pledge should be taken to treat education as a priority.
Pawar was the first person to demand strict action against those who demolished the Babri mosque, however high and mighty.
Sharad Pawar is apeaser for so called minority votes and has no guts to talk about facts.
Sharad Pawar was part of the Union cabinet of PV Narasimha Rao as Defence minister.
in the wings for long enough and decided that enough is enough.
Initially, Pawar was quoted as saying that he is open to an alliance with any party including the BJP, but later he gravitated to the Sonia side.
party won the elections -- Yet another brave, idealistic move, but a politically misguided one.
Pawar has always been known to be close to the sugarcane farmers in the state and this was his chance to do some good work for them, one of the first demands he raised was a financial package for the cane growers in the state.
Hardly a couple of months into the Union Cabinet, Pawar is facing revolt in the state unit.
STRAIGHT TALK: Sharad Pawar accepts the attacks have dented the credibility of the government.
Nationalist Congress Party chief and Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has accepted that security establishments in the country were totally unprepared to handle an attack like the one in Mumbai.
Pawar said that current procurement stood at 8.
This has to stop as soon as possible,' Pawar has been quoted as saying in an interview published in the book.
Pawar has been a bee in the Congress bonnet.
While the Mumbai attacks have thrown India’s right to the 2011 World Cup in serious doubts, former BCCI president Sharad Pawar has dismissed speculation that the tournament was under threat.
Pawar said Patil had expressed his desire to step down three days ago, but was advised to stay on till the operation against the terrorists ends.
Pawar was speaking in the sidelines of a conference organized by Forward Markets Commission in Mumbai.
Addressing at the World Food Day here, Pawar said ''Conversion of foodgrains and edible oil seeds for producing bio-fuel will create food security concerns, as is evident already.
Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Sharad Pawar said on Wednesday at the 24th meeting of the Central Consumer Protection Council in New Delhi that the Comprehensive Legal Metrology Bill will replace the present weight and measure act.
New Delhi  - India expects a good harvest of rice, corn and soya bean this year because of good monsoon rains and higher incentives on fertilizers given to farmers, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said Wednesday.
The onset and distribution of monsoon rains across the country in the current season has been very encouraging, and we are hopeful of a rich harvest, especially of rice, maize and soya bean, Pawar said addressing a function organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in New Delhi.
Pawar said huge investments in agriculture over the last few years had started showing results.
The NCP chief, Sharad Pawar said today in New Delhi that the Government would last its full term as it has the requisite numbers on its side.
Sharad Pawar said that the Indo-US Civil Nuclear Deal is in the interest of the country and questioned the timing of the withdrawal of support by the Left, when the Prime Minister is on foreign soil.
Pawar is in Dubai to attend the International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in Dubai.
Sharad Pawar says no new farm loan waiver scheme till Rs 600 billion package is implemented Submitted by Sahil Nagpal on Mon, 04/21/2008 - 11:38.
champion Indian cricket team and its captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
President Sharad Pawar said today.
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Sharad Pawar is from the Katewadi village near Baramati in Pune district.
Pawar has been involved in United Nations and World Health Organisation.
Pawar has interests in Kabbadi, wrestling and cricket.
Sharad Pawar remained a key opposition leader in the state assembly.
In June 1988, Prime Minister and Congress President Rajiv Gandhi decided to induct then Maharashtra Chief Minister Shankarrao Chavan into Union Cabinet as Finance Minister and Sharad Pawar was chosen to replace Chavan as chief minister.
Sharad Pawar had the task of checking the rise of the Shiv Sena in state politics, which was a potential challenge to the dominance of Congress party in the state.
Sharad Pawar rules out bio-energy not at the cost of food security Agriculture Minister, Sharad Pawar has reiterated India’s stand that promotion of bio-energy should not be at the cost.
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contract renewals of the Indian players.
It may or may not have been in jest but Pawar had the decency to just laugh and ask Ponting to step forward instead to complete the formalities.
Pawar is also a prominent politician in India – founding the Nationalist Congress Party and currently serving as the agriculture minister in the government.
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MS Swaminathan�s write up reminded me that Ministry for Agriculture and Food existed at centre and Sharad Pawar was the Minister for Agriculture.
The other news jolted my memory and reminded me that a Ministry for Agriculture and Food actually exists at centre and Sharad Pawar was the head of agriculture ministry.
Mr Pawar was in the milk capital of India as the chief guest on the 59th Foundation Day of Amul.
On the election of R R Patil as deputy chief minister after voting by NCP legislators, Mr Pawar said that five years ago it was the same thing when Chhagan Bhujbal was elected.
Asked about his comments on the changes made in the BJP, Mr Pawar said that the BJP is a totally demoralised party after the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra elections.
of a function to launch a new scheme on diary/poultry venture.
Pawar is misleading people by giving wrong information! Editor) Home Ministry should have a different standpoint in dealing with terrorism.
Pawar is not giving this sermon to Muslims ? Editor) The manner of dealing with terrorists, whether of SIMI or Bajarang Dal, has to be same.
Pawar is determined to misguide people about Sanatan.
CPI(M) MP for tribunal to oversee Hindu outfits' cases 'Govt.
IN TROUBLE: Sharad Pawar is among the six people against whom criminal proceedings would be initiated.