Sharad Pawar sulking for not making him "Number 2"

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  1. Daredevil

    Daredevil On Vacation! Administrator

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    Ok, don't get the wrong idea about the title, I'm talking about Sharad Pawar being number 2 in the government :D

     
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    He has good reasons to feel insulted.

    He has been holding Important Cabinet posts for long and possibly a senior politician than Anthony.

    However, I am sure if he sulks for too long, the long arm of the CBI will be activated.
     
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    UPA-2 has majority because of C.B.I. (Congress bureau of Investigation) only. Remove BSP (20 MP), SP (22 MP) and government will fall. Mamta and Pawar are still part of UPA-2 because government will not fall even if they withdraw their support and they might face the music at end.
     
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    It seems Sharad Pawar and NCP are miffed because decisions are being taken without taking them into confidence. Let's see how things pan out. My guess is they will kiss and patch up.
     
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    There is not much of an option for the NCP here, they will sulk for a few days more, and that should be it.

    Hasn't the SC cleared Mayawati's name from the corruption charges?
     
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    If sonia had not grabbed congress party from sitaram kesri, sharad pawar would be the congress chief and PM of India today.

    Sonia is a raste ka roda for pawar's political career
     
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    Breaking news: Sharad Pawar and Prafful Patel have resigned from the Cabinet

    Breaking: Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel resign from cabinet | Firstpost

     
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    It seems all a drama really, NCP has done it way too many times in the past, and then they quickly go back to the Congress. The only difference, they have put down their papers, but it is another thing that the PM will accept the resignation of the two.

    At best a show off that they mean business (now whatever that means), at worst paid holidays at the behest of the tax payer!

    Has Sangma's daughter already quit the cabinet?
     
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    Shivsena and NCP can together wipe out congress from Maharashtra..but no one can trust sharad pawar and everyone in Maharashtra knows that..
     
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    No, CBI is going to appeal. Also, Taj Corridor case.

    For Mulayam,

    Election results: CBI’s sword hangs over Mulayam, family - Times Of India

    Congress wielding CBI stick for Mulayam, Mayawati?
    http://newindianexpress.com/nation/article552875.ece

    Jagan reddy is another example. Even Congress can use CBI against Lalu, Sharad Pawar if needed.
     
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  14. ^ while these are Valid concerns of Real Politik

    these should not be absolute factors in determining who has the higher say . . .

    with No.2 spot vacant now
    and Rahul being in fray (it seems)

    IMHO Sharad Pawar's got a very legitimate gripe . . .
    I for one feel quiet pleased with his decision . . . :thumb:
     
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    I think reason is different.

    Sharad Pawar is eyeing for PM post. It's long term strategy.

    Raj and Udhav thackeray might come together which will translate into 15-20 MP's for SS in 2014.
    Sharad Pawar has very good relation with Bal thackeray. That' why SS supported Pranab.

    If BJP fails to win 180 seats in 2014, Then Shiv-Sena might support Pawar for PM post. In reward, Shiv-Sena might get CM post. 30 odd Maharashtrian MP (SS+NCP) supporting Pawar will make him frontrunner for the PM post.

    Pawar as PM is possible without Congress only.
     
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    Now, Sharad Pawar is getting a taste of Congress politics for betraying Purno Sangma !
     
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  18. Might be . . . he has always vied for that post . . .

    but it still doesnt change the fact he very obviously deserves to be No.2
    and now that Pranab is gone . . . .not acknowledging his seniority should affront any politician worth his salt


    Well . . . i thought of that . . .
    and yeah
    Impeccable timing i would say . . .!!
     
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    Yes, He deserves to be number 2.

    However, Congress will never accept any Non-Congressi to be no 2.
     
  20. Naaah . . . come on
    Congressis are good at nothing if not
    Political Brinkmanship . . .

    That he can never be the PM with Congress is true
    . . . but he can easily be accommodated into a respected No.2

    That he had to make such a hue and cry about it . . . Obviously means some other agenda hidden. . .
    Though i m appalled at level of Politics by the Congress . . .
    They budge to absurdest Blackmail . . . but overlook the most obvious sensibilities as Coalition Leaders

    Reactionary Politics !
     
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    Sharad Pawar has political goodwill cutting across party lines. He used it to good effect for campaigning for Pranab Da. However Congress has never given him his due. They went as far as to nominate Chavan as the CM of Maharashtra who has always been anti Pawar. These actions are never done with your oldest coalition partner.

    NCP has stead fast with the Congress since UPA I formation and have never been treated well by the senior party. SP has seen that brinkmanship with the Congress gives results, being nice with them gets you treated like a doormat. With reports of Thackeray cousins patching up, if Congress-NCP part ways, then SS will be ruling from Mantralaya, very soon.
     

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