The Marathi word `kothala' (intestines) was recently used by Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut figuratively while rebutting former Sena ally BJP's accusation of `stabbing in the back'.
Pawar last week told a news portal that the Congress is like an impoverished landlord who cannot look after his house anymore.
This is not the first time Pawar has presented his diagnosis of what ails the Congress. Pawar, who joined the Congress in the late Fifties, has an interesting history with the party.
The NCP chief said there was a time when there was Congress from Kashmir to Kanyakumari but not so anymore. This should be accepted.
The former Union minister also averred that the Nationalist Congress Party may have differences with the Congress, but still swears by the ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru.
NCP Chied Sharad Pawar handed over a cheque of Rs 2.36 lakh for the Chief Minister's relief fund on behalf of the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, a renowned educational institute.
Maharashtra has a strong network of cooperative bodies, which also forms a support base for the NCP and Congress who share power with Shiv Sena in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
The Enforcement Directorate last week also conducted raids at multiple premises in Maharashtra linked to Shiv Sena MP Bhavana Gawali in connection with a money laundering case.
Union Minister Narayan Rane was arrested earlier in the day over his statement that he would have slapped Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray for allegedly not knowing India's year of independence.
Lok Sabha MP and daughter of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Supriya Sule, has been part of core discussions and thinks there is a lot of vendetta politics and misuse of central probe agencies.
He appreciated the initiative to organize a meeting of like-minded parties in view of the present circumstances in the country, the former Union minister said on Twitter.
Pawar had asked the Centre to enact a law to remove the Supreme Court-mandated 50 per cent cap on reservations and allow states to exceed the existing quota limit.
Today, opposition leaders will be meeting virtually under the leadership of Congress President Sonia Gandhi and top leaders, including CM Mamata Banerjee, CM M K Stalin and CM Uddhav Thackeray.
The meeting on August 20, which also happens to be the birth anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, is a part of the Congress party's efforts to unite various Opposition parties.
Unprecedented scenes and being witnessed in the Afghan capital Kabul, where panic-stricken people are scurrying to escape from the country.