Articles by Sanjay Sawant
Dec 14, 2017
Farm loan waivers, Aadhaar linkage and the role of MahaOnline: Maharashtra IT secretary's claims debunkedBarely four days in, the Winter Session of the Maharashtra Assembly has already seen its fair share of agitation. The source of ire: The flawed implementation of the farmer loan waiver scheme
Dec 13, 2017
103 MLAs raise farmer loan waiver issue in Maharashtra Assembly; Opposition demands list of farmers' namesThis is the first time in the history of the Maharashtra legislature that more than 100 MLAs are sent to raise questions on the same issue
Dec 12, 2017
Maharashtra loan waiver: On 77th birthday, Sharad Pawar tells farmers to start non-cooperation movement against state govtOn Tuesday, NCP president and former Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar headed an anti-government rally in Nagpur.
Dec 11, 2017
On 77th birthday, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar set to take to the streets and head march in NagpurNationalist Congress Party (NCP) president and former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar will be celebrating his 77th birthday — on Tuesday — by heading a rally in Nagpur
Dec 11, 2017
Fadnavis govt set for stormy Maharashtra Assembly Session: Farm loans, corruption on Opposition agendaChief Minister Devendra Fadnavis faces the stormiest Assembly session of the past three years as a result of a variety of issues not restricted to the problems with implementing the farm loan waivers
Dec 10, 2017
Fadnavis govt junks Aadhaar, dines with the devil (banks), gets loan waiver Assembly-ready, but crisis far from overThe green list of beneficiaries grew from 69,832 to 13.25 lakh to 17.49 lakh and then 41 lakh in all of ten days. It was as if the government had found a magic formula to identify correct beneficiaries.
Dec 08, 2017
Nana Patole quits party, Lok Sabha: Rebel Maharashtra BJP leader miffed over handling of farm loan waiver, pesticide deathsIn a significant blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, Nana Patole, a party rebel and member of Parliament, quit the Lok Sabha as well as the BJP on Friday.
Dec 01, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver: Prithviraj Chavan writes to Urjit Patel, seeks inquiry into lapses by banksAs Maharashtra's farm loan waiver increasingly comes under Opposition criticism and media scrutiny, Prithviraj Chavan has written to RBI Governor Urjit Patel.
Nov 30, 2017
As criticism of Maharashtra's mismanaged farm loan waiver mounts, Nashik DCC Bank chairman Narendra Darade resignsThe mismanagement of the loan waiver scheme in Maharashtra has led to the resignation of Narendra Darade, the chairman of the Nashik District Central Cooperative Bank.
Nov 28, 2017
Senior bureaucrat VK Gautam shunted to finance in fallout over Maharashtra government's bungled loan waiver schemeThe senior bureaucrat who became the first victim over the bungling of the Maharashtra government's farm loan waiver scheme has been transferred, according to exclusive information with Firstpost.