Articles by Sanjay Sawant
Oct 18, 2017
Maharashtra farm loan waiver scheme: Mandatory Aadhaar, blocking of ghost accounts save taxpayers moneyThe online application form which had 56 columns to be filled in to avail financial benefits under the scheme also came under tremendous opposition scrutiny who termed it as cumbersome and harassment to farmers.
Oct 17, 2017
Maharashtra saves Rs 10,000 cr on farm loan waiver scheme as number of beneficiaries dropIn the first leg of the scheme, which comes after 110 days, around 10 lakh farmers will have the money deposited in their respective savings or current accounts.
Oct 13, 2017
Nanded civic poll results: Internal strife proves costly for AIMIM, party stares at existential crisis in MaharashtraPrior to the civic polls in Nanded this year which has over 45 percent of Dalit-Muslim voters, AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi was in the city for two days and even embarked upon a door-to-door campaign.
Oct 12, 2017
Nanded Municipal Corporation Election 2017: BJP juggernaut halted in tracks, Ashok Chavan emerges Congress' championBut the BJP juggernaut has come to a shuddering halt in Nanded, where the Congress is set to retain power.
Oct 10, 2017
BJP chest-thumping over 'independent' Gram Panchayat elections premature; state poll panel debunks party's claimsThe State Election Commission has debunked the claims of BJP being the number one party in the Phase I Gram Panchayat elections stating that these polls have no affiliation with BJP or any other political party
Oct 06, 2017
Massive rally provides Raj Thackeray a blueprint for turnaround of fortunes; focus on real issues concerning MumbaikarsRaj Thackeray would clearly be hoping that the improved morale among the party cadre following the successful rally will mean it could bounce back from those dark days.
Oct 03, 2017
Sharad Pawar slams Thane Police, says arrest of Dawood Ibrahim's brother Iqbal Kaskar a publicity stuntThe NCP chief said that the arrest is a publicity stunt by the police officer concerned and Kaskar.
Oct 02, 2017
Narayan Rane emerges as unlikely ally for Devendra Fadnavis; bats for BJP's agenda ahead of possible NDA switchWith Narayan Rane offering unequivocal support to BJP agenda & policies, CM Devendra Fandnavis may as well now relax & let Rane take care of his opponents.
Sep 30, 2017
Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede: Did Mumbai Police use its brains before putting 'branded' victims on display?If it was Indian Railways that was responsible for taking the lives of the deceased, it was the Bhoiwada Police that was responsible for taking away their dignity.
Sep 29, 2017
Narayan Rane's political clout in Konkan will boost BJP, but can the party risk his tantrums?It's believed that once Narayan Rane floats his own party, the BJP may induct it as part of the NDA fold, like it did with several other smaller regional parties in Maharashtra.