Articles by Sanjay Sawant
Feb 16, 2018
Blacklisted Wizcraft bags Magnetic Maharashtra contract: Has Fadnavis forgotten promise to 'teach company a lesson'?In April 2016, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had assured the Upper House of the legislative council that no contracts would be given to event organiser Wizcraft International Entertainment
Feb 15, 2018
Magnetic Maharashtra contract handed to Wizcraft two years after firm was hit with FIR for ill-fated Make in India eventDuring the 'Make In India' cultural programme held that night at Girgaum Chowpatty, a massive blaze engulfed the stage in front of such diginitaries as the governor, chief minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and a foreign delegation
Feb 13, 2018
BJP-Shiv Sena alliance not dead yet: Mungantiwar-Narvekar, Jaitley-Anil Desai held meetings on reviving coalitionAlthough the Sena unilaterally decided to end the coalition and go it alone in the 2019 Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, its leaders have been making various statements along those lines throughout the past year
Jan 25, 2018
Maharashtra farm loan waiver still leaves many in the lurch, 38 lakh farmers yet to receive benefits of schemeSeven months after its announcement by Devendra Fadnavis, the implementation of Maharashtra's farm loan waiver scheme still leaves much to be desired.
Jan 23, 2018
Shiv Sena decides to end alliance with BJP for 2019 LS, Maharashtra polls: Move likely to benefit Congress, NCPShiv Sena MP in the Rajya Sabha Sanjay Raut tabled a proposal to go it alone in the 2019 Assembly and General elections and fellow Rajya Sabha MP Anil Desai supported the move
Jan 22, 2018
Shiv Sena executive meet on Tuesday: Uddhav Thackeray to be re-elected party president, Aaditya to be elevatedAaditya is widely viewed as Uddhav's political heir and he has also led various student agitations at Mumbai University
Jan 19, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis expands probe on Maharashtra industries minister Subhash Desai, decisions during Congress-NCP regime includedDevendra Fadnavis has expanded the scope of the committee probing allegations against industries minister Subhash Desai to include Congress and NCP leaders as well.
Jan 15, 2018
Maharashtra State Excise dept seizes over 200 boxes of scotch worth Rs 2 crore; two arrestedIn one of its largest seizures, the flying squads of Maharashtra State Excise on Sunday raided and seized over 200 boxes of scotch valued at Rs 2 crore.
Jan 11, 2018
Kamala Mills fire: Building which housed Mojo's Bistro, 1Above didn't have fire insurance when blaze eruptedRamesh G Gowani, who owns the two-storeyed building in Kamala Mills where both 1Above and Mojo's Bistro are located, did not have valid fire insurance when the blaze took place.
Jan 10, 2018
Hotelier Vishal Karia, friend of cricketers, actors and politicians, in police custody for shielding 1Above ownersThe Mumbai Police arrested Karia for helping Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar to evade the police in connection with the Kamala Mills fire on 28 December