Articles by Sanjay Sawant
Apr 10, 2018
Maharashtra farm loan waiver scheme: State has no details of district wise distribution of beneficiaries, reveals RTIThe RTI reply said that a total of 19,88,234 accounts in nationalised banks have been approved, and a total of Rs 7,766.55 crore has been provided to the nationalised banks.
Apr 06, 2018
BJP Foundation Day: Amit Shah, Devendra Fadnavis woo Shiv Sena as Uddhav Thackeray threatens to splitShiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had already announced that his party will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections alone.
Apr 05, 2018
Amit Shah to address BJP foundation day celebrations in Mumbai, party books 28 trains to bring in cadresThe BJP appears to be leaving no stone unturned to make its foundation day event a success. It has booked 28 trains from across the state to bring its cadres to Mumbai.
Apr 03, 2018
Bharat Bandh protests: Maharashtra remained peaceful, but Prakash Ambedkar warns of 'Syria-like' situation loomingOn Monday, as large parts of the country faced the heat of Dalit anger following a 'Bharat Bandh' call given by several groups, Maharashtra remained largely peaceful.
Mar 26, 2018
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Thousands gather at Azad Maidan to demand arrest of Sambhaji BhideAfter the Mumbai police denied protesters permission to carry out a march demanding the arrest of Sambhaji Bhide, people instead gathered at Azad Maidan to register their demands.
Mar 19, 2018
Raj Thackeray flips his 2014 script: After praising Narendra Modi, now MNS chief stands in anti-PM lineHas Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) gone from being a regional party to a national party? That seemed to be the underlying thought when Raj took to the stage on Sunday night
Mar 12, 2018
Maharashtra farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis says govt held talks with agitators before march; key farmer leader denies claimsMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the government held discussions with farmers before they began their protest. But a key CPM leader claims otherwise.
Mar 10, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis govt faces farmers' ire as huge procession threatens to take over Mumbai on 12 MarchIn what could be a strong message from the afflicted farmers, the congregation is also likely to surround the state legislature to press for their demands before the Fadnavis government.
Mar 08, 2018
Maharashtra govt's distribution of farm loan waiver beneficiaries' list to legislators shows banks derailed plan to make scheme pilferage-proofBanks in Maharashtra, both national and cooperative, did derail Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' ambitious plan to make the Rs 34,000 core farm loan waiver pilferage-proof.
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