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Demonetisation has driven Solapur's beedi workers to loan sharks
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Demonetisation has driven Solapur's beedi workers to loan sharks

In the last of a six-part series Sanjay Jog discovers that if the government and beedi employers don't act now, there could be social unrest soon. I: Cash crunch pain hits Dharavi's leather goods hub II: Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town III: How demonetisation stole Sivakasi's sparkle IV: The cost of demonetisation: Jobless hundreds in Jalandhar V: In Assam's tea gardens cash is perennially in demand IMAGE: A clutch of states drives the beedi industry ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Sarafa Bazar loses its glitter Business Standard, 2 months ago

'People will react to note ban in the polls'

NCP chief and former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar in conversation with Sanjay Jog
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India reeling under cash crunch, but this mint can't print Rs 2,000 notes

In the third of a four-part series, Sanjay Jog/Business Standard finds that the Nashik press has stepped up printing of currency notes to around 20 million a day, from 14 million a day till recently. Part 1: When did printing of Rs 2,000 notes actually begin? Part 2: Why notes ban is good news for people of this MP town IMAGE: This mint does not print the new Rs 2,000 note due to the lack of modern machines. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters. A billboard displayed by a local sports and ...
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How political parties are wooing voters via social media

The election tamasha that was successfully taken online by the BJP during the 2014 general elections is playing out in a bigger avatar, reports Sanjay Jog.   For the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party built an app 'Invite CM' that let Devendra Fadnavis engage with voters. Fadnavis was also active on Twitter. Several followers made short films with the lion as a party mascot swatting down a corrupt tiger (a symbol of ally turned foe, Shiv Sena) and ...
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Giving shape to Modi's dream of 'electricity for all'

'REC will be the premier power sector financing and development enterprise by the end of 2020.' 'About Rs 10 lakh crore is required for generation and distribution during the period 2017-22.' Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) has reported a 28 per cent increase in its profit after tax for the quarter ended December 31, 2016, at Rs 1,754 crore. In an interview with Sanjay Jog, REC chairman and managing director P V Ramesh, bottom, left, talks of the growth strategy and the company’s ...
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'If there is no work, there will be law and order problems'

'That will affect the economy, employment, agriculture, and ultimately, youngsters, the working class and job opportunities.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com "The Budget session is slated for eight to nine days. In my political career, I have never seen such a short Budget session," Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar tells Sanjay Jog. Why Sharad Pawar resigned as MCA chief The Supreme Court has outlawed political parties seeking votes in the name of religion, caste, race, ...
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Why Sharad Pawar resigned as MCA chief

'Sikkim, with a population of 1.6 million, now has a cricket association.''But the MCA representing Mumbai and Thane, despite a population of 15 million, has lost its separate identity.' Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar speaks to Sanjay Jog. How do you react to the Supreme Court order removing the Board of Control for Cricket in India president and secretary based on the Lodha Committee report recommendations? I was restless after I heard the news. The Mumbai Cricket Association ...
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'The poor have come to the BJP'

'Their vote bank has shifted to the BJP; the Congress is yet to realise it.' Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar tells Sanjay Jog that while the Bharatiya Janata Party is changing the country, the Congress is changing old notes. The Congress, he says, will be reduced to 4 seats in the Lok Sabha if it continues to follow party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's line. Why did Prime Minister Narendra Modi choose to address a Jan Sabha and not the Lok Sabha on ...
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Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town

IMAGE: Inside a power loom in Bhiwandi. About 70 percent of the 1.2 million power looms here have had to down their shutters post demonetization and if things continue as they are, the rest will close down soon. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters. Cottage industries across India have suffered heavily because of the note ban. In the second of a six-part series, Sanjay Jog travels to Bhiwandi to examine how the power loom industry here is coping five weeks on. Till November 8, power ...
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26/11 anniversary: Mumbai is still in danger

Even as the Maharashtra government claims that it is implementing in phases the Ram Pradhan committee report, which examined the government's response to the 26/11 terror attacks, gaping holes still exist in the security apparatus.Sanjay Jog reports. Eight years after the November 26, 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, in which 164 people were killed and about 308 injured, the railways and coastal areas remain vulnerable. The strengthening of the intelligence and counter-intelligence apparatus and ...
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