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Suspense continues over election of Mumbai mayor

Suspense continues over election of Mumbai mayor

Rediff.com28 Feb 2017

As the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena refused to blink, the opposition, the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party are keen to take the benefit, reports Sanjay Jog.

How political parties are wooing voters via social media

How political parties are wooing voters via social media

Rediff.com21 Feb 2017

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

How political parties are wooing voters via social media

How political parties are wooing voters via social media

Rediff.com21 Feb 2017

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

How political parties tapping voters online

How political parties tapping voters online

Rediff.com21 Feb 2017

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

Giving shape to Modi's dream of 'electricity for all'

Giving shape to Modi's dream of 'electricity for all'

Rediff.com17 Feb 2017

In an interview with Sanjay Jog, REC chairman and managing director P V Ramesh talks of the growth strategy and the company's plan to ride the transformation wave in the power sector.

Bullet train will have 4 halts in M'rashtra, 8 in Gujarat

Bullet train will have 4 halts in M'rashtra, 8 in Gujarat

Rediff.com18 Jan 2017

Everything you wanted to know about the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train but didn't know who to ask.

'If there is no work, there will be law and order problems'

'If there is no work, there will be law and order problems'

Rediff.com17 Jan 2017

'That will affect the economy, employment, agriculture, and ultimately, youngsters, the working class and job opportunities.'

Why Sharad Pawar resigned as MCA chief

Why Sharad Pawar resigned as MCA chief

Rediff.com15 Jan 2017

'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.'

'The poor have come to the BJP'

'The poor have come to the BJP'

Rediff.com1 Jan 2017

'Their vote bank has shifted to the BJP; the Congress is yet to realise it.'

Demonetisation has driven Solapur's beedi workers to loan sharks

Demonetisation has driven Solapur's beedi workers to loan sharks

Rediff.com30 Dec 2016

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.

Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town

Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town

Rediff.com22 Dec 2016

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.

Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town

Demonetisation silenced the looms in this 150-year-old town

Rediff.com22 Dec 2016

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.

India reeling under cash crunch, but this mint can't print Rs 2,000 notes

India reeling under cash crunch, but this mint can't print Rs 2,000 notes

Rediff.com9 Dec 2016

In the third of a four-part series, Business Standard reporter travels to Nashik to assess how the currency press there is responding to demonetisation.

How note ban hits trade: Indore's Sarafa Bazar loses shine

How note ban hits trade: Indore's Sarafa Bazar loses shine

Rediff.com1 Dec 2016

In the second of a six-part series, Sanjay Jog of Business Standard walks across the streets of Indore to find out how it has been hit by demonetisation.

26/11 anniversary: Mumbai is still in danger

26/11 anniversary: Mumbai is still in danger

Rediff.com27 Nov 2016

Even as the Maharashtra government claims 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.

Uber objects to fare limits, higher permit fees

Uber objects to fare limits, higher permit fees

Rediff.com8 Nov 2016

Uber has received support from 118,000 riders to its online petition against some of the rules.

Two years in, the hits and misses from the Fadnavis government

Two years in, the hits and misses from the Fadnavis government

Rediff.com2 Nov 2016

The government has received flak for allegedly shielding the corrupt ministers and slow pace of investigation in irrigation scam.

Sanjay Nirupam: Controversy's child

Sanjay Nirupam: Controversy's child

Rediff.com8 Oct 2016

From attacking Pramod Mahajan and Smriti Irani and participating in Bigg Boss, Sanjay Nirupam has plunged into an ugly controversy with his latest remark.

70 call centre staff held for duping US nationals

70 call centre staff held for duping US nationals

Rediff.com6 Oct 2016

They would call US citizens and demand their financial and bank details, failing which they would allegedly threaten them with dire consequences, including legal action and jail term

70 call centre workers in Mumbai held for duping US citizens

70 call centre workers in Mumbai held for duping US citizens

Rediff.com6 Oct 2016

The staffers posed as US Internal Revenue Service department officials, making a daily turnover of Rs 1.5 crore.

The man who wants Pakistani actors to leave India

The man who wants Pakistani actors to leave India

Rediff.com3 Oct 2016

Ameya Khopkar, MNS chief Raj Thackeray's close friend, defending his stance, says, "When our soldiers are being killed on the borders by Pakistan, why should we host their actors here?"

Maratha stir puts Fadnavis government in a fix

Maratha stir puts Fadnavis government in a fix

Rediff.com27 Sep 2016

The state government is worried that the agitation may pose a serious threat to it, reports Sanjay Jog.

80% commuters prefer Ola, Uber to regular taxis

80% commuters prefer Ola, Uber to regular taxis

Rediff.com22 Sep 2016

65% of respondents find surge pricing by aggregators burdensome.

How Nitin Gadkari plans to make Indian roads safe and pollution-free

How Nitin Gadkari plans to make Indian roads safe and pollution-free

Rediff.com25 Aug 2016

The Centre has accorded top priority for cost-effective, pollution-free transportation modes, such as waterways, which reduce logistic costs and increase road safety. Union minister of roads, highways, ports and shipping Nitin Gadkari speaks to Sanjay Jog about the government's strategy.

Navi Mumbai airport may miss 2019 deadline

Navi Mumbai airport may miss 2019 deadline

Rediff.com19 Aug 2016

Union ministry of home affairs changed its mind and gave bid clearance for Hiranandani Developers and its consortium partner, Zurich Airport

'UK will remain a good place to do business for Indian cos'

'UK will remain a good place to do business for Indian cos'

Rediff.com11 Jul 2016

The UK India Business Council expects more emphasis to be put on improving bilateral economic ties.

Pay hike: Maharashtra readies for Rs 21,000-cr mega blow

Pay hike: Maharashtra readies for Rs 21,000-cr mega blow

Rediff.com8 Jul 2016

There are 1.9 million employees and 650,000 pensioners in Maharashtra.

Buying a house in Mumbai may become cheaper

Buying a house in Mumbai may become cheaper

Rediff.com5 Jul 2016

Realtors expect BMC's 'single window' clearance to be a game changer, leading to correction in property prices.

Mumbai Metro faces financial crisis

Mumbai Metro faces financial crisis

Rediff.com29 Jun 2016

This is despite a 10 per cent rise in the average weekday ridership.

Thirst for power? Coal plants risk water shortage

Thirst for power? Coal plants risk water shortage

Rediff.com10 Jun 2016

Around 7 billion units of coal power valued at Rs 2,400 crore lost due to drought.

Why NSG membership is crucial for India

Why NSG membership is crucial for India

Rediff.com9 Jun 2016

Membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group ensures continued availability of fuel sufficient to operate India's nuclear plants.

'IRCTC to be one-stop shop for travel services'

'IRCTC to be one-stop shop for travel services'

Rediff.com17 May 2016

Fifty-nine per cent of reserved tickets on Indian Railways are now booked online.

Rs 1-lakh-crore infra projects for Mumbai in the pipeline

Rs 1-lakh-crore infra projects for Mumbai in the pipeline

Rediff.com11 May 2016

These projects will be undertaken by BMC, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation.

Realty prices rose only 3.3% in Mumbai, suburbs in 2015

Realty prices rose only 3.3% in Mumbai, suburbs in 2015

Rediff.com10 May 2016

the 2015 figure also showed how developers had absorbed some of the increased holding costs.

Maharashtra mulls use of recycled water by industries

Maharashtra mulls use of recycled water by industries

Rediff.com25 Apr 2016

Many industrial units are facing huge water shortage

BJP, Sena gear up for solo fight for Mumbai civic polls next year

BJP, Sena gear up for solo fight for Mumbai civic polls next year

Rediff.com21 Apr 2016

Parties are currently trading charges over issues of corruption.

Red signal to bullet train from Maharashtra govt

Red signal to bullet train from Maharashtra govt

Rediff.com21 Dec 2015

Expresses inability to provide land for train terminal in Bandra-Kurla Complex, a cash cow for MMRDA

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Rediff.com15 Dec 2015

Since the disastrous 2005 floods, that crippled Mumbai, little work has been done on disaster management and relief preparations.

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Chennai floods, a wake-up call for Mumbai

Rediff.com15 Dec 2015

Brihanmumbai Storm-water Drainage (Brimstowad) project is behind schedule.

What would happen if Mumbai faces Chennai's fate?

What would happen if Mumbai faces Chennai's fate?

Rediff.com4 Dec 2015

The civic body had come under severe attack in June.

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