Athawale to lead protest against beef ban in Maharashtra

Republican Party of India (Athawale), an ally of ruling BJP, on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra Government to have a rethink on the expanded beef ban law and announced a state-wide protest against the legislation, which it said ignores economic welfare of farmers.

RPI threatens to disrupt IPL unless it funds drought relief

After Shiv Sena, it is now Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party of India (RPI) which has demanded that the Indian Premier League (IPL) should contribute match profits for drought relief in Maharashtra.

Pawar questions Athawale`s commitment to Ambedkar

Union Agriculture Minister and NCP
president Sharad Pawar on Friday questioned RPI leader Ramdas
Athawale`s allegiance to B R Ambedkar`s ideals, in the light
of Athawale`s joining hands with Shiv Sena and BJP.

Thackeray, Athawale meet; discuss united opposition

Republican Party of India (RPI)
leader Ramdas Athawale on Monday met Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray
as a part of efforts to form an alliance with the Sena-BJP
combine against ruling Congress-NCP in the state.

Bhujbal, Athawale welcome caste-based census

Prominent backward community leaders
from Maharashtra, including Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan
Bhujbal, on Saturday welcomed the government`s move for considering
first caste based data in a census after 1931.

Athawale supporters attack Cong office in Mumbai

Activists of Ramdas Athawale-led
RPI on Friday allegedly attacked the Mumbai Congress office after
their leader`s belongings were "thrown out" from his MP
residence in Delhi.

Bickering in united RPI to the fore; Gawai attacks Athawale

Trouble seems to be brewing in the
Republican Democratic Left Front (RDLF) with leader of a key
constituent flaying the working style of united Republican
Party of India (RPI) leader Ramdas Athawale.