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Deshhit: Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' for Rahul Gandhi

Ramdas Athawale's 'Birthday Wish' for Rahul Gandhi. To know more watch the video

Jun 19, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Watch: RPI chief Ramdas Athawale, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti take oath as cabinet ministers

RPI chief Ramdas Athawale, Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti took oath to office as a minister in Modi cabinet 2.0.

May 30, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

BJP will win fewer seats in 2019 election than 2014, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

It may be recalled that in 2014, BJP and its allies Apna Dal had won 73 out of 80 seats at stake in Uttar Pradesh with the SP, BSP and RLD fighting separately.

May 14, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

'Terrorism has no religion' Ramdas Athawale's remark over Kamal Haasan's comment on 'Hindu Terrorism'

Kamal Haasan's remark escalates controversies when he says 'Independent India's first terrorist was a Hindu, his name was Godse' over which Ramdas Athawale commented by saying 'Terrorism has no religion'.

May 13, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Union minister Ramdas Athawale invites Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy to join hands with BJP

Union Social Justice Minister and Republican Party of India (A) president Ramdas Athawale Monday said the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka will not last long and asked Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to join hands with BJP for the state's welfare.

Apr 16, 2019, 08:15 AM IST

Field me from Mumbai north-east, I will defeat Congress-NCP: Ramdas Athawale

Amid the ongoing tussle between the BJP and the Shiv Sena over Mumbai North-East Lok Sabha constituency, RPI chief Ramdas Athawale has said that he should be given the opportunity to contest the Lok Sabha polls from this seat.

Mar 30, 2019, 09:00 AM IST

RPI Chief Ramdas Athawale decides to stay with NDA, demands two Lok Sabha seats from BJP

Athawale said that RPI should get one Cabinet seat at the Centre and a Minister of state from Maharashtra if the BJP manages to win Lok Sabha poll and form government at the Centre.

Feb 26, 2019, 06:49 AM IST

Disappointed at being ignored in BJP-Sena alliance: Ramdas Athawale

Athawale said he would have preferred to fight the Lok Sabha polls from Mumbai South-Central seat currently held by Shiv Sena's Rahul Shewale.

Feb 24, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Rahul no more a 'Pappu', has become a 'Pappa': Union Minister lauds Congress chief for poll win

 Gandhi has often been termed as a "Pappu" by trolls on the social media.

Dec 17, 2018, 06:36 AM IST

Will meet Maharashtra CM, want probe: Ramdas Athawale after being attacked by youth

A 30-year-old man, identified as Pravin Gosavi, has been detained for allegedly attempting to slap Athawale.

Dec 09, 2018, 11:32 AM IST

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale attacked by youth in Maharashtra; RPI (A) calls state-wide bandh in protest

Ramdas Athawale was slapped by a youth at a function in Ambernath town late on Saturday.

Dec 09, 2018, 06:43 AM IST

BJP should bring ordinance for Ram Temple: Amar Singh

Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh on Saturday said that the BJP should bring ordinance for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya. 

Nov 10, 2018, 23:47 PM IST

I'll see which way the wind is blowing and decide: Ramdas Athawale on leaving BJP

Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday clarified that he will not be joining Congress party for now and will be a part of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Nov 10, 2018, 17:23 PM IST

Ordinance on Ram temple not right: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Ramdas Athawale is the Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment.

Oct 31, 2018, 07:22 AM IST

If a person is accused in MeToo movement then matter should be investigated, says MoS Ramdas Athawale

Athawale said that many people have been found guilty in connection with the movement and a proper enquiry should be done. 

Oct 14, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

#MeToo: 'Listen to him too,' says Ramdas Athawale as Opposition demands MJ Akbar's ouster

Calling for an investigation, the Union Minister said that Akbar should resign only after he is found to be guilty.

Oct 11, 2018, 19:18 PM IST

I am a common man who became minister: Ramdas Athawale clarifies remark on fuel price hike

Union minister Ramdas Athawale has clarified his remark on rising prices of petrol and diesel, saying he did not intend to hurt sentiments of people.

Sep 16, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Not suffering from fuel price hike as I am a minister, says Ramdas Athawale

It’s understandable that people are suffering from rising fuel prices and it’s the duty of the government to reduce them, said the Union minister.

Sep 16, 2018, 07:01 AM IST

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale to move SC against ban on 'Dalit' word usage

The RPI chief said, "On behalf of the Republican Party, we will go to the Supreme Court and challenge the Bombay High Court's decision to ban the usage of the word 'Dalit' because it isn't offensive. It is wrong to ban its usage."

Sep 06, 2018, 10:32 AM IST

SP-BSP alliance could cost BJP up to 30 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh: Union Minister Athawale

Bitter rivals SP and BSP had joined hands against BJP and snatched wins in Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha constituencies earlier in March.

Mar 30, 2018, 17:59 PM IST