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Maharashtra cabinet expansion tomorrow, Shiv Sena, RPI MLAs to take oath as ministers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis will expand his cabinet on Sunday and preparations for the same are currently underway at the Raj Bhawan.

Jun 15, 2019, 14:21 PM 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

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

RPI threatens to stall Abhijeet's shows, seeks apology

 RPI(A) today threatened to stall the shooting of playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's shows in Mumbai and sought an apology from him for his "insensitive" comments against the homeless, after actor Salman Khan was convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

May 07, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

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.

Apr 08, 2015, 23:36 PM IST

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Apr 06, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

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Apr 05, 2015, 18:50 PM IST

Modi cabinet expansion: Exclusive interview with RPI's Ramdas Athawale

Republican Party of India's Ramdas Athawale spoke to Zee Media regarding the upcoming BJP' govt's cabinet expansion.

Apr 05, 2015, 14:33 PM IST

Miffed over 'raw deal' by BJP, RPI plans conclave on Sunday

The Republican Party of India (RPI), which contested Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls last year as an NDA constituent, will hold a conclave here tomorrow to "remind" BJP of its promise of taking the smaller allies on board, ahead of likely expansion of Narendra Modi cabinet next week.

Apr 04, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Bandra bypoll: RPI backs Sena nominee,asks Congress to avoid fight

 RPI president Ramdas Athawale on Sunday appealed to Congress to not field its nominee in the upcoming byelection to Bandra-East Assembly constituency here to give a walkover to Trupti Sawant, wife of Shiv Sena MLA (late) Bala Sawant, on "humanitarian" grounds.

Mar 22, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

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Nov 29, 2014, 10:33 AM IST

Bombay HC dismisses RPI's plea on dissolution of Maharashtra Assembly

The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by RPI led by Prakash Ambedkar seeking dissolution of the newly-formed assembly in Maharashtra and imposition of President's rule.

Nov 13, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Denied cabinet berth, RPI threatens to pull out of 'Mahayuti'

Accusing the BJP of not fulfiling its promise of giving a ministerial berth to RPI in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet, its chief Ramdas Athawale on Thursday asked the saffron party to get its act right, or risk the breakdown of 'Mahayuti'.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:40 PM IST

RPI moves Bombay HC seeking to dissolution of Maha Assembly

 RPI led by Prakash Ambedkar on Wednesday moved the Bombay High Court seeking dissolution of the newly-formed assembly in Maharashtra and imposition of President's rule, contending that the government has been functioning "illegally" since November 8.

Nov 12, 2014, 23:11 PM IST

Maharashtra polls: EC serves notice to 7 candidates over paid news

The Election Commission's district media certification and monitoring committee (MCMC) has served notices for paid news to seven candidates after it was found that news published in several newspapers was "similar".

Oct 09, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

RPI(A) gives Sena, BJP ultimatum till tomorrow for 18 seats

Ramdas Athawale-led RPI on Wednesday gave an "ultimatum" till tomorrow afternoon to Shiv Sena and BJP to allocate at least 18 seats to smaller constituents of 'Maha Yuti', saying the party will have a rethink on its continuation in the rainbow alliance should the saffron partners failed to oblige to their demand.

Sep 24, 2014, 22:50 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Squabbling over allocation of number of seats

The squabbling over allocation of number of seats to parties constituting 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance of Shiv Sena, BJP and four junior partners) continued on Wednesday with three small partners of

Sep 24, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Avoid over confidence: Athawale`s advice to BJP-Shiv Sena

Ramdas Athawale-led RPI, a constituent of the Mahayuti (grand alliance) cautioned its allies BJP-Shiv Sena against becoming "over confident" while facing the upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls.

Jul 27, 2014, 20:33 PM IST

Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, challenges Raj Thackeray

Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant Saturday joined the Republican Party of India (RPI) as the national executive president of its women`s wing.

Jun 29, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

Rakhi Sawant joins RPI, says ready to fight against MNS chief

After her miserable electoral debut in Lok Sabha elections, Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant today joined Ramdas Athawale-led RPI and said she would not hesitate to contest the upcoming assembly polls against MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

Jun 28, 2014, 22:10 PM IST