26 Oct 2020
Actor, who accused Anurag Kashyap of rape, joins Athawale's party
Actor Payal Ghosh on Monday joined Union Minister Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party of India (A) in Mumbai.
02 Oct 2020
In statement to cops, Kashyap denies allegations of sexual assault
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, in his statement to the police, has denied all allegations of sexual assault leveled against him.
01 Oct 2020
Anurag Kashyap questioned by Mumbai Police in rape case
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap today arrived at the Versova Police station to record his statement in connection with a rape case filed against him.
26 Nov 2019
Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM
Amid the furor over the Maharashtra government formation, Nationalist Congress Party's rebel leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
04 Nov 2019
Maharashtra crisis: BJP's Fadnavis may stake claim in two days
The BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to get on with government formation after Diwali, but the festival ended a week ago and the friends-turned-foes still haven't been able to come on the same page.
03 Oct 2019
Maharashtra elections: BJP ally fields Chhota Rajan's rape-accused brother
In what qualifies as a weird news, the brother of jailed underworld don Chhota Rajan will be fighting the upcoming Maharashtra elections.
29 Apr 2019
NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur
On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.
18 Dec 2018
Athawale: RBI not letting govt give everyone Rs. 15 lakh
In the run up to the 2014 elections, Narendra Modi had promised that every person in the country would receive Rs. 15 lakh if Indians' black money stored in offshore accounts was recovered.
09 Dec 2018
Athawale blames inadequate police security for slap attempted on him
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today blamed the police for an incident in which a man allegedly tried to slap him at a public event in Maharashtra's Thane district, claiming it had failed to provide him adequate security.
09 Dec 2018
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale slapped at public event in Maharashtra
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale was slapped by a man yesterday at a public event in Ambernath town, Maharashtra.
12 Oct 2018
Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.
05 Oct 2018
Muslims should also come forward to protect cow: Ramdas Athawale
Some Muslims faced atrocities in the name of "gau raksha," pointed out Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today while urging the Muslims to come forward to protect the cow, which is revered by the Hindus.
16 Sep 2018
'Free-fuel receiver' Ramdas Athawale bats for upper caste reservation
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale called for reservation for upper caste, on Saturday at an event in Jaipur.
04 Sep 2018
Media should stop using the word "Dalit", says government
In a letter, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed media outlets to refrain from using the word "Dalit" henceforth.
02 Sep 2018
Atrocities against Dalits haven't increased under Modi govt: Athawale
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today said it was wrong to say that cases of atrocities against Dalits have increased under the Narendra Modi government.
15 Jun 2018
Maharashtra: For bathing in well, two Dalit teens stripped, beaten
In a horrific incident, two Dalit boys were beaten by upper caste men in Vakadi village of Maharashtra's Jalgaon district for swimming in a well.
06 Sep 2017
Mumbai: Union Minister Athawale's 12-year-old son's entry into politics
While it is not uncommon for politicians to hand over the baton to their children, Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale did something that has stunned everyone.
18 May 2017
Govt eases eviction of illegal squatters from official bungalows
In their fight against illegal squatters in government bungalows, the union cabinet has passed amendments to the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971.
27 Apr 2017
Parliamentary panel bats for reservation for transgenders
A parliamentary panel has recommended reservation for transgenders, observing they are the most marginalized section in the society.
26 Apr 2017
Provide reservation for economically disadvantaged: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday made a case for allowing 25% reservation for economically disadvantaged sections.
11 Dec 2016
Union minister argues for transgender reservation in government jobs
Following the government's decision to introduce the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 in the Lok Sabha in the Monsoon season, Union minister Ramdas Athawale argued for reservations in government jobs for transgender people today.