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Row over Ramdas Athawale’s remark on scavenger deaths

Experts said the statement was problematic and indicated the government was in denial of the fact that manual scavenging existed. 

published on : 22nd December 2018

People will 'slowly' get Rs 15 lakh: Union minister Ramdas Athawale

The government does not have so much money and it has sought funds from the Reserve Bank of India, but it is not obliging, he told reporters at Islampur in Sangli district on Monday.

published on : 19th December 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale says no more 'Pappu', Rahul Gandhi now 'Pappa'

Athawale further said that Prime Minister Modi has nothing to do with the party's defeat in the three states. It is a defeat of the BJP, not the Prime Minister.

published on : 17th December 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale’s misadventure in Telangana

The RPI (A) is an ally of the BJP at the Centre, an alliance that has allowed Athawale to get a portfolio there.

published on : 11th December 2018

I was attacked as I am popular: Ramdas Athawale

Athawale was slapped by worker of his party's youth wing Pravin Gosavi on Saturday night during an event in Ambarnath city here.

published on : 9th December 2018

Man attacks Ramdas Athawale in Maharashtra, detained

The incident occurred as the Minister came down after addressing a meeting when the youth suddenly lunged at him, pushed and slapped him on the face, according to eyewitnesses.

published on : 9th December 2018

Split Maharashtra CM tenure equally between Shiv Sena and BJP, says Ramdas Athawale

The two parties have been at loggerheads over several issues and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said that his party would fight all future polls alone.

published on : 14th October 2018

#MeToo: MJ Akbar should resign if found guilty, says fellow Union minister Ramdas Athawale

Akbar Sunday had rejected the allegations of sexual misconduct levelled as "false and fabricated" and vowed legal action, while suggesting this was part of an "agenda".

published on : 14th October 2018

Rename Mumbai Central railway station after Ambedkar: Ramdas Athawale​

Ramdas Athawale said he would soon meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to submit this demand.

published on : 12th October 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale regrets his 'not affected by fuel prices' remarks

In a statement issued in Mumbai, Athawale, a BJP ally and the Union Minister of State for Social Justice, said that he understands people are getting affected by the rising fuel prices.

published on : 16th September 2018

I am a minister, not affected by fuel price hike: Ramdas Athawale

Referring to the allowances he gets, Athawale said, "I am not suffering from rising fuel prices as I am a minister. I may suffer if I lose my ministerial post."

published on : 16th September 2018

Nothing wrong in using the word Dalit: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

The Bombay High Court, in June, asked the ministry to consider issuing the directive to the media.

published on : 11th September 2018

SC/ST Act: Ramdas Athawale rules out withdrawal of amendment

Athawale said that the Act could not be changed now and it was the duty of all sections of society to support Dalits on this issue.

published on : 8th September 2018

Changes in SC/ST Act won't be reviewed, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Speaking in Nagpur, Maharashtra, he said that his party-- the Republican Party of India (Athawale)-- was opposed to the government's advisory against the use of the word Dalit.

published on : 7th September 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale to move Supreme Court over usage of 'dalit' to refer to Scheduled Castes

Athawale told reporters on Wednesday that the word Dalit symbolises the struggle undertaken to give these communities their rights.

published on : 5th September 2018
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