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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

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale opposes Sanatan Sanstha's demand for dropping secular word from Constitution

Athawale, who heads RPI (A), demanded a proper probe as the Sanstha is facing serious allegations.

published on : 27th August 2018

Ramdas Athawale hopeful of SC/ST bill being brought in Parliament session

The bill to restore the original provisions of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Upendra Kushwaha opposes Justice Goel's appointment as NGT chief

Justice A.K. Goel's appointment as the new chairman of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sent a very wrong message across the country, said Upendra Kushwaha on Sunday.

published on : 29th July 2018

Union minister Ramdas Athawale seeks removal of Justice Goel as NGT chairman

Goel, who has been appointed as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) chairperson, allegedly had been the part of the SC bench, which gave a wrong judgment related to the SC/ST Act.

published on : 29th July 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale seeks ministerial berth for his party RPI in Fadnavis cabinet

The Republican Party of India (Athawale) currently does not have any member in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly or Council.

published on : 25th June 2018

Ramdas Athawale visits Dalit boys harassed in Jalgaon, grants Rs 11 lakh each

Two minor boys from the Matang community in the village were beaten up and video graphed naked on Sunday, June 10.

published on : 17th June 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale says followers of Ambedkar, shouldn't be considered Naxalites

Athawale said that he would try to help those arrested, if it is not found that they have any connection with the Naxal movement.

published on : 8th June 2018

Bhima-Koregaon clash: Union minister Ramdas Athawale demands arrest of right-wing leader Sambhaji Bhide

Dalit workers of the RPI (A), headed by Athawale, today held a protest in suburban Bandra to press for various demands of the backward communities.

published on : 3rd May 2018

Rejoin NDA or doors will be opened for YSRC, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale tells TDP 

When asked about the pending cases against the Opposition leader, Athawale said they are yet to be proved.

published on : 27th April 2018
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