Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicRamdas Athawale

Topic: Ramdas Athawale

‘Need another surgical strike’: Minister Athawale opposes India-Pakistan T20 WC clash

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale alleged the attacks on civilians in Kashmir were Pakistan's ploy to not allow development in the Valley, and warned of an 'all out war' if it didn't stop its activities.

If Kamala Harris became US V-P, why couldn’t Sonia Gandhi be Indian PM? BJP ally Athawale asks

Union MoS and Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale said Congress can't grow under Rahul Gandhi, and that he had proposed in 2004 that UPA should make Sonia Gandhi PM.

No plan to amend manual scavenging law, govt says 6 months after announcing new bill

The new bill is still awaiting cabinet approval. It proposes to completely mechanise the process of cleaning sewers and septic tanks, among other changes.

‘Inactive’ Mayawati sets up scramble for UP Dalit vote, Athawale demands 10 seats from BJP

Athawale’s RPI(A) joins a list of parties such as BJP, Congress, SP & Chandrashekhar Azad’s Azad Samaj Party vying for the Dalit vote in UP.

Want alliance with BJP for upcoming state polls, 2022 Uttar Pradesh election — Ramdas Athawale

The Republican Party of India president said he was meeting UP CM Yogi Adityanath this evening over an alliance in the state, and also with PM Modi, Amit Shah & JP Nadda in due course.

Union minister Ramdas Athawale calls for caste-based census

Addressing tribals in Maharashtra's Palghar district Saturday, the union minister also demanded that Marathas be given reservation without disturbing quota for other castes and communities.

Rahul Gandhi should marry Dalit woman, help end casteism, says Ramdas Athawale

Hitting back at Rahul Gandhi's 'hum do, humare do' jibe, the Union minister said the motto was used for family planning and suggested the Congress leader should get married.

BJP will win over 200 seats, form next govt in Bengal, says Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

Union Minister Athawale also said he will seek four to five seats for his Republican Party of India(A), an ally of BJP, in the West Bengal polls.

Union minister Ramdas Athawale tests positive for Covid, admitted to Mumbai hospital

Sixty-year-old Athawale, who is the MoS for social justice, had chanted the "Go corona, go corona" at a prayer meeting in February that went viral on social media.

Actor Payal Ghosh, who accused Anurag Kashyap of rape, joins Ramdas Athawale’s party

Ghosh said she joined RPI(A) to work for the country and thanked Athawale for supporting her in her fight against director Anurag Kashyap.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.