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Union minister Ramdas Athawale.(HT Photo)

Union minister Ramdas Athawale tests positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 02:04 PM IST
Athawale had held a press conference on Monday where he had inducted actor Payal Ghosh in the RPI-A; both were photographed without their masks
Union minister Ramdas Athawale’s support to actors have drawn flak from political rivals and social media users.(HT PHOTO)
Union minister Ramdas Athawale’s support to actors have drawn flak from political rivals and social media users.(HT PHOTO)

Under fire for supporting actors, Ramdas Athawale to meet Hathras victim’s family

Hindustan times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath
PUBLISHED ON OCT 01, 2020 05:54 PM IST
Critics said Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale seemed more interested in celebrities than Dalits.
Yadav,(Arvind Yadav/HT File)
Yadav,(Arvind Yadav/HT File)

‘Nationalism, development issues supplement each other,’ Bhupender Yadav, BJP general secretary incharge of Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 03:50 AM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) general secretary incharge for the Maharashtra assembly polls, Bhupender Yadav, spoke to Smriti Kak Ramachandran about the seat-sharing talks with the Shiv Sena, the party’s focus on national issues versus regional concerns, and the impact of Maratha reservation.
Jankar had refused to be re-nominated to the legislative council as a BJP member last year. He had served his first term as a BJP member in the upper house.(HT Photo)
Jankar had refused to be re-nominated to the legislative council as a BJP member last year. He had served his first term as a BJP member in the upper house.(HT Photo)

RSP won’t fight state polls on BJP symbol

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 05:59 AM IST
Most of the smaller allies, including RSP, Vinayak Mete’s Shiv Sangram, Sadabhau Khot’s Rayat Kranti Sanghatana, Ramdas Athawale-led faction of Republican Party of India, are with the BJP when it comes to sharing of seats.
Driving atop his rath through Kalachowki’s lanes, with Tricolour flags in the air in another Marathi-dominated area, Deora made the bid to woo the Marathi heartland of the city.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Driving atop his rath through Kalachowki’s lanes, with Tricolour flags in the air in another Marathi-dominated area, Deora made the bid to woo the Marathi heartland of the city.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| Rath, aarti: It’s all about loving voters in constituency

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 03:11 AM IST
Arvind Sawant, Sena candidate from the Mumbai South constituency, marches through the lanes of Worli’s BDD chawl. A mass of saffron is the only thing that caught any on-looker’s eye.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Republican Party of India (RPI) had filed undertakings that they would not put up illegal hoardings.(HT Photo)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Republican Party of India (RPI) had filed undertakings that they would not put up illegal hoardings.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: HC asks Congress, Sena to file affidavits on TV and print notices to workers

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 05:42 AM IST
The Congress and Sena had been issued notices to attend court as they had failed to file an undertaking over illegal hoardings

Not consulted before BJP-Shiv Sena alliance deal, feel isolated, say smaller allies

Hindustan Times | By Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 07:37 AM IST
The smaller parties like the Republican Party of India (RPI-A), the Rashtriya Samaj Paksha (RSP), Rayat Kranti Sanghatana (RKS) and Shiv Sangram, who are all allies of the ruling BJP, seem to be in dark about their role in polls.
Abhinandan Pathak, who has been campaigning for the Congress in various seats of the region, including Jagdalpur, Dantewada, Kondagaon and Bastar, is drawing attention in a big way from the locals who jostle to click selfies with him.(ANI Photo)
Abhinandan Pathak, who has been campaigning for the Congress in various seats of the region, including Jagdalpur, Dantewada, Kondagaon and Bastar, is drawing attention in a big way from the locals who jostle to click selfies with him.(ANI Photo)

Here’s why PM Modi lookalike switched over to Congress

Bacheli | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 04:26 PM IST
A new entrant to the grand old party, Abhinandan Pathak was with the BJP-led NDA constituent Republican Party of India (Athawale) as its state vice-president for Uttar Pradesh till he joined the Congress last month.
HC said it was shocked at the callous approach of the parties, despite giving undertakings to refrain from putting up illegal hoardings.(Representational photo)
HC said it was shocked at the callous approach of the parties, despite giving undertakings to refrain from putting up illegal hoardings.(Representational photo)

Illegal hoardings: Bombay HC contempt notice to 4 parties

Hindustan Times | By K A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 12:30 AM IST
NCP, BJP, MNS, RPI (A) asked if they told party workers about the norms, took action against those who erred
Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan (pictured), senior party leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and state NCP president Jayant Patil held discussions with Raju Shetti of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana and CPI’s Tukaram Bhasme.(File Photo)
Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan (pictured), senior party leader Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and state NCP president Jayant Patil held discussions with Raju Shetti of the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana and CPI’s Tukaram Bhasme.(File Photo)

Congress, NCP hold talks with Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana, CPI for Lok Sabha poll alliance

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 08:03 PM IST
The Congress-NCP combine is holding backchannel talks with Prakash Ambedkar-led Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh. Leaders of the two parties had reached out to the Rajendra Gavai-led faction of Republican Party of India and CPI(M) on Sunday.
Ramdas Athawale, who is also the president of RPI, said while he was not opposed to switching from ‘Dalit’ to the legally approved ‘Scheduled Castes’ for official purposes, he saw no merit in banning its usage in the media or otherwise.(HT/File Photo)
Ramdas Athawale, who is also the president of RPI, said while he was not opposed to switching from ‘Dalit’ to the legally approved ‘Scheduled Castes’ for official purposes, he saw no merit in banning its usage in the media or otherwise.(HT/File Photo)

‘Not good to ban usage of Dalit in media’: Athawale to move Supreme Court

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2018 10:28 PM IST
The Union information and broadcasting (I&B) ministry in a recent directive to media organisations, advised them to refrain from using the term ‘Dalit’ when referring to members of the Scheduled Castes.
RPI activists protest at Sion Koliwada on Sunday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
RPI activists protest at Sion Koliwada on Sunday.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Mumbai: RPI activists protest against desecration of Indian Constitution

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 06:30 AM IST
Party activists put up road blockades and took out demonstrations at Nagpada and Ghatkopar to condemn the act.
The RPI’s new political flex at the Pune railway station, for the state-level convention, on Thursday.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
The RPI’s new political flex at the Pune railway station, for the state-level convention, on Thursday.(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

RPI disinvites CM Fadnavis from state-level convention

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 02:54 PM IST
After receiving negative feedback from workers, the RPI decided to keep the CM away from its state-level convention despite having invited him earlier.
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