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Small in size but big in impact: These parties play crucial role in democracy

A look at the smaller political parties in Maharashtra that are expected to make a mark in the 2019 Assembly elections:

UK council order to shut Ambedkar memorial an insult to India, says Ramdas Athawale

The 2050-sq ft property at 10 King Henry’s Road at London’s Primrose Hill is where Ambedkar lived between 1921-22 while studying at the London School of Economics.


Ramdas Athawale party ousts Delhi youth president

Abdul Nasir was suspended from the party for not disclosing his criminal background.

Delhi man on the run is youth head of Athawale party

According to police, Nasir faces several criminal cases and is allegedly involved in a gang war with Chhenu Pehalwan (34) for supremacy over the betting business in the capital since 2010.

Will propose reservation for members of VJNT in state polls, says Athawale

Athawale said, “The position of those belonging to the VJNT is worse than those from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Reservation will be important for their upliftment. I will take up the matter with the Chief Minister.”

Watch: Athawale's witty speech taking dig at Rahul evokes laughter from PM Modi

Athawale, in a speech in Parliament, said the Congress had asked him to switch camps and join the UPA ahead of the Lok Sabha elections but he refused to take the offer.


Ramdas Athawale asks K Chandrasekhar Rao, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to support NDA

The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment said the Central government was committed to the development of both the states.

Mayawati is not married, she doesn't know what family is, says Union minister Ramdas Athawale

Athawale, a member of the BJP-led NDA, added that he respects Mayawati and she should refrain from making such statements. 

NDA minister Athawale questions ticket to Pragya, says ATS had proof

The RPI has fielded candidates from Jabalpur, Satna, Ratlam, Morena and Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh. Athawale said they would support BJP candidates in the remaining 24 seats.

Ramdas Athawale: Disagree with Sadhvi Pragya's comments on Karkare 

"If left to our party, we would not have fielded her," said Athawale.

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Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas