October 28, 2020 4:04 am
Athawale (60), a member of the Rajya Sabha and the Minister of State for Social Justice, is diabetic. He had attended an event in Mumbai on Monday to induct actor Payal Ghosh into the Republican Party of India (A).
October 27, 2020 7:51 pm
In February, a video of Athawale, along with a Chinese diplomat and Buddhist monks chanting "Go corona, go corona" at a prayer meeting went viral on social media.
October 10, 2020 7:49 am
The Shiromani Akali Dal had pulled out its nominee — Harsimrat Kaur — from the Cabinet last month over differences with the government on the farm Bills, now made into law. Before that, Shiv Sena had walked out of the NDA last year.
September 28, 2020 8:19 pm
Athawale said Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray should remain chief minister for one year and then the coveted post should go to BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis for the remaining three years (of current assembly term).
September 11, 2020 3:36 pm
Athawale said he told the governor that Ranaut was served notice and the demolition was carried out within 24 hours of that on Wednesday by the Shiv Sena-controlled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) while she was not in the city.
September 10, 2020 10:53 pm
Athawale's party RPI (A) had come out in support of the actress and offered her security at the Mumbai airport when she returned to the city on Wednesday amid sloganeering against her by Shiv Sena workers.
June 20, 2020 10:48 am
Chinese food in India is amongst the marvels of modern cuisine, inextricably Chinese and Indian.
June 18, 2020 8:23 pm
Many on social media pointed out that it was Indians who make Chinese food in the country and boycotting their products would be self-sabotaging.
June 18, 2020 10:11 pm
"China is a country that betrays. India should boycott all products from China. Chinese food and the hotels selling it should be closed," Ramdas Athawale said.
April 22, 2020 11:07 pm
Athawale, who is the Minister of State for Social Justice, is in Mumbai at present since March 24 lockdown.
June 22, 2020 6:19 pm
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