I don’t know who attacked Mamata Banerjee – Ramdas Athawale

I don’t know who attacked Mamata Banerjee or what was the plan. It should be investigated. I don’t think there is any politics involved. She wasn’t attacked ever before, how can someone do it now. Looking at the situation in West Bengal, I think BJP will come into power. Mamata Banerjee has been in power for 10 years, now people want change. Republican Party of India will contest on 15-20 seats & support BJP there.

Actress Payal Ghosh, who accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of raping her, joined the Republican Party of Ramdas Athawale

Payal Ghosh, who accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of raping her, joined the Republican Party of India (Athawale) on Monday. She along with some others joined the party in the presence of its chief and Union minister Ramdas Athawale. Ghosh was appointed vice president of the women’s wing of the party.

I told her (Payal Ghosh) RPI(A) is Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s party – Ramdas Athawale

I told her RPI(A) is Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s party. It helps all sections of society, be it Dalits, Adivasis, OBCs, villagers, slum dwellers. The RPI will get a good face if you join the party. After I discussed this with her, she was ready to join the party.

Ramdas Athawale supports Payal Ghosh, Swara Bhasker takes a dig

Swara Bhasker recently took a dig at Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale who has extended his support to actress Payal Ghosh in her fight against Anurag Kashyap. Swara stated that it would have been great if he extended the same support to the Hathras gang-rape victim and her family too.

Ram Vilas Paswan ji had a big heart – Ramdas Athawale

Ram Vilas Paswan ji had a big heart. He strengthened his Lok Janshakti Party and worked towards building a Dalit army in the country. A Dalit leader of our country has left us today, this is a great loss for our society. My deepest condolences to his family.

On the Hathras case, I have to say that there should not be politics in the name of atrocities on Dalits – Ramdas Athawale

What has happened in Hathras is most terrible. The incident of rape on a Dalit girl is a very serious issue. On the Hathras case, I have to say that there should not be politics in the name of atrocities on Dalits. It is not right to propagate about atrocities on Dalits during Yogi government. It is right that atrocities are taking place but it had been so during the Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and Akhilesh (Yadav) governments also.

Ramdas Athawale has announced that he would be meeting Hathras gang rape victim

After drawing flak over seeking justice for actors while neglecting the Hathras gang rape victim, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has announced that he would be meeting the woman’s family on Friday. “I will meet the family of the victim on Friday,” said Athawale. “I will also meet Governor Ananddiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday and demand a fast track court to nail the victims,” he added.

Athawale sought justice for an actor, but not for the poor girl from Hathras – Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena has criticised Athawale saying that he was more concerned for justice for the actors instead of common people. “Athawale sought justice for an actor, but not for the poor girl from Hathras whose family was not even allowed to cremate her,” said Sena MP Sanjay Raut.

Actress Payal Ghosh demands Y category security, claims her life is under threat, held a joint press conference with Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale

Payal Ghosh held a joint press conference with Rajya Sabha MP Ramdas Athawale where she has claimed that she is facing a threat to her life after accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct. Furthermore, during the joint presser, she also demanded security for her life.

Uddhav Thackeray should become the chief minister for a year and Fadnavis for the rest of the three years – Ramdas Athawale

“It is my proposal that the Shiv Sena reunites with the BJP. Thackeray should become the chief minister for a year and Fadnavis for the rest of the three years. The Shiv Sena should be given one or two portfolios in Delhi (central government), too. The Shiv Sena should not stick in the NCP and Congresss labyrinth and come with us” NDA ally Ramdas Athawale has said.

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale warned of protest if filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is not arrested on Actress Payal Ghosh’s complaint

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today warned that his party RPI (A) will stage a protest if the police does not arrest filmmaker Anurag Kashyap within a week in connection with rape charges levelled against him by an actress. Ramdas Athawale, who met Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Vishwas Nangare Patil along with the actress in Mumbai.

Anurag Kashyap has not been caught yet – Ramdas Athawale

I have seen the police taking immediate action and catch accused in cases of atrocities against women. But Anurag Kashyap has not been caught yet. I have instructed the police to ensure no injustice is meted out to her. My party will also give her protection. The RPI(A) will stage a protest if Anurag Kashyap is not arrested in seven days.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar should join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) – Ramdas Athawale

The Union minister, a BJP ally, made the remarks in the wake of the meeting between Fadnavis and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut at a city hotel on Saturday that had sparked a buzz in political circles. Athawale said that NCP chief Sharad Pawar should join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the event of the Shiv Sena not forging ties with the BJP.

Shiv Sena should again join hands with BJP – Ramdas Athawale

Shiv Sena should again join hands with BJP. If Shiv Sena doesn’t come with us, I appeal to (NCP chief) Sharad Pawar to join NDA for development for the state. He may get a big post in the future. There is no advantage in staying with Shiv Sena.

NCP patriarch Sharad Pawar may get “a big post” in the future if he joins the NDA – Ramdas Athawale

The Shiv Sena should be given one or two portfolios in Delhi (central government), too. The Shiv Sena should not stick in the NCP and Congresss labyrinth and come with us, Ramdas Athawale added. Athawale added that Pawar should join the NDA if the Shiv Sena is unwilling to be a part of the BJP-led coalition. The NCP patriarch may get “a big post” in the future if he joins the NDA, the Rajya Sabha MP said.

CBI should investigate Disha Salian death as well & come to a conclusion soon – Ramdas Athawale

We have heard that Sushant Singh’s manager Disha Salian went through some torture in her master bedroom during a party at her house on 8th June. So CBI should investigate her death as well & come to a conclusion soon.

CBI should also come to a conclusion soon – Ramdas Athawale

We need to end this menace of drugs & curb its smuggling, NCB should probe it. But CBI should also come to a conclusion soon & investigate this new drug angle related to Sushant’s death.