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    Mumbai: Ravan Kadam ‘sees the light’, tenders apology

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ram Kadam tendered an unconditional apology to the Maharashtra State Women Commission (MSWC) and National Human Commission on Monday, for his controversial remark on ‘abducting girls’ for rejected suitors. The commission had taken suo motu cognisance and had issued a show-cause notice to Kadam on September 5 and had asked him to submit his clarification within eight days.

  • Now, Ram Kadam aides humiliate TV news channel staffer

    Mumbai : After Ram Kadam, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator, misused his right to freedom of expression on two occasions in one week his supporters are now following in his steps. Some of them used abusive language while speaking to a female staffer of a Marathi news channel.

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    Multiple complaints lodged against ‘Ravan’ Kadam across Maharashtra

    Mumbai: A Non-Cognisable offence has been registered by the Ghatkopar police against Ram Kadam, a Member of Legislative Assembly from the Bhartiya Janata Party. On September 3, at a dahi-handi event at Ghatkopar, Kadam had stated that if men proposed women and they did not agree, he would get the women kidnapped.

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    Cops refuse to file an FIR, Ram Kadam is being dragged to HC

    Mumbai: BJP lawmaker Ram Kadam’s cup of woes is overflowing. The MLA from Ghatkopar will soon be dragged to the Bombay High Court for his ‘raavan’ avatar, which he publicly exhibited at a Dahi Handi event on September 3. A woman activist wants to get a First Information Report (FIR) registered against Kadam for his ‘objectionable’ remarks.

  • Sonali Bendre death hoax: BJP politician Ram Kadam apologises for posting fake news

    Ever since Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre announced about her battle with the cancer, her fans have stood for her in this tough time. What has left everyone shocked and embarrassed is the fake news of her death. The news started circulating on Twitter and What’s App. BJP MLA Ram Kadam was recently in the line of fire for his statements about kidnapping girls for boys, recently he tweeted about Sonali Bendre’s death

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    Ram Kadam has apologised for his remarks, row should end: Chandrakant Patil

    Mumbai: Senior BJP leader and Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil Friday said the controversy surrounding his party colleague Ram Kadam’s remarks against women should end as the latter has apologised. Patil also advised public representatives saying they need to exercise caution while speaking. “Ram Kadam has apologised and the issue should now end. Kadam does not have a history of speaking ill about women. On the contrary, he is known for helping women immensely. Thousands

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena compares Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over ‘kidnap’ remark, seeks BJP’s reply

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday likened Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji, 13th century Sultan of Delhi, for telling youngsters he would “kidnap” a girl they like, and also questioned his party’s silence over his remarks. The Sena said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was keen on giving “justice” to Muslim women in triple talaq, in Maharashtra the MLAs of his

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    Mumbai: ABVP stages protest in Ghatkopar against BJP MLA Ram Kadam

    Mumbai: RSS-affiliated Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Thursday staged a protest against BJP MLA Ram Kadam here and demanded that the BJP act against him over his controversial remarks. Kadam had told youngsters at a Dahi Handi event in suburban Ghatkopar on Monday that he would “abduct” a girl they like even if she rejects their proposal.

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    Pimpri-Chinchwad mayor supports the MLA Ram Kadam

    Mumbai: In the general committee meeting of Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) all the opposition had tabled a motion to protest the remarks made by the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Ram Kadam. However, instead of allowing any meaningful discussion, the mayor Rahul Jadhav, indirectly supported Kadam, who the opposition has termed as Ravan.

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    Ram Kadam finally apologises

    Mumbai: On the day of dahi handi, BJP legislator, Ram Kadam made blasphemous comments saying, he will abduct girls to get them married to young men who loved them despite the opposition from the girls. Kadam’s speech went viral and the alliance party Shiv Sena and opposition leaders accused him of showing his Ravan side. Kadam made a half hearted apology which was not accepted by anyone and a Maratha girl challenged

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    ‘Ravan’ speech may cost Ram Kadam his post

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has instructed MLA Ram Kadam to refrain from interacting with the media, apparently stung by the “Beti Bhagao” jibe at its “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” slogan. The jibe was spurred by MLA Kadam’s speech at a dahi handi event on Monday, in which he offered to abduct girls for spurned suitors.

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    Ex-Maharashtra minister announces Rs 5 lakh for cutting off BJP MLA Ram Kadam’s tongue

    Nagpur: A former Maharashtra minister allegedly announced a reward on Thursday for anyone who “cuts off the tongue” of BJP MLA Ram Kadam, whose “would abduct the girl a boy has liked” statement has triggered a huge controversy. In a video of an event at Buldhana in eastern Maharashtra, Subodh Saoji, a Congress leader and a former state minister, was purportedly heard saying that Kadam’s statement was unbecoming of a legislator.

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    BJP sacks MLA Ram Kadam from state spokesperson’s post

    After facing backlashes and mounting pressure from the opposition parties, the BJP has made a decision to sack MLA Ram Kadam from state spokesperson’s post. The decision was taken by the party high command after BJP chief Amit Shah and Devendra Fadnavis took serious note of Kadam’s controversial remark.

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    BJP slams opposition over Ram Kadam remark row

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra BJP accused the Opposition Wednesday of being least bothered about the people’s real issues and fuelling instead the controversy over its MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks, even as ally Shiv Sena demanded strict action against the legislator.

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    Shaina NC on BJP MLA Ram Kadam’s ‘kidnap’ remark: I was quite shocked, I will say it quite openly

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP spokesperson Shaina NC expressed displeasure on Wednesday over her party MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks.  “I was quite shocked and I will say it quite openly. There was a legislator from our own political party who was talking about how you can kidnap young girls and if you want to have a quick pass time ‘I will help you’ and it shocked me,” Shaina said at Alibaba’s XIN Philanthropy

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    BJP MLA Ram Kadam slammed for ‘kidnap’ remark

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ram Kadam found himself in the midst of a storm after his controversial remark about his alleged readiness to abduct girls for spurned suitors.  Angry protests erupted against him across the state. The opposing Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) demanded Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis sack him. The Shiv Sena demanded action against him. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and NCP workers protested in front of

  • Maratha girl from Pune challenges BJP MLA Ram Kadam, says I dare you, abduct me

    Mumbai: In a ‘selvie’ — a video recording of oneself shared socially — a Maratha girl, Minkashi Ganesh Dimble Patil from Pune, has challenged Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Ram Kadam to abduct her from her house. Minkashi is outraged at the audacious declaration of Kadam wherein he offered to abduct girls against their wishes and forcibly marry them off to boys who were interested in them.

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    Maharashtra: MNS, NCP call BJP MLA Ram Kadam Ravan for anti-women remark

    Mumbai: MNS and NCP on Wednesday likened Maharashtra BJP legislator Ram Kadam to demon king Ravan for telling youngsters he would “kidnap” a girl they like even if she says rejects their proposal. The Ghatkopar MLA, who has expressed regret over his remarks, made the comments at a ‘dahi handi’ event in his suburban Ghatkopar assembly constituency Monday night.

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    My statement is being quoted out of context: Maharashtra MLA Ram Kadam after ‘offer’ to kidnap girls

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ram Kadam has issued a clarification on his ‘elope’ remark and said that his statement was quoted out of context. The BJP MLA from Ghatkopar constituency faced a backlash after a video of him where he can be reportedly heard saying that he would kidnap a girl even if she refuses a proposal from a boy and help

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