RAM KADAM

  • Maharashtra elections: Senior leaders switch parties in a bid to stay in power October 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's political scenario has undergone huge changes ahead of the Assembly elections, with many senior politicians switching loyalties and migrating to rival political parties in a bid to stay in power. Prominent among them is former Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Ram Kadam, who had defeated late Pramod Mahajan's daughter Poonam...
  • Maharashtra policeman assault: Suspension of 5 MLAs revoked July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: The suspension of all five MLAs for allegedly assaulting a Mumbai Police official API Sachin Suryavanshi was revoked on Wednesday. A committee, set up by the Maharashtra Assembly to look up the case, recommended that the suspension order of the MLAs including Kshitiz Thakur and Ram Kadam be withdrawn. The...
  • Policeman assault case: Chargesheet filed against two MLAs June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Three months after two MLAs allegedly assaulted a police officer inside the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly premises, the Crime Branch has filed 130page charge sheet against them. The crime branch filed the charge sheet against MNS MLA Ram Kadam and Kshitij Thakur of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi on Saturday for assaulting...
  • Maha policeman assault: HC likely to hear plea seeking CBI probe April 22, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to hear a plea on Monday seeking a CBI probe into the assault of sub inspector Sachin Suryavanshi. Suryavanshi was allegedly assaulted by a group of MLAs at the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on March 19, 2013. Manhile, the committee of legislators probing the attack...
  • Maharashtra policeman assault: Probe panel finds 2 MLAs guilty April 18, 2013

    Mumbai: The committee of legislators probing the attack on API Sachin Suryavanshi in the Maharashtra Assembly premises has held two MLAs, Kshitij Thakur and Ram Kadam, guilty. The committee in its report has given the benefit of the doubt to the other three MLAs citing inconclusive CCTV evidence and has...
  • Maharashtra API assault: Probe panel submits report April 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A Maharashtra governmentappointed committee, which probed the assault on a traffic police officer by a group of legislators inside the assembly premises in Mumbai last month, on Tuesday submitted its report to the Speaker. The committee, headed by Ganpatrao Deshmukh, a veteran MLA of Peasants and Workers Party (PWP), comprised...
  • Maharashtra: Attacks on police officers hit morale April 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Protectors of law beaten and abused. The assault on API Sachin Suryavanshi and a cop in Dhule has shocked the nation. But the fact is, a circular issued by the Mumbai Police Commissioner in 2012 following similar attacks on policemen, was never followed. At that time, the police...
  • Maharashtra assault: API, MLAs maintain earlier positions April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: The police officer in Mumbai and the two MLAs who were part of the group of MLAs who allegedly assaulted him deposed before the Ganpatrao Deshmukh committee, which is probing the incident. Sources said all of them maintained their earlier positions. Three other MLAs are expected to depose on Tuesday....
  • Assaulted cop, MLAs depose before Maharashtra House panel April 1, 2013

    Mumbai: A police officer, who was assaulted by some MLAs in the Maharashtra legislature complex, on Monday deposed before a House committee constituted to probe the unsavoury incident. Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi appeared before the sevenmember panel headed by seniormost member of the state assembly Ganpatrao Deshmukh of Peasants...
  • Maha API assault: Security of suspended MNS MLA withdrawn March 30, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police has withdrawn the security of suspended Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) MLA Ram Kadam, who was one of the MLAs who allegedly assaulted Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi. Ram Kadam had been provided four security guards before the attack on Suryavanshi. As per the procedure, once an MLA...
  • Maharashtra MLAs who beat up policeman get bail, officer suspended March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: After being clouted by some legislators a day after he fined one of them for speeding, a Maharashtra police officer was on Monday suspended for being 'rude' even as two arrested MLAs allegedly involved in the incident in the Assembly premises walked out of jail on bail. Home Minister RR...
  • Maharashtra: Policeman thrashed by MLAs suspended March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Relenting to political pressure, Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi, who was allegedly thrashed by five MLAs of the Maharashtra Assembly, has been suspended till the departmental inquiry in the incident is completed. Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil made the announcement of the suspension in the Assembly on Monday. The department...
  • Two Maha MLAs who thrashed policeman granted bail March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Two MLAs of the Maharashtra Assembly, who were arrested for thrashing a policeman inside the Assembly building, were granted bail on Monday. MLAs Ram Kadam and Kshitik Thakur were amog the five MLAs who had been suspended till the year end for assaulting Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi last...