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Prakash Ambedkar

Political reservation is a constitutional right, says Athawale

He also threatened to protest if anybody tries to scrap the reservation and said it would be great injustice to Dalit and tribal community

22 Jul 2020 10:28 AM

Powai police detain Prakash Ambedkar, heavy security at Aarey

The police official said the situation was expected to become normal soon.

07 Oct 2019 3:08 AM

VBA declares candidates along with their castes

The party has announced that it will contest all the 288 seats in the state.

25 Sep 2019 3:20 AM

Doors open for MIM: Prakash Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar said that the AIMIM had parted ways but if it still wanted to forge an alliance, the VBA would welcome it.

24 Sep 2019 3:12 AM

Won’t ally with Congress, says Prakash Ambedkar

Addressing a press conference, Mr Ambedkar said that all doors for a discussion have now closed.

10 Sep 2019 3:36 AM


Only Owaisi, I can decide on ties: Prakash Ambedkar

Speaking in Nagpur, the Dalit leader said that his party’s alliance is with the AIMIM chief and not with its Maharashtra unit leaders.

09 Sep 2019 1:51 AM

AIMIM breaks alliance with Prakash Ambedkar's VBA; ahead of Maharashtra polls,

Jalil said AIMIM contested 24 seats in 2014 Assembly elections and won 2 seats.

06 Sep 2019 9:14 PM

VBA promises OBC quota in job promotion

Meanwhile, the party also gave an ultimatum to the Congress to respond to the party’s seat-sharing proposal by August 31.

28 Aug 2019 3:44 AM

AIMIM awaiting VBA’s response on candidate list

The Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi-AIMIM combine primarily cut into the Congress share, due to which the party could win only one seat in the state.

21 Aug 2019 2:28 AM

VBA’s Prakash Ambedkar offers 144 seats to Congress

The VBA chief has offered the party 144 seats to contest in the upcoming Assembly polls, after initially offering only 40 seats.

20 Aug 2019 8:37 AM


Amit Shah cannot split our votes, claims VBA’s Prakash Ambedkar

41 lakh votes polled by the VBA-AIMIM alliance in Maharashtra in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

18 Aug 2019 3:24 AM

VBA rules out alliance with Congress, NCP

The VBA, which claims that it is against the BJP and Shiv Sena, is planning to contest all 288 Assembly seats.

13 Aug 2019 1:26 AM

Congress to hold alliance talks with VBA

Now, the Congress has sought time for a meeting and will send a letter to the VBA, said a source in the party.

25 Jul 2019 1:50 AM

Maharashtra polls: 'No dispute with NCP on 150 seats,' says Congress

The Congress and the NCP bagged 42 and 41 seats, respectively.

24 Jul 2019 12:46 PM

VBA says July 3 meeting not for striking alliance

The VBA includes the Hyderabad-based AIMIM, led by Asaduddin Owaisi and the Dalit-dominated Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh.

01 Jul 2019 7:54 AM


Sonia Gandhi to meet Prakash Ambedkar to forge an alliance in Maharashtra

Prakash Ambedkar, formed an alliance with Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh, Asaduddin Owaisi's AIMIM and Janata Dal(S).

29 Jun 2019 1:56 PM

NCP will not merge with Congress

In 1999, Mr Pawar broke away from the Congress opposing the candidature of Sonia Gandhi for Prime Ministership on the issue of her foreign origin.

02 Jun 2019 5:53 AM

Chances of united Opposition in Assembly polls slim

The VBA got more than 41 lakh votes across the state and ruined chances of the Congress-NCP in about nine seats.

29 May 2019 3:01 AM

Prakash Ambedkar denies tweeting about ‘political slavery’

AIMIM’s Imitiaz Jaleel, a journalist-turned-MLA, won from Aurangabad, defeating Shiv Sena’s four-time MP Chandrakant Khaire.

27 May 2019 4:42 AM

Ashok Chavan blames VBA for defeat, calls it BJP’s B team

Terming the Prakash Ambedkar-led alliance as the ‘B team of the BJP,’ he said it cost the Congress-NCP combine ‘nine to ten seats’ in the state.

26 May 2019 5:40 AM