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‘Cong-NCP should clear if VBA is B team of BJP before talks’

Finishing with an overall vote share of about eight per cent in the state, the VBA, an alliance led by Ambedkar and Asaduddin Owaisi of the AIMIM, played a decisive role in the defeat of Congress-NCP candidates in at least seven seats.

Cong-NCP must clear status on calling us 'B team of BJP': Prakash Ambedkar on coalition talks

"Congress-NCP called us 'B team' of BJP during Lok Sabha polls. So, they should first clarify what is our status now. The talk of alliance can happen after that," Prakash Ambedkar said regarding an offer to form an anti-BJP coalition in the state.

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No decision on alliance with Cong-NCP yet: Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar said the VBA will meet on June 7 and take a decision on the possibility of an alliance with the Congress-led front for the assembly elections. “We have not taken any decision yet,” he said.

Clarify whether VBA is B-team of BJP: Ambedkar to Cong-NCP

Prakash Ambedkar said on June 7, the Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi will meet and take a decision whether to have an alliance with Congress-led front in the ensuing assembly elections.

Mumbai: Congress renews efforts to get Prakash Ambedkar onboard

Finishing with an overall vote share of about eight per cent in the state, the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), an alliance led by Ambedkar and Asaduddin Owaisi of the AIMIM, played a decisive role in the defeat of Congress-NCP candidates in at least seven seats.

After playing spoiler for Cong-NCP in Lok Sabha polls, Prakash Ambedkar seeks ‘equal treatment’

The VBA and the Congress-NCP alliance had held several rounds of seat-sharing discussions but failed to come to any arrangement for the Lok Sabha elections.

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Maharashtra Lok Sabha elections: Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi gamechanger for NDA in certain seats

Former chief minister Sushilkumar Shinde lost to the BJP’s Swami Siddheshwar Shivacharya by 1,56,000 votes in Solapur, where Ambedkar was himself in the fray and polled 1,68,694 votes — 15.7 per cent of the vote share.

Lok Sabha election results: VBA proves to be gamechanger for NDA in some seats in Maharashtra

The VBA won a single seat in the state, Aurangabad, but played a decisive role in defeating the Congress-NCP in Nanded, Osmanabad and Parbhani in Marathwada, Akola and Gadchiroli-Chimur in Vidarbha, and Solapur and Hatkanangale in western Maharashtra.

Prakash Ambedkar fails to draw crowd at VBA rally, Asaduddin Owaisi gives it a miss

Ambedkar was holding the meeting at Vikhroli to campaign for VBA candidate Niharika Khondale. Vikhroli is a part of the Mumbai North East constituency.

Beaten on his home turf, Sushil Kumar Shinde looks to reinvent himself

When Shinde speaks, he says too would have raised his voice but for bad throat. Shinde keeps his speech short but touches the same topics which he did at other rallies. The crowd, like elsewhere, hears him out with rapt attention.

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