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Prakash Ambedkar


Elgar Parishad case: Centre must explain national interest behind NIA taking over probe, says Ambedkar

March 01, 2020 2:18 am

Ambedkar alleged the case was handed over to the NIA as the authorities knew the cat will be out of the bag.

Sharad Pawar should seek probe into Sambhaji Bhide’s role: Prakash Ambedkar

February 21, 2020 2:53 am

“The silence of the Maharashtra government over Sambhaji Bhide, who played a crucial role in the riots at Koregaon Bhima, is shocking. Instead of raising a hue and cry over the Elgaar Parishad probe, Sharad Pawar should demand action against Bhide,” Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

Elgaar Parishad: Retired judges, VBA chief question Centre move to hand over investigation to NIA

January 26, 2020 4:08 am

“The Centre has taken the decision to hand over the Elgaar Parishad probe to NIA out of fear that the truth will be exposed. And the central government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not want the truth to come out as it will expose all its false claims during probe,” said retired Bombay HC judge B G Kolse-Patil.

CAA, NRC: Buses stoned, eight arrested; VBA says bandh a success

January 25, 2020 4:26 am

Three cases were registered by Ghatkopar police and one by Pant Nagar police after groups of people allegedly stopped traffic and lobbed stones at public transport busses. “We have arrested eight persons in connection to these incidents,” a police officer said.

International study centre better than tallest statue for Dalit icon: VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar

January 22, 2020 5:02 am

“The greatness of B R Ambedkar cannot be measured with the height of a statue. It is a futile exercise undertaken by successive governments to serve their politics,” Prakash Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi gives Maharashtra bandh call on Jan 24 against CAA, NRC

January 19, 2020 8:14 pm

VBA leader Prakash Ambedkar alleged that there was unrest in the country over the CAA, which the Centre was trying to implement forcibly.

Congress and NCP focus on Bill’s divisive aspect helped BJP, says VBA’s Prakash Ambedkar

December 13, 2019 2:46 am

Describing the passage of Bill in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as “extremely unfortunate”, Ambedkar told The Indian Express: “It was evident from day one that mainstream political parties were pushing their own agenda keeping in mind votebank politics.”

Maharashtra: ‘NCP approaching Governor on its own expedited process of imposition of President’s Rule’

November 15, 2019 3:26 am

There should be no hurdle about the three parties joining hands if they are sincere in their efforts. But I have doubts about the NCP, as it appears to be delaying the whole process,” Ambedkar told The Indian Express.

In Focus: ‘VBA will spring surprises in Western Maharashtra’

September 27, 2019 3:00 am

The decision to go solo in the elections has set many Ambedkarites wondering whether the VBA chief would be able to pull off such a mammoth exercise, which would require both resources and manpower.

VBA to contest elections only on public issues: Prakash Ambedkar

September 24, 2019 4:47 am

“We are contesting the elections on issues of general public. Water is an issue close to every resident... The VBA will be taking it up during the Assembly elections. We will also take up the issue of unemployment,” he said.