Prakash Ambedkar

VBA chief Prakash Ambedkar seeks President's Rule in Maharashtra, meets Governor

Speaking to reporters after meeting the governor at the Raj Bhavan, Ambedkar said there is no need to dissolve the Assembly.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Justice for Payal Tadvi: SC's nod for PG education of three accused sparks Twitter row on Dalit rights

Calling the development a 'travesty of justice' social activist and politician, Prakash Ambedkar, questioned the 'impunity' and 'unaccountability' of those accused.

published on : 11th October 2020

Kin says no to Dr BR Ambedkar memorial, reminds Uddhav of Vajpayee’s vision 

Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar opposed the construction of his grandfather BR Ambedkar’s memorial at Indu mill in Mumbai.

published on : 19th September 2020

Welcome Ambedkar's move if it is headed towards Hindutva: Sena on VBA leader's protest seeking Maharashtra temple reopening

During his visit to the temple, Ambedkar had applied 'bukka' (a fragrant black powder) and sandalwood powder on his forehead, as Warkaris (devotees of Lord Vitthal) do.

published on : 1st September 2020

Activists' arrests: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar lashes out at Maharashtra police

Ambedkar's comments come a day after Maharashtra police revealed excerpts from letters allegedly hinting at a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Crack-down on activists is attempt to shift focus away from Sanatan Sanstha: Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar also alleged that police have made contradictory claims about the violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January.

published on : 29th August 2018

Government trying to 'silence' masses: Prakash Ambedkar on arrest of activists

He said those raising voices against the government were NGOs and non-political organisations, but had their roots in the masses.

published on : 29th August 2018

BBMS leader Prakash Ambedkar indicates joining hands with Congress-NCP

Ambedkar also said that while the police are trying to link the Bhima-Koregaon riots with the Maoists, it would backfire on them.

published on : 20th June 2018

Money from Naxals was used for Elgaar Parishad, say Pune police

Police have recovered a letter from Rona Wilson's computer which appears to have been written by fugitive Naxal leader Milind Teltumbde.

published on : 7th June 2018

Bhima Koregaon violence: Prakash Ambedkar demands inquiry into 'murder' of 19-year-old witness

The dead body of the19-year-oldd class XI student Pooja Sakat was found floating in a well near rehabilitation site for the violence victims near Bhima-Koregaon at around 11 am on Sunday.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Bhima-Koregaon: PM backing Maharashtra Hindutva leader behind riots, says Prakash Ambedkar

He also demanded the arrest of Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Patil-Danve for his social media comments on the Bhima-Koregaon caste riots.

published on : 26th March 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence case: Mumbai police denies permission for protest seeking arrest of Sambhaji Bhide

The city police have asked the Yalgar Parishad to assemble at Azad Maidan rather than taking out a rally from the Byculla Jail.

published on : 26th March 2018

Bhima-Koregaon riots: Right-wing leader seeks Prakash Ambedkar's arrest

Right-wing Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide sought a brain-mapping test of all the concerned persons,  to unravel the truth behind the casteist disturbances that rocked Bhima-Koregaon.

published on : 20th March 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence case: Prakash Ambedkar demands Sambhaji Bhide's arrest by Mar 26 

He also demanded that the judicial commission, set up under retired Justice Jai Narayan Patel, to probe the Bhima-Koregaon violence be disbanded and a sitting judge be appointed to investigate the inc

published on : 15th March 2018

Bhima Koregaon violence: Prakash Ambedkar accuses Sharad Pawar of shielding Ekbote in past

An NCP spokesperson denied the allegation, pointing out that Ambedkar's own party was part of the ruling coalition in Maharashtra during the period he was referring to.

published on : 5th February 2018
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