Sources said that in the NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s meeting, it was decided that Ambedkar will be part of MVA, but he will be considered as an extended alliance partner of Shiv Sena.
Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole said he was the first person to raise the demand in the Maharashtra assembly.
The BJP is holding protests across Maharashtra against Ajit Pawar over his remarks on Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, the eldest son of the Maratha emperor, Chhatrapati Shivaji.
However, he has been criticised for secretly visiting Belagavi when tension is prevailing.
The Congress is leading in Himachal Pradesh on 39 seats, while the BJP was leading on 25 and had won one seat. The majority mark is 35 in the 68-member assembly.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, meanwhile, said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "cannot run away from Karnataka issue."
The Congress also announced its second list of 46 candidates for the two-phase polls due Dec1 and 5 on Thursday. The party has fielded 21 of its sitting MLAs.
The former Union agriculture minister interacted with farmers in his home district of Pune to understand their grievances and losses faced by them due to heavy rainfall.
The BJP-Shinde faction also found out that the mood seems to be favouring Thackeray’s Shiv Sena, sources said,
The Maharashtra leg of the yatra will start on Nov 7 at Deglur in Nanded and conclude on Nov 20 in Buldhana district.
After Uddhav’s exit and the MVA’s collapse, the NCP chief hasn’t called BJP an “untouchable” notwithstanding his reported support for the Congress’ Bharat Jodo Yatra.
From the Pawar-Shelar panel, Ajinkya Rane is contesting for the secretary’s post while Arman Mallik is in the fray for the treasurer’s position.
Seven parties are together in Bihar and the BJP is all alone, the Janata Dal (United) leader said, adding that the BJP can't win in the elections.
Earlier in the day, Kumar called for uniting all opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, to take on the BJP.
'Time for all to work towards ensuring change of govt in 2024', says Pawar at Opposition leaders' rally
At the same rally, Nitish Kumar said that there was no question of a Third Front and that there should be one front including Congress, then they (the Opposition) could defeat the BJP in 2024.
In its supplementary chargesheet filed in court on Tuesday, the ED opposed bail for Raut. Without naming Pawar, the chargesheet says that a former CM played a role in the project.
In these years, the BCCI has grown from a body struggling to survive to become a financial behemoth -- the richest cricket board in the world that controls more than 50 per cent of worldwide revenues.
He made the remarks at a programme organised by the Pune Doctors' Association where he and his daughter and Lok Sabha MP Supriya Sule were interviewed.
He also criticized some states that are getting extra benefits from the centre, BJP being in power in centre, Gujarat is one of such states that are getting benefits.
Ajit Pawar left the stage just moments after party leader Jayant Patil was given the chance to speak before him which sparked rumours of a rift in the party.