Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi

Ajit Pawar, Prakash Ambedkar pay tributes at Koregaon Bhima war memorial 

Police have made elaborate security arrangements to ensure no untoward incident takes place during the congregation at the victory pillar, an official said.

published on : 1st January 2020

BJP, Sena impasse continues in Maharashtra, Prakash Ambedkar to seek President's rule

Although VBA failed to open its account, the party got nearly 4.6 per cent vote share in the state.

published on : 7th November 2019

Small parties bag bigger vote share in Maharashtra elections

In 2014, all others except the big four in Maharashtra politics, the BJP, Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress, had got a vote share of mere 15%. The vote share has gone up to 22 now.

published on : 28th October 2019

Did Dalits keep Congress-NCP away from power in Maharashtra?

A look at the vote tally shows that the Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi has spoiled Congress-NCP chances on at least 10 seats.

published on : 24th October 2019

BJP leaders' language reflects dictatorial attitude: Prakash Ambedkar 

Hitting out at the BJP-led government, Ambedkar alleged that it was following the "same corrupt practices of the previous government".

published on : 15th October 2019

Maharashtra polls: Prakash Ambedkar-led VBA announces candidates for 142 assembly seats

The VBA, a coalition of various social groups, has already expressed its intention to contest all the 288 seats in Maharashtra, which will vote on October 21.

published on : 1st October 2019

Ahead of Maharashtra polls, NCP candidate Namita Mundada joins BJP

Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi leader Gopichand Padalkar and Congress MLA Kashiram Pawara also joined the saffron party.

published on : 30th September 2019

VBA releases first list of candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls

Notably, the list mentioned each candidate's caste or community.

published on : 24th September 2019

Maharashtra polls: No pact with Cong-NCP, but doors open for AIMIM, says Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar said VBA would contest all the 288 seats in the state, adding that names of candidates, as well as alliance partners, would be declared before September 26.

published on : 23rd September 2019

NCP keen on alliance with VBA for Maharashtra polls: Ajit Pawar

The former state deputy chief minister said out of the total eight Assembly seats in Pune city, the NCP will contest four and the Congress-three.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Alliance still possible with VBA, Prakash Ambedkar must reach out to Owaisi: AIMIM​

On whether post-alliance split, the Dalit-Muslim combine has broken, Imtiaz Jaleel said it is a totally wrong notion that the Dalit vote is only with the Dalit parties.

published on : 15th September 2019

AIMIM names 3 candidates for Maharashtra polls after Owaisi backs decision to cut ties with VBA

Reacting to the development, Ambedkar said that he considers the alliance to be intact as he had always dealt with the party’s central leadership and hasn’t received any communication in this regard.

published on : 11th September 2019

AIMIM calls off talks with Prakash Ambedkar's VBA ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls

The AIMIM-VBA alliance had done well in the April-May Lok Sabha polls in terms of votes received, though Jaleel was the only contestant who managed to win his seat.

published on : 6th September 2019

Maharashtra's next CM will be from VBA, declares party president Prakash Ambedkar

State president of the AIMIM, Imtiyaz Jaleel, said though their strength is being undermined by the VBA, they have decided to wait for some time before taking a final call about the alliance.

published on : 5th September 2019