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Prakash Ambedkar should look beyond personal political gain: Raju Shetti

Swabhimani Paksha leader says Lok Sabha elections took the focus away from farmers’ issues Attributing his defeat in the Hatkanangale Lok Sabha constituency to Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), Swabhimani Paksha chief Raju Shetti on Monday said that vital issues affecting farmers and their future were all swept aside in this year’s general elections. […]

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Prakash Ambedkar should look beyond personal political gain, says Raju Shetti

The Swabhimani Paksha chief says election diverted focus from farmers’ issues; he says his immediate objective is to ameliorate the plight of farmers and their families in the drought-afflicted hinterland. Attributing his startling defeat in the Hatkanangale Lok Sabha constituency to Prakash Ambedkar’s Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), Swabhimani Paksha chief Raju Shetti on Monday said […]

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VBA to contest all 288 seats in Maharashtra

The Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), a front of Prakash Ambedkar, could spell trouble for the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party in the upcoming Assembly elections too. Reason? Ambedkar has declared he will contest all 288 seats in the state, allying with the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) and Janata Dal (S). The triangular contest may split the Opposition’s […]

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In Solapur will Bhim-AIMIM combine end national parties’ run?

‘The Dalit vote traditionally went to the Congress, but everyone knows by now that the Congress and the BJP are the same. We all stand united behind Balasaheb (Prakash Ambedkar) this time.’  Abhishek Waghmare reports. On the 128th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, his grandson, Prakash Ambedkar, attended the commemoration ceremony in Solapur, one of the […]

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sushilkumar Shinde’s headache may increase as Prakash Ambedkar to contest from Solapur

Former union minister and a prominent Congress face from Maharashtra, Sushilkumar Shinde’s woes may increase even before his he files nomination papers from Solapur for the Lok Sabha polls. Prakash Ambedkar, the Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh president, leading an alliance of smaller parties under the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi banner, has announced his candidature from Solapur, Shinde’s […]