BR Ambedkar

  • BJP was not happy when Ambedkar got Bharat Ratna: Mayawati 14-04-2014 08:09 PM

    Lucknow: On the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar, BSP chief Mayawati on Monday attacked BJP leaders saying when polls come they see Dalits as Hindus but later they do not even like to sit with them, and the party was not happy when the architect of the Constitution got Bharat...
  • BR Ambedkar's quotes on democracy, untouchability, gender equality 14-04-2014 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: On BR Ambedkar's birth anniversary, it is fitting if we were to examine his vision of modern India based on his writings. His vast output of scholarly works, essays and lectures are fertile ground for discovering the ideas he lived by and hoped would take root in India....
  • Rahul insulting Ambedkar by taking credit for laws: Modi 14-04-2014 02:05 PM

    On the 123rd birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar, Narendra Modi on Monday attacked Rahul Gandhi saying he was "insulting" the chief architect of the Constitution by taking credit for enacting laws and giving rights to the people. "It is unfortunate that these days Congress party's 'shehzaade' (Rahul Gandhi), I...
  • President, PM pays tribute to BR Ambedkar 14-04-2014 01:58 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari on Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary. With several other leaders present, the dignitaries paid floral tributes to the principal architect of the Indian Constitution at his statue in the precincts of Parliament...
  • Does Ambedkar's philosophy need an updated champion? 19-03-2014 05:45 PM

    While it is normal for Arundhati Roy's views to be questioned and criticised, it is not often that one finds her self-perceived role as mediator on certain matters questioned at a fundamental level. That this has happened in relation to a long-ago ideological duel between Ambedkar and Gandhi makes it...
  • DU ex-lab worker who set herself on fire alleging sexual assault dies 07-10-2013 12:31 PM

    New Delhi: A former Delhi University lab assistant who set herself on fire alleging sexual assault last week died on Monday morning. She was admitted to the LNJP hospital with 90 per cent burn injuries. The lady had tried to immolate herself outside Delhi secretariat on September 30. She alleged...
  • Declare Hyderabad permanent joint capital of AP and Telangana: Chiranjeevi 04-08-2013 05:51 AM

    Union Tourism Minister K Chirnajeevi on Saturday demanded that Hyderabad be made permanent joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana or the second capital of India. He told reporters in Delhi that Hyderabad belonged to people of all three regions (Telangana, Andhra and Rayalaseema) and hence it should be made...
  • JD(U) student leader allegedly shot dead 01-08-2013 10:50 PM

    A JD(U) student leaderwas shot dead allegedly by unidentified gunmen at a universitycampus inMuzaffarpuron Thursday evening, police sourcessaid. Shamim Khan (20) was shot dead by unidentified persons atBR Ambedkar University campus from close range near theexamination department office, sources said. After the incident the accused manged to escape while Khandied...
  • Unidentified men allegedly desecrate BR Ambedkar's statue 27-07-2013 02:44 PM

    Some unidentified persons allegedly desecrated a statue of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar in Radra area here, police said here on Saturday. The statue was damaged by some men in Sardaspur village on Friday night, they said. The damaged statue has been replaced, police said. A case has been lodged...
  • Ambedkar statue vandalised in Delhi: Police 13-07-2013 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: A statue of BR Ambedkar was vandalised and its nose and an index finger were broken off, police said. "The statue in Dabri in east Delhi was probably damaged using a brick. A case of injuring or defiling a place of worship with intent to insult the religion...
  • Congress 'using' Dalits as 'vote bank': Rajnath Singh 15-04-2013 03:58 AM

    New Delhi: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday hit out at Congress for doing "nothing for Dalits" in the country and "using" them as mere "vote bank". "Congress ruled the country for 54 years out of the 65 years since independence. This is not little time, but it made no...
  • UP has no money for Gandhi, ample for Ambedkar, Patel 08-11-2012 03:45 PM

    Lucknow: Does Mahatma Gandhi belong to the Congress? In Uttar Pradesh, it would seem so as a Right to Information (RTI) poser has revealed that the state government "does not allocate any funds for celebrating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi." In response to a query by RTI activist Gaurav...
  • People will make law a 'romantic' idea: Khurshid 14-12-2011 09:43 PM

    New Delhi: In a veiled attack on Team Anna for its remarks that people and not Parliament is supreme, Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said it is the people who have given Parliament the power to make laws. "We have recently heard in streets people say that the people...
  • Mayawati inaugurates Rs 650 crore park in Noida 14-10-2011 05:15 PM

    Noida: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Friday inaugurated the 33-acre Dalit Prerna Sthal or the Ambedkar Park in Noida. Mayawati spent Rs 650 crore for the development of the park, which has several statutes of Dalit leaders. The park has 24 pink sandstone elephants, the electoral symbol of Mayawati's...
  • CAG flays Maya for extra memorials expenses 06-08-2011 02:43 PM

    Lucknow: The Comptroller and Auditor General has slammed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for incurring an "extra" expenditure of Rs 66 crore on her two dream projects - BR Ambedkar and Kanshi Ram memorials in Lucknow. The auditor said a sum of Rs 15 crore was wasted transporting stone blocks...
  • Assam: Several schools funded but do not exist 25-03-2011 06:29 PM

    Guwahati: The election campaign in Assam is gathering momentum, with politicians battling more for votes and less for issues. But education seems far from their agenda. Government schools in Assam are in shambles. And an RTI filed by a young student has revealed shocking revelations. The BR Ambedkar School in...
  • Who is the real inheritor of Ambedkar's legacy? 15-04-2008 01:18 AM

    Johannesburg: Former India coach and presently in charge of the South African cricket team, Gary Kirsten, has great plans for the Proteas, according to several former players here. [Kirsten] wants to change the cricket culture in South Africa, former paceman Makhaya Ntini said. Gary has done so much to show...
  • Mayawati unveils statues of Dalit icons, herself 14-04-2008 05:03 PM

    New Delhi: Haryana leg-spinner Amit Mishra was on Sunday named as captain of the North Zone for their upcoming Duleep Trophy match, to be held here from February 4. The selectors picked a 15-member squad for the four-day tie in which North Zone will take on the winner of the...
  • India a socialist nation? SC says keep the tag 08-01-2008 09:06 PM

    Mohali: India's World Cup squad was greeted by a crowd of about 150 fans as they arrived at their first training session at the PCA Stadium ahead of Wednesday's much-hyped semifinal against Pakistan. The team was led off the bus by star batsman Sachin Tendulkar. Local hero Yuvraj Singh was...
  • Bhopal tense after Ambedkar statue sullied 22-10-2007 04:16 PM

    Bloemfontein, South Africa: For the first time in seven years, Graeme Smith will be one of the other ranks when South Africa play Zimbabwe in two Twenty20 internationals this weekend. Smith was appointed South African captain at the age of 22 in 2003 and has led the country in 77...
  • Cong leaders insulted Ambedkar: BJP 14-04-2007 10:39 PM

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  • BR desecration: Cops fire at protest 10-04-2007 11:31 PM

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  • Ambedkar statue defaced in Haryana 21-01-2007 04:42 PM

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  • Turns and turmoil of Dalit politics 27-12-2006 10:09 PM

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