BR Amedkar

  • No humour please, we are Indians! May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In 1923, iconic Bengali humorist Sukumar Ray described a curious race of beings "who were scared to laugh". With the government forced to apologise for a 1949 cartoon on Jawaharlal Nehru and B.R. Ambedkar after parliamentarians of all hues raised a massive ruckus, are Indians becoming that humourless...
  • Indian pride: Making of the Constitution August 2, 2007

    New Delhi: IBNLive readers have selected the story of how the Constitution came among the 10 defining moments of India in the last 60 years. The Constitution of the largest democracy in the world goes against the accepted wisdom. In a social order marked by caste hierarchy and in an...