Prakash Ambedkar

  • Ashis Nandy leaves JLF, police seek video of his session January 27, 2013

    Jaipur: Sociologist Ashis Nandy on Sunday returned to Delhi from Jaipur where he was attending the Literature Festival. Nandy stirred up a controversy on Saturday after he seemingly blamed the Dalits for the corruption menace in the country. Even as he apologised for his remarks and insisted that he had...
  • 'Nandy's remarks against Dalits show intellectual bankruptcy' January 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar, the grandson of Dr BR Ambedkar, the father of the Indian Constitution and Dalit rights activist, has criticised sociologist Ashis Nandy for his remarks on the Other Backward Castes and Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes at the Jaipur Literature Festival. "I am not defending OBCs, SCs,...
  • 'Govt used panel to delete historical background' July 3, 2012

    The HRD appointed committiee to look into all cartoons in the text books has submitted it's report to the NCERT. ...
  • 'Ambedkar wouldn't have opposed the cartoon' May 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Following the uproar over the controversial cartoon picture of BR Ambedkar in a textbook, NCERT advisors Yogendra Yadav and Suhas Palshikar resigned on Friday. Yadav and Palshikar were chief advisors for political science at the NCERT. However, BR Ambedkar's grandson has said that Ambedkar wouldn't have opposed the...