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Article 370 blocked development of Jammu and Kashmir: Gadkari

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 22:40

Senior BJP leader and Union Minister for Transport and Shipping, Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday joined the row over Article 370 saying that the development of Jammu and Kashmir got blocked due to the Constitutional provision that bestows special status on the State.

BJP opposed to reservation for Dalit community: Mayawati

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 02:08

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday hit out at the BJP alleging that the saffron party opposed the Mandal Commission recommendations for the uplift and reservations for Dalits.

Election anecdote: When BR Ambedkar lost in first Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 23:11

The first Lok Sabha polls was spread over five months, between October 1951 and February 1952.

`Ambedkar was a national, not just Dalit leader`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 13:02

It is "grossly unfair" to describe B.R. Ambedkar as a Dalit leader, says a new biography, adding that the architect of India`s constitution was nothing short of "a national leader".

BJP spreading canard about Ambedkar: Mayawati

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 21:39

BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday slammed the BJP for spreading "canard" that BR Ambedkar was against Muslims and said the Dalit leader chose secularism over Hindutva while framing Constitution.

Day workers, Night learners

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 13:58

Night school and college students juggle work and studies to earn a secure and good living.

Narendra Modi has anti-Dalit mindset: Congress

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:02

Congress sought to paint Narendra Modi as anti-Dalit on the anniversary of BR Ambedkar on Monday by citing a book written by the BJP`s PM candidate which had spoken of manual scavenging as a "spiritual activity" and said it reflected his "anti-Dalit mindset".

Parties lock horns over Ambedkar legacy, Modi slams Gandhi family

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 19:34

Political parties crossed swords over BR Ambedkar and his legacy in the fight for dalit vote on his 123rd birth anniversary on Monday with Narendra Modi accusing the Nehru-Gandhi family of "insulting" him by taking credit for his work in empowering marginalised communities.

BJP was not happy when Ambedkar got Bharat Ratna: Mayawati

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:32

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 Ratna.

Arvind Kejriwal pays tribute to BR Ambedkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 15:15

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal and members of the Delhi Assembly Monday paid tributes to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary.

Alvi refutes Modi`s claim, says Congress not usurping credit for Dr Ambedkar`s work

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:02

Congress leader Rashid Alvi on Monday disagreed with Narendra Modi`s views that the Congress was taking the credit for Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar`s work.

President, PM pay tribute to Ambedkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 14:00

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Monday paid tribute to BR Ambedkar on his 123rd birth anniversary.