CBSE invites students to debate capital punishment

CBSE has invited students from across the country to join a debate on capital punishment, weeks after Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon's hanging reignited the issue.

Don't enslave great men in caste cage: RSS chief

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday asked the people to change their perspective towards great men and said such people cannot be enslaved in cages of caste or ideology and it is not easy to appropriate their legacy.

PM Modi for highlighting Ambedkar's vision on industrialisation

Keen on rapid industrialisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday night pitched for highlighting dalit icon B R Ambedkar's vision on it with emphasis on the necessity to generate employment for the poor and deprived sections of society.

BSP activists stage sit-in over Ambedkar statue desecration

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) activists on Tuesday staged dharna infront of Phagwara Superintendent of Police's office demanding immediate arrest of accused who had allegedly vandalised two statues of BR Ambedkar here in the last two and half months.

Dr Ambedkar's grandson attacked, escapes unhurt

 A grandson of Dr BR Ambedkar was allegedly attacked on Tuesday by rival political activists but he escaped unhurt, a leader of his political outfit said.

Congress did nothing but vote bank politics on Ambedkar's name

BJP President Amit Shah on Monday exhorted party workers of its SC Morcha to reach out to the weaker sections and help them reap the benefits of the social welfare schemes launched by the Narendra Modi-led government.

Ambedkar's statue vandalised in Punjab, protests by Dalits

A statue of BR Ambedkar was allegedly vandalised at village Palahi near here on Monday, sparking protests by dalits who blocked roads at many places in the district.

Rahul Gandhi visits Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, pays tribute to Dalit icon
Rahul Gandhi visits Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, pays tribute to Dalit icon

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has been taking on the BJP-led NDA government over various issues recently, on Tuesday visited Dr BR Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow and paid tributes to the Dalit icon by garlanding his statue.

Ambedkar birth anniversary: Rahul to launch Congress celebrations on Tuesday

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Tuesday inaugurate the party's year-round celebrations of the 125th birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar with the exercise being seen as an attempt by it to reach out to the Dalit community.

Govt to observe Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary in big way

Amid a race between BJP and Congress to claim the legacy of Dalit icon B R Ambedkar, the Union Cabinet Saturday decided to observe in a big way the 125th birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution.

RSS was founded to preserve caste system, says Congress leader

Ahead of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's scheduled visit to Dalit icon BR Ambedkar's birthplace near here, his party on Monday targeted the RSS and alleged that it was set up to preserve the caste system.

Rahul to visit BR Ambedkar's birthplace in Mhow on June 2

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has been aggressively raising the cause of farmers, will visit the birthplace of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh on June 2.

MPs demand special session for Ambedkar's birth anniversary

A Lok Sabha member on Friday demanded a special session of Parliament to commemorate 125th anniversary of BR Ambedkar.

Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, meet Dalits

After taking up the cause of farmers and the middle class, Congress vice president may visit Mhow, the birth place of BR Ambedkar, and interact with Dalits on May 29.

BJP praising Ambedkar for political gains: MP Congress

Madhya Pradesh Congress on Sunday hit out at the BJP saying that the party, which once criticised Dr BR Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution, is now praising him for "political gains".

BJP, RSS using Ambedkar's ideas to justify ghar wapsi: Arundhati Roy

Booker Prize-winning author Arundhati Roy on Wednesday accused BJP and RSS of using the ideas of B R Ambedkar to justify 'ghar wapsi' campaign, which she claimed was based on politics rather than religion.

Why Mother Teresa given Bharat Ratna before Ambedkar, asks RSS

After raising questions over Mother Teresa's charity work, RSS on Tuesday alleged that BR Ambedkar was ignored while she was given Bharat Ratna 10 years before him.

Parties go all out to stake claim to Ambedkar's legacy

Dr B R Ambedkar's birth anniversary Tuesday got political parties going all out in the contest to woo the voters as they hailed the Dalit icon while staking a claim to his legacy.

Ambedkar Jayanti: Political parties trying to cash in on the Dalit icon to woo voters?

Political parties are trying cash in on Dalit icon Dr BR aligning themselves with him to woo voters.

Centre, UP govt 'insensitive' towards farmers: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday accused the Centre as well as Uttar Pradesh government of being "insensitive" towards farmers facing crop loss due to unprecedented rains and hailstorm.